News articles about Vista Outdoor (NYSE:VSTO) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Vista Outdoor earned a media sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the company an impact score of 46.7463045224627 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.

VSTO has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Vista Outdoor from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $21.00 price target on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, August 15th. Roth Capital set a $19.00 price objective on Vista Outdoor and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, August 11th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating, one has issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $16.70.

Shares of NYSE VSTO traded up $0.11 during trading on Friday, hitting $17.54. 331,285 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 388,349. Vista Outdoor has a 12-month low of $12.35 and a 12-month high of $23.71. The company has a quick ratio of 1.58, a current ratio of 2.61 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.72. The firm has a market cap of $1.03 billion, a PE ratio of 71.32 and a beta of -0.20.

Vista Outdoor (NYSE:VSTO) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August 9th. The company reported $0.00 EPS for the quarter, topping the 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 for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $542.54 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.24 EPS. The company’s quarterly revenue was down 7.0% compared to the same quarter last year. research analysts expect that Vista Outdoor will post 0.22 EPS for the current year.

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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