Vista Outdoor Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets consumer products for outdoor sports and recreation markets in the United States and internationally.
Excellent balance sheet and fair value.
Share Price & News
How has Vista Outdoor's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: VSTO's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: VSTO underperformed the US Leisure industry which returned 10.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: VSTO underperformed the US Market which returned 19.4% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Vista Outdoor's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Vista Outdoor undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: VSTO ($9.56) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($25.67)
Significantly Below Fair Value: VSTO is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: VSTO is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Leisure industry average.
PE vs Market: VSTO is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate VSTO's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: VSTO is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.9x) compared to the US Leisure industry average (2.4x).
How is Vista Outdoor forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 5 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: VSTO is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (1.7%).
Earnings vs Market: VSTO is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: VSTO's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: VSTO's revenue (0.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: VSTO's revenue (0.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if VSTO's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Vista Outdoor performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: VSTO is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: VSTO is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: VSTO is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -55.2% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare VSTO's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: VSTO is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Leisure industry (-3.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: VSTO has a negative Return on Equity (-10.33%), as it is currently unprofitable.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is Vista Outdoor's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: VSTO's short term assets ($705.4M) exceed its short term liabilities ($243.5M).
Long Term Liabilities: VSTO's short term assets ($705.4M) exceed its long term liabilities ($700.5M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: VSTO's debt to equity ratio (86.6%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: VSTO's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 107.1% to 86.6% over the past 5 years.
Inventory Level: VSTO has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: VSTO's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 1.3x debt).
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: Whilst unprofitable VSTO has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.
Forecast Cash Runway: VSTO is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, even with free cash flow being positive and shrinking by -12% per year.
What is Vista Outdoor's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Current dividend yield vs market & industry
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate VSTO's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate VSTO's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if VSTO's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if VSTO's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of VSTO's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Chris Metz (54yo)
Mr. Christopher T. Metz, also known as Chris, has been Chief Executive Officer and Director of Vista Outdoor Inc. since October 09, 2017. Mr. Metz is responsible for day-to-day operations of Vista Outdoor ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Chris's total compensation ($USD6.12M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD1.68M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Chris's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|CEO & Director||2.3yrs||US$6.12m||0.21% $1.2m|
|Senior VP & CFO||1.8yrs||US$2.75m||0.12% $673.6k|
|Vice President of Financial Planning & Analysis||0yrs||US$387.83k||0.0048% $26.4k|
|Chief Accounting Officer & Controller||0.3yrs||no data||0.042% $234.3k|
|VP, Chief Communications & Investor Relations Officer||1.4yrs||no data||0.016% $87.4k|
|General Counsel||0.3yrs||no data||0.018% $98.4k|
|Chief Human Resources Officer & VP||0.3yrs||no data||0.016% $88.7k|
|President of Ammunition||2.3yrs||no data||0.058% $319.5k|
|Chief Digital Officer||1.1yrs||no data||no data|
|President of Bell + Giro||0.3yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: VSTO's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.1 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
|CEO & Director||2.3yrs||US$6.12m||0.21% $1.2m|
|Independent Director||5.1yrs||US$209.99k||0.017% $92.6k|
|Independent Director||5yrs||US$204.99k||0.041% $229.5k|
|Independent Director||5yrs||US$212.49k||0.036% $198.5k|
|Lead Independent Director||0yrs||US$198.74k||0.031% $172.8k|
|Independent Chairman of the Board||2.6yrs||US$272.49k||0.034% $185.4k|
|Independent Director||5yrs||US$204.99k||0.038% $207.6k|
|Independent Director||1.2yrs||US$235.49k||no data|
Experienced Board: VSTO's board of directors are considered experienced (5 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Vista Outdoor Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Vista Outdoor Inc.
- Ticker: VSTO
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 2014
- Industry: Leisure Products
- Sector: Consumer Durables
- Market Cap: US$553.302m
- Shares outstanding: 57.88m
- Website: https://www.vistaoutdoor.com
Number of Employees
- Vista Outdoor Inc.
- 1 Vista Way
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|VSTO||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||US||USD||Jan 2015|
|5VO||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Shares||DE||EUR||Jan 2015|
Vista Outdoor Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets consumer products for outdoor sports and recreation markets in the United States and internationally. The company operates through Outdoor Products and Shooting Sports segments. The Outdoor Products segment offer sports products for action sports, including helmets, goggles, and accessories for cycling, snow, action, and power sports; archery/hunting accessories, such as hunting arrows, game calls, hunting blinds, game cameras, and waterfowl decoys; outdoor cooking solutions; golf products, such as laser rangefinders; hydration products comprising hydration packs and water bottles; optical products, such as binoculars, riflescopes, and telescopes; shooting accessories, including reloading equipment, clay targets, and premium gun care products; and tactical products, such as holsters, duty gear, bags, and packs. The Shooting Sports segment designs, develops, produces, and sources ammunition and firearms for the hunting and sport shooting enthusiast markets, as well as ammunition for local law enforcement, the United States government, and international markets. This segment’s product line includes centerfire ammunition, rimfire ammunition, shotshell ammunition, reloading components, and firearms. The company sells its products to outdoor enthusiasts, hunters and recreational shooters, athletes, and law enforcement and military professionals through various mass, specialty, and independent retailers and distributors. Vista Outdoor Inc. was incorporated in 2014 and is headquartered in Anoka, Minnesota.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/02/19 01:39|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/18 00:00|
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