News headlines about American Outdoor Brands (NASDAQ:AOBC) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. American Outdoor Brands earned a news sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the company an impact score of 47.4757812019471 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.

Here are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:

Several research analysts recently weighed in on AOBC shares. ValuEngine upgraded shares of American Outdoor Brands from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, December 14th. Wedbush set a $20.00 price objective on shares of American Outdoor Brands and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, December 8th. Cowen restated a “buy” rating and issued a $19.00 price objective on shares of American Outdoor Brands in a research report on Friday, December 8th. Craig Hallum upgraded shares of American Outdoor Brands from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $13.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Friday. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of American Outdoor Brands from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, November 27th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating, four have given a buy rating and two have assigned a strong buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $17.90.

American Outdoor Brands (NASDAQ AOBC) traded up $0.34 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $9.75. 7,640,000 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,600,000. The company has a quick ratio of 0.93, a current ratio of 1.91 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.52. American Outdoor Brands has a 1 year low of $8.32 and a 1 year high of $24.49. The company has a market cap of $546.68, a PE ratio of 17.73, a PEG ratio of 1.05 and a beta of 0.04.

American Outdoor Brands (NASDAQ:AOBC) last released its earnings results on Thursday, March 1st. The company reported $0.09 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.08 by $0.01. American Outdoor Brands had a net margin of 6.05% and a return on equity of 11.17%. The firm had revenue of $157.38 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $173.83 million. equities research analysts anticipate that American Outdoor Brands will post 0.6 earnings per share for the current year.

In other American Outdoor Brands news, Director Robert H. Brust sold 3,802 shares of American Outdoor Brands stock in a transaction on Tuesday, December 19th. The shares were sold at an average price of $13.97, for a total transaction of $53,113.94. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 8,526 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $119,108.22. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. 2.31% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

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American Outdoor Brands Company Profile

American Outdoor Brands Corporation, formerly Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation, is a manufacturer of firearms and a provider of accessory products for the shooting, hunting and outdoor enthusiast. The Company operates through two segments. The Firearms segment manufactures handgun and long gun products sold under the Smith & Wesson, M&P and Thompson/Center Arms brands, as well as providing forging, machining and precision plastic injection molding services.

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