Huntington Ingalls Industries Earnings Preview

While Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYS: HII) missed estimates last quarter, investors hope that it will bounce back and outpace Wall Street expectations this quarter. The company will unveil its latest earnings on Thursday, Nov. 10. Huntington Ingalls Industries has been designing, building, overhauling, and repairing ships primarily for the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Coast Guard.

What analysts say:

  • Buy, sell, or hold?: Analysts think investors should stand pat on Huntington Ingalls Industries with six of nine analysts rating it hold. Analysts' rating of Huntington Ingalls Industries has stayed constant from three months prior.

  • Wall Street Earnings Expectations: The average analyst estimate is earnings of $0.85 per share. Estimates range from $0.77 to $0.93.

What our community says:
CAPS All-Stars are solidly backing the stock with 90% granting it an "outperform" rating. The community at large backs the All-Stars with 88.5% assigning it a rating of "outperform." Fools have embraced Huntington Ingalls Industries, though the message boards have been quiet lately with only 10 posts in the past 30 days. Despite the majority sentiment in favor of Huntington Ingalls Industries, the stock has a middling CAPS rating of three out of five stars.

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