FY2026 Earnings Estimate for Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. Issued By Zacks Research (NYSE:HII)

Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. (NYSE:HIIFree Report) – Equities research analysts at Zacks Research increased their FY2026 earnings per share estimates for shares of Huntington Ingalls Industries in a report issued on Monday, May 27th. Zacks Research analyst R. Department now expects that the aerospace company will earn $21.54 per share for the year, up from their previous estimate of $21.49. The consensus estimate for Huntington Ingalls Industries’ current full-year earnings is $16.35 per share.

Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HIIGet Free Report) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May 2nd. The aerospace company reported $3.87 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $3.50 by $0.37. The business had revenue of $2.80 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $2.81 billion. Huntington Ingalls Industries had a return on equity of 18.08% and a net margin of 6.09%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 4.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $3.23 EPS.

A number of other analysts have also recently issued reports on HII. Citigroup initiated coverage on Huntington Ingalls Industries in a report on Monday, May 20th. They set a “buy” rating and a $310.00 price objective on the stock. JPMorgan Chase & Co. increased their price objective on Huntington Ingalls Industries from $288.00 to $295.00 and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a report on Thursday, March 21st. StockNews.com cut Huntington Ingalls Industries from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, May 3rd. Finally, Barclays raised their price target on Huntington Ingalls Industries from $280.00 to $290.00 and gave the company an “equal weight” rating in a report on Tuesday, February 6th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Based on data from MarketBeat.com, the stock presently has an average rating of “Moderate Buy” and an average price target of $278.00.

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Huntington Ingalls Industries Stock Performance

Shares of HII opened at $248.30 on Thursday. The stock’s 50-day simple moving average is $269.37 and its 200 day simple moving average is $265.21. The stock has a market capitalization of $9.79 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 14.00, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.16 and a beta of 0.60. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.54, a quick ratio of 0.89 and a current ratio of 0.96. Huntington Ingalls Industries has a 52-week low of $198.14 and a 52-week high of $299.50.

Hedge Funds Weigh In On Huntington Ingalls Industries

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. FMR LLC grew its position in Huntington Ingalls Industries by 0.5% during the 3rd quarter. FMR LLC now owns 2,511,066 shares of the aerospace company’s stock worth $513,714,000 after acquiring an additional 12,322 shares during the last quarter. Capital World Investors grew its position in Huntington Ingalls Industries by 0.7% during the 4th quarter. Capital World Investors now owns 2,312,383 shares of the aerospace company’s stock worth $600,387,000 after acquiring an additional 15,798 shares during the last quarter. Van ECK Associates Corp grew its position in Huntington Ingalls Industries by 15.1% during the 1st quarter. Van ECK Associates Corp now owns 787,756 shares of the aerospace company’s stock worth $229,607,000 after acquiring an additional 103,521 shares during the last quarter. Earnest Partners LLC grew its position in Huntington Ingalls Industries by 4.0% during the 1st quarter. Earnest Partners LLC now owns 626,987 shares of the aerospace company’s stock worth $182,748,000 after acquiring an additional 24,368 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC grew its position in Huntington Ingalls Industries by 0.6% during the 3rd quarter. Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC now owns 492,959 shares of the aerospace company’s stock worth $100,850,000 after acquiring an additional 2,818 shares during the last quarter. 90.46% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

Insider Activity

In other news, CAO Nicolas G. Schuck sold 1,293 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, March 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $291.28, for a total transaction of $376,625.04. Following the transaction, the chief accounting officer now directly owns 2,250 shares in the company, valued at approximately $655,380. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. In other news, CAO Nicolas G. Schuck sold 1,293 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, March 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $291.28, for a total transaction of $376,625.04. Following the transaction, the chief accounting officer now directly owns 2,250 shares in the company, valued at approximately $655,380. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Also, VP Edgar A. Green III sold 3,603 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, March 1st. The shares were sold at an average price of $290.75, for a total value of $1,047,572.25. Following the transaction, the vice president now owns 7,461 shares in the company, valued at $2,169,285.75. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last three months, insiders have sold 7,439 shares of company stock worth $2,071,170. 0.72% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

Huntington Ingalls Industries Dividend Announcement

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, June 14th. Stockholders of record on Friday, May 31st will be given a dividend of $1.30 per share. The ex-dividend date is Friday, May 31st. This represents a $5.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.09%. Huntington Ingalls Industries’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 29.31%.

About Huntington Ingalls Industries

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Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc designs, builds, overhauls, and repairs military ships in the United States. It operates through three segments: Ingalls, Newport News, and Mission Technologies. The company is involved in the design and construction of non-nuclear ships comprising amphibious assault ships; expeditionary warfare ships; surface combatants; and national security cutters for the U.S.

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