Smith & Wesson Holding Corp (SWHC) Issues Q1 Earnings Guidance
Smith & Wesson Holding Corp (NASDAQ:SWHC) updated its first quarter earnings guidance on Thursday. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.23-0.25 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.40, AnalystRatingsNetwork reports. The company issued revenue guidance of $130-135 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $165.83 million.Smith & Wesson Holding Corp also updated its FY15 guidance to $1.30-140 EPS.
A number of research firms have recently commented on SWHC. Analysts at Northland Securities raised their price target on shares of Smith & Wesson Holding Corp from $18.00 to $21.00 in a research note on Tuesday, June 10th. They now have an outperform rating on the stock. On a related note, analysts at Benchmark Co. raised their price target on shares of Smith & Wesson Holding Corp from $16.00 to $20.00 in a research note on Monday, June 2nd. They now have a buy rating on the stock. Finally, analysts at Wedbush upgraded shares of Smith & Wesson Holding Corp from a neutral rating to an outperform rating in a research note on Tuesday, May 20th. They now have a $7.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $20.00. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and ten have given a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of Buy and an average target price of $16.83.
Smith & Wesson Holding Corp (NASDAQ:SWHC) traded up 1.01% on Thursday, hitting $17.00. The stock had a trading volume of 2,570,905 shares. Smith & Wesson Holding Corp has a 52 week low of $9.46 and a 52 week high of $17.28. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $15.92 and a 200-day moving average of $14.07. The company has a market cap of $934.1 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 11.86.
Smith & Wesson Holding Corp (NASDAQ:SWHC) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, June 19th. The company reported $0.44 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.39 by $0.05. The company had revenue of $170.40 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $163.56 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.44 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 4.6% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that Smith & Wesson Holding Corp will post $1.42 EPS for the current fiscal year.
Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:SWHC) is a manufacturer of firearms.
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