Research Analysts Offer Predictions for Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc.’s FY2026 Earnings (NYSE:HII)

Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. (NYSE:HIIFree Report) – Zacks Research boosted their FY2026 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for Huntington Ingalls Industries in a report issued on Monday, May 27th. Zacks Research analyst R. Department now forecasts that the aerospace company will post earnings of $21.54 per share for the year, up from their prior 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 results on Thursday, May 2nd. The aerospace company reported $3.87 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $3.50 by $0.37. Huntington Ingalls Industries had a return on equity of 18.08% and a net margin of 6.09%. The firm had revenue of $2.80 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.81 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $3.23 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 4.7% compared to the same quarter last year.

Other equities research analysts also recently issued reports about the company. Citigroup started 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. StockNews.com downgraded Huntington Ingalls Industries from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, May 3rd. JPMorgan Chase & Co. lifted their price objective on Huntington Ingalls Industries from $288.00 to $295.00 and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a report on Thursday, March 21st. Finally, Barclays lifted their price objective 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 issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Based on data from MarketBeat.com, Huntington Ingalls Industries presently has an average rating of “Moderate Buy” and a consensus target price of $278.00.

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Huntington Ingalls Industries Trading Up 1.3 %

Shares of HII opened at $251.41 on Thursday. Huntington Ingalls Industries has a 12-month low of $198.14 and a 12-month high of $299.50. The company has a quick ratio of 0.89, a current ratio of 0.96 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.54. The firm has a market capitalization of $9.91 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 14.17, a P/E/G ratio of 2.16 and a beta of 0.60. The stock’s 50-day moving average price is $268.52 and its 200 day moving average price is $265.11.

Hedge Funds Weigh In On Huntington Ingalls Industries

Large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Riverview Trust Co bought a new position in Huntington Ingalls Industries during the 1st quarter worth about $30,000. American National Bank bought a new position in Huntington Ingalls Industries during the 1st quarter worth about $30,000. Cranbrook Wealth Management LLC bought a new position in Huntington Ingalls Industries during the 4th quarter worth about $28,000. Fidelis Capital Partners LLC acquired a new position in shares of Huntington Ingalls Industries during the 1st quarter worth about $31,000. Finally, Larson Financial Group LLC boosted its stake in shares of Huntington Ingalls Industries by 158.5% during the 1st quarter. Larson Financial Group LLC now owns 106 shares of the aerospace company’s stock worth $31,000 after buying an additional 65 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 90.46% of the company’s stock.

Insider Buying and Selling at Huntington Ingalls Industries

In other Huntington Ingalls Industries news, VP Jennifer R. Boykin sold 1,043 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Friday, May 10th. The shares were sold at an average price of $252.03, for a total transaction of $262,867.29. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now owns 11,961 shares in the company, valued at approximately $3,014,530.83. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. In related news, VP Jennifer R. Boykin sold 1,043 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Friday, May 10th. The shares were sold at an average price of $252.03, for a total value of $262,867.29. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now owns 11,961 shares in the company, valued at approximately $3,014,530.83. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this link. Also, VP Edmond E. Jr. Hughes sold 1,500 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Monday, May 20th. The shares were sold at an average price of $256.07, for a total transaction of $384,105.00. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now owns 8,135 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,083,129.45. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Corporate insiders own 0.72% of the company’s stock.

Huntington Ingalls Industries Announces Dividend

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, June 14th. Shareholders of record on Friday, May 31st will be given a dividend of $1.30 per share. This represents a $5.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.07%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, May 31st. Huntington Ingalls Industries’s payout ratio is 29.31%.

Huntington Ingalls Industries Company Profile

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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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