American Science & Engineering Director Mark Thompson Unloads 1,800 Shares (ASEI)
American Science & Engineering (NASDAQ:ASEI) Director Mark Thompson sold 1,800 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, September 6th. The shares were sold at an average price of $56.67, for a total value of $102,006.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 1,917 shares in the company. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this link.
Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. Analysts at Benchmark Co. cut their price target on shares of American Science & Engineering (NASDAQ:ASEI) from $60.00 to $54.00 in a research note to investors on Tuesday, August 6th. They now have a “hold” rating on the stock. Separately, analysts at Zacks upgraded shares of American Science & Engineering (NASDAQ:ASEI) from an “underperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note to investors on Thursday, July 11th. They now have a $61.70 price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Zacks downgraded shares of American Science & Engineering (NASDAQ:ASEI) from a “neutral” rating to an “underperform” rating in a research note to investors on Wednesday, June 12th. They now have a $58.20 price target on the stock.
Shares of American Science & Engineering (NASDAQ:ASEI) traded up 0.04% on Tuesday, hitting $56.97. 18,740 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. American Science & Engineering has a 1-year low of $55.28 and a 1-year high of $70.00. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $59.68 and its 200-day moving average is $60.30. The company has a market cap of $446.8 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 25.65.
American Science & Engineering (NASDAQ:ASEI) last released its earnings data on Monday, August 5th. The company reported $0.62 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.60 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $43.08 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $43.65 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.47 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was down 8.9% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that American Science & Engineering will post $2.23 EPS for the current fiscal year.
American Science and Engineering, Inc (NASDAQ:ASEI) develops, manufactures, markets, and sells X-ray inspection and other detection products for homeland security, force protection and other critical defense applications.
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