TASER International Company Profile (NASDAQ:AAXN)

About TASER International (NASDAQ:AAXN)

TASER International logoAxon Enterprise, Inc., formerly TASER International, Inc., is engaged in development, manufacture and sale of conducted electrical weapons (CEWs) for use by law enforcement, military, corrections and private security personnel, and by private individuals for personal defense. It is also engaged in development of connected wearable on-officer cameras. It operates through two segments: the sale of CEWs, accessories, and other related products and services (the TASER Weapons segment), and the Axon business, focused on devices, wearables, applications, cloud and mobile products (the Axon segment). Its TASER Weapons product line includes TASER X26P, TASER X2, TASER C2, TASER Pulse and Replacement Cartridges. Its hardware products include Axon Body 2, Axon Flex, Axon Fleet, Axon Interview, Axon Signal and Axon Dock. Its Axon software and mobile technologies include Evidence.com, Evidence.com for Prosecutors, Evidence Sync, Axon Capture, Axon View, Axon Five, Axon Convert and Axon Detect.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Industrial Products
  • Industry: Aerospace & Defense - NEC
  • Sub-Industry: Aerospace & Defense
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:AAXN
  • CUSIP: 87651B10
  • Web: www.taser.com
  • Market Cap: $1.38772 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 52,725,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $24.86
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $24.48
  • 52 Week Range: $21.18 - $30.15
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 74.99
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 46.18
  • P/E Growth: 3.37
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $291.96 million
  • Price / Sales: 4.75
  • Book Value: $2.99 per share
  • Price / Book: 8.80
  • EBIDTA: $38.42 million
  • Net Margins: 6.31%
  • Return on Equity: 11.93%
  • Return on Assets: 6.58%
  • Current Ratio: 1.99%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.45%
  • Average Volume: 946,714 shs.
  • Beta: 0.92
  • Short Ratio: 11.95

Frequently Asked Questions for TASER International (NASDAQ:AAXN)

What is TASER International's stock symbol?

TASER International trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "AAXN."

How were TASER International's earnings last quarter?

TASER International, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAXN) released its earnings results on Tuesday, May, 9th. The company reported $0.07 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.03 by $0.04. The company earned $79.20 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $69.69 million. TASER International had a return on equity of 11.93% and a net margin of 6.31%. TASER International's quarterly revenue was up 42.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.06 EPS. View TASER International's Earnings History.

Where is TASER International's stock going? Where will TASER International's stock price be in 2017?

6 analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for TASER International's stock. Their forecasts range from $25.00 to $32.00. On average, they expect TASER International's stock price to reach $29.80 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for TASER International.

What are analysts saying about TASER International stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about TASER International stock:

  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Axon Enterprise, Inc. engages in the development, manufacture and sale of conducted electrical weapons for the law enforcement, federal, military, corrections, private security and personal defense markets. Its operating segment consists of TASER Weapons and Axon segments. TASER Weapons segment involves in the sale of conducted electrical weapons, accessories and other products and services. Axon segment focuses on devices, wearables, applications, cloud and mobile products. Axon Enterprise Inc., formerly known as TASER International Inc., is headquartered in Scottsdale, AZ. " (5/12/2017)
  • 2. Imperial Capital analysts commented, "Revenue and EPS Beat Our Estimates; Axon Product Segment Gross Margin Adversely Impacted Results; Growing Base of Recurring Revenue Customers; Maintaining Our In-Line Rating and Lowering Our Price Target to $25 from $27. We are maintaining our In-Line rating and lowering our one-year price target to $25 from $27 on the shares of TASR. Our price target is about 9% above the recent share price. Given management's 1Q17 revenue guidance, we are revising our FY17-FY18 estimates, and introducing our FY19 estimates." (3/3/2017)

Who are some of TASER International's key competitors?

Who are TASER International's key executives?

TASER International's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Michael Garnreiter CPA, Independent Chairman of the Board
  • Luke S. Larson, President
  • Patrick W. Smith, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Jawad A. Ahsan, Chief Financial Officer
  • Douglas E. Klint, Executive Vice President, General Counsel
  • Joshua M. Isner, Executive Vice President of Global Sales
  • Marie Masenga, Corporate Controller
  • Marcus W. L. Womack, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the Software and Sensors Segment
  • Mark W. Kroll Ph.D., Director
  • Richard H. Carmona M.D., Independent Director

Who owns TASER International stock?

TASER International's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Artisan Partners Limited Partnership (0.00%), Columbia Wanger Asset Management LLC (0.00%), Granahan Investment Management Inc. MA (0.82%), Geode Capital Management LLC (0.00%), Cortina Asset Management LLC (0.00%) and Marshall Wace LLP (0.00%). Company insiders that own TASER International stock include Daniel Marc Behrendt, Hadi Partovi, Joshua Isner and Luke Larson. View Institutional Ownership Trends for TASER International.

Who bought TASER International stock? Who is buying TASER International stock?

TASER International's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Artisan Partners Limited Partnership, Columbia Wanger Asset Management LLC, Granahan Investment Management Inc. MA, Geode Capital Management LLC, Cortina Asset Management LLC, Marshall Wace LLP, New York State Teachers Retirement System and Congress Asset Management Co. MA. View Insider Buying and Selling for TASER International.

How do I buy TASER International stock?

Shares of TASER International can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is TASER International's stock price today?

One share of TASER International stock can currently be purchased for approximately $26.32.

MarketBeat Community Rating for TASER International (NASDAQ AAXN)
Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (  )
Outperform Votes:  183 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  181 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  364
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about TASER International and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for TASER International (NASDAQ:AAXN) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: $29.80 (13.22% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for TASER International (NASDAQ:AAXN)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/10/2017Craig HallumBoost Price TargetBuy -> Buy$29.00 -> $30.00HighView Rating Details
4/6/2017Imperial CapitalReiterated RatingIn-Line$25.00LowView Rating Details
3/2/2017Ladenburg Thalmann Financial ServicesReiterated RatingNeutralN/AView Rating Details
3/2/2017Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc.Reiterated RatingMarket PerformN/AView Rating Details
8/5/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoSet Price TargetBuy$31.00N/AView Rating Details
7/6/2016CL KingUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$32.00N/AView Rating Details
6/23/2016Dougherty & CoReiterated RatingBuy$23.00N/AView Rating Details
9/24/2015SidotiInitiated CoverageBuy$35.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 6/25/2015 forward)


Earnings History for TASER International (NASDAQ:AAXN)
Earnings by Quarter for TASER International (NASDAQ:AAXN)
Earnings History by Quarter for TASER International (NASDAQ AAXN)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/9/2017Q1 2017$0.03$0.07$69.69 million$79.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/28/2017Q416$0.11$0.12$71.90 million$82.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/9/2016Q316$0.06$0.07$59.00 million$71.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/4/2016Q216$0.04$0.07$54.42 million$58.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/4/2016Q116$0.03$0.06$51.82 million$55.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/29/2016Q415$0.04$0.09$50.72 million$56.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/3/2015Q315$0.08$0.03$47.36 million$50.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2015Q215$0.08$0.11$44.56 million$46.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2015Q115$0.06$0.13$39.97 million$44.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/26/2015Q414$0.10$0.09$42.19 million$46.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/30/2014Q314$0.09$0.14$39.34 million$44.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2014Q214$0.05$0.07$37.50 million$37.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/30/2014Q114$0.04$0.06$34.03 million$36.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/26/2014Q413$0.06$0.13$37.43 million$40.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/30/2013Q313$0.08$0.10$32.60 million$35.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2013Q2 2013$0.07$0.08$31.31 million$32.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/25/2013Q1 2013$0.05$0.06$28.17 million$30.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/21/2013Q4 2012$0.07$0.07$30.47 million$32.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/26/2012$0.04$0.07ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/26/2012$0.02$0.06ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2012$0.01$0.07ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/23/2012$0.02($0.11)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/31/2011$0.01$0.02ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/28/2011$0.01($0.04)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for TASER International (NASDAQ:AAXN)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.20
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.23
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q2 20173$0.01$0.05$0.03
Q3 20172$0.06$0.09$0.08
Q4 20173$0.07$0.10$0.09
Q2 20181$0.02$0.02$0.02
Q3 20181$0.09$0.09$0.09
Q4 20181$0.12$0.12$0.12
Q1 20191$0.12$0.12$0.12
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for TASER International (NASDAQ:AAXN)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for TASER International (NASDAQ:AAXN)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 3.70%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 78.98%
Insider Trades by Quarter for TASER International (NASDAQ:AAXN)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for TASER International (NASDAQ:AAXN)
Insider Trades by Quarter for TASER International (NASDAQ:AAXN)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
3/16/2017Daniel Marc BehrendtCFOSell19,751$23.01$454,470.51View SEC Filing  
3/13/2017Joshua IsnerEVPSell1,423$22.66$32,245.18View SEC Filing  
3/9/2017Daniel Marc BehrendtCFOSell15,661$22.40$350,806.40View SEC Filing  
3/7/2017Daniel Marc BehrendtCFOSell10,000$22.57$225,700.00View SEC Filing  
11/16/2016Daniel Marc BehrendtCFOSell9,118$27.76$253,115.68View SEC Filing  
11/16/2016Joshua IsnerEVPSell2,914$27.76$80,892.64View SEC Filing  
11/16/2016Luke LarsonPresidentSell8,367$27.68$231,598.56View SEC Filing  
3/16/2016Joshua IsnerEVPSell1,780$18.80$33,464.00View SEC Filing  
3/7/2016Hadi PartoviDirectorBuy100,000$19.85$1,985,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/7/2016Luke LarsonPresidentSell6,000$20.01$120,060.00View SEC Filing  
8/3/2015Hadi PartoviDirectorBuy20,000$25.75$515,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/10/2015Marcus WomackInsiderSell25,000$34.64$866,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/8/2015Daniel Marc BehrendtCFOSell14,926$31.93$476,587.18View SEC Filing  
5/8/2015Douglas E KlintGeneral CounselSell21,961$32.79$720,101.19View SEC Filing  
5/8/2015Patrick W SmithCEOSell150,000$31.44$4,716,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/4/2015Douglas E KlintGeneral CounselSell8,346$22.02$183,778.92View SEC Filing  
3/4/2015Patrick W SmithCEOSell4,889$22.02$107,655.78View SEC Filing  
12/17/2014Luke LarsonCMOSell2,350$24.53$57,645.50View SEC Filing  
11/12/2014Michael GarnreiterDirectorSell4,000$20.00$80,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/6/2014Luke LarsonCMOSell6,728$18.46$124,198.88View SEC Filing  
11/3/2014Daniel Marc BehrendtCFOSell10,000$19.24$192,400.00View SEC Filing  
9/15/2014Patrick W SmithCEOSell115,000$17.91$2,059,650.00View SEC Filing  
3/14/2014Patrick SmithCEOSell95,000$18.46$1,753,700.00View SEC Filing  
8/29/2013Hadi PartoviDirectorBuy50,000$11.89$594,500.00View SEC Filing  
5/13/2013Patrick W SmithCEOSell50,000$8.93$446,500.00View SEC Filing  
5/9/2013Douglas E KlintInsiderSell18,923$8.99$170,117.77View SEC Filing  
2/25/2013Hadi PartoviDirectorBuy50,000$7.10$355,000.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for TASER International (NASDAQ:AAXN)
Latest Headlines for TASER International (NASDAQ:AAXN)
nasdaq.com logo5 Small Stocks for the Next Decade
www.nasdaq.com - June 22 at 6:30 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Axon Enterprise, Inc. : June 22, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 22 at 6:30 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAxon Announces Intent to Partner with Washington State University to Further Ground Breaking Research on Police-Community Interactions
finance.yahoo.com - June 21 at 3:20 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAxon Gives 'Accelerate' Attendees Exclusive First Look at New RMS Solution
finance.yahoo.com - June 20 at 3:33 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAxon Enterprise Inc.'s Worst Moves in 2017 So Far
finance.yahoo.com - June 19 at 3:15 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoRoundtable: 1 Top Stock I'm Excited About
finance.yahoo.com - June 15 at 3:09 PM
prnewswire.com logoFighting Terror: Innovative Companies Take Aim at Fresh Solutions for Global Defense - PR Newswire (press release)
www.prnewswire.com - June 14 at 3:11 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAxon Enterprise, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : AAXN-US : June 14, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 14 at 3:11 PM
seekingalpha.com logoAxon Enterprise: High-Quality, Broad-Based Growth With The Bear Case Already Priced Into Shares
seekingalpha.com - June 12 at 8:20 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo$75.02 Million in Sales Expected for Axon Enterprise Inc (AAXN) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 10 at 9:02 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo Brokerages Anticipate Axon Enterprise Inc (AAXN) to Announce $0.04 Earnings Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 8 at 12:24 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoUSPTO grants PhaZZer Electronics, Inc. a second reexamination request of all eighteen claims of Taser International, Inc.'s now Axon Enterprise Inc (NASDAQ: AAXN) US Patent No. 7,234,262
finance.yahoo.com - June 7 at 3:18 PM
prnewswire.com logoPhaZZer Electronics Inc. is granted a second reexamination despite Taser International Inc. (Axon - PR Newswire (press release)
www.prnewswire.com - June 5 at 3:19 PM
fool.com logoAxon Enterprise Inc's Growth Potential Is Enormous - Motley Fool
www.fool.com - June 5 at 3:19 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Axon Enterprise, Inc. : June 5, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 5 at 3:19 PM
seekingalpha.com logoCan Taser Continue To Electrify Profits?
seekingalpha.com - June 5 at 12:59 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoPhaZZer Electronics Inc. is granted a second reexamination despite Taser International Inc. (Axon Enterprises Inc. AAXN) best efforts to validate their '262 patent
finance.yahoo.com - June 5 at 12:59 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAxon Enterprise Inc's Growth Potential Is Enormous
finance.yahoo.com - June 5 at 12:59 PM
fool.com logoAxon Enterprise Inc's Growth Potential Is Enormous
www.fool.com - June 5 at 10:41 AM
bizjournals.com logoResearch Reports Initiation on Aerospace Products and Services Stocks -- United Technologies, Raytheon, Axon Enterprise, and American Outdoor Brands
www.bizjournals.com - June 2 at 3:28 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSecond Annual 'Axon Accelerate' Conference Sells Out, Additional Seats Made Available
finance.yahoo.com - June 2 at 3:28 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAxon Enterprise Inc (AAXN) Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 2 at 9:00 AM
bizjournals.com logoExclusive: German giant Henkel selling Dial headquarters in Scottsdale
www.bizjournals.com - May 30 at 8:19 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Axon Enterprise, Inc. : May 26, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 26 at 3:09 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAxon Enterprise, Inc. :AAXN-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 25, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 25 at 3:22 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAxon Announces Clay Winn as General Manager of TASER Smart Weapon Business
finance.yahoo.com - May 24 at 3:16 PM
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finance.yahoo.com - May 19 at 8:17 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo3 Top Small-Cap Stocks to Buy in May
finance.yahoo.com - May 19 at 9:50 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAxon Enterprise Inc (AAXN) Lowered to Sell at ValuEngine
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 18 at 4:40 PM
benzinga.com logoThe Axon-Digital Ally Lawsuit May Not Proceed To Trial
www.benzinga.com - May 18 at 12:34 PM
benzinga.com logoThe Axon-Digital Ally Lawsuit May Not Proceed To Trial - Benzinga
www.benzinga.com - May 17 at 8:18 PM
bizjournals.com logoTaser International turned Axon Enterprise looks for winning streak
www.bizjournals.com - May 16 at 8:17 PM
msn.com logoAxon Enterprise's (AAXN) CEO Patrick Smith on Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
www.msn.com - May 15 at 3:16 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoImperial Capital Research Analysts Lower Earnings Estimates for Axon Enterprise Inc (AAXN)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 15 at 8:03 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoCraig Hallum Increases Axon Enterprise Inc (AAXN) Price Target to $30.00
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 14 at 4:00 PM
seekingalpha.com logoAxon Enterprise's (AAXN) CEO Patrick Smith on Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - May 14 at 3:17 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Brokerages Expect Axon Enterprise Inc (AAXN) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $75.26 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 14 at 10:08 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoOppenheimer Holdings Comments on Axon Enterprise Inc's FY2018 Earnings (AAXN)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 12 at 5:33 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAxon Enterprise Inc (AAXN) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 12 at 4:40 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo$0.05 EPS Expected for Axon Enterprise Inc (AAXN) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 12 at 12:30 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoQ2 2017 EPS Estimates for Axon Enterprise Inc (AAXN) Cut by Analyst
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 12 at 10:58 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoQ2 2017 Earnings Estimate for Axon Enterprise Inc Issued By Oppenheimer Holdings (AAXN)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 11 at 9:26 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSurge in Body Camera Sales Drives Axon Enterprise Inc.'s Growth
finance.yahoo.com - May 10 at 8:25 PM
fool.com logoSurge in Body Camera Sales Drives Axon Enterprise Inc.'s Growth
www.fool.com - May 10 at 4:29 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAxon Enterprise Inc (AAXN) Announces Earnings Results
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 10 at 4:16 PM
nasdaq.com logoAxon Enterprise (AAXN) Beats on Q1 Earnings and Revenues - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - May 10 at 3:24 PM
cnbc.com logoAxon tops Street 1Q forecasts
www.cnbc.com - May 10 at 9:37 AM
streetinsider.com logoAxon Enterprise, Inc. (AAXN) Tops Q1 EPS by 6c, Beat on Revenues
www.streetinsider.com - May 9 at 8:17 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAxon Reports 2017 First Quarter Results
finance.yahoo.com - May 9 at 8:17 PM
nasdaq.com logoAxon Enterprise Breaks Above 200-Day Moving Average - Bullish for AAXN - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - May 9 at 3:16 PM



TASER International (AAXN) Chart for Sunday, June, 25, 2017

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