Roth Capital set a $19.00 price objective on Vista Outdoor (NYSE:VSTO) in a report issued on Saturday. The firm currently has a hold rating on the stock.

Other research analysts also recently issued research reports about the company. Cowen restated a hold rating and issued a $14.50 price objective on shares of Vista Outdoor in a research note on Tuesday, May 1st. DA Davidson restated a hold rating on shares of Vista Outdoor in a research note on Monday, May 7th. ValuEngine downgraded Vista Outdoor from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 2nd. Finally, Zacks Investment Research downgraded Vista Outdoor from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note on Saturday, April 21st. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of Hold and an average price target of $18.75.

Vista Outdoor traded down $0.57, hitting $18.35, during trading on Friday, Marketbeat.com reports. 687,047 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 471,073. Vista Outdoor has a 52 week low of $12.35 and a 52 week high of $24.83. The company has a market capitalization of $1.09 billion, a P/E ratio of 36.70 and a beta of -0.31. The company has a current ratio of 2.61, a quick ratio of 1.96 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.72.

Vista Outdoor (NYSE:VSTO) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August 9th. The company reported $0.00 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.08) by $0.08. Vista Outdoor had a positive return on equity of 1.22% and a negative net margin of 5.70%. The business had revenue of $528.84 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $542.54 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.24 earnings per share. Vista Outdoor’s revenue was down 7.0% compared to the same quarter last year. analysts predict that Vista Outdoor will post 0.2 EPS for the current year.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. NumerixS Investment Technologies Inc lifted its holdings in Vista Outdoor by 34.9% during the 2nd quarter. NumerixS Investment Technologies Inc now owns 11,200 shares of the company’s stock worth $177,000 after purchasing an additional 2,898 shares in the last quarter. Great West Life Assurance Co. Can raised its holdings in shares of Vista Outdoor by 5.1% in the 1st quarter. Great West Life Assurance Co. Can now owns 76,988 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,256,000 after acquiring an additional 3,761 shares in the last quarter. US Bancorp DE raised its holdings in shares of Vista Outdoor by 31.2% in the 1st quarter. US Bancorp DE now owns 18,736 shares of the company’s stock valued at $306,000 after acquiring an additional 4,458 shares in the last quarter. Aperio Group LLC raised its holdings in shares of Vista Outdoor by 33.7% in the 1st quarter. Aperio Group LLC now owns 20,461 shares of the company’s stock valued at $334,000 after acquiring an additional 5,157 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Legal & General Group Plc raised its holdings in shares of Vista Outdoor by 3.8% in the 2nd quarter. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 168,532 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,625,000 after acquiring an additional 6,247 shares in the last quarter.

Vista Outdoor Company Profile

Vista Outdoor Inc designs, manufactures, and markets consumer products for outdoor sports and recreation markets in the United States and internationally. The company operates through Outdoor Products and Shooting Sports segments. The Outdoor Products segment offer sports products for action sports, including helmets, goggles, and accessories for cycling, snow, action, and power sports; archery/hunting accessories, such as hunting arrows, game calls, hunting blinds, game cameras, and waterfowl decoys; outdoor cooking solutions for camping; eyewear and sport protection products, including safety and protective eyewear, and fashion and sports eyewear; golf products, such as laser rangefinders; hydration products comprising hydration packs and water bottles; optical products, such as binoculars, riflescopes, and telescopes; shooting accessories, including reloading equipment, clay targets, and premium gun care products; tactical products, such as holsters, duty gear, bags, and packs; and water sports products, including stand up paddle boards.

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