Engility Holdings Inc. (NYSE:EGL) was down 1.5% during mid-day trading on Thursday . The stock traded as low as $25.50 and last traded at $25.65, with a volume of 74,983 shares. The stock had previously closed at $26.04.

Several equities research analysts have recently issued reports on EGL shares. FBR & Co restated a “buy” rating and issued a $25.00 target price on shares of Engility Holdings in a report on Friday, May 6th. Jefferies Group restated a “buy” rating and issued a $25.00 target price on shares of Engility Holdings in a report on Friday, May 6th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Engility Holdings from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, March 23rd. Paradigm Capital lowered shares of Engility Holdings from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, April 7th. Finally, Cowen and Company started coverage on shares of Engility Holdings in a report on Wednesday, June 22nd. They issued an “outperform” rating and a $27.00 target price for the company. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company. Engility Holdings presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $24.00.

The company’s 50-day moving average price is $22.91 and its 200-day moving average price is $20.24. The firm’s market cap is $952.17 million.

Engility Holdings (NYSE:EGL) last released its earnings results on Thursday, May 5th. The company reported $0.24 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.20 by $0.04. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.40 EPS. The business had revenue of $53 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $516.85 million. Engility Holdings’s quarterly revenue was down 86.8% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts expect that Engility Holdings Inc. will post $1.08 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

In other news, CAO Richard B. Harkey sold 4,506 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Friday, June 3rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $23.16, for a total transaction of $104,358.96. Following the completion of the sale, the chief accounting officer now owns 2,608 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $60,401.28. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link.

Other large investors have added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Victory Capital Management Inc. raised its stake in Engility Holdings by 9.0% in the fourth quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. now owns 708,696 shares of the company’s stock worth $23,019,000 after buying an additional 58,235 shares during the last quarter. Morgan Stanley boosted its position in shares of Engility Holdings by 184.5% in the fourth quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 76,772 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,493,000 after buying an additional 49,787 shares during the last quarter. Boston Partners purchased a new position in shares of Engility Holdings during the fourth quarter valued at $6,178,000. First Trust Advisors LP boosted its position in shares of Engility Holdings by 45.2% in the fourth quarter. First Trust Advisors LP now owns 36,465 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,184,000 after buying an additional 11,346 shares during the last quarter. Finally, California State Teachers Retirement System boosted its position in shares of Engility Holdings by 1.9% in the fourth quarter. California State Teachers Retirement System now owns 33,272 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,081,000 after buying an additional 618 shares during the last quarter.

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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