Braun Stacey Associates Inc. reduced its position in shares of Leidos Holdings Inc (NYSE:LDOS) by 7.7% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 174,098 shares of the aerospace company’s stock after selling 14,503 shares during the period. Braun Stacey Associates Inc.’s holdings in Leidos were worth $17,042,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in LDOS. Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc. raised its stake in shares of Leidos by 11.6% in the first quarter. Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc. now owns 347,168 shares of the aerospace company’s stock valued at $22,251,000 after acquiring an additional 36,131 shares in the last quarter. AQR Capital Management LLC raised its stake in shares of Leidos by 2,142.2% in the second quarter. AQR Capital Management LLC now owns 154,063 shares of the aerospace company’s stock valued at $12,302,000 after acquiring an additional 147,192 shares in the last quarter. Morgan Stanley raised its stake in shares of Leidos by 2.4% in the second quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 329,330 shares of the aerospace company’s stock valued at $26,297,000 after acquiring an additional 7,702 shares in the last quarter. Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC raised its stake in shares of Leidos by 1,394.3% in the second quarter. Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC now owns 36,161 shares of the aerospace company’s stock valued at $2,887,000 after acquiring an additional 33,741 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD raised its stake in shares of Leidos by 22.9% in the second quarter. Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD now owns 395,815 shares of the aerospace company’s stock valued at $31,606,000 after acquiring an additional 73,767 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 74.52% of the company’s stock.

Leidos stock traded up $0.09 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $102.72. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 59,197 shares, compared to its average volume of 651,032. Leidos Holdings Inc has a fifty-two week low of $56.08 and a fifty-two week high of $104.36. The company has a quick ratio of 1.16, a current ratio of 1.16 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.00. The company has a market cap of $14.51 billion, a P/E ratio of 22.43, a P/E/G ratio of 2.51 and a beta of 1.51. The business has a 50-day simple moving average of $97.61 and a 200-day simple moving average of $87.97.

Leidos (NYSE:LDOS) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October 29th. The aerospace company reported $1.36 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.19 by $0.17. Leidos had a return on equity of 21.12% and a net margin of 6.25%. The company had revenue of $2.84 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $2.73 billion. During the same period last year, the firm earned $1.14 earnings per share. Leidos’s quarterly revenue was up 10.3% on a year-over-year basis. As a group, equities analysts forecast that Leidos Holdings Inc will post 5 earnings per share for the current year.

Several analysts have recently issued reports on the company. ValuEngine cut Leidos from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, January 3rd. Wells Fargo & Co cut Leidos from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating and set a $102.00 price objective on the stock. in a research note on Thursday, January 9th. Cowen reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $89.00 price objective on shares of Leidos in a research note on Tuesday, October 29th. SunTrust Banks increased their price objective on Leidos from $95.00 to $105.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, December 18th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group increased their price objective on Leidos from $97.00 to $111.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research note on Wednesday, December 18th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the stock. Leidos currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $91.92.

Leidos Profile

Leidos Holdings, Inc provides services and solutions in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets in the United States and internationally. It operates through three segments: Defense Solutions, Civil, and Health. The Defense Solutions segment offers national security solutions and systems for air, land, sea, space, and cyberspace for the U.S.

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