Shares of DLH Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:DLHC) have been given an average broker rating score of 1.00 (Strong Buy) from the one brokers that cover the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a strong buy rating.

Brokers have set a twelve-month consensus target price of $8.25 for the company and are forecasting that the company will post $0.06 EPS for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Zacks has also assigned DLH an industry rank of 196 out of 256 based on the ratings given to related companies.

Several equities research analysts recently commented on the company. Zacks Investment Research upgraded DLH from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, September 26th. ValuEngine downgraded DLH from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 3rd. Finally, Noble Financial set a $8.00 target price on DLH and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Sunday, December 16th.

An institutional investor recently raised its position in DLH stock. Vanguard Group Inc grew its position in DLH Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:DLHC) by 9.2% during the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 80,500 shares of the business services provider’s stock after buying an additional 6,766 shares during the period. Vanguard Group Inc owned 0.68% of DLH worth $464,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 56.78% of the company’s stock.

DLHC stock traded down $0.08 during midday trading on Monday, reaching $5.25. 2,581 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 10,212. DLH has a 52-week low of $4.16 and a 52-week high of $6.30. The stock has a market cap of $63.93 million, a P/E ratio of 13.13 and a beta of 0.36.

DLH (NASDAQ:DLHC) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, December 13th. The business services provider reported $0.14 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.11 by $0.03. DLH had a net margin of 1.38% and a return on equity of 14.20%. The company had revenue of $32.49 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $33.30 million. On average, sell-side analysts predict that DLH will post 0.49 earnings per share for the current year.

DLH Company Profile

DLH Holdings Corp. provides healthcare and social services in the United States. It offers defense and veterans' health solutions, including case management, physical and behavioral health examinations, and medical administration and logistics services. The company also provides a range of human services and solutions, which consists of educational and environmental support services for the underserved children and youth comprising health, nutritional, parental, and behavioral services; and IT system architecture design, migration plan, and ongoing maintenance services.

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