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NASDAQ:KTOS

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions (KTOS) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$18.03
-0.21 (-1.15%)
(As of 03/1/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$17.97
$18.30
50-Day Range
$16.93
$20.82
52-Week Range
$12.12
$21.60
Volume
1.45 million shs
Average Volume
1.48 million shs
Market Capitalization
$2.69 billion
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$21.33

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.67 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
18.3% Upside
$21.33 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
2.64% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
1.15mentions of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions in the last 14 days
Based on 24 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$1.31 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
48.15%
From $0.27 to $0.40 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

2.87 out of 5 stars

Aerospace Sector

23rd out of 42 stocks

Guided Missiles & Space Vehicles & Parts Industry

3rd out of 6 stocks


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About Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Stock (NASDAQ:KTOS)

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. operates as a technology company that addresses the defense, National Security, and commercial markets. The company develops and fields transformative, affordable systems, products, and solutions. It operates through two segments, Kratos Government Solutions and Unmanned Systems. The company offers microwave electronic products, space and satellite communications, cybersecurity/warfare products, hypersonic and missile defense systems, rockets, training solutions, turbine and engine propulsion technologies, and defense and rocket support services, as well as command, control, communication, computing, combat, intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance systems. It also provides unmanned aerial systems, and unmanned ground and seaborne products, as well as related command, control, and communications systems, as well as directed energy products. The company primarily serves national security related agencies, the U.S. Department of Defense, intelligence agencies and classified agencies, international government agencies, and commercial customers. Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. was incorporated in 1994 and is headquartered in San Diego, California.

KTOS Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
2/13/2024
Today
3/02/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
5/01/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Sector
Aerospace
Industry
Guided missiles & space vehicles & parts
Sub-Industry
Aerospace & Defense
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:KTOS
CUSIP
50077B20
Employees
3,900
Year Founded
1994

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$21.33
High Stock Price Target
$25.00
Low Stock Price Target
$17.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+18.3%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.67
Research Coverage
6 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$-8,900,000.00
Pretax Margin
1.07%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.04 billion
Cash Flow
$0.57 per share
Book Value
$6.54 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
127,176,000
Market Cap
$2.69 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.80

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KTOS Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Kratos Defense & Security Solutions stock right now?

6 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Kratos Defense & Security Solutions in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" KTOS shares.
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What is Kratos Defense & Security Solutions' stock price target for 2024?

6 brokers have issued twelve-month price targets for Kratos Defense & Security Solutions' shares. Their KTOS share price targets range from $17.00 to $25.00. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach $21.33 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 18.3% from the stock's current price.
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How have KTOS shares performed in 2024?

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions' stock was trading at $20.29 at the beginning of 2024. Since then, KTOS stock has decreased by 11.1% and is now trading at $18.03.
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Are investors shorting Kratos Defense & Security Solutions?

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions saw a increase in short interest in the month of February. As of February 15th, there was short interest totaling 3,940,000 shares, an increase of 37.8% from the January 31st total of 2,860,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,300,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.0 days.
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When is Kratos Defense & Security Solutions' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 1st 2024.
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How were Kratos Defense & Security Solutions' earnings last quarter?

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:KTOS) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, February, 13th. The aerospace company reported $0.12 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.09 by $0.03. The aerospace company had revenue of $273.80 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $253.39 million. Kratos Defense & Security Solutions had a negative net margin of 0.86% and a positive trailing twelve-month return on equity of 3.01%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 9.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.03 EPS.

What guidance has Kratos Defense & Security Solutions issued on next quarter's earnings?

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions updated its FY 2024 earnings guidance on Tuesday, February, 13th. The company provided EPS guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.1 billion-$1.2 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.1 billion.

What is Eric M. DeMarco's approval rating as Kratos Defense & Security Solutions' CEO?

69 employees have rated Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Chief Executive Officer Eric M. DeMarco on Glassdoor.com. Eric M. DeMarco has an approval rating of 73% among the company's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Kratos Defense & Security Solutions investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), Micron Technology (MU), Applied Materials (AMAT), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), AT&T (T), Intel (INTC), RTX (RTX), Cisco Systems (CSCO), OPKO Health (OPK) and Alibaba Group (BABA).

Who are Kratos Defense & Security Solutions' major shareholders?

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions' stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (9.43%), ARK Investment Management LLC (4.46%), Stephens Investment Management Group LLC (3.22%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.10%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (2.41%) and Nikko Asset Management Americas Inc. (2.41%). Insiders that own company stock include Benjamin M Goodwin, Benjamin M Goodwin, David M Carter, De Burgreen Maria Cervantes, Deanna H Lund, Deanna H Lund, Eric M Demarco, Eric M Demarco, Jane Elizabeth Judd, Marie Mendoza, Phillip D Carrai, Phillip D Carrai, Samuel N Liberatore, Scot B Jarvis, Scott I Anderson, Stacey G Rock, Stacey G Rock, Steven S Fendley, Steven S Fendley, Thomas E Iv Mills and Thomas E Iv Mills.
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How do I buy shares of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions?

Shares of KTOS stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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Does Kratos Defense & Security Solutions have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions: 5-D Systems, 5-D Systems Inc., Ai Metrix Inc., Atmospheric Observing Systems, Atmospheric Observing Systems, Avtec Systems Inc., BSC Partners LLC, CPI ASC Signal Division Inc., CPI ASC Signal Division Inc., CTT Inc., CTT Inc., Carlsbad ISI Inc., Charleston Marine Containers Inc., Consolidated Turbine Specialists Canada LLP, Consolidated Turbine Specialists Canada Ltd., Consolidated Turbine Specialists LLC, DEI Services Corporation, DFI Realty LLC, DTI Associates Inc., Dallastown Realty I LLC, Dallastown Realty II LLC, Digital Fusion Inc., Digital Fusion Solutions Inc., Elwood Investments LLC, FTT America LLC, FTT Deutschland GmbH, FTT UK Limited, Florida Turbine PR LLC, Florida Turbine Technologies, Florida Turbine Technologies Inc., General Microwave Corporation, General Microwave Israel (1987) Ltd., General Microwave Israel Corporation, Gichner Holdings, Gichner Holdings, Gichner Systems Group Inc., Gichner Systems International Inc., HGS Holdings Inc., Haverstick Consulting Inc., Haverstick Government Solutions Inc., Integral Systems, KTT CORE Inc., Kratos Antenna Holdings Division Inc., Kratos Antenna Solutions Canada Corporation, Kratos Antenna Solutions Corporation, Kratos Antenna Solutions Global Corporation, Kratos Antenna Solutions International Corporation, Kratos Arabia Ltd., Kratos Communications Inc., Kratos Communications Japan Inc., Kratos Communications Ltd., Kratos Communications S.A.S., Kratos Defence (Australia) Pty Limited, Kratos Defense & Rocket Support Services Inc., Kratos GMI Eyal Ltd., Kratos Holdings UK Ltd., Kratos Integral Holdings LLC, Kratos Integral Systems International Inc., Kratos Norway AS, Kratos RT Logic Inc., Kratos SRE Inc., Kratos Space & Missile Defense Systems Inc., Kratos Systems and Solutions Inc., Kratos Technology & Training Solutions Inc., Kratos Unmanned Aerial Systems Inc., Kratos Unmanned Systems Solutions Inc., LVDM Inc., MSI Acquisition Corp., Madison Research Corporation, Micro Systems Inc., Optimized Performance Machining Inc., Optimized Performance Machining Inc., Polexis Inc., Reality Based IT Services Ltd., Rocket Support Services LLC, S & J Design LLC, SAT Corporation, SCT Acquisition LLC, SCT Real Estate LLC, SecureInfo Corporation, SecureInfo Corporation, Shadow I Inc., Shadow II Inc., Summit Research Corporation, Technical Directions Inc., Technical Directions Inc., and Turbine Export Inc..
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This page (NASDAQ:KTOS) was last updated on 3/2/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff