Shares of ASV Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:ASV) have been assigned a consensus broker rating score of 1.00 (Strong Buy) from the two brokers that provide coverage for the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. Two analysts have rated the stock with a strong buy rating.

Analysts have set a 1-year consensus price target of $4.75 for the company and are predicting that the company will post ($0.10) earnings per share for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Zacks has also assigned ASV an industry rank of 171 out of 255 based on the ratings given to related companies.

A number of equities research analysts have issued reports on the company. ValuEngine lowered ASV from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Monday, December 31st. Zacks Investment Research lowered ASV from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, April 10th. Finally, Barrington Research restated a “buy” rating and set a $5.00 price objective on shares of ASV in a research report on Thursday, February 7th.

Several institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. First Wilshire Securities Management Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of ASV by 3.3% in the 4th quarter. First Wilshire Securities Management Inc. now owns 601,938 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,204,000 after acquiring an additional 19,492 shares during the last quarter. Royce & Associates LP lifted its holdings in shares of ASV by 8.3% in the 4th quarter. Royce & Associates LP now owns 296,390 shares of the company’s stock valued at $593,000 after acquiring an additional 22,800 shares during the last quarter. WealthTrust Axiom LLC lifted its holdings in shares of ASV by 77.6% in the 4th quarter. WealthTrust Axiom LLC now owns 209,258 shares of the company’s stock valued at $418,000 after acquiring an additional 91,458 shares during the last quarter. Beddow Capital Management Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of ASV by 23.8% in the 4th quarter. Beddow Capital Management Inc. now owns 26,032 shares of the company’s stock valued at $52,000 after acquiring an additional 5,000 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Quantum Capital Management lifted its holdings in shares of ASV by 100.7% in the 4th quarter. Quantum Capital Management now owns 20,667 shares of the company’s stock valued at $41,000 after acquiring an additional 10,372 shares during the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 39.95% of the company’s stock.

ASV stock traded up $0.23 during trading on Thursday, reaching $2.69. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 400 shares, compared to its average volume of 11,929. ASV has a 1 year low of $1.99 and a 1 year high of $8.50. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.77, a quick ratio of 0.75 and a current ratio of 2.02. The firm has a market capitalization of $26.63 million, a PE ratio of 22.42 and a beta of 3.00.

ASV Company Profile

ASV Holdings, Inc designs and manufactures compact construction equipment in North America, Australia, and New Zealand. It offers compact track loader and skid steer loader equipment under the ASV and Terex brands. The company also offers private label original equipment manufacturing services; and pre-and post-sale dealer support, after-sale technical support, and replacement parts.

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