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DOW   32,803.47
QQQ   321.75
Buffett's firm reports $44B loss but its businesses thrive
Musk says Twitter deal could move ahead with 'bot' info
Senate parliamentarian OKs most of Dems' drug price controls
Dems' climate, energy, tax bill clears initial Senate hurdle
Senate rules referee weakens Dem drug plan in economic bill
Demand for grocery delivery cools as food costs rise
Venezuela, Colombia border areas hopeful as reopening looms
S&P 500   4,145.19
DOW   32,803.47
QQQ   321.75
Buffett's firm reports $44B loss but its businesses thrive
Musk says Twitter deal could move ahead with 'bot' info
Senate parliamentarian OKs most of Dems' drug price controls
Dems' climate, energy, tax bill clears initial Senate hurdle
Senate rules referee weakens Dem drug plan in economic bill
Demand for grocery delivery cools as food costs rise
Venezuela, Colombia border areas hopeful as reopening looms
S&P 500   4,145.19
DOW   32,803.47
QQQ   321.75
Buffett's firm reports $44B loss but its businesses thrive
Musk says Twitter deal could move ahead with 'bot' info
Senate parliamentarian OKs most of Dems' drug price controls
Dems' climate, energy, tax bill clears initial Senate hurdle
Senate rules referee weakens Dem drug plan in economic bill
Demand for grocery delivery cools as food costs rise
Venezuela, Colombia border areas hopeful as reopening looms
NYSE:KBR

KBR (KBR) Stock Forecast, Price & News

$50.92
+0.27 (+0.53%)
(As of 08/5/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$50.09
$50.94
50-Day Range
$44.19
$53.23
52-Week Range
$36.71
$56.94
Volume
1.06 million shs
Average Volume
1.14 million shs
Market Capitalization
$7.11 billion
P/E Ratio
54.17
Dividend Yield
0.94%
Price Target
$63.25

KBR MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Buy
3.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
24.2% Upside
$63.25 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
3.47% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.38mentions of KBR in the last 14 days
Based on 27 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Acquiring Shares
$100,716 Bought Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
18.32%
From $2.62 to $3.10 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.65 out of 5 stars

Construction Sector

20th out of 124 stocks

Heavy Construction, Except Building Construction - Contractors Industry

1st out of 10 stocks

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About KBR (NYSE:KBR) Stock

KBR, Inc. provides scientific, technology, and engineering solutions to governments and commercial customers worldwide. The company operates through Government Solutions and Sustainable Technology Solutions segments. The Government Solutions segment offers life-cycle support solutions to defense, intelligence, space, aviation, and other programs and missions for military and other government agencies in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia. Its services cover research and development, advanced prototyping, acquisition support, systems engineering, cyber analytics, space domain awareness, test and evaluation, systems integration and program management, global supply chain management, and operations readiness and support, as well as command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance services. This segment also provides various professional advisory services to deliver high-end systems engineering, systems assurance, and technology to customers across the defense, energy, and critical infrastructure sectors. The Sustainable Technology Solutions segment holds a portfolio of approximately 70 proprietary process technologies for ammonia/syngas/fertilizers, chemical/petrochemicals, clean refining, and circular process/circular economy solutions. This segment also includes advisory and consulting practices that focuses on energy transition and net-zero carbon emission consulting; and provides engineering, design, and professional services, as well as industrial solutions through KBR INSITE, a proprietary, digital, and cloud-based operations and maintenance platform that identifies opportunities for clients to achieve sustainable improvements in production, reliability, environment impact, energy efficiency, and profitability. KBR, Inc. was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

Wall Street Analyst Weigh In

A number of research firms have recently commented on KBR. KeyCorp upped their price objective on KBR from $55.00 to $66.00 in a report on Thursday, April 14th. StockNews.com upgraded KBR from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a report on Wednesday. Citigroup dropped their price objective on KBR from $65.00 to $60.00 in a report on Friday, July 22nd. Credit Suisse Group decreased their price target on shares of KBR from $66.00 to $63.00 and set an "outperform" rating for the company in a research report on Wednesday. Finally, TheStreet raised shares of KBR from a "c" rating to a "b" rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 2nd. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating, Based on data from MarketBeat, KBR currently has a consensus rating of "Buy" and a consensus target price of $63.25.

KBR Stock Up 0.5 %

Shares of KBR Stock opened at $50.92 on Friday. The company has a fifty day moving average price of $48.93 and a 200 day moving average price of $49.25. The company has a current ratio of 1.26, a quick ratio of 1.21 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.09. KBR has a twelve month low of $36.71 and a twelve month high of $56.94. The stock has a market cap of $7.11 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 54.17 and a beta of 1.23.

KBR (NYSE:KBR - Get Rating) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 2nd. The construction company reported $0.76 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.65 by $0.11. The company had revenue of $1.62 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.64 billion. KBR had a net margin of 1.90% and a return on equity of 25.02%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 5.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.58 EPS. Equities research analysts forecast that KBR will post 2.62 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

KBR Announces Dividend

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, July 15th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, June 15th were given a $0.12 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, June 14th. This represents a $0.48 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.94%. KBR's payout ratio is currently 51.06%.

Insider Buying and Selling at KBR

In other news, CFO Mark W. Sopp acquired 1,050 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction on Monday, May 23rd. The stock was bought at an average cost of $47.74 per share, with a total value of $50,127.00. Following the transaction, the chief financial officer now directly owns 118,497 shares in the company, valued at approximately $5,657,046.78. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. In related news, CFO Mark W. Sopp purchased 1,100 shares of KBR stock in a transaction dated Friday, May 20th. The shares were acquired at an average price of $45.99 per share, with a total value of $50,589.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief financial officer now owns 117,447 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $5,401,387.53. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, CFO Mark W. Sopp purchased 1,050 shares of KBR stock in a transaction dated Monday, May 23rd. The shares were bought at an average cost of $47.74 per share, for a total transaction of $50,127.00. Following the transaction, the chief financial officer now directly owns 118,497 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $5,657,046.78. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. 0.91% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

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KBR Stock News Headlines

StockNews.com Upgrades KBR (NYSE:KBR) to Buy
KBR Q2 Bottom-Line Tops Street View; Misses On Revenue
KBR: Q2 Earnings Snapshot - Greenwich Time
Citigroup Trims KBR (NYSE:KBR) Target Price to $60.00
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KBR Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 7/15 Dividend
6/14/2022
Dividend Payable
7/15/2022
Last Earnings
8/02/2022
Today
8/07/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
10/27/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Heavy construction, except building construction - contractors
Sub-Industry
Construction & Engineering
CUSIP
48242W10
Employees
28,000
Year Founded
1919

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$63.25
High Stock Price Forecast
$66.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$60.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+24.2%
Consensus Rating
Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
3.00
Research Coverage
4 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$18 million
Pretax Margin
3.25%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$7.34 billion
Cash Flow
$3.63 per share
Book Value
$11.44 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
138,290,000
Market Cap
$7.11 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.23

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KBR Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell KBR stock right now?

4 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for KBR in the last year. There are currently 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" KBR stock.
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What is KBR's stock price forecast for 2022?

4 brokers have issued 12 month price targets for KBR's stock. Their KBR stock forecasts range from $60.00 to $66.00. On average, they predict KBR's stock price to reach $63.25 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 24.2% from the stock's current price.
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How has KBR's stock price performed in 2022?

KBR's stock was trading at $47.62 at the beginning of the year. Since then, KBR shares have increased by 6.9% and is now trading at $50.92.
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Are investors shorting KBR?

KBR saw a drop in short interest in the month of July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totaling 4,790,000 shares, a drop of 21.9% from the June 30th total of 6,130,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,620,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.0 days. Approximately 3.5% of the company's shares are short sold.
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When is KBR's next earnings date?

KBR is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 27th 2022.
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How were KBR's earnings last quarter?

KBR, Inc. (NYSE:KBR) issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August, 2nd. The construction company reported $0.76 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.65 by $0.11. The construction company earned $1.62 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.64 billion. KBR had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 25.02% and a net margin of 1.90%. KBR's revenue was up 5.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.58 earnings per share.

How often does KBR pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for KBR?

KBR declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 19th. Investors of record on Wednesday, June 15th will be given a dividend of $0.12 per share on Friday, July 15th. This represents a $0.48 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.94%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, June 14th.
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Is KBR a good dividend stock?

KBR(NYSE:KBR) pays an annual dividend of $0.48 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.94%. KBR has been increasing its dividend for 3 consecutive year(s), indicating that it does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of KBR is 51.06%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, KBR will have a dividend payout ratio of 15.48% next year. This indicates that KBR will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has KBR issued on next quarter's earnings?

KBR updated its FY 2022 earnings guidance on Tuesday, August, 2nd. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $2.53-$2.65 for the period, compared to the consensus earnings per share estimate of $2.61. The company issued revenue guidance of $6.40 billion-$6.80 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $6.63 billion.

What is Stuart J. B. Bradie's approval rating as KBR's CEO?

354 employees have rated KBR CEO Stuart J. B. Bradie on Glassdoor.com. Stuart J. B. Bradie has an approval rating of 83% among KBR's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of KBR own?

What is KBR's stock symbol?

KBR trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "KBR."

Who are KBR's major shareholders?

KBR's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC (3.05%), Loomis Sayles & Co. L P (1.64%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (1.18%), Royce & Associates LP (1.01%), Jennison Associates LLC (0.60%) and Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.34%). Company insiders that own KBR stock include Andrew Barrie, Douglas Nick Kelly, Eileen Akerson, Farhan Mujib, Gregory Sean Conlon, Ian John Mackey, Mark W Sopp and William Byron Jr Bright.
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How do I buy shares of KBR?

Shares of KBR can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is KBR's stock price today?

One share of KBR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $50.92.

How much money does KBR make?

KBR (NYSE:KBR) has a market capitalization of $7.11 billion and generates $7.34 billion in revenue each year. The construction company earns $18 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.94 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does KBR have?

KBR employs 28,000 workers across the globe.

Does KBR have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of KBR: AOC International Limited, AOC Nigeria Limited, Affinity Capital Works Limited, Affinity Flying Services Limited, Affinity Flying Training Services Limited, Alcyon Technical Services (ATS) JV LLC, Asesoria Gerencial de Recursos Humanos S. de R.L. de C. V., Aspire Defence Capital Works JV, Aspire Defence Finance PLC, Aspire Defence Limited, Aspire Defence Services JV, Aspire Defence Services Limited, BE&K Inc., BE&K de Mexico S.A. de C.V., BE&KGIFFELS, BetterKonnected Joint Venture, Bonny 7 Project Management Company Limited, Bonny 7 Project Nigeria Limited, Brown & Root CIVMEC PTY LTD, Brown & Root Highlands Fabricators Limited, Brown & Root Industrial Services Canada Corporation, Brown & Root Industrial Services De Mexico, Brown & Root Industrial Services Holdings LLC, Brown & Root Industrial Services LLC, Brown & Root Industrial Services Puerto Rico C.R.L., Brown & Root/Espey Padden (Waller Creek Tunnel), CCC Cayman Ltd., Catalyst Systems & Training Solutions Pty Ltd, Centauri Holdings Platform LLC, Charville - Consultores E Servicos LDA, Covalent Vision LLC, Dependable Global Solutions LLC, Dresser-Cullen Venture, Energo Engineering, Energo Engineering Services LLC, FNC Limited, FTX Logistics Limited, Fasttrax Holdings Limited, Fasttrax Limited, Frazer-Nash Consultancy (Australia) PTY LTD, Frazer-Nash Consultancy LLC, Frazer-Nash Consultancy Limited, Global Project Services Ltd., Granherne Inc., Granherne International (Holdings) Limited, Granherne Limited, Granherne Pty Ltd, Harmonic Limited, Honeywell Technology Solutions Inc., Howard Humphreys & Partners Limited, Howard Humphreys (Kenya) Limited, IPEM Developments Limited, Insulation Material Distributors LLC, JGC-KBR Venture (In Salah Project), Jazan, KBR (Aspire Construction Ventures) Holdings Ltd, KBR (Aspire Construction Ventures) Holdings No 2 Ltd, KBR (Aspire Construction Ventures) Ltd, KBR (Aspire Construction) Holdings Limited, KBR (Aspire Construction) Holdings No.2 Limited, KBR (Aspire Construction) Limited, KBR (Aspire Services Ventures) Holdings Ltd, KBR (Aspire Services Ventures) Holdings No.2 Ltd, KBR (Aspire Services Ventures) Ltd, KBR (Aspire Services) Holdings Limited, KBR (Aspire Services) Holdings No.2 Limited, KBR (Aspire Services) Limited, KBR (I) Limited, KBR (U.K.) Investments Limited, KBR - Aurecon Joint Venture, KBR Abr al Bihar General Services Trade and General Contracting LLC, KBR Al-Yusr Limited Company, KBR Arabia Limited, KBR Australia Pty Ltd, KBR Canada Ltd, KBR Charitable Foundation Inc., KBR Construction Company LLC, KBR Construction Limited, KBR E&C Australia Pty Ltd, KBR Ecoplanning, KBR Ecoplanning Oy, KBR Emerging Growth Corp. I, KBR Employment Services Limited, KBR Engineering Company LLC, KBR General Partner Limited, KBR Gerenciamento de Projectos e Servicos de Estudos Industriais Conceituais Basicos E De., KBR Group Holdings LLC, KBR Holdings LLC, KBR Holdings Pty Ltd, KBR Industrial Canada Co., KBR Investments Limited, KBR Jacobs JV (Kingsford Smith Drive Upgrade Project), KBR Jersey Limited, KBR Monterrey S.A. de C.V., KBR Oil and Gas Services Limited, KBR Overseas Inc., KBR PNG Limited, KBR Poland Spolka z.o.o., KBR Property Holdings LP, KBR Services LLC, KBR Services S.A.R.L., KBR Sponsor LLC, KBR Technical Services Inc., KBR USA LLC, KBR WABI LTD., KBR Wyle Services LLC, KBR and Arup Joint Venture, KBR-Aurecon JV-SA Water, KBR-Aurecon Yarra Valley Water, KBR-NIPI Limited Liability Partnership, KBR/JGC Joint Venture, KBS Maritime Limited, Kellogg (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd., Kellogg Brown & Root (Greenford) Limited, Kellogg Brown & Root (Norway) AS, Kellogg Brown & Root (Services) Limited, Kellogg Brown & Root (U.K.) Limited, Kellogg Brown & Root Asia Pacific Pte Ltd, Kellogg Brown & Root Consultancy (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd, Kellogg Brown & Root DH Limited, Kellogg Brown & Root Energy Services Limited, Kellogg Brown & Root Engineering & Construction India Private Limited, Kellogg Brown & Root Engineering Consultancy LLC, Kellogg Brown & Root Engineering Corporation, Kellogg Brown & Root Eurasia Limited, Kellogg Brown & Root Financial Services B.V., Kellogg Brown & Root GmbH, Kellogg Brown & Root Group Limited, Kellogg Brown & Root Healthcare Trustee Limited, Kellogg Brown & Root Holding B.V., Kellogg Brown & Root Holdings (U.K.) Limited, Kellogg Brown & Root Holdings Limited, Kellogg Brown & Root International (MWK) Limited, Kellogg Brown & Root International Group Limited, Kellogg Brown & Root International Inc., Kellogg Brown & Root Investment Holdings Limited, Kellogg Brown & Root LLC, Kellogg Brown & Root Limited, Kellogg Brown & Root Limited-Azmi Abdullatif Abdulhadi and Abdullah Mahana Al-Moiabed Consulting Engineering Professional Partnership, Kellogg Brown & Root London Holdings Limited, Kellogg Brown & Root London Limited, Kellogg Brown & Root Nigeria Limited, Kellogg Brown & Root Overseas Limited, Kellogg Brown & Root Overseas Operations Limited, Kellogg Brown & Root Overseas Projects Limited, Kellogg Brown & Root Projects Limited, Kellogg Brown & Root Pty Ltd, Kellogg Brown & Root Pty Ltd - North West Program Alliance, Kellogg Brown & Root Pty Ltd - WaterSecure, Kellogg Brown & Root Qatar Limited, Kellogg Brown & Root Saudi Ltd. Co., Kellogg Brown & Root Services B.V., Kellogg Brown & Root Services International Inc., Kellogg Brown & Root Services LLC, Kellogg Brown & Root Technology (Beijing) Co. Ltd, Kellogg Brown & Root Trustees Limited, Kellogg Energy Services Nigeria Limited, Kellogg France S.A., Labor Support Services Limited, Laurel Financial Services B.V., MMM-SS Holdings LLC, Mangrove Gas Netherlands B.V., Mantenimiento Marino de Mexico S. de R.L. de C.V., NSI (AUST) PTY LTD, Overseas Administration Services Ltd., Overseas Supply Services Limited, PT KBR Engineers Indonesia, PT KBR Indonesia, PT Roberts Schaefer Soros Indonesia, Plinke GmbH, R and S Engineering (India) Private Limited, RRT Global, Roberts & Schaefer, Semi Sub Services B.V., Service Employees International Inc., Sigma Bravo Pty Ltd, Southern Gas Constructors Limited, Stinger Ghaffarian Technologies (SGT), Systra- KBR Joint Venture, TSKJ II Construcoes Internacionais Sociedade Unipessoal Limitada, Technical Staffing Resources LLC, Technical Staffing Resources Limited, Tres Gaviotas S. de R.L. de C.V., Vinnell Brown & Root LLC, WD Servicios S.A. de C.V., Wabi Development Mexico S.A. de C.V., Weatherly Inc., Western Australia, Wyle Inc., Wyle Information Systems LLC, Wyle Laboratories GmbH, ZAO KBR East, and Åström Logistics AB.
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When was KBR founded?

KBR was founded in 1919.

How can I contact KBR?

KBR's mailing address is 601 Jefferson Street Suite 3400, Houston TX, 77002. The official website for KBR is www.kbr.com. The construction company can be reached via phone at (713) 753-2000, via email at investors@kbr.com, or via fax at 713-753-5353.

This page (NYSE:KBR) was last updated on 8/7/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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