NASDAQ:KTOS - Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$21.86 +1.03 (+4.94 %)
(As of 05/26/2019 07:21 AM ET)
Previous Close$21.86
Today's Range$21.03 - $22.00
52-Week Range$10.82 - $22.00
Volume3.06 million shs
Average Volume1.15 million shs
Market Capitalization$2.32 billion
P/E Ratio128.59
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.87
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. provides mission critical products, solutions, and services in the United States. The company operates through two segments, Kratos Government Solutions and Unmanned Systems. The Kratos Government Solutions segment offers microwave electronic products, satellite communications, training systems, modular systems, and defense and rocket support services. The Unmanned Systems segment provides unmanned aerial systems, and unmanned ground and seaborne systems. It serves national security related agencies, the department of defense, intelligence agencies, and classified agencies, as well as international government agencies and domestic and international commercial customers. Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in San Diego, California.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Guided missiles & space vehicles & parts
Sub-IndustryAerospace & Defense
SectorAerospace
Current SymbolNASDAQ:KTOS
CUSIP50077B20
Phone858-812-7300

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$618 million
Cash Flow$0.3872 per share
Book Value$5.22 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-3,500,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees2,600
Market Cap$2.32 billion
Next Earnings Date8/1/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions (NASDAQ:KTOS) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Kratos Defense & Security Solutions' stock symbol?

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

How were Kratos Defense & Security Solutions' earnings last quarter?

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc (NASDAQ:KTOS) issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May, 8th. The aerospace company reported $0.06 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.01) by $0.07. The aerospace company earned $160.40 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $153.24 million. Kratos Defense & Security Solutions had a net margin of 0.28% and a return on equity of 4.22%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.05 EPS. View Kratos Defense & Security Solutions' Earnings History.

When is Kratos Defense & Security Solutions' next earnings date?

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 1st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Kratos Defense & Security Solutions.

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

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions updated its second quarter 2019 earnings guidance on Wednesday, May, 8th. The company provided EPS guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $175-185 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $175.74 million.Kratos Defense & Security Solutions also updated its FY 2019 guidance to EPS.

What price target have analysts set for KTOS?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Kratos Defense & Security Solutions' shares. Their forecasts range from $13.42 to $24.00. On average, they expect Kratos Defense & Security Solutions' share price to reach $19.3457 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 11.5%. View Analyst Price Targets for Kratos Defense & Security Solutions.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Kratos Defense & Security Solutions?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Kratos Defense & Security Solutions in the last year. There are currently 8 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Kratos Defense & Security Solutions.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Kratos Defense & Security Solutions stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Kratos Defense & Security Solutions stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. is a specialized National Security Technology business providing mission critical products, services and solutions for United States National Security priorities. Kratos' core capabilities are sophisticated engineering, manufacturing and system integration offerings for National Security platforms and programs. " (5/14/2019)
  • 2. Drexel Hamilton analysts commented, "We are therefore transitioning coverage of KTOS with a Buy rating and price target of $18.00." (12/19/2018)

Has Kratos Defense & Security Solutions been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about KTOS stock has been trending negative on Sunday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Kratos Defense & Security Solutions earned a daily sentiment score of -2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the aerospace company a news buzz of 8.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is very likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days.

Who are some of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions' key competitors?

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), Applied Materials (AMAT), Opko Health (OPK), Micron Technology (MU), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), KEMET (KEM), Lockheed Martin (LMT), Alibaba Group (BABA), General Electric (GE) and Raytheon (RTN).

Who are Kratos Defense & Security Solutions' key executives?

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Eric M. DeMarco, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 55)
  • Ms. Deanna Hom Lund, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 51)
  • Mr. Philip Carrai, Pres of Technology & Training Solutions Division (Age 57)
  • Mr. Yonah Adelman, Pres of Microwave Electronics Division (Age 68)
  • Ms. Maria Cervantes de Burgreen, VP & Corp. Controller (Age 44)

Who are Kratos Defense & Security Solutions' major shareholders?

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (7.71%), FMR LLC (7.59%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.65%), Daruma Capital Management LLC (1.97%), Emerald Advisers LLC (1.94%) and Emerald Mutual Fund Advisers Trust (1.80%). Company insiders that own Kratos Defense & Security Solutions stock include Amy Zegart, Bandel L Carano, Eric M Demarco, Phillip D Carrai, Scot B Jarvis, Steven S Fendley and Thomas E Iv Mills. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Kratos Defense & Security Solutions.

Which institutional investors are selling Kratos Defense & Security Solutions stock?

KTOS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., FMR LLC, Daruma Capital Management LLC, Royce & Associates LP, Paradigm Capital Management Inc. NY, Oxford Asset Management LLP, Peregrine Capital Management LLC and S Squared Technology LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Kratos Defense & Security Solutions.

Which institutional investors are buying Kratos Defense & Security Solutions stock?

KTOS stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Stephens Investment Management Group LLC, Victory Capital Management Inc., Impala Asset Management LLC, OppenheimerFunds Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Hardman Johnston Global Advisors LLC and Granite Investment Partners LLC. Company insiders that have bought Kratos Defense & Security Solutions stock in the last two years include Amy Zegart, Bandel L Carano, Eric M Demarco, Phillip D Carrai, Scot B Jarvis and Steven S Fendley. View Insider Buying and Selling for Kratos Defense & Security Solutions.

How do I buy shares of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions?

Shares of KTOS can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Kratos Defense & Security Solutions' stock price today?

One share of KTOS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $21.86.

How big of a company is Kratos Defense & Security Solutions?

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions has a market capitalization of $2.32 billion and generates $618 million in revenue each year. The aerospace company earns $-3,500,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $0.17 on an earnings per share basis. Kratos Defense & Security Solutions employs 2,600 workers across the globe.

What is Kratos Defense & Security Solutions' official website?

The official website for Kratos Defense & Security Solutions is http://www.kratosdefense.com/.

How can I contact Kratos Defense & Security Solutions?

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions' mailing address is 10680 TREENA STREET SUITE 600, SAN DIEGO CA, 92131. The aerospace company can be reached via phone at 858-812-7300 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Kratos Defense & Security Solutions (NASDAQ KTOS)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  484 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  426 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  910
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Kratos Defense & Security Solutions and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe KTOS will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe KTOS will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 5/26/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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