News headlines about Vectrus (NYSE:VEC) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. Accern rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Vectrus earned a news impact score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the business services provider an impact score of 45.3698860043951 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.
Shares of NYSE VEC opened at $31.58 on Wednesday. The company has a current ratio of 1.31, a quick ratio of 1.31 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.38. Vectrus has a one year low of $25.17 and a one year high of $41.48. The firm has a market capitalization of $350.88 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 14.55 and a beta of 1.62.
Vectrus (NYSE:VEC) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May 8th. The business services provider reported $0.54 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.66 by ($0.12). Vectrus had a net margin of 5.15% and a return on equity of 15.21%. The firm had revenue of $320.52 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $309.29 million. equities analysts forecast that Vectrus will post 3.1 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
A number of research analysts recently weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research raised Vectrus from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $37.00 target price on the stock in a report on Tuesday, January 23rd. Drexel Hamilton lowered Vectrus from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, March 5th. Noble Financial lowered Vectrus to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, March 8th. Finally, ValuEngine lowered Vectrus from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, May 9th. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $34.50.
In related news, Director Mary L. Howell bought 2,500 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, May 14th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $30.05 per share, for a total transaction of $75,125.00. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, Director Phillip Widman bought 10,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, May 21st. The shares were bought at an average price of $31.21 per share, with a total value of $312,100.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 11,002 shares in the company, valued at approximately $343,372.42. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Over the last ninety days, insiders acquired 20,500 shares of company stock worth $631,395. Insiders own 2.80% of the company’s stock.
Vectrus, Inc provides facility and logistics, and information technology and network communication services to the U.S. government worldwide. It offers facility and logistics services, such as airfield management, ammunition management, civil engineering, communications, emergency services, life support activities, public works, security, transportation operations, warehouse management and distribution, and equipment maintenance, repair, and services for U.S.
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