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American Science & Engineering (NASDAQ:ASEI) SVP Robert B. Cline sold 1,226 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, June 30th. The shares were sold at an average price of $68.56, for a total transaction of $84,054.56. Following the completion of the transaction, the senior vice president now directly owns 5,180 shares in the company, valued at approximately $355,141. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link.

Shares of American Science & Engineering (NASDAQ:ASEI) traded up 1.97% on Tuesday, hitting $70.96. 88,588 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. American Science & Engineering has a 52-week low of $55.51 and a 52-week high of $74.75. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $67.05 and a 200-day moving average of $67.85. The company has a market cap of $558.4 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 36.43.

American Science & Engineering (NASDAQ:ASEI) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May 22nd. The company reported $0.50 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.60 by $0.10. The company had revenue of $65.60 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $45.31 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.57 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 55.1% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that American Science & Engineering will post $1.93 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Separately, analysts at Zacks upgraded shares of American Science & Engineering from an “underperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Tuesday, April 8th. They now have a $68.50 price target on the stock.

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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