What Will Happen to Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. (HII) Next? The Stock Just Increased A Lot

February 18, 2018 - By Hazel Jackson

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.82 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.14, from 0.96 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 31 investors sold Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. shares while 150 reduced holdings. 41 funds opened positions while 108 raised stakes. 37.19 million shares or 3.38% less from 38.49 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Hancock Hldgs owns 6,361 shares for 0.06% of their portfolio. Royal Savings Bank Of Canada reported 13,148 shares stake. Advisors Ltd Limited Liability holds 528 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. Strs Ohio holds 3,401 shares. The Massachusetts-based Alpha Windward Limited Liability has invested 0.02% in Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. (NYSE:HII). Colony Gp Ltd Liability Com accumulated 0.22% or 13,973 shares. Bessemer Group Inc holds 0% or 369 shares in its portfolio. San Francisco Sentry Inv Grp (Ca) invested in 233 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Nj State Employees Deferred Compensation Plan, New Jersey-based fund reported 3,333 shares. California Employees Retirement Systems stated it has 117,464 shares. Millennium Mngmt Ltd reported 28,361 shares. Employees Retirement System Of Texas owns 0.19% invested in Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. (NYSE:HII) for 64,700 shares. Clarivest Asset Management Limited invested in 0% or 9 shares. Burney holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. (NYSE:HII) for 1,888 shares. Provise Mgmt Gp Ltd Llc stated it has 2,463 shares or 0.08% of all its holdings.

The stock of Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. (NYSE:HII) is a huge mover today! The stock increased 4.04% or $10.31 during the last trading session, reaching $265.7. About 980,915 shares traded or 70.71% up from the average. Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. (NYSE:HII) has risen 26.91% since February 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 10.21% the S&P500.
The move comes after 5 months positive chart setup for the $12.03B company. It was reported on Feb, 18 by Barchart.com. We have $273.67 PT which if reached, will make NYSE:HII worth $360.78 million more.

Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. (NYSE:HII) Ratings Coverage

Among 9 analysts covering Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII), 6 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Huntington Ingalls Industries had 33 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was upgraded by Bank of America to “Buy” on Thursday, January 12. The company was maintained on Tuesday, August 22 by Cowen & Co. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, November 6 by Deutsche Bank. As per Friday, August 5, the company rating was downgraded by Wells Fargo. As per Wednesday, January 20, the company rating was initiated by Guggenheim. The company was maintained on Wednesday, September 7 by Citigroup. Cowen & Co maintained Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. (NYSE:HII) on Monday, July 17 with “Hold” rating. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Citigroup on Monday, October 9. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Friday, November 6 by Wells Fargo. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, February 16 by Credit Suisse.

More notable recent Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. (NYSE:HII) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Huntington Ingalls Industries to Host Fourth Quarter Earnings Conference Call …” on February 13, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) CEO Mike Petters on Q2 2017 Results …” published on August 03, 2017, Seekingalpha.com published: “Huntington Ingalls awarded $1.4B Navy contract” on February 16, 2018. More interesting news about Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. (NYSE:HII) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Earnings Reaction History: Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc., 87.5% Follow …” published on February 15, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Huntington Ingalls Industries: Real Growth Opportunities” with publication date: August 29, 2017.

Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. engages in designing, building, overhauling, and repairing ships in the United States. The company has market cap of $12.03 billion. It operates through three divisions: Ingalls Shipbuilding, Newport News Shipbuilding, and Technical Solutions. It has a 20 P/E ratio. The firm is involved in the design and construction of non-nuclear ships comprising amphibious assault ships that include deck amphibious ships and transport dock ships; surface combatants; and national security cutters for the U.S.

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