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NASDAQ:AVAV

AeroVironment - AVAV Stock Forecast, Price & News

$104.03
+0.50 (+0.48%)
(As of 08/18/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$102.61
$106.54
50-Day Range
$76.12
$104.03
52-Week Range
$52.03
$114.11
Volume
270,620 shs
Average Volume
144,402 shs
Market Capitalization
$2.60 billion
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$94.86

AeroVironment MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.57 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
8.8% Downside
$94.86 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
4.02% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.72mentions of AeroVironment in the last 14 days
Based on 5 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$579,575 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
45.77%
From $1.42 to $2.07 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.03 out of 5 stars

Aerospace Sector

25th out of 45 stocks

Aircraft Industry

3rd out of 8 stocks

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About AeroVironment (NASDAQ:AVAV) Stock

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 four segments: Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), Tactical Missile System (TMS), Medium Unmanned Aircraft Systems (MUAS), and High Altitude Pseudo-Satellite Systems (HAPS). The company supplies UAS, TMS, unmanned ground vehicle, and related services primarily to organizations within the U.S. Department of Defense 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 spare equipment, alternative payload modules, batteries, chargers, repair services, and customer support, as well as multiple aircraft, hand-held ground control system, and spare parts and accessories. Further, it develops high-altitude pseudo-satellite UAS systems. The company was incorporated in 1971 and is headquartered in Arlington, Virginia.

AeroVironment Price Performance

AVAV Stock traded up $0.50 during trading on Thursday, hitting $104.03. 270,630 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 287,729. AeroVironment has a one year low of $52.03 and a one year high of $114.11. The stock has a market cap of $2.60 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of -577.91 and a beta of 0.50. The company has a 50 day simple moving average of $85.47 and a 200 day simple moving average of $83.67. The company has a current ratio of 3.64, a quick ratio of 2.74 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.29.

AeroVironment (NASDAQ:AVAV - Get Rating) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, June 28th. The aerospace company reported $0.30 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.41 by ($0.11). AeroVironment had a positive return on equity of 5.11% and a negative net margin of 0.94%. The company had revenue of $132.62 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $134.16 million. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $1.04 earnings per share. The company's revenue was down 2.5% on a year-over-year basis. Equities analysts expect that AeroVironment will post 1.42 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Wall Street Analyst Weigh In

A number of research analysts recently issued reports on the stock. Canaccord Genuity Group raised their target price on shares of AeroVironment from $85.00 to $90.00 and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research note on Wednesday, June 29th. Robert W. Baird lowered shares of AeroVironment from an "outperform" rating to a "neutral" rating and set a $95.00 target price on the stock. in a research note on Friday, April 22nd. Canaccord Genuity Group raised their target price on shares of AeroVironment from $85.00 to $90.00 and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research note on Wednesday, June 29th. Royal Bank of Canada upgraded shares of AeroVironment from a "sector perform" rating to an "outperform" rating and raised their target price for the company from $95.00 to $100.00 in a research note on Wednesday, May 18th. Finally, Alembic Global Advisors upgraded shares of AeroVironment from a "neutral" rating to an "overweight" rating and set a $103.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Friday, July 1st. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the stock. According to MarketBeat, the company presently has an average rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $91.00.

Insiders Place Their Bets

In other AeroVironment news, Director Charles R. Holland sold 3,001 shares of the business's stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, July 5th. The shares were sold at an average price of $80.87, for a total value of $242,690.87. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 63,000 shares of the company's stock, valued at $5,094,810. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. In related news, Director Charles R. Holland sold 4,001 shares of the business's stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, July 7th. The shares were sold at an average price of $84.20, for a total transaction of $336,884.20. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 56,998 shares of the company's stock, valued at $4,799,231.60. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this link. Also, Director Charles R. Holland sold 3,001 shares of the business's stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, July 5th. The stock was sold at an average price of $80.87, for a total transaction of $242,690.87. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 63,000 shares of the company's stock, valued at $5,094,810. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders own 1.80% of the company's stock.

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AVAV Company Calendar

Last Earnings
6/28/2022
Today
8/18/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
9/14/2022
Fiscal Year End
4/30/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Aircraft
Sub-Industry
Aerospace & Defense
Sector
Aerospace
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:AVAV
CUSIP
00807310
Employees
1,223
Year Founded
1971

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$94.86
High Stock Price Forecast
$120.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$66.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
-8.8%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.57
Research Coverage
7 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$-4,190,000.00
Pretax Margin
-4.29%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$445.73 million
Cash Flow
$3.73 per share
Book Value
$24.41 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
24,498,000
Market Cap
$2.60 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.50

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Wahid  NawabiMr. Wahid Nawabi (Age 53)
    Chairman, Pres & CEO
    Comp: $1.19M
  • Mr. Kevin Patrick McDonnell (Age 60)
    Sr. VP & CFO
    Comp: $627.02k
  • Ms. Melissa Ann Brown J.D. (Age 45)
    VP, Gen. Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer & Corp. Sec.
    Comp: $516.24k
  • Mr. Brian Charles Shackley (Age 45)
    VP, Controller & Chief Accounting Officer
  • Scott Newbern
    VP & Chief Technology Officer
  • Ms. Regine Lawton
    VP & Chief Information Officer
  • Mr. Steven A. Gitlin
    Chief Marketing Officer & VP of Investor Relations
  • Rick Pedigo
    VP of Sales & Bus. Devel.
  • Jonah Teeter-Balin
    Sr. Director of Corp. Devel. & Investor Relations
  • Dr. Thomas Vaneck
    VP & MD of NEIC













AVAV Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell AeroVironment stock right now?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for AeroVironment in the last twelve months. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" AVAV shares.
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What is AeroVironment's stock price forecast for 2022?

7 Wall Street research analysts have issued 12 month price targets for AeroVironment's stock. Their AVAV share price forecasts range from $66.00 to $120.00. On average, they expect the company's stock price to reach $94.86 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 8.8%.
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How have AVAV shares performed in 2022?

AeroVironment's stock was trading at $62.03 at the beginning of the year. Since then, AVAV shares have increased by 67.7% and is now trading at $104.03.
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When is AeroVironment's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, September 14th 2022.
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How were AeroVironment's earnings last quarter?

AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVAV) announced its earnings results on Tuesday, June, 28th. The aerospace company reported $0.30 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.41 by $0.11. The aerospace company earned $132.62 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $134.16 million. AeroVironment had a negative net margin of 0.94% and a positive trailing twelve-month return on equity of 5.11%. AeroVironment's quarterly revenue was down 2.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company posted $1.04 EPS.

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

AeroVironment issued an update on its FY 2023 earnings guidance on Tuesday, July, 26th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.35-$1.65 for the period, compared to the consensus EPS estimate of $1.75. The company issued revenue guidance of $490.00 million-$520.00 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $513.98 million.

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

81 employees have rated AeroVironment Chief Executive Officer Wahid Nawabi on Glassdoor.com. 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).

What is AeroVironment's stock symbol?

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

Who are AeroVironment's major shareholders?

AeroVironment's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include State Street Corp (5.67%), ARK Investment Management LLC (4.02%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (4.02%), Nikko Asset Management Americas Inc. (4.02%), Baillie Gifford & Co. (3.07%) and Stephens Investment Management Group LLC (2.05%). Insiders that own company stock include Alison Marie Roelke, Brian Charles Shackley, Charles R Holland, Mark Zuckerberg, Melissa Ann Brown, Timothy E Conver, Timothy E Conver and Wahid Nawabi.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is AeroVironment's stock price today?

One share of AVAV stock can currently be purchased for approximately $104.03.

How much money does AeroVironment make?

AeroVironment (NASDAQ:AVAV) has a market capitalization of $2.60 billion and generates $445.73 million in revenue each year. The aerospace company earns $-4,190,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.18) on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does AeroVironment have?

The company employs 1,223 workers across the globe.

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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When was AeroVironment founded?

AeroVironment was founded in 1971.

How can I contact AeroVironment?

AeroVironment's mailing address is 900 INNOVATORS WAY, SIMI VALLEY CA, 93065. The official website for the company is www.avinc.com. The aerospace company can be reached via phone at (805) 520-8350, via email at ir@avinc.com, or via fax at 626-359-9628.

This page (NASDAQ:AVAV) was last updated on 8/19/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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