Vista Outdoor (NYSE:VSTO) issued an update on its FY 2020 earnings guidance on Tuesday morning. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.10-0.25 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.15. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.75-1.85 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.83 billion.

VSTO opened at $6.51 on Friday. The stock has a market cap of $344.21 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 46.50 and a beta of 0.42. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $5.81 and its 200-day moving average price is $7.87. Vista Outdoor has a one year low of $4.30 and a one year high of $18.18. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.37, a quick ratio of 1.82 and a current ratio of 2.96.

Vista Outdoor (NYSE:VSTO) last released its earnings results on Thursday, August 8th. The company reported ($0.08) EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.03 by ($0.11). The business had revenue of $459.77 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $471.41 million. Vista Outdoor had a negative net margin of 30.80% and a positive return on equity of 0.48%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was down 13.1% compared to the same quarter last year. As a group, analysts predict that Vista Outdoor will post 0.13 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

VSTO has been the topic of a number of analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research cut Vista Outdoor from a hold rating to a strong sell rating in a research note on Thursday, May 16th. Cowen reaffirmed a hold rating and set a $5.00 target price on shares of Vista Outdoor in a research note on Tuesday, September 3rd. ValuEngine raised Vista Outdoor from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research note on Thursday, August 1st. Lake Street Capital initiated coverage on Vista Outdoor in a research note on Tuesday, July 9th. They issued a buy rating and a $11.00 price objective on the stock. Finally, B. Riley set a $11.00 price objective on Vista Outdoor and gave the stock a buy rating in a research note on Wednesday, September 4th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has an average rating of Hold and an average price target of $11.20.

In other news, CEO Christopher T. Metz acquired 33,730 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, August 16th. The shares were bought at an average price of $4.46 per share, with a total value of $150,435.80. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Also, CFO Miguel A. Lopez acquired 10,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, August 20th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $4.81 per share, for a total transaction of $48,100.00. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. 0.72% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

About Vista Outdoor

Vista Outdoor Inc designs, manufactures, and markets consumer products for outdoor sports and recreation markets in the United States and internationally. The company operates through Outdoor Products and Shooting Sports segments. The Outdoor Products segment offer sports products for action sports, including helmets, goggles, and accessories for cycling, snow, action, and power sports; archery/hunting accessories, such as hunting arrows, game calls, hunting blinds, game cameras, and waterfowl decoys; outdoor cooking solutions for camping; eyewear and sport protection products, including safety and protective eyewear, and fashion and sports eyewear; golf products, such as laser rangefinders; hydration products comprising hydration packs and water bottles; optical products, such as binoculars, riflescopes, and telescopes; shooting accessories, including reloading equipment, clay targets, and premium gun care products; tactical products, such as holsters, duty gear, bags, and packs; and water sports products, including stand up paddle boards.

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