Deprince Race & Zollo Inc. acquired a new stake in Orbital ATK Inc. (NYSE:OA) during the third quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm acquired 18,840 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,436,000.

Other large investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. Fox Run Management L.L.C. acquired a new stake in Orbital ATK during the second quarter valued at about $579,000. Capstone Asset Management Co. boosted its stake in Orbital ATK by 8.6% in the second quarter. Capstone Asset Management Co. now owns 3,021 shares of the company’s stock valued at $257,000 after buying an additional 240 shares during the period. Creative Planning boosted its stake in Orbital ATK by 1.7% in the second quarter. Creative Planning now owns 5,421 shares of the company’s stock valued at $462,000 after buying an additional 93 shares during the period. Alpha Windward LLC acquired a new stake in Orbital ATK during the second quarter valued at about $393,000. Finally, NEXT Financial Group Inc boosted its stake in Orbital ATK by 2.2% in the second quarter. NEXT Financial Group Inc now owns 4,715 shares of the company’s stock valued at $401,000 after buying an additional 100 shares during the period. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 85.71% of the company’s stock.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Orbital ATK (NYSE:OA)

Shares of Orbital ATK Inc. (NYSE:OA) traded down 0.74% during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $87.30. The stock had a trading volume of 338,481 shares. Orbital ATK Inc. has a one year low of $67.04 and a one year high of $94.92. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $78.47 and its 200-day moving average price is $81.16. The company has a market cap of $5.12 billion, a PE ratio of 16.27 and a beta of -0.29.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, December 1st. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, November 16th will be issued a dividend of $0.30 per share. This represents a $1.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.37%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, November 14th. Orbital ATK’s dividend payout ratio is currently 27.15%.

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A number of research analysts recently weighed in on OA shares. Jefferies Group reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Orbital ATK in a report on Friday, August 5th. Deutsche Bank AG started coverage on Orbital ATK in a report on Thursday, September 1st. They issued a “buy” rating and a $100.00 target price on the stock. Wells Fargo & Co. reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Orbital ATK in a report on Monday, November 14th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Orbital ATK from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 25th. Finally, Argus cut Orbital ATK from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $91.75 target price on the stock. in a report on Tuesday, August 23rd. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Orbital ATK has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $98.16.

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