Orbital ATK (NYSE:OA) will be announcing its earnings results on Thursday, February 22nd. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $1.79 per share for the quarter.
Shares of Orbital ATK (OA) opened at $132.00 on Tuesday. Orbital ATK has a 52-week low of $88.82 and a 52-week high of $134.59. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.66, a current ratio of 1.87 and a quick ratio of 1.66. The stock has a market cap of $7,614.55, a PE ratio of 22.76, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.18 and a beta of -0.27.
The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, March 1st. Shareholders of record on Monday, February 12th will be given a $0.32 dividend. This represents a $1.28 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.97%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, February 9th. Orbital ATK’s payout ratio is 23.79%.
A number of equities research analysts have issued reports on OA shares. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Orbital ATK from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 2nd. FIG Partners raised shares of Orbital ATK to a “market perform” rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 24th. ValuEngine raised shares of Orbital ATK from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Sunday, December 31st. TheStreet downgraded shares of Orbital ATK from a “b” rating to a “c” rating in a research report on Wednesday, December 27th. Finally, Cowen reissued a “hold” rating and set a $134.50 target price on shares of Orbital ATK in a research report on Wednesday, November 22nd. Ten research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $123.56.
In other news, Director Harrison H. Schmitt sold 1,500 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, January 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $131.60, for a total transaction of $197,400.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. 1.20% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.
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About Orbital ATK
Orbital ATK, Inc is an aerospace and defense systems company and supplier of related products to the United States Government, allied nations, prime contractors and other customers. The Company’s segments include Flight Systems Group, Defense Systems Group, Space Systems Group and Corporate. Its products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; satellites and associated components and services; tactical missiles, subsystems and defense electronics, and precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition.
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