AstroNova (NASDAQ:ALOT) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.07 EPS

AstroNova (NASDAQ:ALOT) issued its quarterly earnings data on Monday. The business services provider reported $0.13 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.06 by $0.07, MarketWatch Earnings reports. AstroNova had a return on equity of 1.95% and a net margin of 1.26%.

Shares of ALOT stock traded down $0.55 during trading on Wednesday, hitting $15.01. The company had a trading volume of 13,995 shares, compared to its average volume of 19,249. The firm has a market capitalization of $108.54 million, a P/E ratio of 75.05, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 3.17 and a beta of 0.78. AstroNova has a one year low of $7.07 and a one year high of $18.05. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.18, a quick ratio of 1.86 and a current ratio of 3.77. The stock’s 50-day moving average price is $15.34 and its 200 day moving average price is $14.80.

A hedge fund recently raised its stake in AstroNova stock. Morgan Stanley grew its stake in shares of AstroNova, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALOT) by 39.8% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm owned 6,152 shares of the business services provider’s stock after acquiring an additional 1,750 shares during the quarter. Morgan Stanley owned about 0.09% of AstroNova worth $86,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. 50.30% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research cut shares of AstroNova from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, August 16th.

AstroNova Company Profile

AstroNova, Inc engages in the design, development, manufacture, and distribution of specialty printers and data acquisition and analysis systems. It operates through the Product Identification (PI) and Test and Measurement (T&M) segments. The PI segment offers digital label printers, over-printers, labeling software, spare parts, service contracts, and related printing supplies such as pressure sensitive labels, tags, inks, toners, and thermal transfer ribbons used in product identification digital printers.

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