Media stories about TASER International (NASDAQ:AAXN) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. TASER International earned a news impact score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the industrial products company an impact score of 46.1625145649642 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.
Shares of TASER International (NASDAQ AAXN) traded up 0.34% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $23.90. The stock had a trading volume of 456,215 shares. The company’s 50 day moving average is $23.02 and its 200-day moving average is $23.95. The stock has a market cap of $1.26 billion, a P/E ratio of 74.69 and a beta of 0.98. TASER International has a 52-week low of $21.18 and a 52-week high of $28.49.
TASER International (NASDAQ:AAXN) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 8th. The industrial products company reported $0.04 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.04. The company had revenue of $79.64 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $74.46 million. TASER International had a net margin of 5.45% and a return on equity of 10.47%. TASER International’s revenue was up 35.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.07 earnings per share. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that TASER International will post $0.24 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
AAXN has been the topic of a number of analyst reports. ValuEngine raised TASER International from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, September 1st. Zacks Investment Research cut TASER International from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 11th. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, one has given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $27.50.
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TASER International Company Profile
Axon Enterprise, Inc, formerly TASER International, Inc, is engaged in development, manufacture and sale of conducted electrical weapons (CEWs) for use by law enforcement, military, corrections and private security personnel, and by private individuals for personal defense. It is also engaged in development of connected wearable on-officer cameras.
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