News coverage about American Outdoor Brands (NASDAQ:AOBC) has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. American Outdoor Brands earned a media sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the company an impact score of 45.4651059500138 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
Here are some of the news headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s rankings:
- Wired News – Poland Signs Order for Lockheed Martin’s PAC-3 MSE Missile (finance.yahoo.com)
- Critical Analysis: National Presto Industries (NPK) versus American Outdoor Brands (AOBC) (americanbankingnews.com)
- Is Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. a Buy? (finance.yahoo.com)
- Stocks poised for mixed open, China says North Korea will denuclearize (finance.yahoo.com)
- American Outdoor Brands (AOBC) Upgraded at BidaskClub (americanbankingnews.com)
Shares of NASDAQ:AOBC traded up $0.39 during mid-day trading on Monday, reaching $10.71. The company had a trading volume of 1,068,185 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,685,664. The company has a current ratio of 3.13, a quick ratio of 1.38 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.56. The stock has a market capitalization of $558.62, a PE ratio of 4.18, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.22 and a beta of -0.04. American Outdoor Brands has a one year low of $8.32 and a one year high of $24.49.
American Outdoor Brands (NASDAQ:AOBC) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, March 1st. The company reported $0.09 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.08 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $157.38 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $173.83 million. American Outdoor Brands had a net margin of 6.05% and a return on equity of 11.05%. research analysts predict that American Outdoor Brands will post 0.31 earnings per share for the current year.
Several equities analysts have commented on the stock. Wedbush set a $13.00 target price on shares of American Outdoor Brands and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, March 2nd. Craig Hallum raised shares of American Outdoor Brands from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $13.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Friday, March 2nd. ValuEngine raised shares of American Outdoor Brands from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, December 14th. Cowen reissued a “buy” rating and set a $19.00 target price on shares of American Outdoor Brands in a research report on Friday, December 8th. Finally, Lake Street Capital reissued a “hold” rating and set a $11.00 target price (down previously from $13.00) on shares of American Outdoor Brands in a research report on Friday, December 8th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating, four have given a buy rating and two have given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $18.00.
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American Outdoor Brands Company Profile
American Outdoor Brands Corporation, formerly Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation, is a manufacturer of firearms and a provider of accessory products for the shooting, hunting and outdoor enthusiast. The Company operates through two segments. The Firearms segment manufactures handgun and long gun products sold under the Smith & Wesson, M&P and Thompson/Center Arms brands, as well as providing forging, machining and precision plastic injection molding services.
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