iRobot (NASDAQ:IRBT) issued an update on its FY 2019 earnings guidance on Tuesday morning. The company provided EPS guidance of $3.15-3.40 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $3.09. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.28-1.31 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.29 billion.

Shares of NASDAQ:IRBT traded up $1.84 during midday trading on Tuesday, hitting $130.57. 1,091,223 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 764,013. iRobot has a one year low of $56.61 and a one year high of $132.88. The company has a market cap of $3.66 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 29.95, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.03 and a beta of 1.73.

iRobot (NASDAQ:IRBT) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February 6th. The industrial products company reported $0.84 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.51 by $0.33. iRobot had a net margin of 8.05% and a return on equity of 17.14%. The company had revenue of $384.67 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $381.87 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.16 earnings per share. iRobot’s quarterly revenue was up 17.6% on a year-over-year basis. As a group, equities research analysts expect that iRobot will post 3.1 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A number of equities research analysts have weighed in on IRBT shares. Northland Securities restated a buy rating and issued a $130.00 price objective on shares of iRobot in a report on Tuesday, April 9th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of iRobot from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $93.00 price objective on the stock in a research report on Monday, January 7th. ValuEngine upgraded shares of iRobot from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 30th. Canaccord Genuity downgraded shares of iRobot from a buy rating to a hold rating and lowered their price objective for the company from $115.00 to $114.00 in a research report on Tuesday, February 19th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Finally, Needham & Company LLC downgraded shares of iRobot from a buy rating to a hold rating and set a $126.87 price objective on the stock. in a research report on Tuesday, March 19th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Eight research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, two have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of Hold and an average price target of $111.12.

In other iRobot news, CEO Colin M. Angle sold 16,272 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, March 11th. The shares were sold at an average price of $122.65, for a total value of $1,995,760.80. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 449,629 shares in the company, valued at $55,146,996.85. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, Director Deborah G. Ellinger sold 2,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, April 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $130.00, for a total transaction of $260,000.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 16,726 shares in the company, valued at $2,174,380. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 101,890 shares of company stock worth $12,387,939 over the last quarter. Insiders own 3.51% of the company’s stock.

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About iRobot

iRobot Corporation designs, builds, and sells robots for the consumer market worldwide. It offers Roomba floor vacuuming robots; Braava family of automatic floor mopping robots; and Mirra Pool Cleaning Robot to clean residential pools and removes debris as small as two microns from pool floors, walls, and stairs.

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