Alpine Woods Capital Investors LLC continued to hold its stake in Leidos Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LDOS) during the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 215,925 shares of the aerospace company’s stock at the end of the second quarter. Alpine Woods Capital Investors LLC’s holdings in Leidos Holdings were worth $11,161,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

A number of other hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Capstone Asset Management Co. boosted its stake in Leidos Holdings by 15.6% in the first quarter. Capstone Asset Management Co. now owns 14,086 shares of the aerospace company’s stock valued at $720,000 after buying an additional 1,900 shares in the last quarter. Reilly Financial Advisors LLC boosted its stake in Leidos Holdings by 11.5% in the first quarter. Reilly Financial Advisors LLC now owns 19,175 shares of the aerospace company’s stock valued at $981,000 after buying an additional 1,980 shares in the last quarter. Weiss Multi Strategy Advisers LLC purchased a new stake in Leidos Holdings during the first quarter valued at about $6,956,000. United Services Automobile Association purchased a new stake in Leidos Holdings during the first quarter valued at about $565,000. Finally, Swiss National Bank boosted its stake in Leidos Holdings by 1.0% in the first quarter. Swiss National Bank now owns 223,776 shares of the aerospace company’s stock valued at $11,444,000 after buying an additional 2,200 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 74.49% of the company’s stock.

Leidos Holdings, Inc. (LDOS) opened at 56.68 on Friday. The company has a market cap of $8.57 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 25.39 and a beta of 1.73. Leidos Holdings, Inc. has a one year low of $37.79 and a one year high of $57.72. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $53.54 and a 200-day moving average of $52.89.

Leidos Holdings (NYSE:LDOS) last released its earnings results on Thursday, August 3rd. The aerospace company reported $1.04 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.77 by $0.27. Leidos Holdings had a net margin of 3.34% and a return on equity of 17.35%. The firm had revenue of $2.57 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.56 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.68 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 99.6% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities analysts predict that Leidos Holdings, Inc. will post $3.55 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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Several analysts have issued reports on LDOS shares. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Leidos Holdings from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, April 26th. Cowen and Company increased their target price on shares of Leidos Holdings from $58.00 to $62.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research note on Friday, May 5th. BidaskClub lowered shares of Leidos Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Saturday, July 1st. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) raised shares of Leidos Holdings from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and increased their price target for the stock from $61.00 to $68.00 in a report on Thursday. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Leidos Holdings currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $58.50.

About Leidos Holdings

Leidos Holdings, Inc (Leidos) is a science and technology solutions company focused on delivering solutions primarily in the areas of national security, health and engineering. The Company is a holding company whose direct 100%-owned subsidiary is Leidos, Inc, which delivers science and technology solutions in the areas of national security, health and engineering to agencies of the United States Department of Defense (DoD), the intelligence community, the United States Department of Homeland Security, and other United States Government civil agencies, state and local government agencies, foreign governments and customers across a variety of commercial markets.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Leidos Holdings (NYSE:LDOS)

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