Shares of VSE Co. (NASDAQ:VSEC – Get Free Report) have received an average rating of “Buy” from the five ratings firms that are covering the company, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a buy recommendation. The average 1 year target price among brokers that have covered the stock in the last year is $66.40.
Several analysts have commented on the stock. StockNews.com assumed coverage on shares of VSE in a research note on Thursday, August 17th. They issued a “sell” rating on the stock. B. Riley boosted their target price on shares of VSE from $70.00 to $72.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, July 21st. Benchmark restated a “buy” rating and issued a $70.00 target price on shares of VSE in a report on Tuesday, August 1st. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada boosted their target price on shares of VSE from $63.00 to $65.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a report on Monday, July 24th.
Institutional Investors Weigh In On VSE
VSE Stock Down 0.2 %
Shares of VSEC stock opened at $56.35 on Friday. The stock has a market cap of $886.95 million, a P/E ratio of 22.54 and a beta of 1.52. VSE has a 52 week low of $33.22 and a 52 week high of $59.15. The company has a quick ratio of 1.17, a current ratio of 3.21 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.78. The company’s fifty day simple moving average is $53.86 and its two-hundred day simple moving average is $50.36.
VSE (NASDAQ:VSEC – Get Free Report) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July 26th. The construction company reported $0.82 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.74 by $0.08. The business had revenue of $205.22 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $204.29 million. VSE had a net margin of 3.44% and a return on equity of 8.74%. Analysts predict that VSE will post 3.14 EPS for the current fiscal year.
VSE Announces Dividend
The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, November 15th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, November 1st will be given a $0.10 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, October 31st. This represents a $0.40 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.71%. VSE’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 16.00%.
VSE Company Profile
VSE Corporation operates as a diversified aftermarket products and services company in the United States. The company operates through three segments: Aviation, Fleet, and Federal and Defense. The Aviation segment provides international parts supply and distribution, supply chain solutions, and component and engine accessory maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) services.
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