Vista Outdoor Company Profile (NYSE:VSTO)

About Vista Outdoor (NYSE:VSTO)

Vista Outdoor logoVista Outdoor Inc. is a designer, manufacturer and marketer of consumer products in the outdoor sports and recreation markets. The Company operates through two segments: Shooting Sports and Outdoor Products. Its Shooting Sports segment designs, develops, produces and sources ammunition and firearms for the hunting and sport shooting enthusiast markets, as well as ammunition for local law enforcement, the United States Government and international markets. Its Outdoor Products segment product lines include archery/hunting accessories, global eyewear and sport protection, golf, hydration products, optics, shooting accessories, tactical products and water sports. The Company serves the outdoor sports and recreation markets through a diverse portfolio of over 40 brands. It serves a range of end consumers, including outdoor enthusiasts, hunters and recreational shooters, athletes, as well as law enforcement and military professionals. It offers cooking solutions through Camp Chef brand.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Discretionary
  • Industry: Recreational Products
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:VSTO
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $1.31 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 57,047,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $21.96
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $21.96
  • 52 Week Range: $19.72 - $41.29
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 14.22
  • P/E Growth: 0.74
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $2.49 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.52
  • Book Value: $22.28 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.03
  • EBIDTA: $280.08 million
  • Net Margins: -11.55%
  • Return on Equity: 7.02%
  • Return on Assets: 3.07%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.85%
  • Current Ratio: 3.40%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.72%
  • Average Volume: 1.13 million shs.
  • Beta: -0.15
  • Short Ratio: 6.77

Frequently Asked Questions for Vista Outdoor (NYSE:VSTO)

What is Vista Outdoor's stock symbol?

Vista Outdoor trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "VSTO."

How were Vista Outdoor's earnings last quarter?

Vista Outdoor Inc. (NYSE:VSTO) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August, 10th. The company reported $0.24 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.13 by $0.11. The business had revenue of $569 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $552.49 million. Vista Outdoor had a negative net margin of 11.55% and a positive return on equity of 7.02%. The company's revenue was down 9.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.48 EPS. View Vista Outdoor's Earnings History.

When will Vista Outdoor make its next earnings announcement?

Vista Outdoor is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November, 9th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Vista Outdoor.

What guidance has Vista Outdoor issued on next quarter's earnings?

Vista Outdoor issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 10th. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.10-1.30 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $1.22. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.36-2.42 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.40 billion.

Where is Vista Outdoor's stock going? Where will Vista Outdoor's stock price be in 2017?

11 brokerages have issued 1 year price objectives for Vista Outdoor's shares. Their forecasts range from $19.50 to $52.00. On average, they anticipate Vista Outdoor's stock price to reach $28.35 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Vista Outdoor.

What are analysts saying about Vista Outdoor stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Vista Outdoor stock:

  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Vista Outdoor Inc. develops, manufacture and distribute optics, accessories and eyewear. The Company operates in two segments: Shooting Sports and Outdoor Products. Its product consist of binoculars, laser rangefinders, riflescopes, trail cameras, archery accessories, blinds, decoys, game calls, gun care products, mounts, powder, reloading equipment, targets, target systems, safety and protective eyewear, fashion and sports eyewear. The company's product portfolio include Bushnell(R), Primos(R), Bollè(R), Serengeti(R), Cèbè, RCBS(R), Hoppe's(R), Uncle Mike's(R), Gold Tip(R), Weaver(R) and Tasco(R). Vista Outdoor Inc. is headquartered in Utah. " (8/16/2017)
  • 2. Cowen and Company analysts commented, "Chairman/CEO Mark DeYoung has retired (left Board as well), and lead independent." (7/11/2017)

Who are some of Vista Outdoor's key competitors?

Who are Vista Outdoor's key executives?

Vista Outdoor's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Michael Callahan, Interim Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer
  • Stephen M. Nolan, Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President
  • Kelly T. Grindle, President, Outdoor Products
  • Robert J. Keller, President, Shooting Sports
  • Scott D. Chaplin, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary
  • Stephen S. Clark, Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Corporate Services
  • Kenneth Bement, Chief Accounting Officer, Corporate Controller
  • Michael Pici, Vice President - Investor Relations
  • April H. Foley, Independent Director
  • Mark A. Gottfredson, Independent Director

Who owns Vista Outdoor stock?

Vista Outdoor's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (12.27%), FMR LLC (12.09%), First Eagle Investment Management LLC (9.69%), Vanguard Group Inc. (9.38%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (6.25%) and Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC (5.04%). Company insiders that own Vista Outdoor stock include Gary L Mcarthur, Mark W Deyoung, Michael Callahan, Robert J Keller and Robert M Tarola. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Vista Outdoor.

Who sold Vista Outdoor stock? Who is selling Vista Outdoor stock?

Vista Outdoor's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Goldman Sachs Group Inc., River Road Asset Management LLC, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Ameriprise Financial Inc., Walthausen & Co. LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp and New York State Common Retirement Fund. View Insider Buying and Selling for Vista Outdoor.

Who bought Vista Outdoor stock? Who is buying Vista Outdoor stock?

Vista Outdoor's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, BlackRock Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Southpoint Capital Advisors LP, First Eagle Investment Management LLC, Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC, Voya Investment Management LLC and Northern Trust Corp. Company insiders that have bought Vista Outdoor stock in the last two years include Gary L Mcarthur, Mark W Deyoung, Michael Callahan, Robert J Keller and Robert M Tarola. View Insider Buying and Selling for Vista Outdoor.

How do I buy Vista Outdoor stock?

Shares of Vista Outdoor can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Vista Outdoor's stock price today?

One share of Vista Outdoor stock can currently be purchased for approximately $22.90.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Vista Outdoor (NYSE VSTO)
Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  161 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  160 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  321
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Vista Outdoor (NYSE:VSTO) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 6 Hold Ratings, 5 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.45)
Consensus Price Target: $28.35 (23.80% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Vista Outdoor (NYSE:VSTO)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
8/30/2017KeyCorpInitiated CoverageOverweightMediumView Rating Details
8/21/2017AegisReiterated RatingHold$26.00LowView Rating Details
8/20/2017Forward ViewReiterated RatingHold$23.00LowView Rating Details
7/14/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingBuy$28.00LowView Rating Details
7/11/2017Cowen and CompanyReiterated RatingHold$26.00MediumView Rating Details
6/8/2017DA DavidsonUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$23.00 -> $29.00HighView Rating Details
5/13/2017Roth CapitalSet Price TargetHold$20.00HighView Rating Details
3/22/2017Off Wall StreetInitiated CoverageBuy$29.00MediumView Rating Details
2/23/2017Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$19.50N/AView Rating Details
1/13/2017CL KingDowngradeBuy -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
11/7/2016WunderlichLower Price TargetBuy$60.00 -> $52.00N/AView Rating Details
8/12/2016Monness Crespi & HardtDowngradeBuy -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/25/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Vista Outdoor (NYSE:VSTO)
Earnings by Quarter for Vista Outdoor (NYSE:VSTO)
Earnings History by Quarter for Vista Outdoor (NYSE VSTO)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/8/2017$0.30N/AView Earnings Details
8/10/2017Q1 2018$0.13$0.24$552.49 million$569.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/11/2017Q4 2017$0.18$0.03$565.19 million$578.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/9/2017Q317$0.58$0.62$674.09 million$654.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/10/2016Q217$0.61$0.74$660.17 million$684.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/11/2016Q117$0.69$0.48$669.04 million$630.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/12/2016Q416$0.61$0.63$588.18 million$612.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/11/2016Q316$0.57$0.70$577.30 million$592.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/12/2015Q216$0.52$0.63$540.25 million$551.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/13/2015Q116$0.47$0.54$504.60 million$514.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/14/2015Q4$0.58$0.47$488.20 million$485.39 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Vista Outdoor (NYSE:VSTO)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.24 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.61 EPS


Dividend History for Vista Outdoor (NYSE:VSTO)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Vista Outdoor (NYSE:VSTO)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.50%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 96.45%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Vista Outdoor (NYSE:VSTO)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vista Outdoor (NYSE:VSTO)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Vista Outdoor (NYSE:VSTO)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
3/8/2017Michael CallahanDirectorBuy2,000$20.72$41,440.00View SEC Filing  
2/14/2017Robert M TarolaDirectorBuy5,000$20.79$103,950.00View SEC Filing  
2/13/2017Mark W DeyoungCEOBuy20,000$20.80$416,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/13/2017Robert J KellerInsiderBuy4,500$21.50$96,750.00View SEC Filing  
5/19/2016Gary L McarthurDirectorBuy3,156$47.49$149,878.44View SEC Filing  
11/16/2015Michael CallahanDirectorBuy1,300$42.56$55,328.00View SEC Filing  
8/31/2015Mark A GottfredsonDirectorBuy3,715$46.70$173,490.50View SEC Filing  
8/25/2015Robert M TarolaDirectorBuy1,000$44.30$44,300.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Vista Outdoor (NYSE:VSTO)
Latest Headlines for Vista Outdoor (NYSE:VSTO)
DateHeadline logoContrasting Vista Outdoor (VSTO) & LCI Industries (LCII) - September 23 at 8:30 PM logoFinancial Contrast: Thor Industries (THO) & Vista Outdoor (VSTO) - September 20 at 11:08 AM logoETFs with exposure to Vista Outdoor, Inc. : September 20, 2017 - September 20 at 1:33 AM logoVista Outdoor, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : VSTO-US : September 18, 2017 - September 19 at 9:25 AM logoVista Outdoor Inc. (VSTO) Lifted to "Hold" at BidaskClub - September 16 at 5:18 PM logo$588.42 Million in Sales Expected for Vista Outdoor Inc. (VSTO) This Quarter - September 15 at 5:22 AM logoVista Outdoor Inc. (VSTO) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts - September 12 at 4:40 AM logoVista Outdoor (VSTO) versus Winnebago Industries (WGO) Head to Head Review - September 11 at 2:24 AM logoVista Outdoor Sees Unusually High Options Volume (VSTO) - September 8 at 1:24 AM logoThor Industries (THO) versus Vista Outdoor (VSTO) Financial Review - September 7 at 12:06 AM logoWhy Gun Stocks Plunged in August - September 6 at 10:02 AM logoBidaskClub Downgrades Vista Outdoor Inc. (VSTO) to Sell - September 2 at 9:24 AM logoVista Outdoor Inc. (VSTO) Now Covered by Analysts at KeyCorp - August 30 at 9:24 PM logoComparing Vista Outdoor (VSTO) & Winnebago Industries (WGO) - August 29 at 6:18 PM logoETFs with exposure to Vista Outdoor, Inc. : August 24, 2017 - August 25 at 12:36 PM logoEarnings Review and Free Research Report: Vista’s Sales and Earnings Results Beat Market Estimates - August 25 at 12:36 PM logoVista Outdoor, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : VSTO-US : August 23, 2017 - August 23 at 1:39 PM logoAegis Begins Coverage on Vista Outdoor Inc. (VSTO) - August 21 at 8:08 AM logoVista Outdoor Inc. (VSTO) Given "Hold" Rating at Forward View - August 20 at 9:56 AM logoVista Outdoor Inc. (VSTO) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages - August 18 at 4:42 AM logoCritical Contrast: Vista Outdoor (VSTO) vs. Winnebago Industries (WGO) - August 16 at 12:26 PM logoVista Outdoor Inc. (VSTO) Rating Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment Research - August 16 at 8:02 AM logoZacks Investment Research Upgrades Vista Outdoor Inc. (VSTO) to Buy - August 15 at 2:02 PM logoVista Outdoor, Inc. :VSTO-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2018 By the Numbers : August 14, 2017 - August 15 at 8:10 AM logoFinancial Survey: Winnebago Industries (WGO) & Vista Outdoor (VSTO) - August 14 at 12:52 PM logoEdited Transcript of VSTO earnings conference call or presentation 10-Aug-17 1:00pm GMT - August 10 at 11:07 PM logoVista Outdoor Inc. (NYSE:VSTO) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results - August 10 at 2:50 PM logoVista Outdoor Inc. (NYSE:VSTO) Releases FY18 Earnings Guidance - August 10 at 10:43 AM logoVista Outdoor Announces FY18 First Quarter Operating Results - August 10 at 9:30 AM logoVista Outdoor reports Q1 profit, revenue beats - August 10 at 9:29 AM logo Analysts Expect Vista Outdoor Inc. (NYSE:VSTO) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $552.98 Million - August 9 at 7:20 AM logoFinancial Contrast: Vista Outdoor (VSTO) versus Polaris Industries (PII) - August 9 at 7:11 AM logoVista Outdoor, Inc. – Value Analysis (NYSE:VSTO) : August 7, 2017 - August 8 at 8:11 AM logo$0.13 Earnings Per Share Expected for Vista Outdoor Inc. (VSTO) This Quarter - August 7 at 4:28 PM logoReviewing Vista Outdoor (NYSE:VSTO) and Polaris Industries (PII) - August 7 at 10:34 AM logoVista Outdoor Inc. (VSTO) Upgraded by BidaskClub to "Hold" - August 5 at 10:22 AM logoVista Outdoor, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : VSTO-US : August 4, 2017 - August 4 at 9:54 AM logoVista Outdoor Inc. (VSTO) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Thursday - August 3 at 7:10 AM logoReviewing Vista Outdoor (VSTO) and Polaris Industries (PII) - August 2 at 8:22 PM logoBidaskClub Downgrades Vista Outdoor Inc. (NYSE:VSTO) to Sell - July 27 at 7:15 PM logoVista Outdoor, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : VSTO-US : July 25, 2017 - July 26 at 9:52 AM logoVista Outdoor to Release First Quarter Fiscal Year 2018 Financial Results - July 25 at 8:19 AM logoVista Outdoor Inc. (VSTO) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages - July 24 at 10:54 AM logoLCI Industries (DW) versus Vista Outdoor (VSTO) Financial Review - July 20 at 6:27 PM logo Analysts Expect Vista Outdoor Inc. (VSTO) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $552.98 Million - July 20 at 1:24 PM logoVista Outdoor Inc. (VSTO) Upgraded to Hold by Zacks Investment Research - July 19 at 1:56 PM logoJefferies Group LLC Reiterates "Buy" Rating for Vista Outdoor Inc. (NYSE:VSTO) - July 15 at 4:52 PM logoVista Outdoor Announces Historic Partnership with Boy Scouts of America - July 14 at 9:52 AM logoPolaris Industries (PII) versus Vista Outdoor (NYSE:VSTO) Critical Contrast - July 12 at 2:08 PM logoHead-To-Head Comparison: Vista Outdoor (NYSE:VSTO) & Brunswick Corporation (BC) - July 11 at 2:10 PM



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