Overall market sentiment has been down on AeroVironment, Inc. (AVAV) stock lately. AVAV receives a Bearish rating from InvestorsObserver Stock Sentiment Indicator.
AeroVironment, Inc. has a Bearish sentiment reading. Find out what this means for you and get the rest of the rankings on AVAV!
What is Stock Sentiment?
Sentiment uses short term technical analysis to gauge whether a stock is desired by investors. As a technical indicator, it focuses on recent trends as opposed to the long term health of the underlying company. Updates for the company such as a earnings release can move the stock away from current trends.
Sentiment is how investors, or the market, feels about a stock. There are lots of ways to measure sentiment. At the core, sentiment is pretty easy to understand. If a stock is going up, investors must be bullish, while if it is going down, sentiment is bearish.
InvestorsObserver’s Sentiment Indicator looks at price trends over the past week and also considers changes in volume. Increasing volume can mean a trend is getting stronger, while decreasing volume can mean a trend is nearing a conclusion.
For stocks that have options, our system also considers the balance between calls, which are often bets that the price will go up, and puts, which are frequently bets that the price will fall.
What's Happening With AVAV Stock Today?
AeroVironment, Inc. (AVAV) stock has risen 6.95% while the S&P 500 has fallen -0.08% as of 10:45 AM on Wednesday, Dec 8. AVAV has risen $4.03 from the previous closing price of $57.98 on volume of 308,996 shares. Over the past year the S&P 500 is higher by 26.84% while AVAV has fallen -32.03%. AVAV lost -$0.03 per share in the over the last 12 months.
More About AeroVironment, Inc.
AeroVironment Inc operates under a single business segment in which it supplies unmanned aircraft systems, tactical missile systems, high-altitude pseudo-satellites, and other related services to government agencies within the United States Department of Defense as well as the United States' allied international governments. The systems can help with security, surveillance, or sensing, and provide "eyes in the sky" without needing an actual person, or driver, in the sky.
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