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Exelis (NYSE:XLS) is scheduled to be posting its Q114 quarterly earnings results on Friday, May 2nd. Analysts expect Exelis to post earnings of $0.32 per share and revenue of $1.11 billion for the quarter. Exelis has set its FY14 guidance at $1.52-1.59 EPS.Parties interested in participating in the company’s conference call can do so using this link.

Exelis (NYSE:XLS) last released its earnings data on Friday, February 28th. The company reported $0.44 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.45 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $1.22 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.34 billion. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.47 earnings per share. On average, analysts expect Exelis to post $1.54 EPS for the current fiscal year and $1.58 EPS for the next fiscal year.

Exelis (NYSE:XLS) opened at 18.54 on Thursday. Exelis has a 1-year low of $10.86 and a 1-year high of $21.44. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $18.87 and a 200-day moving average of $18.56. The company has a market cap of $3.514 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 12.46.

A number of research firms have recently commented on XLS. Analysts at Jefferies Group downgraded shares of Exelis from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, March 24th. On the ratings front, analysts at RBC Capital raised their price target on shares of Exelis to $24.00 in a research note on Tuesday, March 18th. Finally, analysts at TheStreet upgraded shares of Exelis from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, March 14th. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Exelis currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $18.50.

Exelis Inc (NYSE:XLS) is engaged in Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) related products and systems and information and technical services, which the Company supplies to military, government and commercial customers in the United States and globally.

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