AeroVironment Inc. (AVAV) Drops 6.84% on January 19

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AeroVironment Inc. (AVAV) was one of the Russell 2000's biggest losers for Tuesday January 19 as the stock slid 6.84% to $24.26, a loss of $-1.78 per share. Starting at an opening price of $26.23 a share, the stock traded between $24.08 and $26.23 over the course of the trading day. Volume was 171,702 shares over 1,850 trades, against an average daily volume of 193,002 shares and a total float of 23.33 million.

The losses send AeroVironment Inc. down to a market cap of $566.1 million. In the last year, AeroVironment Inc. has traded between $30.65 and $19.10, and its 50-day SMA is currently $26.34 and 200-day SMA is $25.18.

The stock has a P/E Ratio of 86.8.

AeroVironment Inc is engaged in the design, develop, produce, support and operate a technological portfolio of products and services. It supplies unmanned aircraft systems, UAS, tactical missile systems and related services within the US DoD.

AeroVironment Inc. is based out of Monrovia, CA and has some 663 employees. Its CEO is Timothy E. Conver.

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