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NYSE:LDOS

Leidos (LDOS) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$126.06
+1.31 (+1.05%)
(As of 02/23/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$125.20
$126.66
50-Day Range
$105.88
$126.06
52-Week Range
$76.58
$126.66
Volume
1.09 million shs
Average Volume
848,154 shs
Market Capitalization
$17.12 billion
P/E Ratio
88.78
Dividend Yield
1.21%
Price Target
$123.09

Leidos MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.82 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
2.4% Downside
$123.09 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
0.89% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-1.66
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.55mentions of Leidos in the last 14 days
Based on 12 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$341,725 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
8.26%
From $7.75 to $8.39 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.49 out of 5 stars

Aerospace Sector

3rd out of 41 stocks

Computer Integrated Systems Design Industry

4th out of 34 stocks


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About Leidos Stock (NYSE:LDOS)

Leidos Holdings, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides services and solutions in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets in the United States and internationally. The company operates through Defense Solutions, Civil, and Health segments. The Defense Solutions segment offers national security solutions and systems for air, land, sea, space, and cyberspace for the U.S. Intelligence Community, the Department of Defense, the space development agency, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, defense information systems agency, military services, and government agencies of U.S. allies abroad, as well as other federal and commercial customers in the national security industry. The solutions include technology, large-scale systems, command and control platforms, 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, the En route automation modernization, advanced technology oceanic procedure, time based flow management, terminal flight data management, geo-7, and future flight services, as well as enterprise-information display systems; and security detection services. It also offers information technology (IT) solutions in cloud computing, mobility, application modernization, DevOps, data center, network modernization, asset management, help desk operations, and digital workplace enablement; and environment, energy, and infrastructure services. The Health segment offers solutions to federal and commercial customers responsible for health and well-being of people, include health information management, managed health, digital modernization, and life sciences research and development services. Leidos Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Reston, Virginia.

LDOS Stock Price History

LDOS Stock News Headlines

Leidos price target raised by $14 at TD Cowen, here's why
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record
What many consider America's critical financial asset suffers biggest fall on record. Expert says: "it's very bad for millions, protect yourself now."
Leidos Holdings Inc Director Gary May Sells 2,745 Shares
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record
What many consider America's critical financial asset suffers biggest fall on record. Expert says: "it's very bad for millions, protect yourself now."
Leidos (NYSE:LDOS) PT Raised to $137.00 at Wells Fargo & Company
Leidos (NYSE:LDOS) PT Raised to $135.00 at Truist Financial
Leidos (NYSE:LDOS) Hits New 12-Month High Following Analyst Upgrade
Leidos (NYSE:LDOS) Releases FY 2024 Earnings Guidance
LDOS Feb 2024 150.000 call
Leidos Gets Task Order Contract From DIA
Leidos Awarded $143M DIA Technology Platform Contract
Leidos Awarded $143M DIA Technology Platform Contract
Leidos (NYSE:LDOS) Upgraded by StockNews.com to "Strong-Buy"
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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 12/29 Dividend
12/14/2023
Dividend Payable
12/29/2023
Last Earnings
2/13/2024
Today
2/23/2024
Ex-Dividend for 3/28 Dividend
3/14/2024
Dividend Payable
3/28/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
5/07/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Sector
Aerospace
Industry
Computer integrated systems design
Sub-Industry
IT Consulting & Other Services
CUSIP
78390X10
Fax
N/A
Employees
47,000
Year Founded
1969

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$123.09
High Stock Price Target
$145.00
Low Stock Price Target
$95.00
Potential Upside/Downside
-2.4%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.82
Research Coverage
11 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$199 million
Pretax Margin
2.61%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$15.44 billion
Cash Flow
$14.31 per share
Book Value
$31.36 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
133,715,000
Market Cap
$17.12 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.68

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Christopher R. CageMr. Christopher R. Cage (Age 52)
    Executive VP & CFO
    Comp: $1.23M
  • Mr. Jerald S. Howe Jr.Mr. Jerald S. Howe Jr. (Age 68)
    Executive VP & General Counsel
    Comp: $1.18M
  • Ms. Maureen Waterston (Age 59)
    Executive VP & Chief Human Resources Officer
    Comp: $1.24M
  • Mr. Gerard A. Fasano (Age 58)
    Executive VP & Chief Growth Officer
    Comp: $1.16M
  • Mr. Thomas A. Bell (Age 63)
    CEO & Director
  • Mr. Daniel A. Atkinson IV (Age 46)
    SVP, Chief Accounting Officer & Corporate Controller
  • Mr. James F. Carlini (Age 58)
    Chief Technology Officer
  • Mr. M. Stuart Davis (Age 65)
    Senior Vice President of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Melissa Koskovich
    SVP & Director of Corporate Communications and Marketing
  • Ms. Kimberly S. Rupert
    Senior VP & Chief Risk Officer














LDOS Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Leidos stock right now?

11 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Leidos in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 9 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" LDOS shares.
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What is Leidos' stock price target for 2024?

11 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Leidos' stock. Their LDOS share price targets range from $95.00 to $145.00. On average, they expect the company's share price to reach $123.09 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 2.4%.
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How have LDOS shares performed in 2024?

Leidos' stock was trading at $108.24 at the beginning of the year. Since then, LDOS stock has increased by 16.5% and is now trading at $126.06.
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Are investors shorting Leidos?

Leidos saw a drop in short interest during the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totaling 1,210,000 shares, a drop of 7.6% from the January 15th total of 1,310,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 665,400 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.8 days. Approximately 0.9% of the company's stock are sold short.
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When is Leidos' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May 7th 2024.
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How were Leidos' earnings last quarter?

Leidos Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LDOS) released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February, 13th. The aerospace company reported $1.99 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.74 by $0.25. The aerospace company earned $3.98 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.81 billion. Leidos had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 22.92% and a net margin of 1.29%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 7.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company earned $1.83 earnings per share.
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How often does Leidos pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Leidos?

Leidos announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 8th. Investors of record on Friday, March 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.38 per share on Thursday, March 28th. This represents a $1.52 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.21%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 14th.
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Is Leidos a good dividend stock?

Leidos (NYSE:LDOS) pays an annual dividend of $1.52 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.23%. The company does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 107.04%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on earnings estimates, LDOS will have a dividend payout ratio of 18.12% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for LDOS.

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

Leidos updated its FY 2024 earnings guidance on Tuesday, February, 13th. The company provided EPS guidance of 7.500-7.900 for the period, compared to the consensus EPS estimate of 7.600. The company issued revenue guidance of $15.7 billion-$16.1 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $16.0 billion.

What is Roger A. Krone's approval rating as Leidos' CEO?

636 employees have rated Leidos Chief Executive Officer Roger A. Krone on Glassdoor.com. Roger A. Krone has an approval rating of 85% among the company's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of Leidos own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Leidos investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), Lockheed Martin (LMT), Boeing (BA), AbbVie (ABBV), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Walt Disney (DIS), AT&T (T), Alibaba Group (BABA), CVS Health (CVS) and Intel (INTC).

Who are Leidos' major shareholders?

Leidos' stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (11.20%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (3.58%), Boston Partners (2.36%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (2.20%), Norges Bank (1.36%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.34%). Insiders that own company stock include Christopher R Cage, David G Fubini, Gary Stephen May, Gregory R Dahlberg, Gregory R Dahlberg, Harry M Jansen Kraemer Jr, James Robert Moos, Jerald S Howe Jr, Miriam E John, Noel B Geer, Roger A Krone, Roy E Stevens, Surya N Mohapatra and Thomas Arthur Bell.
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How do I buy shares of Leidos?

Shares of LDOS stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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Does Leidos have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of Leidos: BECHTEL SAIC COMPANY LLC, Benham Military Communities LLC, Benham/Ellerbe Becket LLC, Dynetics, IMX Medical Management Services Inc, Leidos Arabia Company Limited, Leidos Biomedical Research Inc., Leidos CDM Solutions LLC, Leidos Consulting Engineers Inc., Leidos Cyber Inc., Leidos Engineering LLC, Leidos Europe Limited, Leidos Federal Healthcare Inc., Leidos Global Technology Corporation, Leidos Government Services Inc., Leidos Health Holdings LLC, Leidos Health LLC, Leidos Inc., Leidos Innovations Australia Pty Ltd., Leidos Innovations Corporation, Leidos Innovations Global Inc., Leidos Integrated Technology LLC, Leidos Intermediate Holdings Inc., Leidos Management Systems Designers Inc., Leidos Services Inc., Leidos Supply Limited, Mission Support Alliance LLC, QTC Holdings Inc., QTC Management Inc., QTC Medical Services Inc., Reveal Imaging Technologies Inc., Systems Made Simple Inc., Sytex Inc., The Sytex Group Inc., Varec Holdings Inc., and Varec Inc..
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This page (NYSE:LDOS) was last updated on 2/24/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff