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American Science & Engineering (NASDAQ:ASEI) CFO Kenneth Galaznik sold 1,665 shares of American Science & Engineering stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, July 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $69.18, for a total value of $115,184.70. Following the sale, the chief financial officer now directly owns 10,641 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $736,144. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this link.

Separately, analysts at Zacks upgraded shares of American Science & Engineering from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note on Tuesday. They now have a $72.00 price target on the stock.

Shares of American Science & Engineering (NASDAQ:ASEI) traded down 0.35% on Wednesday, hitting $69.11. 46,909 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. American Science & Engineering has a 52 week low of $55.66 and a 52 week high of $74.75. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $67.84 and a 200-day moving average of $67.74. The company has a market cap of $543.8 million and a P/E ratio of 36.31.

American Science & Engineering (NASDAQ:ASEI) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May 22nd. The company reported $0.50 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the analysts’ 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 last year, the company posted $0.57 earnings per share. American Science & Engineering’s revenue was up 55.1% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts predict that American Science & Engineering will post $1.93 earnings per share 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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