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

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$70.24 -0.34 (-0.48 %)
(As of 09/18/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$70.58
Today's Range$70.02 - $70.90
52-Week Range$57.35 - $72.30
Volume686,800 shs
Average Volume959,837 shs
Market Capitalization$10.71 billion
P/E Ratio18.92
Dividend Yield1.80%
Beta1.67
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
SectorAerospace
SymbolNYSE:LDOS
CUSIP78390X10
Phone571-526-6000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.87
Current Ratio1.31
Quick Ratio1.08

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio18.92
Forward P/E Ratio15.96
P/E Growth1.7

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$10.17 billion
Price / Sales1.04
Cash Flow$6.0240 per share
Price / Cash11.66
Book Value$22.36 per share
Price / Book3.14

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.72
Net Income$366 million
Net Margins4.42%
Return on Equity18.05%
Return on Assets6.87%

Miscellaneous

Employees31,000
Outstanding Shares150,490,000
Market Cap$10.71 billion

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. Stockholders of record on Monday, September 17th will be paid a dividend of $0.32 per share on Friday, September 28th. This represents a $1.28 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.82%. 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 share repurchase program on Thursday, February 22nd 2018, which authorizes the company to buyback 20,000,000 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are often an indication that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Leidos' earnings last quarter?

Leidos Holdings Inc (NYSE:LDOS) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July, 26th. The aerospace company reported $1.12 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.05 by $0.07. The aerospace company earned $2.53 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.57 billion. Leidos had a return on equity of 18.05% and a net margin of 4.42%. The business's revenue for the quarter was down 1.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $1.04 earnings per share. View Leidos' Earnings History.

When is Leidos' next earnings date?

Leidos is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November, 1st 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Leidos.

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

Leidos updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Thursday, July, 26th. The company provided EPS guidance of $4.15-4.50 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $4.38. The company issued revenue guidance of $10.25-10.65 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $10.39 billion.

What price target have analysts set for LDOS?

7 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for Leidos' stock. Their forecasts range from $68.00 to $82.00. On average, they expect Leidos' stock price to reach $75.2857 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 7.2% 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.

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. Ranjit S. Chadha, Chief Accounting Officer, Sr. VP & Corp. Controller (Age 48)

Has Leidos been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about LDOS stock have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Leidos earned a coverage optimism score of 0.18 on Accern's scale. They also gave news articles about the aerospace company an impact score of 46.57 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. View Recent Headlines for Leidos.

Who are Leidos' major shareholders?

Leidos' stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include FMR LLC (8.92%), BlackRock Inc. (8.56%), Boston Partners (3.63%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.79%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.23%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.23%). 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., Natixis, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Millennium Management LLC, Systematic Financial Management LP, Renaissance Technologies LLC and Alpine Woods Capital Investors LLC. 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 FMR LLC, Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC, Boston Partners, Standard Life Aberdeen plc, Marshall Wace LLP, American Century Companies Inc., Bank of America Corp DE and California Public Employees Retirement System. 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 $70.24.

How big of a company is Leidos?

Leidos has a market capitalization of $10.71 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:  259 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  340 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  599
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 9/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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