VSE Co. (NASDAQ:VSEC) reached a new 52-week low on Tuesday . The stock traded as low as $27.31 and last traded at $27.64, with a volume of 27015 shares. The stock had previously closed at $29.78.

Several equities research analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. TheStreet cut shares of VSE from a “b-” rating to a “c+” rating in a research report on Friday, October 19th. BidaskClub upgraded shares of VSE from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, October 18th. Finally, ValuEngine cut shares of VSE from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 2nd.

The company has a current ratio of 2.87, a quick ratio of 1.12 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.58. The stock has a market capitalization of $324.04 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 9.96 and a beta of 1.65.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the stock. MetLife Investment Advisors LLC boosted its stake in VSE by 60.1% during the third quarter. MetLife Investment Advisors LLC now owns 6,708 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $222,000 after acquiring an additional 2,518 shares in the last quarter. Millennium Management LLC bought a new position in shares of VSE in the first quarter valued at $475,000. OppenheimerFunds Inc. lifted its stake in shares of VSE by 22.1% in the second quarter. OppenheimerFunds Inc. now owns 9,195 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $439,000 after buying an additional 1,665 shares in the last quarter. First Trust Advisors LP lifted its stake in shares of VSE by 18.5% in the second quarter. First Trust Advisors LP now owns 9,742 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $465,000 after buying an additional 1,518 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Stanley Laman Group Ltd. lifted its stake in shares of VSE by 15.8% in the second quarter. Stanley Laman Group Ltd. now owns 16,139 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $771,000 after buying an additional 2,197 shares in the last quarter. 72.83% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

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About VSE (NASDAQ:VSEC)

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