NASDAQ:AVAV - AeroVironment Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $76.75 +1.77 (+2.36 %) (As of 01/18/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$76.75Today's Range$75.50 - $77.4952-Week Range$41.60 - $121.32Volume133,713 shsAverage Volume231,951 shsMarket Capitalization$1.79 billionP/E Ratio71.06Dividend YieldN/ABeta1.28 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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 Monrovia, California. Receive AVAV News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for AVAV and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Aircraft Sub-IndustryAerospace & Defense SectorAerospace Current SymbolNASDAQ:AVAV Previous Symbol CUSIP00807310 Webwww.avinc.com Phone805-520-8350Debt Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A Current Ratio10.68 Quick Ratio9.52Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio71.06 Forward P/E Ratio62.91 P/E Growth2.46 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$271.05 million Price / Sales6.78 Cash Flow$1.3536 per share Price / Cash Flow56.70 Book Value$17.16 per share Price / Book4.47Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.08 Net Income$20.06 million Net Margins15.31% Return on Equity10.37% Return on Assets9.31%Miscellaneous Employees697 Outstanding Shares23,930,000Market Cap$1.79 billion 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) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November, 29th. The aerospace company reported $0.29 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.16 by $0.13. The aerospace company had revenue of $72.98 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $74.54 million. AeroVironment had a return on equity of 10.37% and a net margin of 15.31%. The company's revenue was up 10.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.29 earnings per share. View AeroVironment's Earnings History. When is AeroVironment's next earnings date? AeroVironment is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, March 5th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for AeroVironment. What price target have analysts set for AVAV? 5 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for AeroVironment's stock. Their forecasts range from $70.00 to $80.00. On average, they expect AeroVironment's share price to reach $75.25 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 2.0%. View Analyst Price Targets for AeroVironment. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for AeroVironment? 5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for AeroVironment in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for AeroVironment. What are Wall Street analysts saying about AeroVironment stock? Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about AeroVironment stock: 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "AeroVironment, Inc. designs, develops, produces, operates a portfolio of products and services for government agencies, businesses and consumers. It operates through two segments: Unmanned Aircraft Systems, 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, which focuses primarily on the design, development, production, 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. The Company also supplies charging systems and services for electric vehicles, and power cycling and test systems to commercial, consumer and government customers. It serves the U.S. Department of Defense, including the U.S. Army, Marine Corps, Special Operations Command, Air Force, and Navy. " (12/3/2018) 2. Drexel Hamilton analysts commented, "We are lowering our FY’19 revenue estimate to $303 from $343M, lowering our EBITDA estimate to $31M from $33M, and raising our EPS to $1.15 from $0.99 (changes in our estimates are primarily the result of the divestiture of the EES division). We are establishing our FY’20 revenue projection at $325M, EBITDA at $34M, and EPS at $1.05." (6/27/2018) Has AeroVironment been receiving favorable news coverage? Headlines about AVAV stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. AeroVironment earned a coverage optimism score of 1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the aerospace company a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. Who are some of AeroVironment's key competitors? Some companies that are related to AeroVironment include FLIR Systems (FLIR), CAE (CAE), Hexcel (HXL), Elbit Systems (ESLT), LEONARDO FINMEC/ADR (FINMY), MEGGITT PLC/ADR (MEGGY), Curtiss-Wright (CW), Embraer (ERJ), Esterline Technologies (ESL), Aerojet Rocketdyne (AJRD), Moog (MOG.B), Moog (MOG.A), COBHAM PLC/ADR (CBHMY), Kratos Defense & Security Solutions (KTOS) and AAR (AIR). 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 a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.03%) and Virtu Financial LLC (0.02%). 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 Louisiana State Employees Retirement System. 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Virtu Financial 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 $76.75. How big of a company is AeroVironment? AeroVironment has a market capitalization of $1.79 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 ()Outperform Votes: 268 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 438 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 706MarketBeat'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 1/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What are no-load funds?