NASDAQ:AVAV - AeroVironment Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $65.66 -2.90 (-4.23 %) (As of 05/23/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$68.56Today's Range$65.18 - $69.5252-Week Range$56.00 - $121.32Volume138,167 shsAverage Volume256,015 shsMarket Capitalization$1.57 billionP/E Ratio60.80Dividend YieldN/ABeta1.3 ProfileAnalyst 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 Simi Valley, 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 CIK1368622 Webhttp://www.avinc.com/ Phone805-520-8350Debt Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A Current Ratio10.45 Quick Ratio9.25Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio60.80 Forward P/E Ratio44.07 P/E Growth1.66 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$271.05 million Price / Sales5.80 Cash Flow$1.2440 per share Price / Cash Flow52.78 Book Value$17.16 per share Price / Book3.83Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.08 Net Income$20.06 million Net Margins17.48% Return on Equity11.40% Return on Assets10.27%Miscellaneous Employees697 Outstanding Shares23,932,000Market Cap$1.57 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) announced its earnings results on Tuesday, March, 5th. The aerospace company reported $0.35 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.14 by $0.21. The aerospace company had revenue of $75.32 million for 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 issued an update on its FY 2019 earnings guidance on Tuesday, March, 5th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.34-1.54 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share 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 brokerages have issued 1 year price targets for AeroVironment's shares. Their forecasts range from $70.00 to $86.00. On average, they expect AeroVironment's stock price to reach $76.12 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 15.9% 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 4 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for AeroVironment. Has AeroVironment been receiving favorable news coverage? Media stories about AVAV stock have been trending somewhat negative on Thursday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. AeroVironment earned a media sentiment score of -1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the aerospace company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days. Who are some of AeroVironment's key competitors? Some companies that are related to AeroVironment include LEONARDO FINMEC/ADR (FINMY), Hexcel (HXL), Elbit Systems (ESLT), MEGGITT PLC/ADR (MEGGY), Curtiss-Wright (CW), Esterline Technologies (ESL), COBHAM PLC/ADR (CBHMY), Embraer (ERJ), Moog (MOG.A), Aerojet Rocketdyne (AJRD), Moog (MOG.B), Kratos Defense & Security Solutions (KTOS), Astronics (ATRO), Astronics (ATROB) and AAR (AIR). 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), Netflix (NFLX), Alibaba Group (BABA), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Square (SQ), Activision Blizzard (ATVI), Broadcom (AVGO) and Boeing (BA). 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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (14.69%), American Capital Management Inc. (6.19%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.04%), Baillie Gifford & Co. (3.29%), Nikko Asset Management Americas Inc. (1.57%) and Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (1.57%). 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 BlackRock Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Morgan Stanley, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Group One Trading L.P., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Federated Investors Inc. PA and First Trust Advisors LP. 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 Natixis, Nikko Asset Management Americas Inc., Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc., Pinnacle Associates Ltd., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Baillie Gifford & Co., Alambic Investment Management L.P. and Geode Capital Management 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 $65.66. How big of a company is AeroVironment? AeroVironment has a market capitalization of $1.57 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: 305 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 496 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 801MarketBeat'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 5/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Trade Deficit Receive Analysts' Upgrades and Downgrades Daily Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of analysts' upgrades, downgrades and new coverage with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.