The Director Of Vista Outdoor Inc. (VSTO) Purchased 1,356 Shares


As of Wednesday close, Vista Outdoor Inc.’s (NYSE:VSTO) stock was up $0.05, moving up 0.19 percent to $26.99. The average number of shares traded per day over the past five days has been 610,640 shares. 4 times new highs have been achieved over the past 5 days, with a $0.70 gain in that time frame. In the last twenty days, the average volume was 874,995, while in the previous 50 days, it was 720,734.

Since last month, VSTO stock retreated -1.50%. Shares of the company fell to $23.55 on 11/09/22, the lowest level in the past month. A 52-week high of $52.69 was reached on 01/05/22 after having rallying from a 52-week low of $23.55. Since the beginning of this year, VSTO’s stock price has dropped by -41.42% or -$19.08, and marked a new high 3 times. However, the stock has declined by -48.78% since its 52-week high.

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VSTO stock investors should be aware that Vista Outdoor Inc. (VSTO) stock had its last reported insider trading activity 10 days ago on Nov 14. Reisdorf Kelly L, the Chief Comms & IR Officer of the company, disposed of 1,356 shares for $27.69 on Nov 14. It resulted in a $37,548 divestment by the insider. Vanderbrink Jason R sold 10,832 shares at an average price of $36.87 on Jun 03. The insider now owns 69,540 shares following the transaction. On May 31, CEO METZ CHRISTOPHER T sold 150,000 shares at $38.36 apiece. The transaction was valued at $5,753,783.

Valuation Metrics

Right now, Vista Outdoor Inc. (VSTO) has a P/E ratio of about 3.50. The stock’s beta is 0.85. Besides these, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio of 0.47, the price-to-book (PB) ratio of 1.13.

Financial Health

In the three months ended June 29, Vista Outdoor Inc.’s quick ratio stood at 1.00, while its current ratio was 2.30, showing that the company is able to pay off its debt. According to company report, the long-term debt-to-equity ratio for the quarter ending June 29 was 0.86, and the total debt-to-equity ratio was 0.97. On the profitability front, the trailing twelve-month gross margin is 35.30% percent. Based on annual data, VSTO earned $1.11 billion in gross profit and brought in $3.04 billion in revenue.

In Vista Outdoor Inc.’s quarter-end financial report for June 29, it reported total debt of $1.17 billion. According to the earnings report, the company had a lower net income in the recent quarter than it did in the previous quarter. VSTO’s revenue rose 0.41% to $802.61 million during the quarter, while net income inched up to $781.68 million. While analysts expected Vista Outdoor Inc. to report $1.88 quarterly earnings, the actual figure was $2.31 per share, beating the consensus estimate by 22.90%. During the quarter, the company generated $156.32 million in EBITDA. The liabilities of Vista Outdoor Inc. were 2.05 billion at the end of its most recent quarter ended June 29, and its total debt was $675.66 million. The value of shareholders’ equity is $56.57 million.

Technical Picture

This quick technical analysis looks at Vista Outdoor Inc.’s (VSTO) price momentum. With a historical volatility rate of 35.67%, the RSI 9-day stood at 53.35% on 23 November.

With respect to its five-day moving average, the current Vista Outdoor Inc. price is up by +2.66% percent or $0.70. At present, VSTO shares trade -5.03% below its 20-day simple moving average and -8.57% percent below its 100-day simple moving average. However, the stock is currently trading approximately -4.49% below its SMA50 and -28.41% below its SMA200.

Stochastic coefficient K was 67.90% and Stochastic coefficient D was 57.95%, while ATR was 1.14. Given the Stochastic reading of 77.65% for the 14-day period, the RSI (14) reading has been calculated as 51.80%.

Analyst Ratings

Jefferies launched its rating on Vista Outdoor Inc. (NYSE: VSTO) to a Hold in a note to investors on September 20, 2022. Vista Outdoor Inc. (VSTO) has been rated Overweight by analysts. According to 0 brokerage firms, VSTO is a sell, and 2 firms recommend it is a Hold. There are 0 analysts who say the stock is underweight. A total of 0 analysts rate Vista Outdoor Inc. stock as buy, with 6 recommending it as overweight.

With a median target price of $40.00, the current consensus forecast for the stock is $26.00 – $47.00. Based on these forecasts, analysts predict Vista Outdoor Inc. (VSTO) will achieve an average price target of $38.29.


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