Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact TASER International (AAXN) Share Price

News stories about TASER International (NASDAQ:AAXN) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. TASER International earned a news impact score of 0.07 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the industrial products company an impact score of 46.7769759339634 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.

These are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:

A number of brokerages have recently weighed in on AAXN. ValuEngine upgraded TASER International from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, June 2nd. Zacks Investment Research lowered TASER International from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 11th. Finally, Craig Hallum raised their price objective on TASER International from $29.00 to $30.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 10th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating, one has given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $27.33.

TASER International (NASDAQ AAXN) opened at 22.36 on Friday. The company has a market cap of $1.18 billion, a P/E ratio of 69.88 and a beta of 0.96. TASER International has a one year low of $21.18 and a one year high of $29.80. The company has a 50 day moving average of $25.06 and a 200-day moving average of $24.57.

TASER International (NASDAQ:AAXN) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 8th. The industrial products company reported $0.04 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $0.04. TASER International had a net margin of 5.45% and a return on equity of 10.47%. The company had revenue of $79.64 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $74.46 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.07 EPS. TASER International’s revenue was up 35.5% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities analysts expect that TASER International will post $0.26 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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About TASER International

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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