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AeroVironment
AVAV

$146.62
1.9%
 

About: AeroVironment Inc operates under a single business segment in which it supplies unmanned aircraft systems, tactical missile systems, high-altitude pseudo-satellites, and other related services to government agencies within the United States Department of Defense as well as the United States allied international governments. The systems can help with security, surveillance, or sensing, and provide "eyes in the sky" without needing an actual person, or driver, in the sky.

Employees: 1,279

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Funds holding %
of 6,474 funds
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Analysts bullish %
of 5 analysts
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News positive %
of 4 articles

Fund manager confidence

Based on 2023 Q4 SEC filings by fund managers ($100M+ AUM)

22% more first-time investments, than exits

New positions opened: 67 | Existing positions closed: 55

15% more capital invested

Capital invested by funds: $2.6B [Q3] → $3B (+$400M) [Q4]

4% more funds holding

Funds holding: 296 [Q3] → 308 (+12) [Q4]

8% more call options, than puts

Call options by funds: $41.6M | Put options by funds: $38.5M

4% more repeat investments, than reductions

Existing positions increased: 95 | Existing positions reduced: 91

4.08% less ownership

Funds ownership: 88.6% [Q3] → 84.52% (-4.08%) [Q4]

60% less funds holding in top 10

Funds holding in top 10: 5 [Q3] → 2 (-3) [Q4]

Research analyst outlook

5 Wall Street Analysts provided 1 year price forecasts over the past 6 months

Low target
$145
1%
downside
Avg. target
$157
7%
upside
High target
$165
13%
upside

5 analyst ratings

positive
80%
neutral
20%
negative
0%
RBC Capital
Ken Herbert
13%upside
$165
Outperform
Maintained
5 Apr 2024
Baird
Peter Arment
10%upside
$161
Neutral
Downgraded
8 Mar 2024
RBC Capital
Ken Herbert
9%upside
$160
Outperform
Maintained
5 Mar 2024
Raymond James
Brian Gesuale
1%downside
$145
Outperform
Maintained
7 Dec 2023
Baird
Peter Arment
4%upside
$152
Outperform
Maintained
27 Nov 2023

Financial journalist opinion

Based on 4 articles about AVAV published over the past 30 days