Engility Holdings Inc. (NYSE:EGL) shares traded up 3.2% during mid-day trading on Thursday . The company traded as high as $26.97 and last traded at $26.46, with a volume of 326,598 shares. The stock had previously closed at $25.64.

A number of research analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. SunTrust Banks Inc. assumed coverage on shares of Engility Holdings in a research report on Thursday. They issued a “buy” rating and a $30.00 price target on the stock. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Engility Holdings from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, July 11th. Cowen and Company assumed coverage on shares of Engility Holdings in a research report on Wednesday, June 22nd. They issued an “outperform” rating and a $27.00 price target on the stock. Jefferies Group restated a “buy” rating and issued a $25.00 price target on shares of Engility Holdings in a research report on Friday, May 6th. Finally, FBR & Co restated a “buy” rating and issued a $25.00 price target on shares of Engility Holdings in a research report on Friday, May 6th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $24.86.

The company’s 50-day moving average is $23.20 and its 200-day moving average is $20.14. The company’s market cap is $971.64 million.

Engility Holdings (NYSE:EGL) last announced 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 last year, the firm posted $0.40 EPS. The company had revenue of $53 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $516.85 million. The company’s revenue was down 86.8% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities analysts forecast that Engility Holdings Inc. will post $1.08 earnings per share for the current year.

In related news, CAO Richard B. Harkey sold 4,506 shares of the business’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 transaction, the chief accounting officer now owns 2,608 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $60,401.28. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink.

Other institutional investors recently made changes to their positions in the company. California State Teachers Retirement System raised 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 worth $1,081,000 after buying an additional 618 shares during the period. First Trust Advisors LP raised its stake 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 period. Russell Frank Co acquired a new stake in shares of Engility Holdings during the fourth quarter valued at about $1,244,000. Boston Partners acquired a new stake in shares of Engility Holdings during the fourth quarter valued at about $6,178,000. Finally, Victory Capital Management Inc. raised its stake in shares of Engility Holdings by 9.0% in the fourth quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. now owns 708,696 shares of the company’s stock valued at $23,019,000 after buying an additional 58,235 shares during the period.

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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