VirTra, Inc. (NASDAQ:VTSI) saw a significant increase in short interest during the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 129,500 shares, an increase of 27.7% from the August 15th total of 101,400 shares. Currently, 1.3% of the shares of the stock are sold short. Based on an average trading volume of 158,500 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 0.8 days.
Shares of VTSI opened at $9.43 on Wednesday. The company has a market capitalization of $101.89 million, a P/E ratio of 20.96, a P/E/G ratio of 0.76 and a beta of 1.13. VirTra has a one year low of $3.39 and a one year high of $10.22. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.03, a quick ratio of 2.93 and a current ratio of 3.38. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of $7.78 and a 200 day moving average price of $6.59.
VirTra (NASDAQ:VTSI) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August 12th. The company reported $0.05 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.06) by $0.11. VirTra had a return on equity of 22.95% and a net margin of 16.11%. The firm had revenue of $5.26 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.77 million. As a group, equities research analysts forecast that VirTra will post 0.3 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
A number of equities research analysts have issued reports on VTSI shares. Roth Capital boosted their price target on VirTra from $10.00 to $13.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, August 13th. Maxim Group downgraded VirTra from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 13th. TheStreet downgraded VirTra from a “b-” rating to a “c” rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 17th. Lake Street Capital upped their target price on VirTra from $9.00 to $11.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, August 13th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised VirTra from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $8.25 target price for the company in a research report on Wednesday, August 18th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. According to data from MarketBeat, the stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $10.75.
VirTra, Inc provides force training simulators, firearms training simulators, and driving simulators for law enforcement, military, educational, and commercial markets worldwide. The company's products comprise V-300 simulator, a 300 degree wrap-around screen for simulation training; V-180 simulator, a 180 degree screen for smaller spaces or budgets; V-100, a single-screen firearms training simulator system; V-100 MIL, a single-screen small arms training simulator; and V-ST PRO, a realistic single screen firearms shooting and skills training simulator.
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