Shares of Vectrus Inc (NYSE:VEC) have earned an average rating of “Hold” from the six ratings firms that are covering the stock, Marketbeat Ratings reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 12-month price objective among brokers that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $39.00.

A number of research analysts have weighed in on VEC shares. ValuEngine cut shares of Vectrus from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 2nd. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Vectrus from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $41.00 price target on the stock in a report on Saturday, August 11th. Finally, Noble Financial restated a “hold” rating on shares of Vectrus in a report on Wednesday, August 8th.

VEC stock traded down $0.43 during mid-day trading on Tuesday, reaching $25.36. 69,267 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 53,979. The company has a quick ratio of 1.37, a current ratio of 1.40 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.33. Vectrus has a one year low of $24.51 and a one year high of $41.48. The stock has a market capitalization of $290.42 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 11.69 and a beta of 1.60.

Vectrus (NYSE:VEC) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November 6th. The business services provider reported $0.86 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.85 by $0.01. Vectrus had a net margin of 5.36% and a return on equity of 16.74%. The business had revenue of $308.10 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $310.47 million. As a group, equities research analysts expect that Vectrus will post 3.27 EPS for the current year.

In related news, Director Eric M. Pillmore purchased 1,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, October 8th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $29.88 per share, for a total transaction of $29,880.00. Following the completion of the acquisition, the director now owns 13,002 shares in the company, valued at approximately $388,499.76. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, Director Melvin Parker sold 1,375 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, October 22nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $28.15, for a total transaction of $38,706.25. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 7,075 shares in the company, valued at $199,161.25. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last 90 days, insiders bought 2,300 shares of company stock worth $66,512. Company insiders own 2.80% of the company’s stock.

Large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Bank of America Corp DE grew its stake in shares of Vectrus by 70.6% in the second quarter. Bank of America Corp DE now owns 7,042 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $217,000 after buying an additional 2,914 shares in the last quarter. Engineers Gate Manager LP bought a new stake in shares of Vectrus in the 3rd quarter worth approximately $236,000. Meeder Asset Management Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Vectrus by 221.4% in the 2nd quarter. Meeder Asset Management Inc. now owns 7,692 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $237,000 after purchasing an additional 5,299 shares during the last quarter. Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC bought a new stake in shares of Vectrus in the 3rd quarter worth approximately $254,000. Finally, Aperio Group LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Vectrus by 21.0% in the 2nd quarter. Aperio Group LLC now owns 9,581 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $295,000 after purchasing an additional 1,660 shares during the last quarter. 86.97% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Vectrus Company Profile

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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