Wall Street analysts predict that Intrusion Inc. (NASDAQ:INTZ) will announce $2.58 million in sales for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks reports. Two analysts have made estimates for Intrusion’s earnings, with the lowest sales estimate coming in at $1.90 million and the highest estimate coming in at $3.26 million. Intrusion reported sales of $1.80 million during the same quarter last year, which would suggest a positive year over year growth rate of 43.3%. The company is expected to announce its next earnings results on Thursday, May 13th.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that Intrusion will report full-year sales of $21.52 million for the current financial year, with estimates ranging from $18.32 million to $24.72 million. For the next financial year, analysts anticipate that the firm will post sales of $54.27 million, with estimates ranging from $51.63 million to $56.90 million. Zacks Investment Research’s sales averages are a mean average based on a survey of research firms that follow Intrusion.

Intrusion (NASDAQ:INTZ) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February 25th. The company reported ($0.17) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.19) by $0.02. The firm had revenue of $1.58 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.55 million. Intrusion had a negative return on equity of 179.98% and a negative net margin of 30.12%.

A number of analysts have recently issued reports on INTZ shares. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Intrusion from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Monday, March 1st. B. Riley boosted their target price on Intrusion from $17.00 to $30.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, January 14th. Finally, HC Wainwright began coverage on Intrusion in a research report on Tuesday, March 30th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $35.00 target price for the company.

In other Intrusion news, major shareholder Michael L. Paxton sold 12,500 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, March 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $26.49, for a total value of $331,125.00. Also, major shareholder Michael L. Paxton sold 8,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, April 5th. The shares were sold at an average price of $26.66, for a total value of $213,280.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 1,553,951 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $41,428,333.66. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 42,005 shares of company stock valued at $1,101,311 in the last 90 days. 27.67% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

Hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the business. Redmond Asset Management LLC bought a new stake in Intrusion in the fourth quarter valued at approximately $5,582,000. Perkins Capital Management Inc. bought a new stake in Intrusion in the fourth quarter valued at approximately $1,066,000. Institutional & Family Asset Management LLC bought a new stake in Intrusion in the fourth quarter valued at approximately $178,000. ShoreHaven Wealth Partners LLC bought a new stake in Intrusion in the fourth quarter valued at approximately $43,000. Finally, ExodusPoint Capital Management LP purchased a new position in shares of Intrusion during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $608,000.

Shares of INTZ traded up $0.76 during trading hours on Monday, reaching $28.00. 3,513 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 217,277. The stock has a market cap of $491.09 million, a PE ratio of -161.52 and a beta of 1.25. The company has a current ratio of 1.45, a quick ratio of 1.45 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.19. The firm’s 50 day simple moving average is $23.07 and its 200-day simple moving average is $18.72. Intrusion has a 12 month low of $2.83 and a 12 month high of $29.90.

Intrusion Company Profile

Intrusion Inc develops, markets, and supports entity identification, high speed data mining, cybercrime and advanced persistent threat detection, regulated information compliance, and data privacy protection products in the United States. Its product portfolio comprises TraceCop, which includes a database of worldwide IP addresses that aid in the identification and location of individuals involved in cybercrime, and analysis software and a GUI interface to assist analysts in locating cybercriminals and other bad guys; and Savant, a high-speed network data mining product that organizes the data into networks of relationships and associations.

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