$0.43 EPS Expected for AeroVironment, Inc. (AVAV)

May 25, 2018 - By Richard Conner

AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVAV) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 1.26 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.61, from 1.87 in 2017Q3. It dived, as 15 investors sold AeroVironment, Inc. shares while 50 reduced holdings. 34 funds opened positions while 48 raised stakes. 17.40 million shares or 1.57% more from 17.13 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Robeco Institutional Asset Mgmt Bv has invested 0.04% of its portfolio in AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVAV). Berson Corrado Investment Ltd Liability Com holds 0.25% of its portfolio in AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVAV) for 7,477 shares. Ny State Teachers Retirement Systems owns 10,557 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Royal National Bank Of Canada owns 3,001 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Bancorp Of America De owns 0% invested in AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVAV) for 47,744 shares. Illinois-based Balyasny Asset Management Limited Liability Corporation has invested 0% in AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVAV). Comerica Fincl Bank, Michigan-based fund reported 38,256 shares. North Star Investment Mngmt accumulated 0% or 550 shares. National Bank Of Nova Scotia owns 0.01% invested in AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVAV) for 28,810 shares. Proshare Limited Com has 3,763 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Lazard Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability Corporation reported 0% stake. Pub Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado holds 7,583 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Pub Sector Pension Investment Board owns 13,042 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Manufacturers Life The holds 0% or 16,046 shares. Fuller & Thaler Asset Management accumulated 170,950 shares.

Since December 14, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 7 insider sales for $2.69 million activity.

Analysts expect AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVAV) to report $0.43 EPS on June, 26.They anticipate $0.87 EPS change or 66.92 % from last quarter’s $1.3 EPS. AVAV’s profit would be $10.09 million giving it 33.63 P/E if the $0.43 EPS is correct. After having $0.09 EPS previously, AeroVironment, Inc.’s analysts see 377.78 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.36% or $0.21 during the last trading session, reaching $57.85. About 111,288 shares traded. AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVAV) has risen 65.98% since May 25, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 54.43% the S&P500.

AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVAV) Ratings Coverage

Among 5 analysts covering AeroVironment (NASDAQ:AVAV), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 20% are positive. AeroVironment had 6 analyst reports since December 6, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, April 11 by Stifel Nicolaus. As per Tuesday, December 5, the company rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity. The company was maintained on Wednesday, December 6 by Robert W. Baird. The company was maintained on Wednesday, December 6 by Piper Jaffray.

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 $1.36 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 42.85 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.

More notable recent AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVAV) news were published by: Schaeffersresearch.com which released: “One Defense Stock Boosted By Nixed North Korea Summit” on May 24, 2018, also Benzinga.com with their article: “Barron’s Picks And Pans: Bitcoin, Bogle, Lowe’s, Procter & Gamble And More” published on May 20, 2018, Streetinsider.com published: “New Contract RFI Positions AeroVironment (AVAV) For Large 8 Year Win – Stifel” on May 24, 2018. More interesting news about AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVAV) were released by: Streetinsider.com and their article: “AeroVironment (AVAV) Says Recent US Army Awards for its Switchblade Tactical Missile Systems and Services Bring …” published on May 22, 2018 as well as Prnewswire.com‘s news article titled: “AeroVironment Investigated for Securities Fraud by Block & Leviton LLP” with publication date: May 17, 2018.

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