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Orbital ATK, Inc. (NYSE:OA) VP Sells $40640.00 in Stock

Orbital ATK, Inc. (NYSE:OA) VP Sells $40640.00 in Stock

Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Capstone Asset Management Co.'s holdings in Orbital ATK were worth $332,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Gilder Gagnon Howe & Co.

As of the end of the quarter Bluemountain Capital Management, LLC had bought a total of 3,752 shares growing its position 22.9%. Teachers Advisors LLC now owns 61,778 shares of the aerospace company's stock valued at $5,420,000 after buying an additional 4,872 shares during the period. Scout Investments Inc. increased its stake in Orbital ATK by 188.8% in the first quarter. Bbva Compass Bancshares Inc. increased its position in Orbital ATK by 18.8% in the first quarter. Finally, Martingale Asset Management L P increased its position in Orbital ATK by 4,908.9% in the second quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 2,207 shares of the aerospace company's stock worth $216,000 after buying an additional 413 shares in the last quarter.

A total of 11 brokerages have released a report on Orbital ATK Inc. The value of the investment in OA increased from $1,438,000 to $1,981,000 a change of $543,000 since the last quarter. The institutional investor owned 35,700 shares of the aerospace company's stock after selling 2,000 shares during the period.

On 1/30/2014 Orbital ATK, Inc. announced a quarterly dividend of $0.32. (NYSE OA) opened at 106.58 on Friday.

The company's P/E ratio is 22.05 and the market cap of the company is 6.10B. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $102.16 and a 200-day moving average of $97.80. Orbital ATK, Inc. has a 52 week low of $71.52 and a 52 week high of $107.45.

Orbital ATK (NYSE:OA) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, August 3rd. The aerospace company reported $1.56 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.45 by $0.11. The company had revenue of $1.12 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.12 billion. Orbital ATK had a net margin of 6.11% and a return on equity of 15.62%. The business's revenue was up 2.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period a year ago, the company earned $1.35 earnings per share. In the latest earnings report the EPS was $4.80 and is projected to be $6.16 for the current year with 57,607,000 shares now outstanding.

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OA has been the subject of several research analyst reports. BidaskClub raised Orbital ATK from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a research note on Saturday, July 8th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Orbital ATK from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $115.00 target price for the company in a research note on Monday, July 31st. Stifel Nicolaus reissued a "buy" rating on shares of Orbital ATK in a report on Friday, August 4th.

On 6/5/2017 Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. Cowen and Company reaffirmed a "buy" rating on shares of Orbital ATK in a research note on Thursday, May 11th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the company's stock. Orbital ATK presently has an average rating of "Buy" and an average target price of $104.68.

In other news, VP Christine Ann Wolf sold 5,039 shares of Orbital ATK stock in a transaction on Wednesday, May 31st. The shares were sold at an average price of $101.60, for a total transaction of $40,640.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Also, VP Thomas E. Mccabe sold 400 shares of the business's stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, July 28th.