In the Green: AeroVironment Inc. (AVAV) Closes at 170.50, Up/Down -0.41 from Previous Day

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In the latest session, AeroVironment Inc. (NASDAQ: AVAV) closed at $170.50 down -0.41% from its previous closing price of $171.20. In other words, the price has decreased by -$0.41 from its previous closing price. On the day, 0.23 million shares were traded. AVAV stock price reached its highest trading level at $173.18 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $169.3375.


For a deeper understanding of AeroVironment Inc.’s stock, let’s take a closer look at its various ratios. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 2.52 and its Current Ratio is at 3.56. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 0.07 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 0.05.

Upgrades & Downgrades

In addition, analysts’ ratings and any changes thereto give investors an idea of the stock’s future direction. In the most recent recommendation for this company, BTIG Research on June 26, 2024, initiated with a Buy rating and assigned the stock a target price of $255.

On March 08, 2024, Robert W. Baird Downgraded its rating to Neutral which previously was Outperform but kept the price unchanged to $161.

Raymond James Downgraded its Strong Buy to Outperform on October 09, 2023, whereas the target price for the stock was revised from $130 to $125.

Insider Transactions:

Additionally, insider trades can be beneficial to investors who want to learn what the management thinks about stock prices in the future. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on Jul 01 ’24 when McDonnell Kevin Patrick sold 511 shares for $178.45 per share. The transaction valued at 91,188 led to the insider holds 21,334 shares of the business.

Stevenson Trace E sold 1,913 shares of AVAV for $350,079 on Mar 07 ’24. The Sr. VP now owns 2,570 shares after completing the transaction at $183.00 per share. On Mar 07 ’24, another insider, Brown Melissa Ann, who serves as the SVP, Gen. Counsel, Corp. Sec. of the company, sold 1,000 shares for $176.77 each. As a result, the insider received 176,770 and left with 12,339 shares of the company.

Valuation Measures:

Investors should consider key stock statistics when deciding whether to invest or divest. In the wake of the recent closing price, AVAV now has a Market Capitalization of 4791484416 and an Enterprise Value of 4743536128. As of this moment, AeroVironment’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 77.20, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 41.70. The expected Price-to-Earnings-to-Growth (PEG) calculation for the next 5 years is 4.24. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 6.69 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 5.83. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 6.618 whereas that against EBITDA is 43.332.

Stock Price History:

The Beta on a monthly basis for AVAV is 0.51, which has changed by 0.76395655 over the last 52 weeks, in comparison to a change of 0.25510752 over the same period for the S&P500. Over the past 52 weeks, AVAV has reached a high of $224.00, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $91.00. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is -9.78%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be 18.61%.

Shares Statistics:

For the past three months, AVAV has traded an average of 372.22K shares per day and 754450 over the past ten days. A total of 28.13M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 27.82M. Insiders hold about 1.12% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 86.22% stake in the company. Shares short for AVAV as of 1718323200 were 1118054 with a Short Ratio of 3.00, compared to 1715731200 on 1101690. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 1118054 and a Short% of Float of 4.78.

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