NASDAQ:RAVN - Raven Industries Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$40.58 -1.86 (-4.38 %)
(As of 11/20/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$42.44
Today's Range$40.23 - $42.41
52-Week Range$31.45 - $49.80
Volume141,654 shs
Average Volume132,684 shs
Market Capitalization$1.58 billion
P/E Ratio35.60
Dividend Yield1.18%
Raven Industries, Inc., a technology company, provides various products to customers in the industrial, agricultural, geomembrane, construction, and aerospace/defense markets worldwide. The company operates in three segments: Applied Technology, Engineered Films, and Aerostar. The Applied Technology segment designs, manufactures, sells, and services precision agriculture products and information management tools that enable growers to enhance farm yields. Its products include field computers, application controls, GPS-guidance and assisted-steering systems, automatic boom controls, injection systems, and planter and seeder controls, as well as Slingshot, an integrated real-time kinematic and information platform; and services comprise high-speed in-field Internet connectivity and cloud-based data management. This segment sells its products to original equipment manufacturers and through aftermarket distribution partners. The Engineered Films segment produces plastic films and sheeting for geomembrane, agricultural, construction, and industrial applications. It sells its products directly to end-customers and through independent third-party distributors. The Aerostar segment offers high-altitude balloons, tethered aerostats, and radar processing systems to provide research, communications, and situational awareness to government and commercial customers in the aerospace/defense, radar, and lighter-than-air markets. Raven Industries, Inc. was founded in 1956 and is headquartered in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Unsupported plastics film & sheet
Sub-IndustryIndustrial Conglomerates
SectorMulti-Sector Conglomerates
Current SymbolNASDAQ:RAVN
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio5.02
Quick Ratio3.53


Trailing P/E Ratio35.60
Forward P/E Ratio25.52
P/E Growth2.77

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$377.32 million
Price / Sales3.86
Cash Flow$1.4483 per share
Price / Cash28.02
Book Value$7.72 per share
Price / Book5.26


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.14
Net Income$41.02 million
Net Margins13.69%
Return on Equity18.75%
Return on Assets15.89%


Outstanding Shares35,900,000
Market Cap$1.58 billion

Raven Industries (NASDAQ:RAVN) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Raven Industries' stock symbol?

Raven Industries trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "RAVN."

How often does Raven Industries pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Raven Industries?

Raven Industries announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, August 29th. Stockholders of record on Friday, October 12th will be paid a dividend of $0.13 per share on Friday, October 26th. This represents a $0.52 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.28%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 11th. View Raven Industries' Dividend History.

How will Raven Industries' stock buyback program work?

Raven Industries announced that its board has approved a stock repurchase plan on Tuesday, December 5th 2017, which allows the company to repurchase $25,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are typically an indication that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Raven Industries' earnings last quarter?

Raven Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:RAVN) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, August, 22nd. The conglomerate reported $0.38 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.34 by $0.04. The conglomerate had revenue of $102.68 million for the quarter. Raven Industries had a return on equity of 18.75% and a net margin of 13.69%. View Raven Industries' Earnings History.

What price target have analysts set for RAVN?

2 brokers have issued 1 year target prices for Raven Industries' shares. Their predictions range from $36.00 to $38.00. On average, they expect Raven Industries' share price to reach $37.00 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 8.8%. View Analyst Price Targets for Raven Industries.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Raven Industries?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Raven Industries in the last year. There are currently 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Raven Industries.

Has Raven Industries been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about RAVN stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog 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. Raven Industries earned a media sentiment score of 1.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the conglomerate a news buzz of 7.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.

Who are some of Raven Industries' key competitors?

Some companies that are related to Raven Industries include Fuwei Films (FFHL), STR (STRI), BioSolar (BSRC), XsunX (XSNX) and Shiner International (UECN).

Who are Raven Industries' key executives?

Raven Industries' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Daniel A. Rykhus, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 53)
  • Mr. Steven E. Brazones, VP, CFO & Treasurer (Age 45)
  • Ms. Janet L. Matthiesen, VP of HR (Age 60)
  • Mr. Anthony D. Johnson Schmidt, Division VP of Engineered Films (Age 46)
  • Mr. Brian E. Meyer, Division VP of Applied Technology (Age 55)

Who are Raven Industries' major shareholders?

Raven Industries' stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (14.29%), Royce & Associates LP (4.24%), Neuberger Berman Group LLC (4.16%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.10%), Bamco Inc. NY (1.87%) and Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C (1.61%). Company insiders that own Raven Industries stock include Marc E Lebaron and Rick Parod. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Raven Industries.

Which institutional investors are selling Raven Industries stock?

RAVN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Vident Investment Advisory LLC, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Capco Asset Management LLC, Royce & Associates LP, Legal & General Group Plc, Neuberger Berman Group LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co. and JPMorgan Chase & Co.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Raven Industries.

Which institutional investors are buying Raven Industries stock?

RAVN stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., WINTON GROUP Ltd, Morgan Stanley, Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc. and Koshinski Asset Management Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Raven Industries stock in the last two years include Marc E Lebaron and Rick Parod. View Insider Buying and Selling for Raven Industries.

How do I buy shares of Raven Industries?

Shares of RAVN 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 Raven Industries' stock price today?

One share of RAVN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $40.58.

How big of a company is Raven Industries?

Raven Industries has a market capitalization of $1.58 billion and generates $377.32 million in revenue each year. The conglomerate earns $41.02 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.14 on an earnings per share basis. Raven Industries employs 1,157 workers across the globe.

What is Raven Industries' official website?

The official website for Raven Industries is

How can I contact Raven Industries?

Raven Industries' mailing address is 205 EAST 6TH STREET P.O. BOX 5107, SIOUX FALLS SD, 57117. The conglomerate can be reached via phone at 605-336-2750 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Raven Industries (NASDAQ RAVN)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  155 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  189 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  344
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Raven Industries and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe RAVN will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe RAVN will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 11/20/2018 by Staff

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