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Kratos Defense & Security Solutions (KTOS) Stock Forecast & Price Target

$22.54
+1.14 (+5.33%)
(As of 07/23/2024 ET)

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions - Analysts' Recommendations and Stock Price Forecast (2024)

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Consensus Rating

Based on 9 Wall Street analysts who have issued ratings for Kratos Defense & Security Solutions in the last 12 months, the stock has a consensus rating of "Moderate Buy." Out of the 9 analysts, 4 have given a hold rating, 4 have given a buy rating, and 1 has given a strong buy rating for KTOS.

Consensus Price Target

$23.50
4.26% Upside
High Forecast$27.00
Average Forecast$23.50
Low Forecast$17.00

According to the 9 analysts' twelve-month price targets for Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, the average price target is $23.50. The highest price target for KTOS is $27.00, while the lowest price target for KTOS is $17.00. The average price target represents a forecasted upside of 4.26% from the current price of $22.54.

TypeCurrent Forecast
7/25/23 to 7/24/24
1 Month Ago
6/25/23 to 6/24/24
3 Months Ago
4/26/23 to 4/25/24
1 Year Ago
7/25/22 to 7/25/23
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Moderate Buy
Moderate Buy
Moderate Buy
Strong Buy
1 Strong Buy rating(s)
1 Strong Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
Buy
4 Buy rating(s)
4 Buy rating(s)
4 Buy rating(s)
3 Buy rating(s)
Hold
4 Hold rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
Sell
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Sell rating(s)
Consensus Price Target$23.50$23.50$21.14$16.00
Forecasted Upside4.26% Upside19.65% Upside15.59% Upside39.41% Upside
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KTOS Analyst Recommendations By Month

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KTOS Price Targets by Month

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Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Stock vs. The Competition

TypeKratos Defense & Security SolutionsAerospace CompaniesS&P 500
Consensus Rating Score
2.67
2.62
2.51
Consensus RatingModerate BuyModerate BuyModerate Buy
Predicted Upside4.26% Upside57.03% Upside9.25% Upside
News Sentiment RatingPositive News
Neutral News
Positive News
DateBrokerageAnalyst NameActionRatingPrice TargetUpside/Downside on Report DateDetails
6/28/2024Benchmark
2 of 5 stars
 Reiterated RatingBuy ➝ Buy$25.00 ➝ $25.00+23.70%
6/26/2024BTIG Research
2 of 5 stars
A. Madrid
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Initiated CoverageNeutral
6/3/2024Royal Bank of Canada
4 of 5 stars
 Boost TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$23.00 ➝ $24.00+9.04%
5/28/2024JPMorgan Chase & Co.
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 Boost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$20.00 ➝ $23.00+2.72%
5/28/2024JMP Securities
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T. Walsh
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Initiated CoverageMarket Outperform$27.00+25.35%
4/26/2024Raymond James
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 UpgradeOutperform ➝ Strong-Buy$20.00 ➝ $27.00+56.25%
4/10/2024Jefferies Financial Group
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 Lower TargetHold ➝ Hold$22.00 ➝ $20.00+11.17%
2/20/2024The Goldman Sachs Group
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 Boost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$15.00 ➝ $17.00-17.76%
1/10/2024Truist Financial
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 Boost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$20.00 ➝ $25.00+37.89%
2/24/2023Canaccord Genuity Group
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 UpgradeHold ➝ Buy$11.50 ➝ $14.00+22.06%
11/15/2022Noble Financial
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 Lower Target$18.00+67.44%

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KTOS Forecast - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Kratos Defense & Security Solutions' forecast for 2024?

According to the research reports of 9 Wall Street equities research analysts, the average twelve-month stock price forecast for Kratos Defense & Security Solutions is $23.50, with a high forecast of $27.00 and a low forecast of $17.00.

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

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Kratos Defense & Security Solutions in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings, 4 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" KTOS shares.

Does Kratos Defense & Security Solutions's stock price have much upside?

According to analysts, Kratos Defense & Security Solutions's stock has a predicted upside of 17.34% based on their 12-month stock forecasts.

Has Kratos Defense & Security Solutions been upgraded by Wall Street analysts recently?

Over the previous 90 days, Kratos Defense & Security Solutions's stock had 1 upgrade by analysts.

What analysts cover Kratos Defense & Security Solutions?

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions has been rated by research analysts at Benchmark, BTIG Research, JMP Securities, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Raymond James, and Royal Bank of Canada in the past 90 days.

Do Wall Street analysts like Kratos Defense & Security Solutions more than its competitors?

Analysts like Kratos Defense & Security Solutions more than other "aerospace" companies. The consensus rating score for Kratos Defense & Security Solutions is 2.67 while the average consensus rating score for "aerospace" companies is 2.62. Learn more on how KTOS compares to other companies.


This page (NASDAQ:KTOS) was last updated on 7/24/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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