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VSE Corporation is part of the engineering and construction industry and industrials sector. The company CEO is John A. Cuomo. VSE Corp is a diversified services and supply chain management company. It provides logistics and distribution services for legacy systems and equipment. It also provides parts, supply-chain solutions, and other services for aviation jet aircraft engines.



Previous Intraday Performance:

The VSEC shares had a previous change of 1.57% which opened at 25.01 and closed at 25.31. It moved to an intraday high of 25.53 and a low of 24.88.

SeekingAlpha:  Long VSE Corporation – A Balance Of Defense And Value

Historical Performance:

Over the last five trading days, VSEC shares returned 1.24% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -16.39%. Over three months, it changed -23.82%. In one year it has changed -48.53% and within that year its 52 week high was 50.66 and its 52 week low was 24.06. VSEC stock is 5.20% above its 52 week low.

Our calculations result in a 200 day moving average of 31.19 and a 50 day moving average of 28.89. Right now, VSEC stock is trading -18.86% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a great opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.

SeekingAlpha:  Long VSE Corporation – A Balance Of Defense And Value

Liquidity:

The company has a market cap of $277.7m with 11.0m shares outstanding and a float of 8.5m shares. Trading volume was 22,255 shares and has experienced an average volume of 22,365 shares. Our calculation, using the current average volume and close price, leads me to believe that the liquidity is bad, highly speculative and an investor may want to avoid this stock.

Earnings:

The last annual reported EPS for VSE Corporation was 3.21 which ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 7.88.

Below was the last reported quarterly diluted earnings per share:

1stQtr 2019Reported 05-02-2019: 0.60
4thQtr 2018Reported 02-28-2019: 0.84
3rdQtr 2018Reported 10-30-2018: 0.92
2ndQtr 2018Reported 07-26-2018: 0.80
1stQtr 2018Reported 04-30-2018: 0.65

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 2.38, which means it might be overvalued by -961.80%.

The long-term trend of the EPS is an important number as it indicates the present value of VSE Corporation; the EPS growth rate, as it is usually called, is typically displayed as a percentage, which at this time is hard to estimate, but revenue growth has been -7.30% over the last twelve months.



Indicators Also to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 22.90% of insider ownership.

The beta was calculated to be 1.33.

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Fundamental Numbers:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on assets is 4.83%, profit margin is 5.02%, price-to-sales is 0.40 and price-to-book is 0.81.

Company Score Card:

Results are out of six:
 1  : Growth Expectations Result
 2  : Financial Safety Result
 1  : Past Performance Result
 3  : Valuation Result
 2  : Dividend Safety Result
 1  : Overall Result

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Jake McWilliams
I am an independent trader, analyst and algorithmic trading expert, having worked both for the sell side (brokerage) and the buy side (fund administration). I have been trading professionally for about 20 years. I trade stocks and forex and I play both long and short positions in underlying asset or through options. I have experience with discretionary and fully automated systems (Metatrader and Quantshare).

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