Wall Street analysts expect Johnson Outdoors Inc. (NASDAQ:JOUT) to announce $98.21 million in sales for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Two analysts have made estimates for Johnson Outdoors’ earnings, with the lowest sales estimate coming in at $97.22 million and the highest estimate coming in at $99.20 million. Johnson Outdoors posted sales of $93.73 million in the same quarter last year, which suggests a positive year-over-year growth rate of 4.8%. The firm is expected to issue its next earnings results on Friday, February 2nd.

On average, analysts expect that Johnson Outdoors will report full-year sales of $98.21 million for the current financial year, with estimates ranging from $501.50 million to $507.34 million. For the next year, analysts forecast that the business will report sales of $524.15 million per share. Zacks Investment Research’s sales calculations are an average based on a survey of sell-side analysts that that provide coverage for Johnson Outdoors.

A number of brokerages have recently issued reports on JOUT. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Johnson Outdoors from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $73.00 target price for the company in a research note on Tuesday, December 19th. Imperial Capital reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and issued a $70.00 price objective (up from $63.00) on shares of Johnson Outdoors in a research note on Friday, December 15th. Finally, ValuEngine lowered shares of Johnson Outdoors from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, October 2nd. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating, two have assigned a buy rating and two have given a strong buy rating to the company. Johnson Outdoors presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $71.67.

Shares of Johnson Outdoors (NASDAQ:JOUT) traded down $0.04 on Wednesday, hitting $61.56. 42,824 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 63,200. The stock has a market capitalization of $615.95, a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.34 and a beta of 0.67. Johnson Outdoors has a 1 year low of $31.25 and a 1 year high of $76.18.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, January 25th. Investors of record on Thursday, January 11th will be paid a $0.10 dividend. This represents a $0.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.65%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, January 10th. Johnson Outdoors’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 11.27%.

In related news, VP David W. Johnson sold 1,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, January 8th. The shares were sold at an average price of $62.31, for a total value of $62,310.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Also, Director Richard Case Sheahan sold 4,434 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, December 13th. The stock was sold at an average price of $61.65, for a total transaction of $273,356.10. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 28.42% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

A number of institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in JOUT. Hillsdale Investment Management Inc. bought a new position in Johnson Outdoors in the second quarter worth about $1,007,000. Vanguard Group Inc. raised its holdings in Johnson Outdoors by 10.3% in the second quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 217,062 shares of the company’s stock worth $10,464,000 after purchasing an additional 20,232 shares in the last quarter. LSV Asset Management raised its holdings in Johnson Outdoors by 7.7% in the second quarter. LSV Asset Management now owns 262,083 shares of the company’s stock worth $12,635,000 after purchasing an additional 18,788 shares in the last quarter. Chicago Equity Partners LLC raised its holdings in Johnson Outdoors by 31.9% in the third quarter. Chicago Equity Partners LLC now owns 61,828 shares of the company’s stock worth $4,531,000 after purchasing an additional 14,960 shares in the last quarter. Finally, First Quadrant L P CA bought a new position in Johnson Outdoors in the third quarter worth about $1,077,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 61.31% of the company’s stock.

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Johnson Outdoors Company Profile

Johnson Outdoors Inc is a manufacturer and marketer of branded seasonal, outdoor recreation products. The Company operates through four segments: Marine Electronics, Outdoor Equipment, Watercraft and Diving. Its Marine Electronics segment’s brands are Minn Kota, Humminbird and Cannon. Its Outdoor Equipment segment’s brands are Eureka!, Jetboil and Silva.

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