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Last $27.56 USD
Change Today -1.50 / -5.16%
Volume 437.1K
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As of 8:10 PM 07/2/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

aerovironment inc (AVAV) Snapshot

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$29.17
Previous Close
$29.06
Day High
$29.22
Day Low
$27.53
52 Week High
07/9/14 - $36.45
52 Week Low
01/6/15 - $24.73
Market Cap
643.5M
Average Volume 10 Days
276.9K
EPS TTM
$0.13
Shares Outstanding
23.3M
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P/E TM
216.1x
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AeroVironment Inc. designs, develops, produces, supports, and operates unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and efficient energy systems (EES) in the United States and internationally. The company offers small UAS products to deliver intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance; and communications, including real-time tactical reconnaissance, tracking, combat assessment, and geographic data to the small tactical unit or individual operator. Its small UAS wirelessly transmit critical live video and other information to a hand-held ground control unit enabling the operator to view and capture images; ground control systems allow the operator to control the aircrafts; and tactical missile systems designed to be reusable for flights under normal operating circumstances and can be recovered through an autonomous landing feature that enables a controlled descent to a designated location. The company also provides spare equipment, alternative payload modules, batteries, and chargers; repair, refurbishment and replacement, training, and customer support services to small UAS; turnkey mission services; and contract engineering services. In addition, it offers electric vehicle charging systems, services, and related solutions for plug-in passenger and fleet vehicles; PosiCharge industrial electric vehicle charging systems for electric material handling vehicles and airport ground support equipment; and power cycling and test systems for developers and manufacturers of electric vehicles, as well as battery packs, electric motors, and fuel cells. The company sells EES products directly through sales force; and through retailers, resellers, industrial battery and lift-truck dealers, and distributors and representatives. It serves U.S. Department of Defense, including the U.S. Army, Marine Corps, Special Operations Command, and Air Force, as well as commercial, consumer, and government customers. AeroVironment Inc. was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in Monrovia, California.

663 Employees
Last Reported Date: 07/1/15
Founded in 1971

aerovironment inc (AVAV) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, President ...
Total Annual Compensation: $510.0K
Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $545.4K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

aerovironment inc (AVAV) Key Developments

Unmanned Aircraft Systems Reports Sales Results the Fourth Quarter and Full Year Ended April 30, 2015

Unmanned Aircraft Systems reported sales results the fourth quarter and full year ended April 30, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported revenue of $78,693,000 against $60,029,000 a year ago. The increase was primarily due to higher product deliveries of $9.1 million, higher customer funded R&D work of $12.7 million, offset with lower service revenue of $3.1 million. For the full year, the company reported revenue of $220,950,000 against $208,810,000 a year ago. Revenue increased primarily due to higher product deliveries of $12.2 million and higher customer-funded R&D work of $8.6 million, offset by lower service revenue of $8.6 million.

AeroVironment Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year Ended April 30, 2015; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Fiscal Year 2016

AeroVironment reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the fourth quarter and full year ended April 30, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported revenue of $86.5 million, up 18% from the $73.5 million recorded in the year ago quarter. The increase in revenue resulted from increased sales in Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) segment of $18.7 million offset by a decrease in sales in Efficient Energy Systems (EES) segment of $5.7 million. Income from operations was $7.5 million compared to income from operations for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2014 of $6.9 million. The increase in income from operations was a result of an increase in gross margin of $15.2 million and a decrease in selling, general & administrative (SG&A) expense of $1.3 million, offset by an increase in research and development (R&D) of $16.0 million. Net income was $7.1 million compared to net income for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2014 of $8.1 million. Earnings per diluted share were $0.31 compared to earnings per diluted share for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2014 of $0.35. Income before income taxes was $6,995,000 against $9,853,000 a year ago. Earnings per diluted share as adjusted were $0.32 against $0.27 a year ago. For the full year, the company reported revenue of $259.4 million, up 3% from fiscal 2014 revenue of $251.7 million. The increase in revenue resulted from increased sales in UAS segment of $12.1 million offset by a decrease in sales in EES segment of $4.4 million. Income from operations for fiscal 2015 was $2.0 million compared to income from operations for fiscal 2014 of $12.4 million. The decrease in income from operations was a result of an increase in R&D of $21.0 million and SG&A of $0.1 million, offset by an increase in gross margin of $10.7 million. Net income was $2.9 million compared to net income for fiscal 2014 of $13.7 million. Earnings per diluted share were $0.13 compared to earnings per diluted share for fiscal 2014 of $0.60. Income before income taxes was $1,893,000 against $14,896,000 a year ago. Earnings per diluted share as adjusted were $0.13 against $0.56 a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $39,413,000 against $34,005,000 a year ago. Acquisition of property and equipment was $5,279,000 against $7,143,000 a year ago. For the fiscal year 2016, the company expects revenue of $260 to $280 million, and a gross profit margin of between 36% and 37.5%.

AeroVironment, Inc. to Report Q4, 2015 Results on Jun 30, 2015

AeroVironment, Inc. announced that they will report Q4, 2015 results at 4:30 PM, US Eastern Standard Time on Jun 30, 2015

 

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