Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Company Profile (NASDAQ:KTOS)

About Kratos Defense & Security Solutions

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions logoKratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. offers various technologies, products and solutions focused on the United States and its allies' national security. The Company's segments include Kratos Government Solutions (KGS), Unmanned Systems (US) and Public Safety & Security (PSS). The KGS segment includes the operations of Defense Rocket Support Services (DRSS), Microwave Electronics Division (ME), Technical and Training Solutions (TTS), and Modular Systems (MS), which provide technology-based defense solutions, involving products and services, primarily for the United States National Security priorities. The US segment includes its unmanned aerial, ground, seaborne and command, control and communications system business. The PSS segment provides independent integrated solutions for homeland security, public safety, critical infrastructure, and security and surveillance systems for government and commercial applications.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Aerospace
  • Industry: Security & Protection Services
  • Sub-Industry: Aerospace & Defense
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: KTOS
  • CUSIP: 50077B20
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $8.33
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $8.01
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $6.96
  • 52-Week Range: $60,516,000.00 - $3.06
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: -277.67
  • P/E Growth: -1.83
  • Market Cap: $504.10M
  • Outstanding Shares: 60,516,000
  • Beta: 1.71
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: -9.06%
  • Return on Equity: -3.73%
  • Return on Assets: -0.97%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 2.18%
  • Current Ratio: 1.66%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.34%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Kratos Defense & Security Solutions (NASDAQ:KTOS) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.75)
Consensus Price Target: $8.25 (0.96% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Kratos Defense & Security Solutions (NASDAQ:KTOS)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/6/2017Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuy$10.00View Rating Details
1/19/2017SunTrust Banks, Inc.Initiated CoverageBuy$9.00View Rating Details
12/10/2016B. RileyReiterated RatingBuy$9.00View Rating Details
7/5/2016Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingHold -> NeutralView Rating Details
12/22/2015Noble FinancialReiterated RatingBuy$9.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/19/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Kratos Defense & Security Solutions (NASDAQ:KTOS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
3/8/2017        
11/2/2016Q316($0.05)$0.03$162.10 million$165.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2016Q2($0.07)$0.01$158.93 million$168.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/4/2016Q1($0.06)($0.13)$154.05 million$153.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/10/2016Q4($0.11)$0.02$163.75 million$177.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/5/2015Q315($0.02)($0.02)$175.00 million$161.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2015Q2($0.04)($0.02)$185.40 million$160.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2015Q115($0.12)($0.09)$186.70 million$182.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/12/2015Q4 14$0.07$0.11$221.35 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2014Q314$0.13$0.10$244.40 million$217.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2014Q214($0.02)$0.02$230.10 million$229.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/30/2014Q114($0.11)($0.26)$216.88 million$200.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/11/2014Q413$0.06($0.12)$251.73 million$235.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/7/2013Q313$0.01$0.02$233.70 million$226.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2013Q2 2013($0.15)$0.02$231.20 million$235.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/9/2013Q1 2013$0.06$0.06$237.02 million$252.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/12/2013Q4 2012$0.12$0.15$262.28 million$263.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/8/2012Q312$0.18$0.18$257.31 million$276.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2012($0.09)($0.41)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/3/2012($0.10)$0.09ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/7/2012($0.08)$0.17ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/3/2011($0.06)($0.22)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2011$0.08($0.22)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Kratos Defense & Security Solutions (NASDAQ:KTOS)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $-0.35 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $-0.03 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171($0.08)($0.08)($0.08)
Q3 20171$0.01$0.01$0.01
Q4 20171$0.05$0.05$0.05
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History for Kratos Defense & Security Solutions (NASDAQ:KTOS)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Kratos Defense & Security Solutions (NASDAQ:KTOS)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 23.20%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 62.10%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
11/23/2016Bandel L CaranoDirectorBuy833,000$6.00$4,998,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/23/2016Deanna H. LundCFOBuy6,666$6.00$39,996.00View SEC Filing  
8/12/2016William A HoglundDirectorBuy150,000$5.89$883,500.00View SEC Filing  
8/10/2016William A HoglundDirectorBuy50,000$5.59$279,500.00View SEC Filing  
8/9/2016Eric M. DemarcoCEOBuy8,904$5.56$49,506.24View SEC Filing  
12/10/2015Bandel L CaranoDirectorBuy100,000$3.97$397,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/10/2015Eric M DemarcoCEOBuy12,811$3.90$49,962.90View SEC Filing  
12/9/2015Eric M DemarcoCEOBuy13,167$3.80$50,034.60View SEC Filing  
8/26/2015Deanna H LundCFOBuy3,000$3.96$11,880.00View SEC Filing  
8/26/2015Eric M DemarcoCEOBuy10,000$3.93$39,300.00View SEC Filing  
8/26/2015Phillip D CarraiInsiderBuy4,000$4.00$16,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/26/2015Scot B JarvisDirectorBuy20,000$3.94$78,800.00View SEC Filing  
6/5/2015Bandel L CaranoDirectorBuy150,000$6.03$904,500.00View SEC Filing  
6/4/2015Amy ZegartDirectorBuy4,100$6.01$24,641.00View SEC Filing  
12/12/2014Deanna H LundCFOBuy3,000$4.60$13,800.00View SEC Filing  
12/12/2014Eric M DemarcoCEOBuy21,575$4.63$99,892.25View SEC Filing  
12/1/2014Thomas E Iv MillsInsiderBuy2,000$5.06$10,120.00View SEC Filing  
11/28/2014Jane Elizabeth JuddDirectorBuy3,000$5.13$15,390.00View SEC Filing  
5/20/2014William HoglundDirectorBuy200,000$7.24$1,448,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/5/2014Deanna LundCFOBuy2,000$7.26$14,520.00View SEC Filing  
5/5/2014Eric DemarcoCEOBuy10,000$7.29$72,900.00View SEC Filing  
3/17/2014Eric DemarcoCEOBuy10,000$7.17$71,700.00View SEC Filing  
3/17/2014Richard PoirierInsiderBuy3,500$7.14$24,990.00View SEC Filing  
3/14/2014Jane Elizabeth JuddDirectorBuy1,820$7.07$12,867.40View SEC Filing  
12/9/2013Phillip CarraiInsiderBuy2,000$6.82$13,640.00View SEC Filing  
12/2/2013Deanna LundCFOBuy4,500$6.69$30,105.00View SEC Filing  
12/2/2013Eric DemarcoCEOBuy31,273$6.40$200,147.20View SEC Filing  
11/27/2013Jane Elizabeth JuddDirectorBuy4,180$6.59$27,546.20View SEC Filing  
11/27/2013Thomas Iv MillsInsiderBuy4,250$6.62$28,135.00View SEC Filing  
5/14/2013Eric M DemarcoCEOBuy28,647$5.24$150,110.28View SEC Filing  
3/18/2013Deanna H LundCFOBuy2,000$4.66$9,320.00View SEC Filing  
3/18/2013Eric M DemarcoCEOBuy26,627$4.69$124,880.63View SEC Filing  
3/18/2013Phillip D CarraiInsiderBuy4,500$4.77$21,465.00View SEC Filing  
3/15/2013Eric M DemarcoCEOBuy27,786$4.50$125,037.00View SEC Filing  
3/15/2013Jane Elizabeth JuddDirectorBuy6,000$4.47$26,820.00View SEC Filing  
3/15/2013Richard PoirierInsiderBuy5,000$4.47$22,350.00View SEC Filing  
12/17/2012Eric M DemarcoCEOBuy16,622$4.81$79,951.82View SEC Filing  
12/14/2012Eric M DemarcoCEOBuy13,710$4.74$64,985.40View SEC Filing  
12/13/2012Eric M DemarcoCEOBuy11,896$4.62$54,959.52View SEC Filing  
12/12/2012Deanna H LundCFOBuy5,000$4.43$22,150.00View SEC Filing  
12/12/2012Eric M DemarcoCEOBuy11,397$4.39$50,032.83View SEC Filing  
12/12/2012Richard PoirierInsiderBuy6,000$4.29$25,740.00View SEC Filing  
8/15/2012Richard PoirierInsiderBuy5,000$4.98$24,900.00View SEC Filing  
8/7/2012Deanna H LundCFOBuy7,000$4.97$34,790.00View SEC Filing  
8/7/2012Eric M DemarcoCEOBuy50,770$4.93$250,296.10View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Kratos Defense & Security Solutions (NASDAQ:KTOS)
DateHeadline
News IconMarket Update on Shares of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. (KTOS) - BVN (NASDAQ:KTOS)
bvnewsjournal.com - February 17 at 8:29 AM
News IconIncreased Concerns for National Defense, Cybersecurity, Terrorism Threats Fueling Latest Rise in Innovative Detection Products and Applications (NASDAQ:KTOS)
www.broadwayworld.com - February 16 at 5:51 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Curtiss-Wright, Kratos Defense & Security Solutions and Orbital ATK (NASDAQ:KTOS)
finance.yahoo.com - February 16 at 5:51 PM
News IconShares to Watch: Indicator Update on Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. (KTOS) - Baldwin Journal (NASDAQ:KTOS)
baldwinjournal.com - February 14 at 12:21 AM
News IconAre Insiders Buying Shares of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:KTOS)? - Winfield Review (NASDAQ:KTOS)
winfieldreview.com - February 13 at 10:48 AM
News IconKratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq: KTOS) Announces Deal and Shares Jump - StockNewsUnion (NASDAQ:KTOS)
stocknewsunion.com - February 12 at 11:04 PM
fool.com logoWhy Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. Stock Gained 11% in ... - Motley Fool (NASDAQ:KTOS)
www.fool.com - February 11 at 5:03 AM
thestreet.com logoKratos Defense and Security Solutions: Cramer's Top Takeaways (NASDAQ:KTOS)
www.thestreet.com - February 11 at 12:00 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Cyprus Telecommunications Authority Selects Kratos’ End-to-End Network Management Suite to Scale Growing Satellite Ground Operations (NASDAQ:KTOS)
finance.yahoo.com - February 10 at 7:00 PM
fool.com logoWhy Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. Stock Gained 11% in January (NASDAQ:KTOS)
www.fool.com - February 9 at 7:11 PM
nasdaq.com logoKratos Defense & Security To Present At Cowen & Co Conference; Webcast At 8:30AM (NASDAQ:KTOS)
www.nasdaq.com - February 8 at 7:00 PM
News IconNews Impact Score Of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:KTOS) At 25 - Stock Observer (NASDAQ:KTOS)
www.thestockobserver.com - February 8 at 12:32 AM
News IconKratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (KTOS) Shares Active after ... - The Ledger Gazette (NASDAQ:KTOS)
ledgergazette.com - February 8 at 12:32 AM
News IconKratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:KTOS) Quarterly EPS Projection At $-0.03 - Stock Observer (NASDAQ:KTOS)
www.thestockobserver.com - February 3 at 4:59 AM
seekingalpha.com logoKratos Defense & Security Solutions (KTOS) Presents At Noble Financial Capital Markets 13th Annual Small Cap and Emerging Growth Investor Conference - (NASDAQ:KTOS)
seekingalpha.com - February 1 at 7:02 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoPHOTO RELEASE: Kratos to Present at the Nineteenth Annual Directed Energy Symposium (NASDAQ:KTOS)
finance.yahoo.com - February 1 at 7:02 PM
News IconAre Insiders Bumping Up Their Positions in Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:KTOS) - Wall Street Beacon (NASDAQ:KTOS)
wsbeacon.com - February 1 at 5:02 AM
News IconNews Impact Score Of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:KTOS) At 31 - Stock Observer (NASDAQ:KTOS)
www.thestockobserver.com - February 1 at 5:02 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoKratos to Present at the Cowen & Company 38th Annual Aerospace/Defense & Industrials Conference (NASDAQ:KTOS)
finance.yahoo.com - January 31 at 7:01 PM
News IconStock Continues Its Ascent, Reaching New High: Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:KTOS) - Wall Street Beacon (NASDAQ:KTOS)
wsbeacon.com - January 27 at 8:20 PM
News IconNews Impact Score Of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:KTOS) At 50 - Stock Observer (NASDAQ:KTOS)
www.thestockobserver.com - January 26 at 12:38 AM
News IconEarnings in Full Force, Analysts Take Aim at Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:KTOS) - Wall Street Beacon (NASDAQ:KTOS)
wsbeacon.com - January 26 at 12:38 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoKratos to Present at the Noble Capital Markets’ Thirteenth Annual Investor Conference (NASDAQ:KTOS)
finance.yahoo.com - January 24 at 6:54 PM
News IconMarket Review: Indicator Watch for Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. (KTOS) - Rives Journal (NASDAQ:KTOS)
rivesjournal.com - January 21 at 5:58 PM
News IconStock Tracker: Earnings & Estimates for Kratos Defense & Security ... - Aiken Advocate (NASDAQ:KTOS)
aikenadvocate.com - January 20 at 1:00 AM
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aikenadvocate.com - January 20 at 1:00 AM
News IconKratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc (KTOS) is Initiated by SunTrust to Buy - Highland Mirror (NASDAQ:KTOS)
www.highlandmirror.com - January 20 at 1:00 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoCoverage initiated on Kratos Defense and Security by SunTrust (NASDAQ:KTOS)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 19 at 7:59 PM
News IconKratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc (KTOS) is Initiated by Canaccord Genuity to Buy - Highland Mirror (NASDAQ:KTOS)
www.highlandmirror.com - January 17 at 6:36 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoKratos Names Steve Fendley Senior Vice President & Division President, Kratos Unmanned Systems Division (NASDAQ:KTOS)
finance.yahoo.com - January 17 at 12:08 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoKRATOS DEFENSE & SECURITY SOLUTIONS, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Financial St (NASDAQ:KTOS)
biz.yahoo.com - January 17 at 12:08 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCoverage initiated on Kratos Defense and Security by Canaccord Genuity (NASDAQ:KTOS)
finance.yahoo.com - January 17 at 12:08 PM
News IconKratos Defense & Security Solutions Awarded $23.4 Million Air ... - Satellite PR News (press release) (NASDAQ:KTOS)
satprnews.com - January 14 at 12:32 AM
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theusacommerce.com - January 14 at 12:32 AM
News IconSES Selects Solutions for Satellites ...Kratos' Monics® Enterprise (NASDAQ:KTOS)
satnews.com - January 12 at 4:51 AM
News IconSES Selects Monics Enterprise From Kratos to Expand Satellite Fleet RF Monitoring Capabilities (NASDAQ:KTOS)
www.pressreleasepoint.com - January 11 at 11:51 PM
globenewswire.com logoKratos Supports High Energy Laser Demonstrator Integration [Photo Release] (NASDAQ:KTOS)
globenewswire.com - January 11 at 11:51 PM
nasdaq.com logoKratos Defense & Security To Participate In Needham Growth Conference At 9:20 AM (NASDAQ:KTOS)
www.nasdaq.com - January 11 at 11:51 PM
seekingalpha.com logoKratos Defense & Security Solutions (KTOS) Presents At 19th Annual Needham Growth Conference (NASDAQ:KTOS)
seekingalpha.com - January 11 at 11:51 PM
News IconNews Impact Score Of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:KTOS) Set At 85 - Stock Observer (NASDAQ:KTOS)
www.thestockobserver.com - January 11 at 6:49 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoKratos Supports High Energy Laser Demonstrator Integration (NASDAQ:KTOS)
finance.yahoo.com - January 11 at 6:49 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSES Selects Monics® Enterprise From Kratos to Expand Satellite Fleet RF Monitoring Capabilities (NASDAQ:KTOS)
finance.yahoo.com - January 10 at 7:03 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoKratos to Present at the 19th Annual Needham Growth Conference (NASDAQ:KTOS)
finance.yahoo.com - January 6 at 6:53 PM
News IconKratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:KTOS) News Impact Score At 85 - Stock Observer (NASDAQ:KTOS)
www.thestockobserver.com - January 6 at 12:34 AM
fool.com logoKratos Stock's Fantastic Run in 2016 Was Way Too Much (NASDAQ:KTOS)
www.fool.com - January 5 at 7:33 PM
News IconKratos Receives $17.5M Government Contract (NASDAQ:KTOS)
sdbj.com - January 2 at 6:09 PM
realistinvestor.com logoKratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:KTOS) Bearish ... - RealistInvestor.com (NASDAQ:KTOS)
www.realistinvestor.com - December 31 at 7:31 AM
globenewswire.com logoKratos Receives $17.5 Million Command, Control and Communications Contract Award - GlobeNewswire (press release) (NASDAQ:KTOS)
globenewswire.com - December 31 at 7:31 AM
News IconKratos awarded air defense system contract with US Army (NASDAQ:KTOS)
www.financial-news.co.uk - December 29 at 6:16 PM
streetinsider.com logoKratos Defense (KTOS) Receives $17.5M Command, Control and Communications Contract from US (NASDAQ:KTOS)
www.streetinsider.com - December 29 at 6:16 PM

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What is Kratos Defense & Security Solutions' stock symbol?

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "KTOS."

Where is Kratos Defense & Security Solutions' stock going? Where will Kratos Defense & Security Solutions' stock price be in 2017?

4 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Kratos Defense & Security Solutions' stock. Their predictions range from $5.00 to $10.00. On average, they anticipate Kratos Defense & Security Solutions' share price to reach $8.25 in the next twelve months.

When will Kratos Defense & Security Solutions announce their earnings?

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, March, 8th 2017.

Who owns Kratos Defense & Security Solutions stock?

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.27%), Royce & Associates LP (5.49%), S Squared Technology LLC (3.23%), State Street Corp (2.34%), Managed Asset Portfolios LLC (2.23%) and Cortina Asset Management LLC (1.21%). Company insiders that own Kratos Defense & Security Solutions stock include Amy Zegart, Bandel L Carano, Deanna H Lund, Eric M Demarco, Phillip D Carrai, Scot B Jarvis and William A Hoglund.

Who sold Kratos Defense & Security Solutions stock? Who is selling Kratos Defense & Security Solutions stock?

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions' stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Royce & Associates LP, Bard Associates Inc., Managed Asset Portfolios LLC and Guggenheim Capital LLC.

Who bought Kratos Defense & Security Solutions stock? Who is buying Kratos Defense & Security Solutions stock?

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions' stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Cortina Asset Management LLC, State Street Corp, S Squared Technology LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Two Sigma Investments LP, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Renaissance Technologies LLC and ARS Investment Partners LLC. Company insiders that have bought Kratos Defense & Security Solutions stock in the last two years include Amy Zegart, Bandel L Carano, Deanna H Lund, Eric M Demarco, Phillip D Carrai, Scot B Jarvis and William A Hoglund.

How do I buy Kratos Defense & Security Solutions stock?

Shares of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions stock cost?

One share of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions stock can currently be purchased for approximately $8.33.

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Last Updated on 2/19/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff