In the past 52-week period, shares of Orbital ATK, Inc. (NYSE:OA) have moved within the range of $72.06 to $134.59. On the stock’s most recent trading day, the company’s shares ended the regular session at $133.26, which is 0.99% lower than its 52-week high.
Orbital ATK, Inc. (OA) has demonstrated a 20-day simple moving average (SMA) of -0.08%, and a 50-day SMA of 9.13%. This public company’s current market capitalization stands at $7.69 billion.
Analyzing Consensus Estimates, Sales Revenue and Net Income
Understanding Wall Street analyst’s enthusiasm for a particular stock is crucial when considering entering a position. According to the latest data, the consensus recommendation for Orbital ATK, Inc. (OA) is Hold.
When it comes to sales data, public companies usually post revenue and earnings that are either higher or lower than the average Wall Street forecast. In the most recent quarterly financial report, for the quarter ending Jun. 2017, Orbital ATK, Inc. (OA) delivered a 0.32% surprise with its net revenue. Sales reached $1.12 billion during the three-month period, compared to the average analyst estimate of $1.11 billion.
Meanwhile, during the same quarter Orbital ATK, Inc. (OA) delivered a 9.32% earnings surprise. Net earnings for the quarter were posted at $1.56 per share, whereas Wall Street had forecast $1.43 per share.
Ownership at Orbital ATK, Inc. (OA), According to Most Recent SEC Filings
A public company’s latest 13F filings tell investors important details about institutional ownership. Orbital ATK, Inc. (OA) has 0.06 billion shares outstanding currently, 85.37% of which belong to institutional investors. Those institutional holdings amount to $6.55 billion.
Additionally, according to the most recent 13F filing from Orbital ATK, Inc. (OA), there were 57 new positions totaling 770,294 shares of the company’s stock. There were 33 sold out positions, on the other hand, totaling 482,862 shares.
Short, Medium and Long Term Indicators
Examining a stock’s average volume in the short, medium and long term is useful to understand trading activity and investor sentiment. Orbital ATK, Inc. (OA) has had a 20-day average volume of 773,280 shares, with an average of 20% of short term indicators pointed at Buy.
The stock’s 50-day average volume has been 771,352 shares, with an average of 75% of medium term indicators pointing toward Buy. Finally, its 100-day average volume is 525,706 shares with 67% of long-term indicators pointing to Buy.