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Vista Outdoor is a designer, manufacturer, and marketer of outdoor sports and recreation products. It also makes gear for camping, hiking, skiing, and biking such as flashlights, headlamps, lanterns, helmets, goggles, GPS locators, etc.
TypePublic
Founded2015
HQAnoka, MN, US
Websitevistaoutdoor.com
Employee Ratings3.2
Overall CultureB+

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Mar 2019)5,200(-8%)
Job Openings313
Revenue (FY, 2021)$2.2 B(+27%)
Share Price (Sept 2021)$38.8(-1%)
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at Vista Outdoor

Chris Metz

Chris Metz

Chief Executive Officer
Jason Vanderbrink

Jason Vanderbrink

President Ammunition
Sudhanshu Priyadarshi

Sudhanshu Priyadarshi

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Dylan Ramsey

Dylan Ramsey

Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary
Brad Crandell

Brad Crandell

Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer
Mark Kowalski

Mark Kowalski

Controller and Chief Accounting Officer
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Vista Outdoor Office Locations

Vista Outdoor has offices in Anoka, American Fork, Arlington, Bentonville and in 35 other locations
Anoka, MN, US (HQ)
1 Vista Way
American Fork, UT, US
584 E 1100 S St #5
Arlington, VA, US
4601 Fairfax Dr #220
Bentonville, AR, US
203 SE 22nd St #3
Brookhaven, MS, US
836 Townsend Dr SE
Carson, CA, US
1250 E 223rd St #116
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Vista Outdoor Financials and Metrics

Vista Outdoor Revenue

Vista Outdoor's revenue was reported to be $2.23 b in FY, 2021
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2022)

662.9m

Gross profit (Q1, 2022)

241.4m

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2022), %

36.4%

Net income (Q1, 2022)

102.7m

EBIT (Q1, 2022)

143.7m

Market capitalization (8-Sept-2021)

2.2b

Closing stock price (8-Sept-2021)

38.8

Cash (27-Jun-2021)

208.7m

EV

2.5b
Vista Outdoor's current market capitalization is $2.2 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Revenue

2.1b2.3b2.5b2.3b2.1b1.8b2.2b

Revenue growth, %

9%12%(9%)

Cost of goods sold

1.7b1.9b1.8b1.6b1.4b1.6b

Gross profit

619.4m669.2m521.0m415.7m358.8m633.0m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2015Q2, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2017Q1, 2017Q2, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021Q1, 2022

Revenue

506.9m551.4m514.5m684.3m653.6m568.7m587.3m528.8m546.6m467.8m459.8m445.0m424.8m479.1m575.2m574.7m662.9m

Cost of goods sold

372.8m402.4m375.2m498.9m485.0m422.2m448.3m415.5m437.8m373.5m364.7m354.8m336.0m353.8m413.3m411.4m421.5m

Gross profit

134.0m149.0m139.3m185.4m168.6m146.6m139.0m113.3m108.8m94.2m95.1m90.3m88.8m125.4m161.9m163.2m241.4m

Gross profit Margin, %

26%27%27%27%26%26%24%21%20%20%21%20%21%26%28%28%36%
Annual
USDFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Cash

264.0m151.7m45.1m22.9m21.9m31.4m243.3m

Accounts Receivable

1.1m26.2m421.8m344.2m313.5m301.6m

Prepaid Expenses

21.2m

Inventories

3.5m344.5m331.3m454.5m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2015Q2, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2016Q3, 2017Q1, 2017Q2, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021Q1, 2022

Cash

65.8m86.1m184.3m48.3m71.1m66.0m40.8m53.6m51.0m63.4m46.2m37.6m31.6m22.8m32.1m36.1m40.7m96.5m208.7m

Accounts Receivable

502.6m423.7m340.0m363.4m363.1m320.0m324.6m336.6m315.7m357.3m

Prepaid Expenses

25.3m21.7m18.5m23.7m23.4m18.1m

Inventories

508.8m431.8m425.5m387.7m364.1m334.7m332.2m338.4m353.8m505.1m
Annual
USDFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Net Income

147.0m(274.5m)(60.2m)(648.4m)(155.1m)266.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

66.6m72.6m93.8m89.8m77.5m67.9m65.1m

Inventories

155.5m(7.1m)(7.7m)(84.2m)

Accounts Payable

(37.8m)3.4m(54.1m)(1.6m)540.0k(12.5m)72.9m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2015Q2, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2016Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021Q1, 2022

Net Income

63.6m66.6m33.9m73.2m(377.7m)16.7m(98.1m)(52.3m)(85.2m)(599.8m)(16.6m)(28.5m)(13.9m)40.5m120.1m199.0m102.7m

Depreciation and Amortization

34.4m16.6m22.7m45.8m21.0m41.0m59.4m16.4m36.0m51.2m16.5m32.2m48.5m11.2m

Inventories

17.6m52.3m(56.5m)(88.7m)(53.8m)(37.5m)(7.5m)(761.0k)2.4m7.0m(47.9m)

Accounts Payable

(8.2m)(728.0k)135.6m105.0m139.6m102.9m(21.0m)12.0m55.9m47.7m37.0m29.1m9.4m(4.7m)26.5m36.0m28.1m6.2m
USDQ3, 2015

Debt/Assets

0.4 x
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Vista Outdoor Operating Metrics

FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Brands

304050

Manufacturing Facilities

151318

Patents and Patent Applications

500500600
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Vista Outdoor Revenue Breakdown

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Vista Outdoor revenue breakdown by business segment: 49.8% from Outdoor Products and 50.2% from Shooting Sports

Vista Outdoor Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

79/100

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Vista Outdoor Online and Social Media Presence

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Vista Outdoor Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    B+

    73/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    93/100

  • Compensation

    A+

    83/100

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Vista Outdoor News and Updates

Vista Outdoor Announces Record FY22 First Quarter Financial Results

ANOKA, Minn., July 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Vista Outdoor Inc. (NYSE: VSTO), a leading global designer, manufacturer and marketer of products in the outdoor sports and recreation markets, today reported financial results for the first quarter of its Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22), which ended on...

Vista Outdoor Forms Vista Outdoor Corporate Foundation

ANOKA, Minn., May 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Vista Outdoor Inc. (NYSE: VSTO), a leading global designer, manufacturer and marketer of consumer products in the outdoor sports and recreation markets, today announced the launch of the Vista Outdoor Corporate Foundation (the "Foundation") and...

Vista Outdoor Books Best Quarter Ever As It Feeds Insatiable Demand For Ammo

Ammunition maker Vista Outdoor reported a record operating results for the quarter and fiscal year, with a 40% jump in quarterly sales to $597 million, including a 37% jump in shooting sports sales related to $403 million.

Vista Outdoor stock jumps after bit profit and sales beats, upbeat outlook

Shares of Vista Outdoor Inc. climbed 2.6% in premarket trading Thursday, after the shooting accessories and outdoor products company reported a fiscal fourth-quarter profit that beat expectations, as sales rose to the highest level in more than four years, with demand and order rates continued to i…

Vista Outdoor Reports Record Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2021 Operating Results

ANOKA, Minn., May 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Vista Outdoor Inc. (NYSE: VSTO) today reported operating results for the fourth quarter and Fiscal Year 2021 (FY21), which ended on March 31, 2021. "Strength in our underlying business fundamentals, disciplined strategy execution and favorable...

Worldwide Inflatable Outdoor Leisure Products Industry to 2025 - Featuring Bestway Global Holdings, Intex Recreation and Vista Outdoor

DUBLIN, April 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Global Inflatable Outdoor Leisure Products Market: Size, Trends & Forecasts (2021-2025)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. This report provides analysis of the outdoor inflatable leisure products market, with detailed...
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Vista Outdoor Blogs

Olathe DC Hosts Pie-in-the-Face Auction

LaToya Brown, HR Generalist at Bushnell/ Outdoor Products organized an event that had the Olathe DC crew throwing pies to in the faces of their favorite leaders — for a good cause. To raise money for the Employee Assistance Fund (EAF), employees bought… The post Olathe DC Hosts Pie-in-the-Face Aucti…

CamelBak Donates to Bags of Hope

In August, volunteers from the FBI Minneapolis Citizens Academy Alumni Association (FBIMCAAA) gathered at Federal’s Clubhouse Conference Center in Anoka, Minnesota to fill 100 Hope Bags for victims of sex trafficking in Minnesota and the Dakotas. CamelBak donated 100 Pivot Tote… The post CamelBak Do…

45 Years of Growth and Innovation in the World of Hunting

What began in Will Primos’ garage as a passion for perfecting turkey mouth calls has since grown to become a national brand hunters know and trust. Over the past 45 years, Primos Hunting has added a top-rated outdoor TV show… The post 45 Years of Growth and Innovation in the World of Hunting appeare…
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Vista Outdoor Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Vista Outdoor founded?

    Vista Outdoor was founded in 2015.

  • Who are Vista Outdoor key executives?

    Vista Outdoor's key executives are Chris Metz, Jason Vanderbrink and Sudhanshu Priyadarshi.

  • How many employees does Vista Outdoor have?

    Vista Outdoor has 5,200 employees.

  • What is Vista Outdoor revenue?

    Latest Vista Outdoor annual revenue is $2.2 b.

  • What is Vista Outdoor revenue per employee?

    Latest Vista Outdoor revenue per employee is $428 k.

  • Who are Vista Outdoor competitors?

    Competitors of Vista Outdoor include Olin Corporation, American Outdoor Brands and Johnson Outdoors.

  • Where is Vista Outdoor headquarters?

    Vista Outdoor headquarters is located at 1 Vista Way, Anoka.

  • Where are Vista Outdoor offices?

    Vista Outdoor has offices in Anoka, American Fork, Arlington, Bentonville and in 35 other locations.

  • How many offices does Vista Outdoor have?

    Vista Outdoor has 39 offices.