AeroVironment Company Profile (NASDAQ:AVAV)

About AeroVironment

AeroVironment logoAeroVironment, Inc. designs, develops, produces, supports and operates a portfolio of products and services for government agencies, businesses and consumers. The Company operates through two segments: Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), which focuses primarily on the design, development, production, support and operation of UAS and tactical missile systems that provide situational awareness, multi-band communications, force protection and other mission effects, and Efficient Energy Systems (EES), which focuses primarily on the design, development, production, marketing, support and operation of electric energy systems. The Company supplies UAS, tactical missile systems and related services primarily to organizations within the United States Department of Defense (DoD). The Company also supplies charging systems and services for electric vehicles (EVs), and power cycling and test systems to commercial, consumer and government customers.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Aerospace
  • Industry: Aerospace/Defense Products & Services
  • Sub-Industry: Aerospace & Defense
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: AVAV
  • CUSIP: 00807310
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $24.66
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $26.67
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $28.01
  • 52-Week Range: $19.38 - $32.44
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 134.45
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 48.84
  • P/E Growth: -6.53
  • Market Cap: $561.73M
  • Outstanding Shares: 22,956,000
  • Beta: 1.23
  • Net Margins: 1.70%
  • Return on Equity: 1.22%
  • Return on Assets: 1.10%
  • Current Ratio: 9.10%
  • Quick Ratio: 7.86%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for AeroVironment (NASDAQ:AVAV) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.20)
Consensus Price Target: $28.67 (17.39% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for AeroVironment (NASDAQ:AVAV)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/31/2016Raymond James Financial Inc.Reiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
9/1/2016Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
8/31/2016Piper Jaffray Cos.Lower Price TargetOverweight$37.00 -> $31.00View Rating Details
8/12/2016Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingHold$27.00View Rating Details
8/11/2016Canaccord GenuitySet Price TargetHold$28.00View Rating Details
7/13/2015Dougherty & CoReiterated RatingBuy$35.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 9/27/2014 forward)


Earnings History for AeroVironment (NASDAQ:AVAV)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/30/2016Q117($0.17)($0.51)$37.81 million$36.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
6/28/2016Q416($0.07)$0.23$84.76 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/8/2016Q316$0.05$0.27$70.35 million$67.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/8/2015Q216($0.09)$0.19$57.74 million$64.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/1/2015Q116($0.15)($0.24)$53.92 million$47.05 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/30/2015Q415$0.18$0.32$86.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/3/2015Q315$0.06$0.10$69.87 million$68.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/25/2014Q215($0.11)($0.13)$55.60 million$52.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/3/2014Q115($0.11)($0.16)$50.70 million$51.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/8/2014Q414$0.22$0.27$69.62 million$73.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/4/2014Q314$0.19$0.34$64.96 million$69.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/26/2013Q2$0.07$0.14$56.64 million$64.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/27/2013Q1 2014($0.07)($0.32)$43.78 million$44.12 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/25/2013Q4 2013($0.12)($0.04)$51.07 million$54.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/4/20120.39$0.39$80.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/5/2012Q113($0.03)($0.06)$63.24 million$58.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/26/2012$0.71$0.80ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/6/2012$0.43$0.26ViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/6/2011$0.20$0.30ViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/7/2011$0.01$0.01ViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/21/2011$0.68$0.79ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/8/2011$0.38$0.52ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for AeroVironment (NASDAQ:AVAV)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.19 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.5 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20161$0.06$0.06$0.06
Q2 20164($0.09)$0.25$0.08
Q3 20162($0.05)$0.02($0.02)
Q4 20162$0.05$0.11$0.08
Q1 20173($0.23)$0.26$0.07
Q2 20172($0.08)($0.05)($0.07)
Q3 20172$0.16$0.31$0.24
Q4 20172$0.44$0.53$0.49
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for AeroVironment (NASDAQ:AVAV)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for AeroVironment (NASDAQ:AVAV)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 12.50%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 62.74%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/30/2016Timothy E ConverChairmanSell4,250$29.81$126,692.50View SEC Filing  
8/18/2016Timothy E ConverChairmanSell8,500$28.74$244,290.00View SEC Filing  
8/5/2016Timothy E ConverChairmanSell8,500$28.52$242,420.00View SEC Filing  
7/20/2016Timothy E ConverChairmanSell11,700$27.56$322,452.00View SEC Filing  
7/12/2016Douglas E ScottSVPSell368$27.49$10,116.32View SEC Filing  
7/12/2016Raymond D CookCFOSell1,121$27.49$30,816.29View SEC Filing  
7/12/2016Wahid NawabiCEOSell2,634$27.49$72,408.66View SEC Filing  
7/6/2016Timothy E ConverChairmanSell4,000$27.06$108,240.00View SEC Filing  
7/5/2016Timothy E ConverChairmanSell1,300$27.30$35,490.00View SEC Filing  
6/21/2016Timothy E ConverChairmanSell16,000$30.69$491,040.00View SEC Filing  
6/10/2016Timothy E ConverChairmanSell61,000$32.01$1,952,610.00View SEC Filing  
5/25/2016Timothy E ConverChairmanSell8,500$28.27$240,295.00View SEC Filing  
5/12/2016Timothy E ConverChairmanSell8,500$28.59$243,015.00View SEC Filing  
4/29/2016Timothy E ConverCEOSell8,500$29.28$248,880.00View SEC Filing  
4/15/2016Timothy E ConverCEOSell8,500$28.36$241,060.00View SEC Filing  
3/30/2016Timothy E ConverCEOSell12,752$28.03$357,438.56View SEC Filing  
3/15/2016Timothy E ConverCEOSell4,248$27.06$114,950.88View SEC Filing  
3/14/2016Timothy E ConverCEOSell3,344$27.06$90,488.64View SEC Filing  
1/14/2016Cathleen S. ClineVPSell10,000$26.11$261,100.00View SEC Filing  
10/6/2015Douglas E ScottSVPSell1,663$21.20$35,255.60View SEC Filing  
10/6/2015Wahid NawabiCOOSell558$21.20$11,829.60View SEC Filing  
7/13/2015Timothy E ConverCEOSell2,605$27.69$72,132.45View SEC Filing  
7/13/2015Wahid NawabiCOOSell1,477$27.69$40,898.13View SEC Filing  
7/15/2014Jikun KimCFOSell14,649$34.84$510,371.16View SEC Filing  
7/14/2014Jikun KimCFOSell3,509$34.56$121,271.04View SEC Filing  
7/14/2014Roy E MinsonSVPSell2,175$35.26$76,690.50View SEC Filing  
7/14/2014Timothy E ConverCEOSell7,000$35.26$246,820.00View SEC Filing  
7/14/2014Wahid NawabiVPSell1,798$35.26$63,397.48View SEC Filing  
4/14/2014Joseph AlibrandiDirectorSell4,964$35.07$174,087.48View SEC Filing  
4/7/2014Roy MinsonSVPSell2,000$36.44$72,880.00View SEC Filing  
3/19/2014Joseph AlibrandiDirectorSell13,000$37.83$491,790.00View SEC Filing  
3/18/2014Tom HerringCOOSell55,889$36.95$2,065,098.55View SEC Filing  
3/10/2014Charles HollandDirectorSell35,189$36.14$1,271,730.46View SEC Filing  
3/7/2014Jikun KimCFOSell22,177$35.54$788,170.58View SEC Filing  
9/23/2013Stephen PageDirectorBuy5,000$22.50$112,500.00View SEC Filing  
9/17/2013Roy MinsonSVPSell5,656$22.81$129,013.36View SEC Filing  
9/16/2013Tom HerringCOOSell2,587$23.29$60,251.23View SEC Filing  
8/16/2013Timothy ConverCEOSell6,000$22.55$135,300.00View SEC Filing  
8/1/2013Timothy E ConverCEOSell9,000$22.62$203,580.00View SEC Filing  
7/19/2013Timothy E ConverCEOSell9,000$23.12$208,080.00View SEC Filing  
7/12/2013Roy E MinsonSVPSell2,000$20.51$41,020.00View SEC Filing  
7/2/2013Roy E MinsonSVPSell3,000$19.83$59,490.00View SEC Filing  
7/2/2013Timothy E ConverCEOSell9,000$20.09$180,810.00View SEC Filing  
6/4/2013Timothy E ConverCEOSell9,000$20.04$180,360.00View SEC Filing  
5/22/2013Timothy E ConverCEOSell9,000$20.51$184,590.00View SEC Filing  
5/10/2013Timothy E ConverCEOSell7,926$20.17$159,867.42View SEC Filing  
4/16/2013Arnold L FishmanDirectorBuy25,416$18.07$459,267.12View SEC Filing  
4/12/2013Arnold L FishmanDirectorBuy17,584$18.14$318,973.76View SEC Filing  
4/8/2013Arnold L FishmanDirectorBuy7,000$17.84$124,880.00View SEC Filing  
1/18/2013Timothy E ConverCEOSell9,000$21.90$197,100.00View SEC Filing  
12/27/2012Timothy E ConverCEOSell40,000$21.54$861,600.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for AeroVironment (NASDAQ:AVAV)
DateHeadline logoHow Drone Usage Will Revolutionize America's Infrastructure (NASDAQ:AVAV) - September 26 at 3:48 PM logoAeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVAV) Fetches Consensus Rating Of 2.5 - Investor Newswire (NASDAQ:AVAV) - September 25 at 3:26 PM
News IconAeroVironment, Inc.'s (AVAV): Trader's Spotlight - Hot Stocks Point (NASDAQ:AVAV) - September 22 at 3:45 PM
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News IconUnited States Navy uses AeroVironment Blackwing UAS for cross-domain communications, command, and control (NASDAQ:AVAV) - September 20 at 9:35 AM logoAeroVironment Says Navy Will Soon Operate "Swarms" of Robo-Submarines (NASDAQ:AVAV) - September 18 at 9:24 AM logoExpected For AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVAV) Sales Of $287.388 - Investor Newswire (NASDAQ:AVAV) - September 18 at 8:25 AM logoMoving Average Crossover Alert: AeroVironment (AVAV) (NASDAQ:AVAV) - September 16 at 12:01 PM
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News IconAnalysts Offer Predictions for AeroVironment Inc.'s Q2 2017 Earnings (AVAV) (NASDAQ:AVAV) - September 3 at 9:13 AM logoAeroVironment Inc. (AVAV) Has Dropped To Nearly A 6-Month Low After Q1 Loss (NASDAQ:AVAV) - September 2 at 4:24 PM logoAeroVironment Inc. (AVAV) Dropped To A 6-Month Low After Q1 Miss (NASDAQ:AVAV) - September 2 at 4:24 PM logoAeroVironment Inc. (AVAV) Dropped To A 6-Month Low After Q1 Miss - RTT News (NASDAQ:AVAV) - September 1 at 12:05 PM logoAeroVironment, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : AVAV-US : September 1, 2016 (NASDAQ:AVAV) - September 1 at 12:05 PM logoAeroVironment, Inc. :AVAV-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : September 1, 2016 (NASDAQ:AVAV) - September 1 at 12:05 PM logoCompany News for September 01, 2016 (NASDAQ:AVAV) - September 1 at 12:05 PM
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