Leidos Holdings Inc (NYSE:LDOS) Institutional Investors Sentiment Index Flat in 2016 Q4

July 17, 2017 - By Migdalia James

 Leidos Holdings Inc (NYSE:LDOS) Institutional Investors Sentiment Index Flat in  2016 Q4

Sentiment for Leidos Holdings Inc (NYSE:LDOS)

Leidos Holdings Inc (NYSE:LDOS) institutional sentiment decreased to 0.97 in 2016 Q4. Its down -1.93, from 2.9 in 2016Q3. The ratio dropped, as 154 hedge funds opened new or increased stock positions, while 158 sold and trimmed stakes in Leidos Holdings Inc. The hedge funds in our partner’s database reported: 109.19 million shares, down from 109.26 million shares in 2016Q3. Also, the number of hedge funds holding Leidos Holdings Inc in their top 10 stock positions increased from 2 to 5 for an increase of 3. Sold All: 41 Reduced: 117 Increased: 103 New Position: 51.

It closed at $53.24 lastly. It is down 45.87% since July 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 29.17% the S&P500.

Ack Asset Management Llc holds 7.37% of its portfolio in Leidos Holdings, Inc. for 490,000 shares. Southpoint Capital Advisors Lp owns 2.62 million shares or 6.18% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Knightsbridge Asset Management Llc has 4.39% invested in the company for 92,189 shares. The New York-based Locust Wood Capital Advisers Llc has invested 3.94% in the stock. Aureus Asset Management Llc, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 232,972 shares.#img1#

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $2.28 million activity.

Leidos Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LDOS) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 67% of Leidos Holdings’s analysts are positive. Out of 9 Wall Street analysts rating Leidos Holdings, 6 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 3 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $44 while the high is $60. The stock’s average target of $55.75 is 4.71% above today’s ($53.24) share price. LDOS was included in 18 notes of analysts from July 28, 2015. Oppenheimer initiated the stock with “Outperform” rating in Tuesday, December 6 report. Credit Suisse upgraded the shares of LDOS in report on Monday, November 21 to “Outperform” rating. The stock of Leidos Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LDOS) earned “Buy” rating by Citigroup on Wednesday, September 7. The stock of Leidos Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LDOS) earned “Neutral” rating by Goldman Sachs on Wednesday, December 14. The rating was upgraded by Drexel Hamilton on Monday, November 2 to “Buy”. On Tuesday, July 28 the stock rating was initiated by BB&T Capital with “Hold”. The company was maintained on Tuesday, August 2 by Credit Suisse. On Friday, July 14 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold”.

Another recent and important Leidos Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LDOS) news was published by Prnewswire.com which published an article titled: “Frank Kendall III Appointed to Leidos Board of Directors” on June 28, 2017.

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