NYSE:LDOS - Leidos Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$63.86 -0.83 (-1.28 %)
(As of 11/19/2018 01:13 PM ET)
Previous Close$64.69
Today's Range$63.57 - $64.50
52-Week Range$57.50 - $72.30
Volume15,187 shs
Average Volume1.15 million shs
Market Capitalization$9.69 billion
P/E Ratio17.18
Dividend Yield1.98%
Beta1.61
Leidos 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
SectorAerospace
Current SymbolNYSE:LDOS
Previous Symbol
CUSIP78390X10
Phone571-526-6000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.86
Current Ratio1.38
Quick Ratio1.16

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio17.18
Forward P/E Ratio14.65
P/E Growth1.49

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$10.17 billion
Price / Sales0.94
Cash Flow$6.0245 per share
Price / Cash10.60
Book Value$22.36 per share
Price / Book2.86

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.72
Net Income$366 million
Net Margins5.04%
Return on Equity18.67%
Return on Assets7.18%

Miscellaneous

Employees31,000
Outstanding Shares149,760,000
Market Cap$9.69 billion
OptionableOptionable

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 Wednesday, August 1st. Shareholders of record on Monday, September 17th will be given a dividend of $0.32 per share on Friday, September 28th. This represents a $1.28 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.00%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, September 14th. View Leidos' Dividend History.

How will Leidos' stock buyback program work?

Leidos declared that its Board of Directors has approved a stock buyback 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 usually an indication that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Leidos' earnings last quarter?

Leidos Holdings Inc (NYSE:LDOS) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October, 25th. The aerospace company reported $1.14 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.10 by $0.04. The aerospace company had revenue of $2.58 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.64 billion. Leidos had a return on equity of 18.67% and a net margin of 5.04%. View Leidos' Earnings History.

When is Leidos' next earnings date?

Leidos is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 28th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Leidos.

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

Leidos issued an update on its FY 2018 earnings guidance on Thursday, October, 25th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $4.20-4.40 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $4.42. The company issued revenue guidance of $10.1-10.3 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $10.31 billion.

What price target have analysts set for LDOS?

7 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Leidos' stock. Their predictions range from $68.00 to $82.00. On average, they expect Leidos' share price to reach $76.1429 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 18.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Leidos.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Leidos?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Leidos in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Leidos.

Has Leidos been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about LDOS stock has trended very positive on Monday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Leidos earned a news sentiment score of 3.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the aerospace company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future.

Are investors shorting Leidos?

Leidos saw a increase in short interest in October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 6,323,720 shares, an increase of 102.9% from the October 15th total of 3,116,005 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,214,857 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 5.2 days. Currently, 4.2% of the company's shares 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 Louise Heise, Pres of Civil Group (Age 43)
  • Mr. Ranjit S. Chadha, Chief Accounting Officer, Sr. VP & Corp. Controller (Age 48)

Who are Leidos' major shareholders?

Leidos' stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (9.04%), FMR LLC (7.19%), FIL Ltd (2.04%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (1.44%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.28%) and Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.27%). Company insiders that own Leidos stock include Gary Stephen May, Jerald S Howe Jr and John P Jumper. 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 FMR LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Deutsche Bank AG, AQR Capital Management LLC, Eaton Vance Management, Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC and Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp. View Insider Buying and Selling for Leidos.

Which major investors are buying Leidos stock?

LDOS stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Victory Capital Management Inc., BlackRock Inc., Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Hsbc Holdings PLC, Castleark Management LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, Vident Investment Advisory LLC and Bank of New York Mellon Corp. 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 $64.06.

How big of a company is Leidos?

Leidos has a market capitalization of $9.69 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.

What is Leidos' official website?

The official website for Leidos is http://www.leidos.com.

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:  274 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  354 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  628
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 11/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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