Investors sentiment decreased to 1.04 in 2019 Q2. Its down 0.80, from 1.84 in 2019Q1. It is negative, as 33 investors sold AeroVironment, Inc. shares while 43 reduced holdings. 16 funds opened positions while 63 raised stakes. 19.46 million shares or 0.44% more from 19.37 million shares in 2019Q1 were reported.
Dimensional Fund Advisors Ltd Partnership stated it has 1.18M shares. Salem Investment Counselors has invested 0% in AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVAV). Federated Investors Pa holds 0% or 36,047 shares in its portfolio. 100 are owned by Tradewinds Limited Liability. 7,295 were reported by Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt. Prelude Mgmt Llc holds 0% in AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVAV) or 200 shares. Stifel has invested 0% of its portfolio in AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVAV). State Common Retirement Fund invested in 22,300 shares or 0% of the stock. Wellington Mgmt Gp Ltd Liability Partnership stated it has 43,303 shares. 7,110 were accumulated by Mason Street Advsr Lc. Hanson Mcclain reported 70 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Texas-based Stephens Ltd Liability Co has invested 0.29% in AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVAV). Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa stated it has 4,049 shares. Cwm Llc reported 0% of its portfolio in AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVAV). Us Bankshares De reported 0% in AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVAV).
The stock of AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVAV) is a huge mover today! The stock decreased 5.22% or $3.37 during the last trading session, reaching $61.24. About 560,130 shares traded or 180.55% up from the average. AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVAV) has declined 24.51% since December 4, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 24.51% the S&P500.
The move comes after 5 months negative chart setup for the $1.47 billion company. It was reported on Dec, 4 by Barchart.com. We have $55.73 PT which if reached, will make NASDAQ:AVAV worth $132.21M less.
Analysts await AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVAV) to report earnings on December, 5. They expect $0.30 earnings per share, up 3.45 % or $0.01 from last year’s $0.29 per share. AVAV’s profit will be $7.20M for 51.03 P/E if the $0.30 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.74 actual earnings per share reported by AeroVironment, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -59.46 % negative EPS growth.
AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVAV) Ratings Coverage
Among 3 analysts covering AeroVironment (NASDAQ:AVAV), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. AeroVironment has $86 highest and $7600 lowest target. $81’s average target is 32.27% above currents $61.24 stock price. AeroVironment had 5 analyst reports since June 24, 2019 according to SRatingsIntel. Robert W. Baird upgraded AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVAV) on Monday, December 2 to “Outperform” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Canaccord Genuity given on Monday, June 24. Piper Jaffray upgraded it to “Overweight” rating and $7600 target in Wednesday, October 16 report.
More notable recent AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVAV) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “3 Important Things You May Have Missed From MercadoLibre’s Q3 Earnings Call – Nasdaq” on November 15, 2019, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “U.S. Steel Imports Down YTD: Are Tariffs Really Helping? – Nasdaq” published on December 03, 2019, Nasdaq.com published: “These 3 Aerospace Stocks Can Fly High in 2020 – Nasdaq” on November 20, 2019. More interesting news about AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVAV) were released by: Businesswire.com and their article: “AeroVironment, Inc. to Present at the Baird 2019 Global Industrial Conference – Business Wire” published on November 04, 2019 as well as Fool.com‘s news article titled: “Just How High Can AeroVironment Fly? – The Motley Fool” with publication date: September 18, 2019.
AeroVironment, Inc. designs, develops, produces, supports, and operates unmanned aircraft systems and efficient energy systems (EES) in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $1.47 billion. The firm offers small UAS products to deliver intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance; and communications, such as real-time tactical reconnaissance, tracking, combat assessment, and geographic data to the small tactical unit or individual operator. It has a 38.28 P/E ratio. The Company’s small UAS wirelessly transmit critical live video and other information to a hand-held ground control unit enabling the operator to view and capture images; ground control systems allow the operator to control the aircraft; and tactical missile systems designed to be reusable for various flights and to be recovered through an autonomous landing feature that enables a controlled descent to a designated location.
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