Vista Outdoor Inc. (NYSE:VSTO) shares, dropped in value on Wednesday, Jan 13, with the stock price down by -4.18% to the previous day’s close as weak demand from buyers trailed the stock to $28.
Actively observing the price movement in the last trading, the stock closed the session at $29.22, falling within a range of $27.49 and $29.94. The value of beta (5-year monthly) was 0.52 whereas the PE ratio was 0 over 12-month period. Referring to stock’s 52-week performance, its high was $30.15, and the low was $4.29. On the whole, VSTO has fluctuated by 43.96% over the past month.
With the market capitalization of Vista Outdoor Inc. currently standing at about $1.74 Billion, investors are eagerly awaiting this quarter’s results, scheduled for Feb 04, 2021- Feb 08, 2021. The company’s Forward Dividend Ratio is 0, with its dividend yield at 0%. As a result, investors may see a weakening in the stock’s price before the company announces its earnings report. Analysts are projecting the company’s earnings per share (EPS) to be $0.64, which is expected to increase to $0.24 for fiscal year 2021 and then to about $2.32 by fiscal year 2022. Data indicates that the EPS growth is expected to be 10.33% in 2021, while the next year’s EPS growth is forecast to be -0.15%.
We see that VSTO’s technical picture suggests that short-term indicators denote the stock is a 100% Buy on average. However, medium term indicators have put the stock in the category of 100% Buy while long term indicators on average have been pointing out that it is a 100% Buy.
9 analyst(s) have assigned their ratings of the stock’s forecast evaluation on a scale of 1.00-5.00 to indicate a strong buy to a strong sell recommendation. The stock is rated as a Hold by none analyst(s), 8 recommend it as a Buy and 1 called the VSTO stock Outperform. In the meantime, none analyst(s) believe the stock as Underperform and none think it is a Sell. Thus, investors eager to increase their holdings of the company’s stock will have an opportunity to do so as the average rating for the stock is Buy.
The stock’s technical analysis shows that the PEG ratio is about 0, with the price of VSTO currently trading nearly 14.23% and 25.84% away from the simple moving averages for 20 and 50 days respectively. The Relative Strength Index (RSI, 14) currently indicates a reading of 62.94, while the 7-day volatility ratio is showing 7.85% which for the 30-day chart, stands at 7.29%. Furthermore, Vista Outdoor Inc. (VSTO)’s beta value is 0.52, and its average true range (ATR) is 1.69. The company’s stock has been forecasted to trade at an average price of $31.5 over the course of the next 52 weeks, with a low of $27 and a high of $36. Based on these price targets, the low is -3.57 off current price, whereas the price has to move +28.57% to reach the yearly target high. Additionally, analysts’ median price of $32 is likely to be welcomed by investors because it represents an increase of +14.29% from the current levels.
A comparison of Vista Outdoor Inc. (VSTO) with its peers suggests the former has fared considerably weaker in the market. VSTO showed an intraday change of -4.18% in last session, and over the past year, it grew by +290.52%. In comparison, Peloton Interactive Inc (PTON) has moved higher at +7.29% on the day and was up +463.89% over the past 12 months. On the other hand, the price of Pool Corp (POOL) has fallen -2.93% on the day. The stock, however, is off 73.32% from where it was a year ago. Additionally, there is a decline of -418% for Brunswick Corp (BC) in last trading while the stock has seen an overall apprecation of 290.52% over the past year. The PE ratio stands at 0 for Vista Outdoor Inc., compared to 1395.17 for Peloton Interactive Inc, and 46.83 for Pool Corp. Other than that, the overall performance of the S&P 500 during the last trading session shows that it gained 0.23%. Meanwhile, the Dow Jones Industrial weakened by -0.03%.
Data on historical trading for Vista Outdoor Inc. (NYSE:VSTO) indicates that the trading volumes over the past 10 days have averaged 1.72 Million and over the past 3 months, they’ve averaged 1.55 Million. According to company’s latest data on outstanding shares, there are 58.24 Million shares outstanding.
Nearly 2.03% of Vista Outdoor Inc.’s shares belong to company insiders and institutional investors own 95.78% of the company’s shares, according to Thomson Reuters’ data. The data on short interest also indicates that stock shorts accounted for 3.94 Million shares as on December 30, 2020, resulting in a short ratio of 2.7. According to the data, the short interest in Vista Outdoor Inc. (VSTO) stood at 6.77% of shares outstanding as of December 30, 2020; the number of short shares registered in November reached 4.24 Million. The stock has risen by +17.85% since the beginning of the year, thereby showing the potential of a further growth. This could raise investors’ confidence to be optimistic about the VSTO stock heading into the next quarter.
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