Engility (NYSE:EGL) Receiving Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Accern Reports

News stories about Engility (NYSE:EGL) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing 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 earned a media sentiment score of 0.23 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the aerospace company an impact score of 45.2309342362749 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.

Here are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:

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EGL has been the topic of several research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research cut Engility from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 3rd. Wells Fargo set a $25.00 price objective on Engility and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, March 2nd. Drexel Hamilton cut Engility from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, December 18th. Maxim Group restated a “hold” rating on shares of Engility in a research note on Friday, March 2nd. Finally, ValuEngine cut Engility from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Sunday, December 31st. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the stock. Engility has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $34.17.

NYSE EGL traded down $0.96 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $23.77. The company had a trading volume of 139,263 shares, compared to its average volume of 158,331. Engility has a fifty-two week low of $21.19 and a fifty-two week high of $35.63. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.39, a current ratio of 1.35 and a quick ratio of 1.35. The firm has a market capitalization of $876.19, a PE ratio of 10.20 and a beta of 1.72.

Engility (NYSE:EGL) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, March 1st. The aerospace company reported $0.54 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.43 by $0.11. Engility had a positive return on equity of 12.16% and a negative net margin of 1.82%. The firm had revenue of $464.86 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $464.01 million. equities research analysts expect that Engility will post 1.88 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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About Engility

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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