NYSE:LDOS - Leidos Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$64.55 +0.50 (+0.78 %)
(As of 07/20/2018 02:19 PM ET)
Previous Close$63.78
Today's Range$63.78 - $64.60
52-Week Range$52.04 - $70.11
Volume11,974 shs
Average Volume933,551 shs
Market Capitalization$9.64 billion
P/E Ratio17.29
Dividend Yield2.02%
Leidos logoLeidos Holdings, Inc. provides services and solutions in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets primarily in the United States. The company operates through three segments: Defense Solutions, Civil, and Health. The Defense Solutions segment offers national security solutions and systems for air, land, sea, space, and cyberspace for the U.S. intelligence community, Department of Defense, military services, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and government agencies of U.S. allies abroad, as well as other federal, civilian, and commercial customers in national security industry. Its solutions include technology, intelligence systems, command and control, data analytics, logistics, and cybersecurity solutions, as well as intelligence analysis and operations support services to critical missions. The Civil segment provides systems integration services to Air Navigation Service providers, including the Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation Security Administration, and airport operators; vehicle and cargo inspection system, which enables the scanning of vehicles and cargo that produces a image using a low radiation dose; IT solutions in cloud computing, mobility, application modernization, DevOps, data center, network modernization, asset management, help desk operations, and digital workplace enablement; federal environment and infrastructure; and logistics services. The Health segment offers solutions to federal and commercial customers responsible for health and well-being of people worldwide, including complex systems integration, managed health services, enterprise IT transformation, and life sciences services. The company was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Reston, Virginia.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Computer integrated systems design
Sub-IndustryIT Consulting & Other Services


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.88
Current Ratio1.25
Quick Ratio1.01


Trailing P/E Ratio17.29
Forward P/E Ratio14.77
P/E Growth1.53

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$10.17 billion
Price / Sales0.96
Cash Flow$6.2008 per share
Price / Cash10.41
Book Value$22.36 per share
Price / Book2.89


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.72
Net Income$366 million
Net Margins3.95%
Return on Equity17.90%
Return on Assets6.70%


Outstanding Shares151,790,000
Market Cap$9,639.89

Leidos (NYSE:LDOS) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Leidos' stock symbol?

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

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

Leidos announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, May 11th. Shareholders of record on Friday, June 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.32 per share on Friday, June 29th. This represents a $1.28 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.98%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 14th. View Leidos' Dividend History.

How will Leidos' stock buyback program work?

Leidos announced that its Board of Directors has initiated a share repurchase plan on Thursday, February 22nd 2018, which permits the company to repurchase 20,000,000 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are generally a sign that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Leidos' earnings last quarter?

Leidos Holdings Inc (NYSE:LDOS) announced its earnings results on Thursday, May, 3rd. The aerospace company reported $1.03 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting analysts' consensus estimates of $1.03. The aerospace company had revenue of $2.44 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.58 billion. Leidos had a net margin of 3.95% and a return on equity of 17.90%. The business's revenue was down 5.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.88 EPS. View Leidos' Earnings History.

When is Leidos' next earnings date?

Leidos is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July, 26th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Leidos.

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

Leidos updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Thursday, May, 3rd. The company provided EPS guidance of $4.15 to $4.50 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $4.41. The company issued revenue guidance of $10.25 billion to $10.65 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $10.47 billion.

What price target have analysts set for LDOS?

8 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Leidos' shares. Their forecasts range from $64.00 to $82.00. On average, they anticipate Leidos' stock price to reach $73.8750 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 14.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for Leidos.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Leidos?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Leidos in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."

Are investors shorting Leidos?

Leidos saw a increase in short interest during the month of June. As of June 29th, there was short interest totalling 3,880,585 shares, an increase of 77.3% from the June 15th total of 2,188,533 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,395,463 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.8 days. Currently, 2.6% of the shares of the company are sold short. View Leidos' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Leidos' key competitors?

Who are Leidos' key executives?

Leidos' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Roger A. Krone, Chairman & CEO (Age 61)
  • Mr. James C. Reagan, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 59)
  • Mr. Jonathan W. Scholl, Pres of Health Group (Age 56)
  • Ms. Angela L. Heise, Pres of Civil Group (Age 43)
  • Mr. Timothy J Reardon, Pres of Defense & Intelligence Group (Age 53)

Has Leidos been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about LDOS stock has been trending somewhat positive on Friday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Leidos earned a news sentiment score of 0.08 on Accern's scale. They also gave news headlines about the aerospace company an impact score of 46.52 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days.

Who are Leidos' major shareholders?

Leidos' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Assenagon Asset Management S.A. (0.31%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.15%), Howard Capital Management (0.10%), NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V. (0.06%), Polaris Greystone Financial Group LLC (0.03%) and James Investment Research Inc. (0.03%). Company insiders that own Leidos stock include Gary Stephen May, Jerald S Howe Jr, John P Jumper and Surya N Mohapatra. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Leidos.

Which major investors are selling Leidos stock?

LDOS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Retirement Systems of Alabama, Essex Investment Management Co. LLC, CENTRAL TRUST Co, Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan, LS Investment Advisors LLC, Oakbrook Investments LLC and Pendal Group Ltd. Company insiders that have sold Leidos company stock in the last year include Gary Stephen May and John P Jumper. View Insider Buying and Selling for Leidos.

Which major investors are buying Leidos stock?

LDOS stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Polaris Greystone Financial Group LLC, James Investment Research Inc., Bank of Montreal Can, NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V., Heritage Investors Management Corp, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Clinton Group Inc. and Alpha Windward LLC. Company insiders that have bought Leidos stock in the last two years include Jerald S Howe Jr and Surya N Mohapatra. View Insider Buying and Selling for Leidos.

How do I buy shares of Leidos?

Shares of LDOS 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 Leidos' stock price today?

One share of LDOS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $64.55.

How big of a company is Leidos?

Leidos has a market capitalization of $9.64 billion and generates $10.17 billion in revenue each year. The aerospace company earns $366 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.72 on an earnings per share basis. Leidos employs 31,000 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Leidos?

Leidos' mailing address is 11951 FREEDOM DRIVE, RESTON VA, 20190. The aerospace company can be reached via phone at 571-526-6000 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Leidos (NYSE LDOS)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  238 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  315 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  553
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Leidos and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe LDOS will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe LDOS will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 7/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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