Headlines about Engility Holdings (NYSE:EGL) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Engility Holdings earned a media sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the aerospace company an impact score of 44.1444600045054 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.

Shares of Engility Holdings (NYSE EGL) opened at $28.45 on Thursday. The company has a current ratio of 1.34, a quick ratio of 1.34 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.31. Engility Holdings has a 1-year low of $25.70 and a 1-year high of $39.16. The stock has a market capitalization of $1,040.30, a price-to-earnings ratio of 12.39 and a beta of 2.09.

Engility Holdings (NYSE:EGL) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 2nd. The aerospace company reported $0.26 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.54 by ($0.28). Engility Holdings had a return on equity of 11.87% and a net margin of 1.57%. The firm had revenue of $487.10 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $496.84 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.52 earnings per share. Engility Holdings’s revenue was down 4.8% on a year-over-year basis. analysts predict that Engility Holdings will post 2.22 EPS for the current year.

A number of analysts have recently issued reports on EGL shares. Maxim Group restated a “hold” rating on shares of Engility Holdings in a report on Friday, November 3rd. Vertical Research lowered Engility Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, November 3rd. FBR & Co reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Engility Holdings in a report on Monday, October 16th. Zacks Investment Research lowered Engility Holdings from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, November 7th. Finally, Jefferies Group LLC reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $37.00 price objective on shares of Engility Holdings in a report on Friday, October 6th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $35.67.

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In other Engility Holdings news, Director Peter Marino sold 15,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, November 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $28.39, for a total transaction of $425,850.00. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 1,213 shares in the company, valued at $34,437.07. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this link. Also, Director William G. Tobin sold 3,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, August 31st. The shares were sold at an average price of $30.82, for a total value of $92,460.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 6,290 shares in the company, valued at $193,857.80. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last 90 days, insiders have sold 22,483 shares of company stock worth $646,479. Corporate insiders own 0.57% of the company’s stock.

Engility Holdings Company Profile

Engility Holdings, Inc (Engility) is a provider of systems engineering services, training, program management, and operational support for the United States Government worldwide. The Company’s business is focused on providing a range of engineering, technical, analytical, advisory, training, logistics and support services.

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