Vista Outdoor Inc. [NYSE: VSTO] closed the trading session at $43.34 on 05/27/21. The day’s price range saw the stock hit a low of $40.74, while the highest price level was $44.93. The company report on May 26, 2021 that Vista Outdoor Unveils Value Creation Framework and Sets Long-term Financial Targets.
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The stocks have a year to date performance of 82.41 percent and weekly performance of 15.39 percent. The stock has been moved at 114.13 percent over the last six months. The stock has performed 32.94 percent around the most recent 30 days and changed 37.11 percent over the most recent 3-months.
If compared to the average trading volume of 1.04M shares, VSTO reached to a volume of 2234702 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Here’s what leading stock market gurus have to say 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 $44.44 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 1.70. 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.
Monness Crespi & Hardt have made an estimate for Vista Outdoor Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Buy, with their previous recommendation back on May 27, 2021. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Monness Crespi & Hardt raised their target price from $38 to $42. The new note on the price target was released on May 07, 2021, representing the official price target for Vista Outdoor Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise from $41 to $49, while B. Riley Securities kept a Buy rating on VSTO stock. On February 05, 2021, analysts increased their price target for VSTO shares from 33 to 38.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Vista Outdoor Inc. is set at 1.84, with the Price to Sales ratio for VSTO stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 1.12. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 3.43, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 4.22. Price to Free Cash Flow for VSTO in the course of the last twelve months was 7.94 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 1.60.
VSTO stock trade performance evaluation
Vista Outdoor Inc. [VSTO] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 15.39. With this latest performance, VSTO shares gained by 32.94% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 114.13% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 366.52% 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 78.63, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 84.21, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 73.82 for Vista Outdoor Inc. [VSTO]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 33.97, while it was recorded at 39.36 for the last single week of trading, and 26.69 for the last 200 days.
Vista Outdoor Inc. [VSTO]: An insightful look at the core fundamentals
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Vista Outdoor Inc. [VSTO] shares currently have an operating margin of +12.27 and a Gross Margin at +28.44. Vista Outdoor Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +11.95.
Return on Total Capital for VSTO is now 23.14, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 22.76. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 45.11, with Return on Assets sitting at 16.86. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Vista Outdoor Inc. [VSTO] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 79.10. Additionally, VSTO Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 44.17, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 33.03. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 77.74, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 43.41.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Vista Outdoor Inc. [VSTO] managed to generate an average of $45,087 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 6.74 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 1.41.Vista Outdoor Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.60 and a Current Ratio set at 2.90.
Earnings per share (EPS) analysis for Vista Outdoor Inc. [VSTO] stock
With the latest financial reports released by the company, Vista Outdoor Inc. posted 0.51/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0/share. 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%.
Vista Outdoor Inc. [VSTO]: Insider Ownership positions
There are presently around $1,976 million, or 87.10% of VSTO stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of VSTO stocks are: BLACKROCK INC. with ownership of 9,205,329, which is approximately 4.154% of the company’s market cap and around 1.40% of the total institutional ownership; GATES CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, INC., holding 5,686,684 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $227.24 million in VSTO stocks shares; and VANGUARD GROUP INC, currently with $193.81 million in VSTO stock with ownership of nearly 2.473% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Vista Outdoor Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of May and at the time of the May reporting period, where 135 institutional holders increased their position in Vista Outdoor Inc. [NYSE:VSTO] by around 4,911,827 shares. Additionally, 128 investors decreased positions by around 8,550,502 shares, while 33 investors held positions by with 35,989,320 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 49,451,649 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. VSTO stock had 70 new institutional investments in for a total of 2,081,092 shares, while 34 institutional investors sold positions of 2,290,669 shares during the same period.