NYSE:KBR - KBR Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$15.51 -0.33 (-2.08 %)
(As of 12/18/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$15.84
Today's Range$15.48 - $16.27
52-Week Range$14.40 - $22.22
Volume2.86 million shs
Average Volume1.87 million shs
Market Capitalization$2.25 billion
P/E Ratio10.41
Dividend Yield2.00%
KBR, Inc. provides professional services and technologies across the asset and program life-cycle within the government services and hydrocarbons industries worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Government Services, Technology & Consulting, and Engineering & Construction. The Government Services segment offers 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. This segment's services include research and development, test and evaluation, program management and consulting, operational and platform support, logistics and facilities, training, and security. The Technology & Consulting segment provides proprietary technology that focuses on the monetization of hydrocarbons primarily natural gas and natural gas liquids, as well as ethylene and petrochemicals; ammonia, nitric acid and fertilizers; oil refining; gasification; oil and gas consulting; integrity management; naval architecture and proprietary hulls; and downstream consulting. The Engineering & Construction segment offers engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) solutions for onshore oil and gas; LNG (liquefaction and regasification)/gas to liquids; oil refining; petrochemicals; chemicals; fertilizers; and offshore oil and gas, including shallow-water, deep-water, and subsea. This segment also provides floating solutions, including floating production units; floating production, storage, and offshore; floating liquefied natural gas; and floating storage and regasification units, as well as differentiated EPC, program management, and maintenance services. KBR, Inc. was founded in 1901 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Heavy construction, except building construction - contractors
Sub-IndustryConstruction & Engineering
Current SymbolNYSE:KBR
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.69
Current Ratio1.29
Quick Ratio1.29


Trailing P/E Ratio10.41
Forward P/E Ratio10.20
P/E Growth1

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$4.17 billion
Price / Sales0.52
Cash Flow$1.8056 per share
Price / Cash Flow8.59
Book Value$8.72 per share
Price / Book1.78


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.49
Net Income$434 million
Net Margins11.35%
Return on Equity13.40%
Return on Assets4.66%


Outstanding Shares140,880,000
Market Cap$2.25 billion

KBR (NYSE:KBR) Frequently Asked Questions

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 declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, October 10th. Shareholders of record on Monday, December 17th will be paid a dividend of $0.08 per share on Tuesday, January 15th. This represents a $0.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.06%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, December 14th. View KBR's Dividend History.

How were KBR's earnings last quarter?

KBR, Inc. (NYSE:KBR) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October, 30th. The construction company reported $0.46 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.39 by $0.07. The construction company earned $1.28 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.32 billion. KBR had a net margin of 11.35% and a return on equity of 13.40%. KBR's revenue for the quarter was up 23.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.35 earnings per share. View KBR's Earnings History.

When is KBR's next earnings date?

KBR is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, February 22nd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for KBR.

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

KBR issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Tuesday, October, 30th. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.45-1.55 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $1.45. KBR also updated its FY 2018 guidance to $1.45-1.55 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for KBR?

10 brokers have issued 1-year price targets for KBR's stock. Their forecasts range from $21.00 to $25.00. On average, they anticipate KBR's share price to reach $23.2222 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 49.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for KBR.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for KBR?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for KBR in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for KBR.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about KBR stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about KBR stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "KBR reported third-quarter results, wherein adjusted earnings surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate, given solid revenue and margin performance. Revenues grew 23.6% year over year, courtesy of accretive growth from Aspire and SGT, strong organic growth in Government Services and Technology businesses, along with buoyant government contracting and hydrocarbons end markets. Importantly, KBR raised its 2018 EPS guidance on the back of stellar performance and an expected positive outlook across the business. Additionally, it’s significant increase in backlog level in the technology segment positions it well for future expansion. Moreover, shares of KBR have outperformed its industry in the past year. Earnings estimates for 2018 and 2019 have remained stable over the past 60 days." (11/13/2018)
  • 2. Drexel Hamilton analysts commented, "We note that Aspire added to revenue and costs in the period (Aspire is the UK project for housing/food service of the UK military). We continue to see the potential for an acceleration in growth from higher government budgets. Going forward, we estimate the company will grow Government Services revenue internally at north of 3%-6% CAGR (excluding acquisitions). The company’s largest contract, LOGCAP (roughly 10% of divisional revenue), is up for re-bid late fall, and we believe the company is well-positioned. In fact, we anticipate some up-sizing" in the current LOGCAP contract between now and the end of the year." (7/30/2018)

Has KBR been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about KBR stock have trended somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. KBR earned a media sentiment score of 2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the construction company a news buzz of 8.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is very likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.

Who are some of KBR's key competitors?

Who are KBR's key executives?

KBR's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Stuart J. B. Bradie, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 51)
  • Mr. Mark W. Sopp, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 52)
  • Mr. Farhan F. Mujib, Pres of E&C Americas (Age 54)
  • Mr. Jalal Ibrahim, Pres of Europe, Middle East, Africa & Asia-Pacific (Age 57)
  • Mr. Raymond L. Carney, VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 50)

Who are KBR's major shareholders?

KBR's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (11.10%), Vanguard Group Inc. (9.00%), Vanguard Group Inc (9.00%), Huber Capital Management LLC (3.83%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.72%) and Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (3.41%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for KBR.

Which institutional investors are selling KBR stock?

KBR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Vanguard Group Inc., Vanguard Group Inc, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, Huber Capital Management LLC, Prudential Financial Inc., Allianz Asset Management GmbH and Mackenzie Financial Corp. View Insider Buying and Selling for KBR.

Which institutional investors are buying KBR stock?

KBR stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Deutsche Bank AG, Victory Capital Management Inc., Castleark Management LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, BlueMountain Capital Management LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC and Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA. View Insider Buying and Selling for KBR.

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 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 $15.51.

How big of a company is KBR?

KBR has a market capitalization of $2.25 billion and generates $4.17 billion in revenue each year. The construction company earns $434 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.49 on an earnings per share basis. KBR employs 20,000 workers across the globe.

What is KBR's official website?

The official website for KBR is http://www.kbr.com.

How can I contact KBR?

KBR's mailing address is 601 Jefferson Street Suite 3400, Houston TX, 77002. The construction company can be reached via phone at 713-753-3011 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for KBR (NYSE KBR)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  407 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  382 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  789
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about KBR and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe KBR will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe KBR will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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