Media coverage about Vectrus (NYSE:VEC) has been trending positive on Saturday, Accern reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative media 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 nearest to one being the most favorable. Vectrus earned a news sentiment score of 0.25 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the business services provider an impact score of 44.7676455890215 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

Vectrus (NYSE:VEC) opened at $31.92 on Friday. The firm has a market cap of $355.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.64 and a beta of 2.17. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.37, a quick ratio of 1.33 and a current ratio of 1.33. Vectrus has a twelve month low of $20.73 and a twelve month high of $35.58.

Vectrus (NYSE:VEC) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November 7th. The business services provider reported $0.51 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.41 by $0.10. The business had revenue of $269.60 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $247.50 million. Vectrus had a net margin of 2.02% and a return on equity of 17.25%. Vectrus’s revenue for the quarter was down 5.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.60 EPS. sell-side analysts forecast that Vectrus will post 2 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A number of research firms have issued reports on VEC. TheStreet upgraded shares of Vectrus from a “c” rating to a “b-” rating in a research report on Monday, November 27th. Stifel Nicolaus reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $37.00 target price on shares of Vectrus in a research report on Tuesday, November 21st. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Vectrus from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $37.00 target price for the company in a research report on Wednesday, October 18th. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded shares of Vectrus from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, October 2nd. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $37.00.

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About Vectrus

Vectrus, Inc is a provider of services to the United States Government across the world. The Company offers services, including infrastructure asset management, logistics and supply chain management, and information technology and network communication. Its infrastructure asset management services support the United States Army, Air Force and Navy, and include infrastructure services, security, warehouse management and distribution, ammunition management, civil engineering, air base maintenance and operations, communications, emergency services, transportation, and life support activities at various global military installations.

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