Leidos Holdings Inc (NYSE:LDOS).
Raymond James & Associates says it raised its investment in Leidos Holdings Inc shares by 9,637 shares in a 13F filing with the SEC. Its position was valued at $11,003,000 an increase of $1,897,000 as of the end of the quarter.
The following firms have recently changed their position in LDOS. As of quarter end Baird Financial Group, Inc. had bought 125 shares growing its position 1.8%. The value of the investment in LDOS increased from $351,000 to $410,000 a change of $59,000 quarter over quarter. As of the end of the quarter Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS had disposed of a total of 205 shares trimming its stake by 1.0%. The value of the total investment in Leidos Holdings Inc went from $1,082,000 to $1,228,000 a change of 13.5% since the last quarter.
Tredje Ap-fonden added to its stake by buying 38,010 shares an increase of 108.1% in the quarter. Tredje Ap-fonden now controls 73,183 shares valued at $4,334,000. The value of the position overall is up by 137.0%.
Citigroup raised the price target on November 3 boosting the projection from $65.00 to $71.00 and issued a “Buy” rating. November 2 investment analysts at Cowen and Company left the company rating at “Buy” with a current price target of $68.00.
On October 12 Cowen and Company maintained a stock rating of “Buy” projecting a price of $68.00.
October 5 investment analysts at Jefferies Group LLC made no change to the company rating of “Buy” targeting a price of $75.00. On September 19 Cowen and Company kept the company rating at “Buy” projecting a price of $66.00.
The company is down by 0.26% percent from yesterday’s close. The P/E ratio is 32.75 and the market value is 9.29B. As of the latest earnings report the EPS was $1.87 with 151.28M shares now outstanding.
Investors are more bullish on shares of the company of late if you evaluate the change in short interest. The company realized a fall in short interest of -4.76% as of the latest report on October 13, 2017. Short shares fell 121,700 over that period. The short-interest ratio increased to 4.0 and the percentage of shorted shares is 0.02% as of October 13.