Find Out How Academy Sports and Outdoors Inc. (ASO) Insiders Are Trading Their Stock?


As of Friday close, Academy Sports and Outdoors Inc.’s (NASDAQ:ASO) stock was down -$1.64, moving down -2.53 percent to $63.31. The average number of shares traded per day over the past five days has been 2,917,500 shares. 3 times new highs have been achieved over the past 5 days, with a $3.44 gain in that time frame. In the last twenty days, the average volume was 1,586,290, while in the previous 50 days, it was 1,354,014.

Since last month, ASO stock rose 5.52%. Shares of the company fell to $57.96 on 03/13/23, the lowest level in the past month. A 52-week high of $67.70 was reached on 03/16/23 after having rallying from a 52-week low of $25.10. Since the beginning of this year, ASO’s stock price has risen by 20.50% or $10.77, and marked a new high 13 times. However, the stock has declined by -6.48% since its 52-week high.

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ASO stock investors should be aware that Academy Sports and Outdoors Inc. (ASO) stock had its last reported insider trading activity 12 days ago on Mar 06. Davis Heather A., the SVP-Accounting Treasury Tax of the company, disposed of 349 shares for $60.41 on Mar 06. It resulted in a $21,083 divestment by the insider. Harriman Sherry L. sold 11,969 shares at an average price of $61.07 on Feb 21. The insider now owns 2,742 shares following the transaction. On Feb 03, SVP-Accounting Treasury Tax Davis Heather A. sold 382 shares at $62.02 apiece. The transaction was valued at $23,692.

Valuation Metrics

Right now, Academy Sports and Outdoors Inc. (ASO) has a P/E ratio of about 8.92. Besides these, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio of 0.78, the price-to-book (PB) ratio of 3.21, and the price-to-cash flow ratio of 14.33 may also be considered.

The latest dividend of $0.09 per share was paid out, which is 20.0% more than last year’s $0.0750. On Thursday March 2 2023, a $0.0150 dividend increase was announced.

Financial Health

In the three months ended January 30, Academy Sports and Outdoors Inc.’s quick ratio stood at 0.30, while its current ratio was 1.60, showing that the company is not able to pay off its debt. According to company report, the long-term debt-to-equity ratio for the quarter ending January 30 was 0.44, and the total debt-to-equity ratio was 0.44. On the profitability front, the trailing twelve-month gross margin is 34.40% percent. In the year ended January 30, operating margins totaled 13.00%. Based on annual data, ASO earned $2.21 billion in gross profit and brought in $6.4 billion in revenue.

A company’s management is another factor that investors consider when determining the profitability of an investment. In the past year, return on investment (ROI) was 33.30%. Return on equity (ROE) for the past 12 months was 40.30%.

In Academy Sports and Outdoors Inc.’s quarter-end financial report for January 30, it reported total debt of $584.46 million. According to the earnings report, the company had a higher net income in the recent quarter than it did in the previous quarter. ASO’s revenue fell -3.55% to $1.49 billion during the quarter, while net income inched up to $1.75 billion. While analysts expected Academy Sports and Outdoors Inc. to report $1.81 quarterly earnings, the actual figure was $2.04 per share, beating the consensus estimate by 12.70%. During the quarter, the company generated $233.44 million in EBITDA. The liabilities of Academy Sports and Outdoors Inc. were 2.97 billion at the end of its most recent quarter ended January 30, and its total debt was $1.77 billion. The value of shareholders’ equity is $76.95 million.

Technical Picture

This quick technical analysis looks at Academy Sports and Outdoors Inc.’s (ASO) price momentum. With a historical volatility rate of 49.47%, the RSI 9-day stood at 62.49% on 17 March.

With respect to its five-day moving average, the current Academy Sports and Outdoors Inc. price is up by +5.75% percent or $3.44. At present, ASO shares trade +3.84% above its 20-day simple moving average and +47.37% percent above its 100-day simple moving average. However, the stock is currently trading approximately +22.15% above its SMA50 and +88.93% above its SMA200.

Stochastic coefficient K was 57.53% and Stochastic coefficient D was 49.14%, while ATR was 2.65. Given the Stochastic reading of 54.93% for the 14-day period, the RSI (14) reading has been calculated as 60.88%. As of today, the MACD Oscillator reading stands at 1.74, while the 14-day reading stands at 2.29.

Analyst Ratings

Jefferies launched its rating on Academy Sports and Outdoors Inc. (NASDAQ: ASO) to a Buy in a note to investors on March 14, 2023. Academy Sports and Outdoors Inc. (ASO) has been rated Buy by analysts. According to 0 brokerage firms, ASO is a sell, and 1 firms recommend it is a Hold. There are 0 analysts who say the stock is underweight. A total of 0 analysts rate Academy Sports and Outdoors Inc. stock as buy, with 12 recommending it as overweight.


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