Will This Analyst Upgrade Help Huntington Ingalls (HII) Stock Today?

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- UBS upgraded Huntington Ingalls  (HII) to "buy" from "neutral." The firm said the stock's current price reflects flat earnings per share of $8, while analyst estimates call for $10 to $14.

The stock closed at $94.86 on Friday.

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Separately, TheStreet Ratings team rates HUNTINGTON INGALLS IND INC as a "buy" with a ratings score of B+. TheStreet Ratings Team has this to say about their recommendation:

"We rate HUNTINGTON INGALLS IND INC (HII) a BUY. This is driven by multiple strengths, which we believe should have a greater impact than any weaknesses, and should give investors a better performance opportunity than most stocks we cover. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, attractive valuation levels, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance and impressive record of earnings per share growth. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated."

You can view the full analysis from the report here: HII Ratings Report

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Editor's Note: Any reference to TheStreet Ratings and its underlying recommendation does not reflect the opinion of TheStreet, Inc. or any of its contributors including Jim Cramer or Stephanie Link.

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