Great West Life Assurance Co. Can boosted its position in Leidos Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LDOS) by 39.5% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 116,415 shares of the aerospace company’s stock after buying an additional 32,979 shares during the period. Great West Life Assurance Co. Can owned about 0.08% of Leidos Holdings worth $6,015,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Other hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of the company. BlackRock Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Leidos Holdings by 12,635.3% in the first quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 11,369,840 shares of the aerospace company’s stock worth $581,454,000 after buying an additional 11,280,562 shares during the last quarter. FMR LLC boosted its position in Leidos Holdings by 76.7% in the first quarter. FMR LLC now owns 4,725,860 shares of the aerospace company’s stock worth $241,680,000 after buying an additional 2,051,894 shares in the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its position in Leidos Holdings by 4.1% in the first quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 12,387,893 shares of the aerospace company’s stock worth $633,517,000 after buying an additional 483,615 shares in the last quarter. Schroder Investment Management Group boosted its position in Leidos Holdings by 31.6% in the first quarter. Schroder Investment Management Group now owns 1,538,906 shares of the aerospace company’s stock worth $78,977,000 after buying an additional 369,880 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Boston Partners boosted its position in Leidos Holdings by 5.7% in the first quarter. Boston Partners now owns 6,749,196 shares of the aerospace company’s stock worth $345,155,000 after buying an additional 364,578 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 74.29% of the company’s stock.

Leidos Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LDOS) opened at 56.68 on Monday. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $53.54 and a 200-day moving average price of $52.89. The stock has a market cap of $8.57 billion, a PE ratio of 25.39 and a beta of 1.73. Leidos Holdings, Inc. has a 12-month low of $37.79 and a 12-month high of $57.72.

Leidos Holdings (NYSE:LDOS) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 3rd. The aerospace company reported $1.04 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.77 by $0.27. Leidos Holdings had a return on equity of 17.35% and a net margin of 3.34%. The business had revenue of $2.57 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.56 billion. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.68 EPS. The firm’s revenue was up 99.6% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts forecast that Leidos Holdings, Inc. will post $3.55 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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LDOS has been the subject of a number of analyst reports. Cowen and Company upped their price target on Leidos Holdings from $58.00 to $62.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a report on Friday, May 5th. Zacks Investment Research cut Leidos Holdings from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, April 26th. BidaskClub cut Leidos Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Saturday, July 1st. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) upgraded Leidos Holdings from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and upped their price target for the stock from $61.00 to $68.00 in a report on Thursday. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $58.50.

Leidos Holdings Company Profile

Leidos Holdings, Inc (Leidos) is a science and technology solutions company focused on delivering solutions primarily in the areas of national security, health and engineering. The Company is a holding company whose direct 100%-owned subsidiary is Leidos, Inc, which delivers science and technology solutions in the areas of national security, health and engineering to agencies of the United States Department of Defense (DoD), the intelligence community, the United States Department of Homeland Security, and other United States Government civil agencies, state and local government agencies, foreign governments and customers across a variety of commercial markets.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Leidos Holdings (NYSE:LDOS)

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