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AeroVironment (AVAV) Stock Price, News & Analysis

-0.97 (-0.49%)
(As of 05/28/2024 ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
203,631 shs
Average Volume
328,787 shs
Market Capitalization
$5.59 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

AeroVironment MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.67 Rating Score
29.5% Downside
$140.20 Price Target
Short Interest
3.91% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
News Sentiment
0.83mentions of AeroVironment in the last 14 days
Based on 11 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$526,849 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $2.80 to $3.42 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

1.45 out of 5 stars

Aerospace Sector

31st out of 43 stocks

Aircraft Industry

6th out of 8 stocks

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About AeroVironment Stock (NASDAQ:AVAV)

AeroVironment, Inc. designs, develops, produces, delivers, and supports a portfolio of robotic systems and related services for government agencies and businesses in the United States and internationally. It operates through Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (SUAS), Tactical Missile System (TMS), Medium Unmanned Aircraft Systems (MUAS), and High Altitude Pseudo-Satellite Systems (HAPS) segments. The company supplies UAS, TMS, unmanned ground vehicle, and related services primarily to organizations within the U.S. Department of Defense, other federal agencies, and to international allied governments. It also designs, engineers, tools, and manufactures unmanned aerial and aircraft systems, including airborne platforms, payloads and payload integration, ground control systems, and ground support equipment and other items and services related to unmanned aircraft systems. In addition, the company offers small UAS products, including training, spare parts, product repair, product replacement, and the customer contracted operation. Further, it develops high-altitude pseudo-satellite UAS systems. AeroVironment, Inc. was incorporated in 1971 and is headquartered in Arlington, Virginia.

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Company Calendar

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Aerospace & Defense
Current Symbol
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

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Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
6 Analysts


Net Income
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$540.54 million
Cash Flow
$11.37 per share
Book Value
$21.81 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$5.59 billion

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AVAV Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell AeroVironment stock right now?

6 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for AeroVironment in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" AVAV shares.
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What is AeroVironment's stock price target for 2024?

6 brokerages have issued 1-year price targets for AeroVironment's stock. Their AVAV share price targets range from $115.00 to $165.00. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach $140.20 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 29.5%.
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How have AVAV shares performed in 2024?

AeroVironment's stock was trading at $126.04 at the beginning of the year. Since then, AVAV stock has increased by 57.7% and is now trading at $198.80.
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Are investors shorting AeroVironment?

AeroVironment saw a increase in short interest in May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,100,000 shares, an increase of 29.7% from the April 30th total of 848,200 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 407,200 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.7 days.
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When is AeroVironment's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, June 25th 2024.
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How were AeroVironment's earnings last quarter?

AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVAV) issued its earnings results on Monday, March, 4th. The aerospace company reported $0.63 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.33 by $0.30. The aerospace company earned $186.60 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $170.62 million. AeroVironment had a negative net margin of 15.14% and a positive trailing twelve-month return on equity of 13.93%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 38.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.33 EPS.

What guidance has AeroVironment issued on next quarter's earnings?

AeroVironment issued an update on its FY 2024 earnings guidance on Monday, March, 4th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of 2.690-2.830 for the period, compared to the consensus EPS estimate of 2.730. The company issued revenue guidance of $700.0 million-$710.0 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $700.8 million.

What is Wahid Nawabi's approval rating as AeroVironment's CEO?

81 employees have rated AeroVironment Chief Executive Officer Wahid Nawabi on Wahid Nawabi has an approval rating of 82% among the company's employees. 76.0% of employees surveyed would recommend working at AeroVironment to a friend.

What other stocks do shareholders of AeroVironment own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other AeroVironment investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), Intel (INTC), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Micron Technology (MU), Tesla (TSLA), Alibaba Group (BABA), PayPal (PYPL), Broadcom (AVGO) and Netflix (NFLX).

Who are AeroVironment's major shareholders?

AeroVironment's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (11.00%), Baillie Gifford & Co. (2.31%), Lord Abbett & CO. LLC (2.06%), Congress Asset Management Co. MA (1.25%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (1.17%) and Nikko Asset Management Americas Inc. (1.17%). Insiders that own company stock include Brian Charles Shackley, Charles R Holland, Charles Thomas Burbage, Melissa Ann Brown, Stephen F Page, Timothy E Conver, Timothy E Conver and Trace E Stevenson.
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How do I buy shares of AeroVironment?

Shares of AVAV stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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Does AeroVironment have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of AeroVironment: ARCTURUS UAV, AeroVironment Inc, Altoy Savunma Sanayi ve Havacilik, Arcturus UAV Inc., PROGENY SYSTEMS CORPORATION’S INTELLIGENT SYSTEMS GROUP, Pulse Aerospace, and Telerob.
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This page (NASDAQ:AVAV) was last updated on 5/29/2024 by Staff

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