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
  • Sub-Industry: Aerospace & Defense
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:AAXN
  • CUSIP: 87651B10
  • Web: www.taser.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $1.16603 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 52,833,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $23.02
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $23.93
  • 52 Week Range: $21.18 - $29.00
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 71.59
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 44.92
  • P/E Growth: 3.01
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $312.84 million
  • Price / Sales: 3.87
  • Book Value: $3.10 per share
  • Price / Book: 7.39
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $33.89 million
  • Net Margins: 5.45%
  • Return on Equity: 10.47%
  • Return on Assets: 5.60%
Debt:
  • Current Ratio: 2.01%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.37%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 586,592 shs.
  • Beta: 1
  • Short Ratio: 43.72
 

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) announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August, 8th. The company reported $0.04 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting analysts' consensus estimates of $0.04. The business had revenue of $79.64 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $74.46 million. TASER International had a net margin of 5.45% and a return on equity of 10.47%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 35.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.07 earnings per share. View TASER International's Earnings History.

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

4 brokers have issued 12-month price objectives for TASER International's shares. Their forecasts range from $25.00 to $30.00. On average, they expect TASER International's stock price to reach $27.50 in the next twelve months. 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. " (8/14/2017)
  • 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)

Are investors shorting TASER International?

TASER International saw a decrease in short interest during the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 16,973,953 shares, a decrease of 6.3% from the August 15th total of 18,121,071 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 613,474 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 27.7 days. Currently, 33.2% of the company's shares are short sold.

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
  • Julie Anne Cullivan, Director
  • Mark W. Kroll Ph.D., 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 FMR LLC (15.00%), BlackRock Inc. (14.32%), Vanguard Group Inc. (6.96%), Villere ST Denis J & Co. LLC (6.63%), Abdiel Capital Advisors LP (5.57%) and State Street Corp (4.37%). 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 sold TASER International stock? Who is selling TASER International stock?

TASER International's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Artisan Partners Limited Partnership. Company insiders that have sold TASER International stock in the last year include Daniel Marc Behrendt, Joshua Isner and Luke Larson. View Insider Buying and Selling 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 FMR LLC, BlackRock Inc., Vanguard Group Inc., Villere ST Denis J & Co. LLC, Abdiel Capital Advisors LP, State Street Corp, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and Janus Henderson Group PLC. 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 $22.91.


MarketBeat Community Rating for TASER International (NASDAQ AAXN)
Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  215 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  219 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  434
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for TASER International (NASDAQ:AAXN) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.25)
Consensus Price Target: $27.50 (20.03% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for TASER International (NASDAQ:AAXN)
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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 9/21/2015 forward)

Earnings

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
8/8/2017Q2 2017$0.04$0.04$74.46 million$79.64 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
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)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for TASER International (NASDAQ:AAXN)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.20
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.22
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q2 20173$0.01$0.05$0.03
Q3 20172$0.06$0.09$0.08
Q4 20173$0.08$0.10$0.09
Q2 20181$0.01$0.01$0.01
Q3 20181$0.09$0.09$0.09
Q4 20181$0.12$0.12$0.12
Q1 20191$0.13$0.13$0.13
Q2 20191$0.04$0.04$0.04
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

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: 95.72%
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)

Headlines

Headline Trends for TASER International (NASDAQ:AAXN)
Latest Headlines for TASER International (NASDAQ:AAXN)
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DateHeadline
reuters.com logoBehind the quiet exit of Taser's popular, powerful X26 - Reuters
www.reuters.com - September 21 at 3:30 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoContrasting AeroVironment (AVAV) & TASER International (AAXN)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 21 at 4:28 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Axon Enterprise, Inc. : September 18, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 18 at 8:24 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoTASER International (AAXN) vs. The Competition Head-To-Head Survey
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 15 at 6:28 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoShort Interest in TASER International, Inc. (AAXN) Drops By 6.3%
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 15 at 1:02 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHead-To-Head Analysis: TASER International (AAXN) & Rockwell Collins (COL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 13 at 4:44 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoMedicine Hat Police Service to Pilot Axon Body-Worn and In-Car Cameras
finance.yahoo.com - September 12 at 3:16 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoTASER International, Inc. (AAXN) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 12 at 2:50 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Final Holdouts May Soon See Police Use Tasers
finance.yahoo.com - September 8 at 8:24 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhy Axon Enterprise Inc.'s Shares Plunged 12% in August
finance.yahoo.com - September 7 at 3:17 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Axon Enterprise, Inc. : September 5, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 5 at 8:20 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoTASER International, Inc. (AAXN) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $82.06 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 5 at 8:14 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoTASER International, Inc. (AAXN) Upgraded by ValuEngine to "Hold"
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 4 at 12:34 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAxon Enterprise, Inc. :AAXN-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : September 1, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 1 at 3:30 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoATS Armor LLC Enters the Soft Body Armor Market
finance.yahoo.com - August 29 at 3:30 PM
fool.com logoBetter Buy: Axon Enterprise Inc vs. American Outdoor Brands Corp - Motley Fool
www.fool.com - August 29 at 1:39 AM
seekingalpha.com logoAxon A Buy - Despite Declining Revenues And Increased Expenses
seekingalpha.com - August 24 at 3:19 PM
nasdaq.com logoHow Taser inserts itself into investigations involving its weapons
www.nasdaq.com - August 24 at 3:19 PM
reuters.com logoSpecial Report: As Taser warns of more risks, cities bear a burden in court
www.reuters.com - August 23 at 3:18 PM
reuters.com logoReuters finds 1005 deaths in US involving Tasers, largest accounting to date - Reuters
www.reuters.com - August 23 at 1:32 AM
reuters.com logoReuters finds 1,005 deaths in U.S. involving Tasers, largest accounting to date
www.reuters.com - August 22 at 3:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoTASER International (AAXN) versus Rockwell Collins (COL) Head to Head Comparison
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 18 at 10:18 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoTASER International, Inc. (AAXN) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 18 at 3:04 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoTASER International, Inc. to Post FY2017 Earnings of $0.28 Per Share, Dougherty & Co Forecasts (AAXN)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 18 at 8:10 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoTASER International, Inc. (AAXN) Expected to Announce Earnings of $0.06 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 15 at 10:26 PM
streetinsider.com logoDigital Ally (DGLY) Plans to Un-Stay Litigation Against Axon (AAXN ... - StreetInsider.com
www.streetinsider.com - August 15 at 3:24 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks Investment Research Upgrades TASER International, Inc. (AAXN) to Hold
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 14 at 4:54 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBrokers Set Expectations for TASER International, Inc.'s FY2017 Earnings (AAXN)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 14 at 6:20 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFY2017 EPS Estimates for TASER International, Inc. Lifted by Analyst (AAXN)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 14 at 6:20 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoTASER International (AAXN) versus Northrop Grumman Corporation (NOC) Critical Review
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 14 at 4:22 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhy I Love Axon Enterprise
finance.yahoo.com - August 13 at 3:15 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoQ2 2018 EPS Estimates for TASER International, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAXN) Cut by Imperial Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 11 at 2:50 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAxon Enterprise, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : AAXN-US : August 10, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 10 at 4:50 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhy Axon Enterprise's Shares Fell 14% Today
finance.yahoo.com - August 10 at 1:26 AM
nasdaq.com logoAxon Enterprise (AAXN) Meets Q2 Earnings, Beats Revenues - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - August 9 at 8:25 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoTASER International, Inc. (AAXN) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Hits Estimates
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 9 at 4:34 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFormer Uber Senior Tech Lead Mojtaba Solgi Joins Seattle Axon AI Team
finance.yahoo.com - August 9 at 3:21 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAxon Enterprise (AAXN) Meets Q2 Earnings, Beats Revenues
finance.yahoo.com - August 9 at 3:21 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAxon Reports 2017 Second Quarter Results
finance.yahoo.com - August 8 at 8:30 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAxon to Participate at Upcoming Investor Conference
finance.yahoo.com - August 4 at 3:17 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWill Axon Enterprise (AAXN) Disappoint in Q2 Earnings?
finance.yahoo.com - August 4 at 3:17 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Axon Enterprise, Inc. : August 3, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 3 at 8:43 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAxon to Release Second Quarter 2017 Earnings on August 8
finance.yahoo.com - July 31 at 3:27 PM
barrons.com logoAnson Investments: Bucking the Crowd - Barron's
www.barrons.com - July 29 at 3:17 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Anson Investments: Bucking the Crowd
finance.yahoo.com - July 29 at 1:34 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAxon Enterprise, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : AAXN-US : July 28, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 28 at 3:30 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFeatured Company News – Axon Enterprise Wins Patent Suit; Shutting Down 3rd Consecutive CEW Infringer
finance.yahoo.com - July 26 at 3:15 PM
streetinsider.com logoAxon Enterprise (AAXN) Says it Won Patent Suit Shutting Down 3rd Consecutive CEW Infringer
www.streetinsider.com - July 25 at 5:00 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAxon Wins Patent Suit Shutting Down 3rd Consecutive CEW Infringer
finance.yahoo.com - July 25 at 5:00 AM
bizjournals.com logoAxon wins patent lawsuit to ban sale of competitor's weapon products - Phoenix Business Journal
www.bizjournals.com - July 24 at 6:58 PM

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