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NASDAQ:AVAVAeroVironment Stock Price, Forecast & News

-0.72 (-0.90 %)
(As of 08/12/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $79.54
50-Day Range
MA: $77.63
52-Week Range
Now: $79.54
Volume216,000 shs
Average Volume241,915 shs
Market Capitalization$1.91 billion
P/E Ratio46.79
Dividend YieldN/A
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 1.8Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.15 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Aircraft
Sub-IndustryAerospace & Defense
Current SymbolNASDAQ:AVAV



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$367.30 million
Cash Flow$2.23 per share
Book Value$21.25 per share


Net Income$41.07 million


Market Cap$1.91 billion
Next Earnings Date9/2/2020 (Estimated)
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AeroVironment (NASDAQ:AVAV) Frequently Asked Questions

How has AeroVironment's stock 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 45.3% and is now trading at $79.54.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of AeroVironment?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for AeroVironment in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is AeroVironment's next earnings date?

AeroVironment is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, September 2nd 2020.
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How were AeroVironment's earnings last quarter?

AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVAV) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, June, 23rd. The aerospace company reported $0.75 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.69 by $0.06. The aerospace company had revenue of $135.22 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $123.44 million. AeroVironment had a net margin of 11.18% and a return on equity of 8.92%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 53.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.26 earnings per share.
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What guidance has AeroVironment issued on next quarter's earnings?

AeroVironment updated its FY21 earnings guidance on Tuesday, June, 23rd. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.74-1.94 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.90. The company issued revenue guidance of $390-410 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $400.13 million.

What price target have analysts set for AVAV?

6 brokers have issued 1 year target prices for AeroVironment's shares. Their forecasts range from $76.00 to $93.00. On average, they anticipate AeroVironment's stock price to reach $85.80 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 7.9% from the stock's current price.
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Has AeroVironment been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about AVAV stock have trended extremely negative recently, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. AeroVironment earned a news impact score of -4.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the aerospace company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days.
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Are investors shorting AeroVironment?

AeroVironment saw a drop in short interest in the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,500,000 shares, a drop of 11.2% from the April 30th total of 1,690,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 264,500 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 5.7 days. Approximately 6.9% of the company's shares are short sold.
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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), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Micron Technology (MU), Netflix (NFLX), Alibaba Group (BABA), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Intel (INTC), Paypal (PYPL), Tesla (TSLA) and Broadcom (AVGO).

Who are AeroVironment's key executives?

AeroVironment's management team includes the following 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)

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 number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.99%), Vident Investment Advisory LLC (1.01%), Vident Investment Advisory LLC (1.01%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.99%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.98%) and Redwood Investments LLC (0.73%). Company insiders that own AeroVironment stock include Kirk J Flittie and Timothy E Conver.
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Which institutional investors are selling AeroVironment stock?

AVAV stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc., New York State Common Retirement Fund, Vident Investment Advisory LLC, Vident Investment Advisory LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc., Fisher Asset Management LLC, and Goldman Sachs Group Inc..
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Which institutional investors are buying AeroVironment stock?

AVAV stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Monarch Partners Asset Management LLC, Mitchell Capital Management Co., SG Americas Securities LLC, Teza Capital Management LLC, Rafferty Asset Management LLC, Strs Ohio, Swiss National Bank, and Barclays PLC.
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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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is AeroVironment's stock price today?

One share of AVAV stock can currently be purchased for approximately $79.54.

How big of a company is AeroVironment?

AeroVironment has a market capitalization of $1.91 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. AeroVironment employs 697 workers across the globe.

What is AeroVironment's official website?

The official website for AeroVironment is 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]

This page was last updated on 8/13/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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