Morning Buzz: Taser Int’l (TASR), FireEye (FEYE), Tesla Motors (TSLA), Nu Skin Enterprises (NUS), Audience (ADNC)

Taser International Inc. (TASR) – The company today announced multiple large orders of its AXON body-worn video cameras and EVIDENCE.com solution, a back-end digital evidence management system. Taser stated in a press release that these orders were received in Q4 of 2014 and are expected to ship in Q4 of 2014.

Taser International Inc. is up $0.48 to $18.97 in pre-market trading today. On valuation-measures, shares of the manufacturer of conducted electrical weapons have a trailing-12 and forward P/E of 56.20 and 39.34, respectively. P/E to growth ratio is 1.62, while t-12 profit margin is 12.81%. EPS registers at $0.33. The Scottsdale, Arizona-based company has a market cap of $970.24M and a median Wall Street price target of $21.00 with a high target of $23.00.

On trading-measure, TASR has a beta of -0.62 and a short float of 16.34%. In the past 12 months, the name has traded between a low of $10.46 and a high of $20.83 with the 50-day MA and 200-day MA located at $15.75 and $14.41 levels, respectively.

TASR currently prints a one year return of about 6.76%, and a year-to-date return of around 16.44%.

Shares of FireEye, Inc. (FEYE) are down nearly 20% in pre-market trading Wednesday, a day after the cyber security firm reported revenue outlook that was largely below analyst expectations.

Following the company’s earnings results, FEYE shares were downgraded to ‘Market Perform’ from ‘Outperform’ at Cowen. The firm also cut its 12-month base case estimate to $35 from $45. Separately, FireEye, Inc had its price target lowered to $30 from $38, and to $37 from $58 at Citigroup (C) and FBR Capital, respectively.

FEYE shares recently lost $5.57 to $28.68. In the past 52 weeks, shares of Milpitas, California-based company have traded between a low of $24.81 and a high of $97.35. Shares are down 9.46% year-over-year, and 21.46% year-to-date.

The stock is currently one of Nasdaq’s most active pre-market mover, with more than 1.7M shares traded.

Tesla Motors, Inc. (TSLA) – The auto maker today announced that the Tesla Model S has received a maximum-possible 5-star safety rating from the European New Car Assessment Program. Tesla said its Model S is one of just a few cars to have ever achieved a 5-star safety rating from both Euro NCAP and the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Tesla Motors, Inc., valued at $29.78B, opened at $240.58 in pre-market trading today. The name is currently up $2.77 to $241.70 with approximately 42K shares changing hands.

On valuation-measures, shares of Tesla have a forward price-to-earnings ratio of 71.97. P/E to growth is 5.57, while t-12 profit margin is (6.83%). EPS registers at ($1.35). The company has a market cap of $29.78B and a median Wall Street price target of $300.00 with a high target of $400.00.

TSLA currently prints a one year return of about 36.38%, and a year-to-date return of around 58.83% with its 52-week range being $116.10 to $291.42.

Tesla is scheduled to release Q3 earnings after the bell today.

Shares of Nu Skin Enterprises Inc. (NUS) plunged 22.15% after the seller of anti-aging and nutritional products reported profit and sales outlook that was well below analyst projections. The company said its net income fell to $68.3 million in the third quarter ended Sept. 30 from $110.9 million, y/y. Nu Skin now expects Q4 EPS of $0.72 to $0.77, and revs of $590M to $610M vs FactSet consensus analyst estimates of $1.01M and $659M, respectively.

Nu Skin Enterprises said EPS “for the fourth quarter will be negatively impacted $0.08 by a pre-payment fee in connection with the refinancing of our debt.”

NUS, currently valued at $2.99B, has a median Wall Street price target of $65.00 with a high target of $77.00. Approximately 50,889 shares have already changed hands.

In the past 52 weeks, shares of Nu Skin Enterprises have traded between a low of $40.06 and a high of $140.50 with the 50-day MA and 200-day MA located at $46.27 and $60.99 levels, respectively. Additionally, shares of NUS trade at a P/E ratio of -3.41 and have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) and MACD indicator of 58.29 and +3.22, respectively.

NUS currently prints a one year loss of about 56.84%, and a year-to-date loss of around 62.87%.

Audience, Inc. (ADNC) – The company today announced that it has been selected by Samsung for the highly anticipated Gear S smartwatch, Galaxy Note Edge, Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Alpha smartphones. The Audience eS704 Advanced Voice processer enables innovative audio features for the most recent Samsung flagship devices.

“Samsung consistently pushes the envelope in consumer devices which combine style with impressive functionality,” said Peter Santos, president and CEO of Audience. “We are pleased to extend our relationship with this great industry leader and look forward to future collaborations.”

Shares of Audience Inc gained 30 cents to $4.01 in recent trading.

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