KBR Company Profile (NYSE:KBR)


KBR logoKBR, Inc. is a provider of professional services and technologies across the asset and program life-cycle within the government services and hydrocarbons industries. The Company operates through business segments, including Technology & Consulting (T&C), Engineering & Construction (E&C), Government Services (GS), Non-strategic Business and Other. The T&C business segment combines KBR technologies, knowledge-based services and its three specialty consulting brands, Granherne, Energo and GVA, under a single customer-facing global business. The E&C business segment provides project and program delivery solution across the globe. The GS business segment provides life-cycle support solutions to defense, space, aviation and other programs and missions for government agencies in the United States, the United Kingdom and Australia. Its solutions include engineering services, mission and logistics support solutions, consulting, procurement, construction management and other support services.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Construction
  • Industry: Construction & Engineering
  • Sub-Industry: Construction & Engineering
  • Symbol: NYSE:KBR
  • CUSIP: 48242W10
  • Web: www.kbr.com
  • Market Cap: $2.49546 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 139,880,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $16.32
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $15.18
  • 52 Week Range: $13.16 - $18.25
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 14.05
  • P/E Growth: -5.01
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $4.46 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.56
  • Book Value: $5.88 per share
  • Price / Book: 3.03
  • Annual Dividend: $0.32
  • Dividend Yield: 1.8%
  • EBIDTA: $9 million
  • Net Margins: -0.81%
  • Return on Equity: 8.74%
  • Return on Assets: 1.89%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.62%
  • Current Ratio: 1.25%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.25%
  • Average Volume: 2.22 million shs.
  • Beta: 1.08
  • Short Ratio: 7.2

Frequently Asked Questions for KBR (NYSE:KBR)

What is KBR's stock symbol?

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

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

KBR announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, August 10th. Investors of record on Friday, September 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.08 per share on Friday, October 13th. This represents a $0.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.79%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 14th. View KBR's Dividend History.

How were KBR's earnings last quarter?

KBR, Inc. (NYSE:KBR) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August, 2nd. The company reported $0.54 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.49 by $0.05. The business had revenue of $1.09 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.10 billion. KBR had a positive return on equity of 8.74% and a negative net margin of 0.81%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 8.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.35 EPS. View KBR's Earnings History.

What guidance has KBR issued on next quarter's earnings?

KBR issued an update on its FY17 earnings guidance on Wednesday, August, 2nd. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.25-1.45 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.29.

Where is KBR's stock going? Where will KBR's stock price be in 2017?

10 brokers have issued 12 month price targets for KBR's stock. Their predictions range from $15.00 to $21.00. On average, they expect KBR's stock price to reach $18.67 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for KBR.

Are investors shorting KBR?

KBR saw a drop in short interest in August. As of August 15th, there was short interest totalling 14,427,528 shares, a drop of 20.6% from the July 31st total of 18,166,614 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 2,909,937 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 5.0 days. Currently, 10.2% of the company's shares are short sold.

Who are some of KBR's key competitors?

Who are KBR's key executives?

KBR's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Stuart J. B. Bradie, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Mark W. Sopp, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President
  • Gregory Sean Conlon, President - Engineering & Construction (E&C), Asia-Pacific (APAC)
  • John T. Derbyshire, President, Technology & Consulting
  • J. Jay Ibrahim, President, Engineering & Construction (E&C) Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA).
  • Farhan Mujib, President, E&C Americas
  • Roger A. Wiederkehr, President - KBRwyle
  • Eileen G. Akerson, Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
  • K. Graham Hill, Executive Vice President-Global Business Development & Strategy
  • Ian Mackey, Executive Vice President, Chief Corporate Officer and is responsible for Human Resources, Information Technology, Real Estate and Travel

Who owns KBR stock?

KBR's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include FMR LLC (15.35%), BlackRock Inc. (11.05%), Vanguard Group Inc. (8.48%), Huber Capital Management LLC (5.96%), Capital World Investors (5.72%) and Systematic Financial Management LP (3.77%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for KBR.

Who sold KBR stock? Who is selling KBR stock?

KBR's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Prudential Financial Inc., D.A. Davidson & CO., Systematic Financial Management LP, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Cambiar Investors LLC, Pzena Investment Management LLC, TimesSquare Capital Management LLC and New York State Common Retirement Fund. View Insider Buying and Selling for KBR.

Who bought KBR stock? Who is buying KBR stock?

KBR's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, BlackRock Inc., Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank, State Street Corp, RK Capital Management LLC, Heartland Advisors Inc. and Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for KBR.

How do I buy KBR stock?

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

What is KBR's stock price today?

One share of KBR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $17.84.

MarketBeat Community Rating for KBR (NYSE KBR)
Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  268 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  269 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  537
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about KBR and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for KBR (NYSE:KBR) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 2 Hold Ratings, 7 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.60)
Consensus Price Target: $18.67 (4.63% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for KBR (NYSE:KBR)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
8/25/2017KeyCorpSet Price TargetBuy$20.00MediumView Rating Details
5/1/2017Vertical ResearchUpgradeHold -> BuyMediumView Rating Details
3/1/2017MKM PartnersReiterated RatingBuy$21.00N/AView Rating Details
2/16/2017DA DavidsonReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
2/5/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingBuy$20.00N/AView Rating Details
1/23/2017Citigroup Inc.Boost Price TargetNeutral$16.00 -> $18.00N/AView Rating Details
11/17/2016Bank of America CorporationUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$20.00N/AView Rating Details
10/11/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)DowngradeNeutral -> Sell$16.00 -> $15.00N/AView Rating Details
10/5/2016Johnson RiceUpgradeHold -> Accumulate$18.00N/AView Rating Details
10/4/2016Deutsche Bank AGUpgradeHold -> Buy$14.00 -> $16.00N/AView Rating Details
8/16/2016Janney Montgomery ScottReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
1/25/2016Tudor PickeringDowngradeAccumulate -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/24/2015 forward)


Earnings History for KBR (NYSE:KBR)
Earnings by Quarter for KBR (NYSE:KBR)
Earnings History by Quarter for KBR (NYSE KBR)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/2/2017Q3$0.49$0.54$1.10 billion$1.09 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/28/2017Q1 2017$0.28$0.28$1.12 billion$1.11 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/24/2017Q416$0.17($0.59)$1.21 billion$1.20 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/1/2016Q316$0.34$0.30$1.18 billion$1.07 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/29/2016Q216$0.32$0.32$1.05 billion$1.01 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/29/2016Q116$0.28$0.30$1.06 billion$1,000.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/26/2016Q4$0.29$0.36$1.13 billion$1.10 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/2/2015Q315$0.28$0.40$1.33 billion$1.20 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2015Q215$0.28$0.46$1.38 billion$1.40 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/29/2015Q115$0.15$0.33$1.38 billion$1.40 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/27/2015Q414$0.22($1.80)$1.61 billion$1.42 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/4/2014Q314$0.26$0.21$1.65 billion$1.66 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2014Q2 2014$0.26($0.06)$1.68 billion$1.66 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/19/2014Q114$0.37($0.29)$1.77 billion$1.63 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/27/2014Q413$0.91$0.18$1.94 billion$1.70 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/25/2013Q313$0.71$0.16$1.99 billion$1.80 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/25/2013Q2 2013$0.57$0.61$1.93 billion$1.99 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/25/2013Q1 2013$0.47$0.59$1.90 billion$1.86 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/20/2013Q4 2012$0.02$0.20$2.09 billion$1.87 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/24/2012$0.65$0.65ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2012$0.57$0.70ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/25/2012$0.59$0.61ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/22/2012$0.64$0.60ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/26/2011$0.68$1.22ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/27/2011$0.53$0.65ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/27/2011$0.53$0.69ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/23/2011$0.43$0.51ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for KBR (NYSE:KBR)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.36
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$0.28$0.28$0.28
Q2 20172$0.44$0.49$0.47
Q3 20172$0.26$0.32$0.29
Q4 20172$0.32$0.32$0.32
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for KBR (NYSE:KBR)
Next Dividend:10/13/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.32
Dividend Yield:1.79%
Dividend Growth:10.10% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:-128.00% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
22.54% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
25.20% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for KBR (NYSE:KBR)

Dividend History by Quarter for KBR (NYSE KBR)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for KBR (NYSE:KBR)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.58%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 99.74%
Insider Trades by Quarter for KBR (NYSE:KBR)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for KBR (NYSE:KBR)
Insider Trades by Quarter for KBR (NYSE:KBR)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
3/8/2017Mark W SoppCFOBuy10,000$14.60$146,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/7/2017Mark W SoppCFOBuy5,000$14.40$72,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/9/2015Ivor HarringtonInsiderSell14,965$15.50$231,957.50View SEC Filing  
11/1/2013William P UttCEOSell8,703$34.63$301,384.89View SEC Filing  
9/3/2013William UttCEOSell8,703$30.15$262,395.45View SEC Filing  
8/1/2013William P UttCEOSell8,703$31.84$277,103.52View SEC Filing  
7/1/2013William P UttCEOSell8,703$33.02$287,373.06View SEC Filing  
6/3/2013William P UttCEOSell8,703$36.06$313,830.18View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for KBR (NYSE:KBR)
Latest Headlines for KBR (NYSE:KBR)
americanbankingnews.com logoKBR (KBR) & The Competition Head-To-Head Analysis
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 24 at 4:08 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoEMCOR Group (EME) & KBR (KBR) Critical Analysis
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 23 at 6:30 AM
seekingalpha.com logoKBR (KBR) Presents At 16th Annual Engineering And Construction Conference - Slideshow
seekingalpha.com - September 21 at 3:44 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoKBR Wins Base Operating Support Services Contract in Bahrain
finance.yahoo.com - September 21 at 3:44 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo$1.03 Billion in Sales Expected for KBR, Inc. (KBR) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 20 at 11:38 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoKBR, Inc. to Participate at the D.A. Davidson 16th Annual Engineering and Construction Conference
finance.yahoo.com - September 18 at 7:42 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoPike Corp (PIKE) versus KBR (KBR) Critical Review
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 18 at 12:28 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoKBR (KBR) versus Its Competitors Head-To-Head Comparison
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 16 at 2:40 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCorporate News Blog - KBR Awarded $441M US Navy Base Operating Support Contract; Set to Expand its Offerings in Djibouti and Camp Simba, Kenya
finance.yahoo.com - September 14 at 6:52 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHouston-based co. lands another $441M government services contract
finance.yahoo.com - September 14 at 6:52 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoKBR, Inc. (KBR) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 12 at 2:44 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoKBR (KBR) & The Competition Critical Survey
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 12 at 12:30 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFinancial Contrast: KBR (KBR) vs. EMCOR Group (EME)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 9 at 10:24 AM
seekingalpha.com logoKBR Inc.: On The Road To Recovery
seekingalpha.com - September 9 at 2:28 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoKBR Clears Technical Benchmark, Hitting 80-Plus RS Rating
finance.yahoo.com - September 8 at 4:01 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoKBR Donates $500,000 to Help Employees Affected by Harvey
finance.yahoo.com - September 7 at 10:58 PM
seekingalpha.com logoKBR wins Papua New Guinea feasibility studies contract
seekingalpha.com - September 3 at 12:07 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoKBR, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : KBR-US : August 30, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 31 at 6:34 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoKBR Awarded Feasibility Studies Contract for the Kikori Energy Hub in Papua New Guinea
finance.yahoo.com - August 31 at 6:34 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoKBR, Inc. (KBR) Short Interest Update
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 30 at 2:16 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoCramer's lightning round: I know I'm alone here, but I st...
finance.yahoo.com - August 28 at 7:49 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoKBR, Inc. (KBR) Receives Buy Rating from KeyCorp
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 26 at 4:22 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to KBR, Inc. : August 25, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 26 at 6:32 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoKBR Appoints Lieutenant General Wendy M. Masiello, USAF (Ret.) to Board
finance.yahoo.com - August 25 at 7:33 AM
nasdaq.com logoKBR Gains More Work for Hail & Ghasha Sour Gas Project
www.nasdaq.com - August 23 at 7:27 AM
streetinsider.com logoKBR, Inc. (KBR) Secures Project Management Services Contract from Abu Dhabi National Oil Co. to Manage Front End Engineering Design Phase
www.streetinsider.com - August 21 at 8:38 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoKBR Awarded Additional Work for Hail & Ghasha Sour Gas Project in Abu Dhabi
finance.yahoo.com - August 21 at 8:38 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoKBR, Inc. (KBR) Downgraded by BidaskClub
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 19 at 5:20 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoKBR Awarded Pre-FEED Engineering and Project Support Contracts for BP's Tortue Project
finance.yahoo.com - August 18 at 6:10 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoKBR, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : KBR-US : August 17, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 18 at 6:10 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoKBR, Inc. (KBR) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 18 at 2:40 AM
streetinsider.com logoKBR, Inc. (KBR) Secures 24 to 36 Month Contract for Dalma and H&G Islands Projects for ADNOC
www.streetinsider.com - August 16 at 8:07 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoKBR, Inc. :KBR-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : August 16, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 16 at 8:06 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoKBR Awarded PMC Contract for Dalma and H&G Islands Projects for ADNOC
finance.yahoo.com - August 16 at 3:02 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSee what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about KBR Inc.
finance.yahoo.com - August 13 at 6:40 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoKBR, Inc. – Value Analysis (NYSE:KBR) : August 12, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 12 at 1:35 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoKBR, Inc. (NYSE:KBR) Declares $0.08 Quarterly Dividend
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 10 at 5:44 PM
marketwatch.com logoKBR signs Agreement with Saudi Aramco to Expand in- Kingdom Localization Efforts
www.marketwatch.com - August 9 at 5:58 AM
bizjournals.com logoKBR's Backlog Ticks Down as Drilling, Chemical, Other Projects Near Completion, an Industrial Info News Alert
www.bizjournals.com - August 8 at 7:55 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoKBR, Inc. (NYSE:KBR) Stock Rating Upgraded by BidaskClub
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 5 at 7:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoKBR, Inc. (NYSE:KBR) Upgraded at TheStreet
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 5 at 7:18 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of KBR earnings conference call or presentation 2-Aug-17 12:30pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - August 4 at 11:35 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoComparing Argan (AGX) & KBR (KBR)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 4 at 8:18 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoQ3 2017 EPS Estimates for KBR, Inc. Decreased by Analyst (KBR)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 4 at 7:22 AM
nasdaq.com logoKBR Stock Gains on Earnings Beat in Q2, Guidance Raised
www.nasdaq.com - August 3 at 10:56 PM
seekingalpha.com logoKBR's (KBR) CEO Stuart Bradie on Q2 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
seekingalpha.com - August 3 at 1:25 AM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-KBR announces Q2 earnings per share $0.54
www.reuters.com - August 3 at 1:25 AM
streetinsider.com logoKBR, Inc. (KBR) Reports Q2 EPS of $0.54, Lifts FY Guidance
www.streetinsider.com - August 3 at 1:25 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoKBR Announces Second Quarter 2017 Financial Results
finance.yahoo.com - August 3 at 1:25 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoKBR tops Street 2Q forecasts
finance.yahoo.com - August 3 at 1:25 AM



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