News headlines about American Outdoor Brands (NASDAQ:AOBC) have been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. American Outdoor Brands earned a daily sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the company an impact score of 44.6765871735637 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
Here are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern’s rankings:
- Wells Fargo says it will keep lending to gun industry (abc57.com)
- American Outdoor Brands (AOBC) Upgraded at Vetr (americanbankingnews.com)
- American Outdoor Brands (AOBC) and Sturm Ruger & Co (RGR) Head to Head Comparison (americanbankingnews.com)
- Despite Recent Weakness, American Outdoor Brands Could Be Headed Higher (finance.yahoo.com)
- American Outdoor Brands (AOBC) Rating Increased to Strong-Buy at Vetr (americanbankingnews.com)
Shares of AOBC traded up $0.23 during trading hours on Tuesday, reaching $11.08. 384,610 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,619,059. The company has a market cap of $589.47, a PE ratio of 4.32, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.34 and a beta of -0.04. The company has a current ratio of 3.13, a quick ratio of 1.38 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.56. American Outdoor Brands has a 12 month low of $8.32 and a 12 month high of $24.49.
A number of research firms have weighed in on AOBC. Wedbush set a $13.00 target price on American Outdoor Brands and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, March 2nd. BidaskClub raised American Outdoor Brands from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, March 30th. Lake Street Capital upgraded American Outdoor Brands from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and lifted their price target for the company from $9.00 to $13.00 in a research report on Thursday, April 12th. Craig Hallum set a $13.00 price target on American Outdoor Brands and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, April 3rd. Finally, Zacks Investment Research downgraded American Outdoor Brands from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, February 28th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating, six have assigned a buy rating and two have issued a strong buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $18.23.
In related news, Director Robert L. Scott sold 10,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, April 2nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $10.36, for a total value of $103,600.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 72,862 shares in the company, valued at approximately $754,850.32. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. Company insiders own 2.31% of the company’s stock.
About American Outdoor Brands
American Outdoor Brands Corp. manufactures firearms. Its products include handguns, long guns, handcuffs and firearm-related products and accessories for sale to a wide variety of customers, including gun enthusiasts, collectors, hunters, sportsmen, competitive shooters, individuals desiring home and personal protection, law enforcement and security agencies and officers and military agencies in the United States and throughout the world.
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