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    AeroVironment, Inc. Stock Investors, Shareholders, Insiders and Outstanding Shares

    AeroVironment, Inc.



    2.81 (3.16%)

    At Close: 4:00 PM


    0.00 (0.00%)

    After Market: 8:33 PM

    Shares & ShareHolders

    Making an investment decision in the stock market involves a certain amount of risk, so it's important to thoroughly review a company's stock before making any decisions. Stock float, number of short positions and outstanding shares are among the many factors an investor should take into account.

    Shares Outstanding

    24.9 Million


    24.66 Million





    Shares Short

    1.26 Million

    Short % of shares outstanding


    Shares Short (Prior Month)

    1.16 Million


    Short of Float


    Short % of Shares Outstanding

    Top Institutional Holders

    A total of 0.90% of AVAV shares are owned by insiders. About 90.60% of AVAV shares are held by financial institutions. BlackRock Fund Advisors is the top corporate investor, holding 3.85 Million shares valued at $329.37 Million. A 15.28% stake in AeroVironment, Inc. is owned by the company. The Vanguard Group, Inc owns 2.52 Million shares valued at $216 Million, which translates its holding of 10.02% of the stake in the company.

    Holder% StakeShares HeldTotal Value ($)Shares% Change in Portfolio
    BlackRock Fund Advisors15.28% 3,845,126329,373,493226,6966.27%
    The Vanguard Group, Inc10.02% 2,521,605216,000,68477,2863.16%
    American Capital Management, Inc5.79% 1,456,095124,729,098-54,695-3.62%
    SSgA Funds Management, Inc5.69% 1,430,804122,562,67116,4401.16%
    Nikko Asset Management Americas,3.35% 841,88972,116,212-161,231-16.07%
    Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd3.03% 762,74865,336,994-80,038-9.50%
    Baillie Gifford & Co3.02% 759,63865,070,59134,7944.80%
    Stephens Investment Management Gr2.68% 673,30857,675,56395,71716.57%
    Dimensional Fund Advisors LP2.67% 670,40057,426,464-358-0.05%
    ARK Investment Management LLC2.56% 644,04555,168,895-106,146-14.15%

    AeroVironment, Inc. Insiders

    Among the AVAV insiders holding of 0.07% of the stake in company, PAGE STEPHEN F, Director, holds the largest shares of 34,837. BROWN MELISSA ANN, VP, Gen. Counsel, Corp. Sec., is the second largest AVAV insider with ownership of 8,285 shares. SHACKLEY BRIAN CHARLES,VP, Chief Accounting Officer, stands third with possession of 3,382 shares of that stake.

    InsiderDesignationShares Held
    PAGE STEPHEN FDirector34,837
    BROWN MELISSA ANNVP, Gen. Counsel, Corp. Sec.8,285
    SHACKLEY BRIAN CHARLESVP, Chief Accounting Officer3,382
    ROELKE ALISON MARIEVP and Chief People Officer2,596

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    Frequently Asked Questions


    How many institutions own AVAV stock?

    A company's 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) provides investors with comprehensive information about institutional ownership in a listed company, a sign of strength in terms of how many institutions have confidence in that company. The number of institutional investors who currently own AVAV shares is 328, representing 90.60% of the company's common stock.


    Who are the major shareholders selling AeroVironment, Inc. stock?

    American Capital Management, Inc, in the last quarter, reduced its stake in AVAV by -3.62% restricting it's holding to 1.46 Million shares of worth nearly $124.73 Million. Nikko Asset Management Americas, also lessened -16.07% of the AVAV shares from its portfolio, reducing its holding to 841.89 Thousands shares of worth $72.12 Million. Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd also shunned AVAV shares holding by -9.50% last quarter which brought its holding to 762.75 Thousands shares worth $65.34 Million.


    Investors who are buying AVAV stock?

    As per its latest 13F filing, BlackRock Fund Advisors increased its stake in AVAV by 6.27% in the last quarter. The institutional holder raised its holding to 3.85 Million shares having worth more than $329.37 Million. The Vanguard Group, Inc also added 3.16% more shares of AVAV to its portfolio, raising its holding to 2.52 Million shares of worth $216 Million. SSgA Funds Management, Inc also increased its AVAV shares holding by 1.16% which brought its holding to 1.43 Million shares worth $122.56 Million.


    AVAV's major insiders: who are they?

    The insider with the most stakes in AVAV is PAGE STEPHEN F , a Director at the company. Additionally, AVAV stock is highly held by VP, Gen. Counsel, Corp. Sec. BROWN MELISSA ANN and VP, Chief Accounting Officer SHACKLEY BRIAN CHARLES among others.


    Did an insider recently sell AVAV stock?

    Company executives, directors, and other insiders own 0.9 percent of AeroVironment, Inc.'s stock. Within the last six months, there have been 3 transaction(s) in which AVAV insiders have sold stock, totaling 12,913 shares. Insiders that have sold shares include BURBAGE CHARLES THOMAS, PAGE STEPHEN F, and SHACKLEY BRIAN CHARLES.


    Which insider recently purchased AVAV stock?

    There have been no transaction(s) during the past 6-months in which AVAV insiders have bought stock N/A.


    How much of AVAV does insiders own?

    Around 224.1 Thousands AeroVironment, Inc. shares are held by insiders, which represents about 0.90% of AVAV Stock.


    Who is the insider with the largest stake?

    AVAV Director, PAGE STEPHEN F holds the largest portfolio of the company's shares. AVAV shares owned by Levinson total nearly 34.84 Thousands.


    Which institution holds the most shares in AVAV?

    BlackRock Fund Advisors is the largest institutional owner in AVAV which holds 3.85 Million shares worth $329.37 Million or 15.28% of the total AVAV shares outstanding followed by The Vanguard Group, Inc with ownership of 2.52 Million shares representing 10.02% of the AVAV ownership. American Capital Management, Inc, Inc is the third largest stakeholder with 1.46 Million shares or 5.79% of the ownership worth more than $124.73 Million.


    Is AeroVironment, Inc. stock optionable?

    Stock options give the owner the ability but not the obligation to buy or sell a security at a predetermined price and date. Stock options can be classified into two types: puts and calls. A put is a bet on falling stock, and a call is a bet on rising stock. As far as the AVAV is concerned, it is a stock which is optionable.


    Is there a short position on AVAV's shares?

    Number of AVAV shares short as of 2022-10-13 was 1.26 Million. Shares short is a market sentiment in which investors have sold their shares short in a given stock but have not yet covered them or closed them out.


    About how many outstanding AVAV shares are there?

    As of today, 24.9 Million shares of AVAV are outstanding.


    Is there many float in AeroVironment, Inc. stock?

    Float represents the number of tradeable shares in a specific stock. By subtracting restricted and closely-held shares from a firm's total outstanding shares, we can calculate its floating stock. The term "closely-held shares" refers to shares held by employees, major shareholders, and company insiders. At present, AVAV has 24.66 Million shares in float.


    AVAV short ratio: what is it?

    Short ratio is calculated by dividing the number of short shares, short interest or bets that shareholders will sell short from the average daily volume. A higher ratio indicates longer times needed to repurchase borrowed shares (sold). The short ratio for AVAV was N/A as of 2022-10-13.