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

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$56.05 -0.07 (-0.12 %)
(As of 01/23/2019 01:31 PM ET)
Previous Close$56.12
Today's Range$55.67 - $56.57
52-Week Range$50.33 - $72.30
Volume8,978 shs
Average Volume720,387 shs
Market Capitalization$8.39 billion
P/E Ratio15.00
Dividend Yield2.25%
Beta1.65
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

Industry Computer integrated systems design
Sub-IndustryIT Consulting & Other Services
SectorAerospace
CUSIP78390X10
Phone571-526-6000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$10.17 billion
Cash Flow$6.0139 per share
Book Value$22.36 per share

Profitability

Net Income$366 million

Miscellaneous

Employees31,000
Market Cap$8.39 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 Friday, December 7th. Stockholders of record on Monday, December 17th will be paid a dividend of $0.32 per share on Friday, December 28th. This represents a $1.28 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.28%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, December 14th. View Leidos' Dividend History.

How will Leidos' stock buyback program work?

Leidos announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock buyback plan on Thursday, February 22nd 2018, which allows the company to buyback 20,000,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are typically an indication that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Leidos' earnings last quarter?

Leidos Holdings Inc (NYSE:LDOS) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October, 25th. The aerospace company reported $1.14 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates 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 Tuesday, February 19th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Leidos.

How can I listen to Leidos' earnings call?

Leidos will be holding an earnings conference call on Tuesday, February 19th at 8:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 8778693847.

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

Leidos updated its FY 2018 earnings guidance on Thursday, October, 25th. The company provided EPS 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?

6 brokers have issued 12-month target prices for Leidos' stock. Their forecasts range from $70.00 to $82.00. On average, they anticipate Leidos' share price to reach $77.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 38.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Leidos.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Leidos?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Leidos in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating 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?

Media headlines about LDOS stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Leidos earned a media sentiment score of 1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the aerospace company a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.

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 62)
  • Mr. James C. Reagan, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 60)
  • Mr. Jonathan W. Scholl, Pres of Health Group (Age 57)
  • Ms. Angela Louise Heise, Pres of Civil Group (Age 44)
  • Mr. Ranjit S. Chadha, Chief Accounting Officer, Sr. VP & Corp. Controller (Age 49)

Who are Leidos' major shareholders?

Leidos' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.13%), Assenagon Asset Management S.A. (0.12%), Howard Capital Management (0.10%), Gradient Investments LLC (0.10%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.05%) and Cowen Prime Services LLC (0.04%). 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 institutional investors are selling Leidos stock?

LDOS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Retirement Systems of Alabama, First American Bank, James Investment Research Inc., Cowen Prime Services LLC, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, Bank of Montreal Can, Alpha Windward LLC and Bangor Savings Bank. View Insider Buying and Selling for Leidos.

Which institutional investors are buying Leidos stock?

LDOS stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Gradient Investments LLC, Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, TrimTabs Asset Management LLC, Meeder Asset Management Inc., Town & Country Bank & Trust CO dba First Bankers Trust CO, Edge Wealth Management LLC and First Command Bank. 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 $56.05.

How big of a company is Leidos?

Leidos has a market capitalization of $8.39 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:  297 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  374 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  671
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 1/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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