Tracking the Current Consensus Price Target for Johnson Outdoors Inc. (NASDAQ:JOUT)

Keeping an eye on shares of Johnson Outdoors Inc. (NASDAQ:JOUT), we see that the current average price target is $75. Wall Street analysts have the ability to produce price target estimates for where they think the stock is heading. Because price target projections vary from one analyst to another, they may span a wide range of values. Many investors choose to monitor target prices, and they will pay extra close attention when there are updates. Investors might choose to lean heavily on analyst reports and  target projections when doing their own stock research.

As the next company earnings season comes into focus, investors may be closely following the numbers as they are released. Some investors will choose to stay away from any big trades during earnings season. Others will opt to try to capitalize on stock price fluctuations that may occur before and after the earnings report. Wall Street analysts may be getting ready to make estimate revisions over the next couple of weeks. Investors have the ability to follow analyst estimates and recommendations when undertaking stock analysis. Investors may choose to review analyst projections and then make their own decisions on what they think the company will report for the quarter.

Street analysts often provide stock recommendations for companies that they track. According to analysts polled by Zacks Research, the current average rating on shares of Johnson Outdoors Inc. (NASDAQ:JOUT) is 1. This average rating includes analysts who have given Buy, Sell and Hold ratings on the name. This rating uses a numerical scale from 1 to 5. A 1 would indicate a Buy recommendation, and a score of 5 would point to a Sell recommendation. Out of all the analysts offering recommendations, 2 have rated the stock a Strong Buy or Buy.

Covering analysts are looking for Johnson Outdoors Inc. (NASDAQ:JOUT) to report a current quarter EPS of 2.29 when the company issues their next earnings report. This is the consensus estimate using analysts taken into consideration by Zacks Research. This estimate includes 1 sell-side analysts. For the previous reporting period, the company posted a quarterly EPS of 0.35. Investors will be closely tracking how close the actual comes to the consensus estimate after the next report. Analysts covering the stock are usually very busy during earnings periods. Before the release, they might be revising estimates. After the earnings release, they will closely review the information and update accordingly.

Looking at some recent stock price activity for Johnson Outdoors Inc. (NASDAQ:JOUT), we have spotted shares trading near the $72.63 level. Looking at some popular historical levels, we note that the 52-week high is presently $105.16, and the 52-week low is currently $58.05. When the stock is trading close to the 52-week high or 52-week low, investors may pay extra attention to see if there will be a move through that level. Looking back over the last 12 weeks, the stock has moved 13.88%. Heading back to the start of the year, we can see that shares have moved 23.65%. Over the past 4 weeks, shares have seen a change of 5.05%. Over the last 5 trading sessions, the stock has moved 3.56%.

Often times, investors are faced with challenging portfolio decisions. Maybe there are a few stocks that have outperformed expectations by a large margin. Investors may be hesitant to exit a position with the fear that the stock may have much more room to run. Investors may have to decide if the time is right to cash in and take some profits, or hold out for further gains. On the other end, investors may have a few duds in the portfolio. Cutting ties with certain underperformers can be a tough decision. It may be hard for an investor to sell a position that they thought for sure was going to pan out and provide gains. Being able to detach from a certain position may help ease the possibility of even more frustration later down the line if the stock doesn’t bounce back.