VSE Co. (NASDAQ:VSEC) Director Bonnie K. Wachtel sold 400 shares of VSE stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, December 6th. The shares were sold at an average price of $32.00, for a total transaction of $12,800.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 124,552 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $3,985,664. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink.

VSE stock traded down $0.77 during trading on Friday, hitting $31.18. The company had a trading volume of 34,900 shares, compared to its average volume of 26,278. VSE Co. has a 1-year low of $26.95 and a 1-year high of $56.03. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.58, a quick ratio of 1.12 and a current ratio of 2.87. The company has a market capitalization of $308.37 million, a PE ratio of 9.48 and a beta of 1.57.

VSE (NASDAQ:VSEC) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, October 30th. The construction company reported $0.92 earnings per share for the quarter. VSE had a net margin of 6.07% and a return on equity of 10.61%. The firm had revenue of $168.93 million during the quarter.

A number of institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of VSEC. Millennium Management LLC acquired a new stake in VSE in the 1st quarter valued at approximately $475,000. First Trust Advisors LP boosted its position in VSE by 18.5% in the 2nd quarter. First Trust Advisors LP now owns 9,742 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $465,000 after buying an additional 1,518 shares during the period. IndexIQ Advisors LLC boosted its position in VSE by 4.6% in the 2nd quarter. IndexIQ Advisors LLC now owns 42,294 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $2,021,000 after buying an additional 1,852 shares during the period. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. boosted its position in VSE by 7.1% in the 2nd quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 43,311 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $2,070,000 after buying an additional 2,890 shares during the period. Finally, Stanley Laman Group Ltd. boosted its position in VSE by 15.8% in the 2nd quarter. Stanley Laman Group Ltd. now owns 16,139 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $771,000 after buying an additional 2,197 shares during the period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 73.32% of the company’s stock.

VSEC has been the subject of several research reports. BidaskClub upgraded shares of VSE from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, October 18th. TheStreet downgraded shares of VSE from a “b-” rating to a “c+” rating in a report on Friday, October 19th.

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About VSE

VSE Corporation operates as a diversified services and supply company in the United States. The company operates through three segments: Supply Chain Management Group, Aviation Group, and Federal Services Group. The Supply Chain Management Group segment offers sourcing, acquisition, scheduling, transportation, shipping, logistics, data management, and other services to assist its clients with supply chain management.

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