AeroVironment Stock Forecast, Price & News

-1.25 (-1.12 %)
(As of 04/14/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $110.33
50-Day Range
MA: $115.06
52-Week Range
Now: $110.33
Volume118,864 shs
Average Volume270,808 shs
Market Capitalization$2.72 billion
P/E Ratio92.71
Dividend YieldN/A
AeroVironment, Inc. designs, develops, produces, supports, and operates a portfolio of products and services for government agencies and businesses. The company supplies 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 provides 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. In addition, the company develops high altitude pseudo-satellite systems for a commercial customer based in Japan. The company was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in Simi Valley, California.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Aircraft
Sub-IndustryAerospace & Defense
Current SymbolNASDAQ:AVAV
Year FoundedN/A



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$367.30 million
Cash Flow$2.13 per share
Book Value$21.25 per share


Net Income$41.07 million


Market Cap$2.72 billion
Next Earnings Date6/22/2021 (Estimated)


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Overall MarketRank

1.37 out of 5 stars

Aerospace Sector

29th out of 75 stocks

Aircraft Industry

1st out of 7 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.4Community Rank: 1.9Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
-1.25 (-1.12 %)
(As of 04/14/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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AeroVironment (NASDAQ:AVAV) Frequently Asked Questions

Is AeroVironment a buy right now?

6 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for AeroVironment in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating and 5 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" AeroVironment stock.
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When is AeroVironment's next earnings date?

AeroVironment is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, June 22nd 2021.
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How were AeroVironment's earnings last quarter?

AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVAV) posted its earnings results on Tuesday, March, 9th. The aerospace company reported $0.14 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.01 by $0.13. The aerospace company had revenue of $78.78 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $75.83 million. AeroVironment had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 7.85% and a net margin of 7.59%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 27.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted ($0.01) EPS.
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How has AeroVironment's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

AeroVironment's stock was trading at $54.73 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, AVAV stock has increased by 101.6% and is now trading at $110.3250.
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What guidance has AeroVironment issued on next quarter's earnings?

AeroVironment issued an update on its FY22 earnings guidance on Tuesday, March, 9th. The company provided EPS guidance of $2.50-2.70 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $2.11. The company issued revenue guidance of $560-580 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $446.93 million.

What price target have analysts set for AVAV?

6 equities research analysts have issued 12 month target prices for AeroVironment's shares. Their forecasts range from $93.00 to $120.00. On average, they anticipate AeroVironment's stock price to reach $110.60 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 0.2% from the stock's current price.
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Who are AeroVironment's key executives?

AeroVironment's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Wahid Nawabi, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 52, Pay $1.38M)
  • Mr. Kevin Patrick McDonnell, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 59, Pay $485.92k)
  • Mr. Kenneth D. Karklin, Sr. VP & COO (Age 52, Pay $625.88k)
  • Ms. Melissa Ann Brown J.D., VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 44, Pay $594.22k)
  • Ms. Alison Marie Roelke, VP & Chief People Officer (Age 47, Pay $407.72k)
  • Mr. Brian Charles Shackley, VP & Controller (Age 43, Pay $371.89k)
  • 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.

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

58 employees have rated AeroVironment CEO Wahid Nawabi on Wahid Nawabi has an approval rating of 82% among AeroVironment's employees.

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), 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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.06%), Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.04%), Curbstone Financial Management Corp (0.03%), First National Bank of Hutchinson (0.02%) and Valeo Financial Advisors LLC (0.00%). Company insiders that own AeroVironment stock include Alison Marie Roelke, Timothy E Conver and Wahid Nawabi.
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Which major investors are selling AeroVironment stock?

AVAV stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of Alaska Department of Revenue, and First National Bank of Hutchinson. Company insiders that have sold AeroVironment company stock in the last year include Alison Marie Roelke, Timothy E Conver, and Wahid Nawabi.
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Which major investors are buying AeroVironment stock?

AVAV stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Curbstone Financial Management Corp, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, and Valeo Financial Advisors LLC.
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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 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 $110.33.

How much money does AeroVironment make?

AeroVironment has a market capitalization of $2.72 billion and generates $367.30 million in revenue each year. The aerospace company earns $41.07 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.84 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does AeroVironment have?

AeroVironment employs 823 workers across the globe.

What is AeroVironment's official website?

The official website for AeroVironment is

Where are AeroVironment's headquarters?

AeroVironment is headquartered at 900 INNOVATORS WAY, SIMI VALLEY CA, 93065.

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]

This page was last updated on 4/14/2021 by Staff
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