NASDAQ:AVAV - AeroVironment Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$68.65 +1.68 (+2.51 %)
(As of 04/23/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$66.97
Today's Range$66.94 - $69.31
52-Week Range$49.69 - $121.32
Volume186,756 shs
Average Volume274,043 shs
Market Capitalization$1.64 billion
P/E Ratio63.56
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.33
AeroVironment, Inc. designs, develops, produces, supports, and operates a portfolio of products and services for government agencies and businesses. The company offers unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and related services primarily to organizations within the U.S. Department of Defense and to international allied governments; and tactical missile systems and related services to organizations within the U.S. Government. It also offers small UAS products, including spare equipment, alternative payload modules, batteries, chargers, repair services, and customer support. In addition, the company develops high altitude pseudo-satellite systems for a commercial customer based in Japan. AeroVironment, Inc. was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in Simi Valley, California.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Aircraft
Sub-IndustryAerospace & Defense
SectorAerospace
Current SymbolNASDAQ:AVAV
CUSIP00807310
Phone805-520-8350

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$271.05 million
Cash Flow$1.3522 per share
Book Value$17.16 per share

Profitability

Net Income$20.06 million

Miscellaneous

Employees697
Market Cap$1.64 billion
Next Earnings Date6/25/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

AeroVironment (NASDAQ:AVAV) Frequently Asked Questions

What is AeroVironment's stock symbol?

AeroVironment trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "AVAV."

How were AeroVironment's earnings last quarter?

AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVAV) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, March, 5th. The aerospace company reported $0.35 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.14 by $0.21. The aerospace company earned $75.32 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $75.30 million. AeroVironment had a return on equity of 11.40% and a net margin of 17.48%. View AeroVironment's Earnings History.

When is AeroVironment's next earnings date?

AeroVironment is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, June 25th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for AeroVironment.

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

AeroVironment updated its FY 2019 earnings guidance on Tuesday, March, 5th. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.34-1.54 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.48. The company issued revenue guidance of $300-310 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $308.59 million.

What price target have analysts set for AVAV?

6 brokers have issued twelve-month price objectives for AeroVironment's shares. Their predictions range from $70.00 to $80.00. On average, they expect AeroVironment's share price to reach $74.92 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 9.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for AeroVironment.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for AeroVironment?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for AeroVironment in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for AeroVironment.

Has AeroVironment been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about AVAV stock has trended positive this week, InfoTrie reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. AeroVironment earned a coverage optimism score of 2.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the aerospace company a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days.

Who are some of AeroVironment's key competitors?

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), Micron Technology (MU), Alibaba Group (BABA), Netflix (NFLX), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Intel (INTC), Square (SQ), Boeing (BA) and Activision Blizzard (ATVI).

Who are AeroVironment's key executives?

AeroVironment's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Wahid Nawabi, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 50)
  • Ms. Teresa Covington, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 56)
  • Mr. Kenneth D. Karklin, Sr. VP of Operations (Age 50)
  • Ms. Melissa Ann Brown J.D., VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 42)
  • Mr. Kirk Flittie, VP & GM of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (Age 57)

Who are AeroVironment's major shareholders?

AeroVironment's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include LaFleur & Godfrey LLC (0.13%), Tibra Equities Europe Ltd (0.08%), Eqis Capital Management Inc. (0.02%) and CWM LLC (0.00%). Company insiders that own AeroVironment stock include Kenneth D Karklin, Kirk J Flittie and Timothy E Conver. View Institutional Ownership Trends for AeroVironment.

Which institutional investors are selling AeroVironment stock?

AVAV stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including CWM LLC and Eqis Capital Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold AeroVironment company stock in the last year include Kirk J Flittie and Timothy E Conver. View Insider Buying and Selling for AeroVironment.

Which institutional investors are buying AeroVironment stock?

AVAV stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Tibra Equities Europe Ltd and LaFleur & Godfrey LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for AeroVironment.

How do I buy shares of AeroVironment?

Shares of AVAV can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is AeroVironment's stock price today?

One share of AVAV stock can currently be purchased for approximately $68.65.

How big of a company is AeroVironment?

AeroVironment has a market capitalization of $1.64 billion and generates $271.05 million in revenue each year. The aerospace company earns $20.06 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.08 on an earnings per share basis. AeroVironment employs 697 workers across the globe.

What is AeroVironment's official website?

The official website for AeroVironment is http://www.avinc.com.

How can I contact AeroVironment?

AeroVironment's mailing address is 900 INNOVATORS WAY, SIMI VALLEY CA, 93065. The aerospace company can be reached via phone at 805-520-8350 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for AeroVironment (NASDAQ AVAV)

Community Ranking:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  296 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  487 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  783
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about AeroVironment and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe AVAV will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe AVAV will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 4/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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