Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Engility Holdings Inc (NYSE:EGL) by 1.5% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 1,070,160 shares of the aerospace company’s stock after buying an additional 15,767 shares during the quarter. Vanguard Group Inc.’s holdings in Engility were worth $38,515,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in the business. Morgan Stanley lifted its holdings in Engility by 223.3% during the 3rd quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 128,922 shares of the aerospace company’s stock worth $4,639,000 after buying an additional 89,049 shares during the period. Legal & General Group Plc lifted its holdings in Engility by 10.7% during the 3rd quarter. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 44,090 shares of the aerospace company’s stock worth $1,579,000 after buying an additional 4,259 shares during the period. IndexIQ Advisors LLC lifted its holdings in Engility by 3.9% during the 3rd quarter. IndexIQ Advisors LLC now owns 93,166 shares of the aerospace company’s stock worth $3,353,000 after buying an additional 3,519 shares during the period. MetLife Investment Advisors LLC lifted its holdings in Engility by 49.8% during the 3rd quarter. MetLife Investment Advisors LLC now owns 13,088 shares of the aerospace company’s stock worth $471,000 after buying an additional 4,351 shares during the period. Finally, Man Group plc acquired a new position in Engility during the 3rd quarter worth about $493,000. 89.81% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

EGL has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. Cowen set a $36.00 price objective on Engility and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 31st. Zacks Investment Research raised Engility from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $32.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Thursday, January 10th. Eight investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the stock. Engility has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $36.33.

Shares of NYSE:EGL traded up $0.07 during midday trading on Monday, reaching $29.10. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 6,428,422 shares, compared to its average volume of 592,101. The company has a market capitalization of $1.08 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 12.49, a P/E/G ratio of 2.63 and a beta of 1.85. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.23, a current ratio of 1.34 and a quick ratio of 1.34. Engility Holdings Inc has a fifty-two week low of $21.19 and a fifty-two week high of $38.54.

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About Engility

Engility Holdings, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, provides a range of technical services to the U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Department of State, Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Homeland Security, and space-related and intelligence community agencies.

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