Vista Outdoor Inc. [NYSE: VSTO] gained 5.65% or 1.08 points to close at $20.18 with a heavy trading volume of 2850648 shares.
It opened the trading session at $19.10, the shares rose to $20.90 and dropped to $19.10, the range by which the price of stock traded the whole day. The daily chart for VSTO points out that the company has recorded 115.37% gains over the past six months. However, it is still -370.4% lower than its most recent low trading price.
If we look at the average trading volume of 1.22M shares, VSTO reached to a volume of 2850648 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Here is what top equities market gurus are saying about Vista Outdoor Inc. [VSTO]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for VSTO shares is $30.25 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on VSTO stock is a recommendation set at 2.30. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.
Aegis Capital have made an estimate for Vista Outdoor Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Buy, with their previous recommendation back on September 24, 2020. The new note on the price target was released on September 24, 2020, representing the official price target for Vista Outdoor Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise from $23 to $30, while B. Riley FBR kept a Buy rating on VSTO stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Vista Outdoor Inc. is set at 1.30, with the Price to Sales ratio for VSTO stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 0.66. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 2.39, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 0.62. Price to Free Cash Flow for VSTO in the course of the last twelve months was 6.89 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 1.40.
Trading performance analysis for VSTO stock
Vista Outdoor Inc. [VSTO] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 4.61. With this latest performance, VSTO shares gained by 3.97% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 115.37% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 229.74% in the past year of trading.
Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for VSTO stock in for the last two-week period is set at 55.65, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 57.24, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 55.21 for Vista Outdoor Inc. [VSTO]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 19.27, while it was recorded at 19.29 for the last single week of trading, and 11.80 for the last 200 days.
Vista Outdoor Inc. [VSTO]: A deeper dive into fundamental analysis
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Vista Outdoor Inc. [VSTO] shares currently have an operating margin of +1.89 and a Gross Margin at +20.43. Vista Outdoor Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -8.83.
Return on Total Capital for VSTO is now 2.82, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is -13.36. Return on Equity for this stock declined to -29.50, with Return on Assets sitting at -9.91. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Vista Outdoor Inc. [VSTO] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 134.76. Additionally, VSTO Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 57.40, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 42.86. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 132.32, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 56.37.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Vista Outdoor Inc. [VSTO] managed to generate an average of -$35,245 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 5.28 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 1.12.Vista Outdoor Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.40 and a Current Ratio set at 2.70.
Vista Outdoor Inc. [VSTO]: An earnings per share (EPS) analysis
With the latest financial reports released by the company, Vista Outdoor Inc. posted 0/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at -0.1/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 100.00%. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for VSTO. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Vista Outdoor Inc. go to 25.00%.
An analysis of insider ownership at Vista Outdoor Inc. [VSTO]
There are presently around $1,056 million, or 91.80% of VSTO stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of VSTO stocks are: BLACKROCK INC. with ownership of 8,662,808, which is approximately -0.827% of the company’s market cap and around 2.00% of the total institutional ownership; VANGUARD GROUP INC, holding 4,916,083 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $99.21 million in VSTO stocks shares; and GATES CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, INC., currently with $84.88 million in VSTO stock with ownership of nearly -25.416% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Vista Outdoor Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of August and at the time of the August reporting period, where 103 institutional holders increased their position in Vista Outdoor Inc. [NYSE:VSTO] by around 10,247,273 shares. Additionally, 89 investors decreased positions by around 12,002,414 shares, while 32 investors held positions by with 30,081,316 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 52,331,003 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. VSTO stock had 48 new institutional investments in for a total of 5,012,557 shares, while 31 institutional investors sold positions of 4,229,066 shares during the same period.