Research Analysts Issue Forecasts for Academy Sports and Outdoors, Inc.’s Q1 2025 Earnings (NASDAQ:ASO)

Academy Sports and Outdoors, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASOFree Report) – Wedbush issued their Q1 2025 earnings per share estimates for Academy Sports and Outdoors in a research note issued on Monday, April 1st. Wedbush analyst S. Basham expects that the company will earn $1.06 per share for the quarter. Wedbush has a “Outperform” rating and a $80.00 price target on the stock. The consensus estimate for Academy Sports and Outdoors’ current full-year earnings is $7.27 per share. Wedbush also issued estimates for Academy Sports and Outdoors’ Q1 2026 earnings at $1.16 EPS, Q2 2026 earnings at $2.15 EPS, Q3 2026 earnings at $1.45 EPS and Q4 2026 earnings at $2.21 EPS.

ASO has been the topic of several other reports. Telsey Advisory Group reduced their price objective on Academy Sports and Outdoors from $83.00 to $75.00 and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a research note on Thursday, March 21st. Truist Financial reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $77.00 price objective on shares of Academy Sports and Outdoors in a research note on Tuesday, March 19th. Robert W. Baird increased their price objective on Academy Sports and Outdoors from $70.00 to $80.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research note on Friday, March 22nd. Evercore ISI increased their price objective on Academy Sports and Outdoors from $75.00 to $78.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research note on Friday, March 22nd. Finally, B. Riley reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $72.00 price objective (up from $65.00) on shares of Academy Sports and Outdoors in a research note on Monday, March 25th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and ten have issued a buy rating to the stock. Based on data from MarketBeat, Academy Sports and Outdoors has a consensus rating of “Moderate Buy” and an average price target of $73.81.

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Academy Sports and Outdoors Stock Up 0.2 %

NASDAQ:ASO opened at $63.38 on Wednesday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.51, a current ratio of 1.87 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.25. The stock’s fifty day moving average is $68.32 and its two-hundred day moving average is $58.40. Academy Sports and Outdoors has a 52 week low of $42.83 and a 52 week high of $75.73. The stock has a market capitalization of $4.72 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 9.43, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.89 and a beta of 1.35.

Academy Sports and Outdoors Increases Dividend

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, April 18th. Investors of record on Tuesday, March 26th will be given a $0.11 dividend. This represents a $0.44 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.69%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, March 25th. This is a boost from Academy Sports and Outdoors’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.09. Academy Sports and Outdoors’s payout ratio is 6.55%.

Hedge Funds Weigh In On Academy Sports and Outdoors

Several institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. increased its position in Academy Sports and Outdoors by 4.2% during the 1st quarter. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. now owns 48,019 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,892,000 after purchasing an additional 1,951 shares during the period. Bank of New York Mellon Corp boosted its stake in shares of Academy Sports and Outdoors by 117.2% during the 1st quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 850,956 shares of the company’s stock worth $33,529,000 after acquiring an additional 459,085 shares in the last quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Academy Sports and Outdoors by 42.0% during the 1st quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 4,798 shares of the company’s stock worth $190,000 after acquiring an additional 1,419 shares in the last quarter. Natixis Advisors L.P. purchased a new stake in shares of Academy Sports and Outdoors during the 1st quarter worth approximately $447,000. Finally, MetLife Investment Management LLC boosted its stake in shares of Academy Sports and Outdoors by 57.0% during the 1st quarter. MetLife Investment Management LLC now owns 42,967 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,693,000 after acquiring an additional 15,599 shares in the last quarter.

Academy Sports and Outdoors Company Profile

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Academy Sports and Outdoors, Inc, through its subsidiaries, operates as a sporting goods and outdoor recreational retailer in the United States. The company outdoor division comprises camping products, such as coolers and drinkware, camping accessories and equipment, sunglasses, backpacks, and sports bags; fishing products including marine equipment and fishing rods, reels, and baits and equipment; and hunting products, which includes firearms, ammunition, archery and archery equipment, camouflage apparel, waders, shooting accessories, optics, airguns, and hunting equipment.

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