Media stories about American Outdoor Brands (NASDAQ:AOBC) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. American Outdoor Brands earned a media sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the company an impact score of 45.8405408348884 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.
These are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s scoring:
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- Analysts Expect American Outdoor Brands Corp (AOBC) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $175.30 Million (americanbankingnews.com)
- American Outdoor Brands (AOBC) Downgraded by Forward View (americanbankingnews.com)
- Blistering Active Stocks in the Street: American Outdoor Brands Corporation (AOBC) – Wallstreet Investorplace (wallstreetinvestorplace.com)
American Outdoor Brands (NASDAQ AOBC) opened at $12.93 on Thursday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.93, a current ratio of 1.91 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.52. American Outdoor Brands has a fifty-two week low of $12.46 and a fifty-two week high of $24.49. The company has a market cap of $699.70, a P/E ratio of 11.97, a PEG ratio of 1.43 and a beta of -0.13.
Several analysts have recently weighed in on AOBC shares. Ifs Securities started coverage on shares of American Outdoor Brands in a research note on Friday, September 1st. They issued an “outperform” rating and a $21.00 price target for the company. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of American Outdoor Brands from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, September 5th. Lake Street Capital restated a “hold” rating and issued a $11.00 price objective (down from $13.00) on shares of American Outdoor Brands in a report on Friday, December 8th. Cowen restated a “buy” rating and issued a $19.00 price objective on shares of American Outdoor Brands in a report on Friday, December 8th. Finally, Craig Hallum restated a “hold” rating and issued a $17.00 price objective on shares of American Outdoor Brands in a report on Wednesday, September 20th. Seven equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, four have issued a buy rating and two have assigned a strong buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $19.37.
In other American Outdoor Brands news, Director Robert H. Brust sold 3,802 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, December 19th. The shares were sold at an average price of $13.97, for a total transaction of $53,113.94. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 8,526 shares in the company, valued at approximately $119,108.22. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this link. 2.31% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.
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American Outdoor Brands Company Profile
American Outdoor Brands Corporation, formerly Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation, is a manufacturer of firearms and a provider of accessory products for the shooting, hunting and outdoor enthusiast. The Company operates through two segments. The Firearms segment manufactures handgun and long gun products sold under the Smith & Wesson, M&P and Thompson/Center Arms brands, as well as providing forging, machining and precision plastic injection molding services.
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