VSE Co. (NASDAQ:VSEC) – SunTrust Banks issued their Q2 2020 earnings estimates for shares of VSE in a research report issued on Wednesday, June 24th. SunTrust Banks analyst M. Ciarmoli expects that the construction company will post earnings per share of ($0.07) for the quarter. SunTrust Banks currently has a “Buy” rating and a $38.00 price target on the stock. SunTrust Banks also issued estimates for VSE’s Q3 2020 earnings at $0.12 EPS, Q4 2020 earnings at $0.29 EPS, FY2020 earnings at $1.22 EPS, FY2021 earnings at $2.50 EPS and FY2022 earnings at $3.18 EPS.

VSE (NASDAQ:VSEC) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April 30th. The construction company reported $0.88 earnings per share for the quarter. The firm had revenue of $177.42 million for the quarter. VSE had a net margin of 4.44% and a return on equity of 11.24%.

Other research analysts have also recently issued reports about the stock. ValuEngine cut shares of VSE from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Monday, May 18th. BidaskClub cut shares of VSE from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, June 23rd. Finally, Benchmark assumed coverage on shares of VSE in a report on Wednesday, May 27th. They set a “buy” rating and a $36.00 target price on the stock.

Shares of VSEC opened at $30.98 on Monday. VSE has a 12 month low of $13.83 and a 12 month high of $41.14. The firm’s 50 day moving average is $25.97 and its 200-day moving average is $27.21. The stock has a market capitalization of $325.22 million, a PE ratio of 10.19 and a beta of 1.83. The company has a current ratio of 2.63, a quick ratio of 1.02 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.77.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, July 29th. Investors of record on Wednesday, July 15th will be given a dividend of $0.09 per share. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, July 14th. This represents a $0.36 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.16%. VSE’s dividend payout ratio is 10.75%.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Great West Life Assurance Co. Can acquired a new stake in shares of VSE during the 4th quarter worth approximately $36,000. Bank of Montreal Can boosted its position in shares of VSE by 43.3% during the 4th quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 1,165 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $44,000 after acquiring an additional 352 shares in the last quarter. Citigroup Inc. boosted its position in shares of VSE by 30.8% during the 1st quarter. Citigroup Inc. now owns 2,627 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $43,000 after acquiring an additional 619 shares in the last quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA boosted its position in shares of VSE by 30.4% during the 1st quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 2,703 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $44,000 after acquiring an additional 630 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Panagora Asset Management Inc. boosted its position in shares of VSE by 418.0% during the 4th quarter. Panagora Asset Management Inc. now owns 4,030 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $153,000 after acquiring an additional 3,252 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 72.77% of the company’s stock.

About VSE

VSE Corporation operates as a diversified services and supply company in the United States. The company operates in 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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