News stories about Engility Holdings (NYSE:EGL) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Engility Holdings earned a news sentiment score of 0.24 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the aerospace company an impact score of 46.8140419909165 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

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

Shares of Engility Holdings (NYSE:EGL) opened at 30.34 on Friday. The stock has a market cap of $1.12 billion, a P/E ratio of 248.69 and a beta of 2.10. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $29.34 and a 200 day moving average of $28.96. Engility Holdings has a one year low of $25.70 and a one year high of $39.16.

Engility Holdings (NYSE:EGL) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August 3rd. The aerospace company reported $0.60 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.51 by $0.09. The business had revenue of $494.70 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $504.44 million. Engility Holdings had a net margin of 0.22% and a return on equity of 11.49%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was down 7.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.34 earnings per share. On average, equities research analysts predict that Engility Holdings will post ($0.29) EPS for the current fiscal year.

A number of research firms recently commented on EGL. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Engility Holdings from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $35.00 price objective on the stock in a report on Monday, August 7th. Noble Financial reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Engility Holdings in a report on Friday, August 4th. Maxim Group reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Engility Holdings in a report on Thursday, August 3rd. Cowen and Company set a $36.00 price target on shares of Engility Holdings and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, August 3rd. Finally, ValuEngine downgraded shares of Engility Holdings from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 1st. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. Engility Holdings has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $35.50.

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Engility Holdings Company Profile

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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