Leidos Holdings Inc (LDOS) Shares Sold by AMP Capital Investors Ltd

AMP Capital Investors Ltd cut its position in Leidos Holdings Inc (NYSE:LDOS) by 13.2% during the third quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 106,118 shares of the aerospace company’s stock after selling 16,072 shares during the period. AMP Capital Investors Ltd owned 0.07% of Leidos worth $7,262,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Several other large investors have also recently modified their holdings of the company. FMR LLC boosted its stake in Leidos by 30.3% during the second quarter. FMR LLC now owns 13,424,963 shares of the aerospace company’s stock worth $792,073,000 after buying an additional 3,122,237 shares during the last quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. boosted its stake in Leidos by 4,122.6% during the third quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. now owns 2,161,817 shares of the aerospace company’s stock worth $149,511,000 after buying an additional 2,110,621 shares during the last quarter. Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC boosted its stake in Leidos by 344,305.0% during the second quarter. Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC now owns 1,725,469 shares of the aerospace company’s stock worth $101,803,000 after buying an additional 1,724,968 shares during the last quarter. Boston Partners boosted its stake in Leidos by 14.4% during the second quarter. Boston Partners now owns 5,468,842 shares of the aerospace company’s stock worth $322,662,000 after buying an additional 687,970 shares during the last quarter. Finally, BlackRock Inc. boosted its stake in Leidos by 5.0% during the third quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 13,530,994 shares of the aerospace company’s stock worth $935,803,000 after buying an additional 642,239 shares during the last quarter. 72.47% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

NYSE:LDOS opened at $58.87 on Friday. Leidos Holdings Inc has a 52 week low of $57.50 and a 52 week high of $72.30. The company has a current ratio of 1.38, a quick ratio of 1.16 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.86. The firm has a market capitalization of $8.83 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 15.83, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.35 and a beta of 1.60.

Leidos (NYSE:LDOS) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, October 25th. The aerospace company reported $1.14 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.10 by $0.04. Leidos had a return on equity of 18.67% and a net margin of 5.04%. The company had revenue of $2.58 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.64 billion. On average, research analysts predict that Leidos Holdings Inc will post 4.36 EPS for the current fiscal year.

A number of equities analysts have weighed in on LDOS shares. Zacks Investment Research lowered Leidos from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, September 26th. ValuEngine lowered Leidos from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, September 19th. Argus lowered their price objective on Leidos from $80.00 to $70.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research note on Monday, October 29th. Finally, Cowen restated a “buy” rating and issued a $77.00 target price on shares of Leidos in a research report on Wednesday, October 17th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Leidos currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $77.29.

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Leidos Profile

Leidos Holdings, Inc provides services and solutions in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets primarily in the United States. The company operates through three segments: Defense Solutions, Civil, and Health. The Defense Solutions segment offers national security solutions and systems for air, land, sea, space, and cyberspace for the U.S.

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