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Leidos (LDOS) Stock Price, News & Analysis

+1.38 (+0.92%)
(As of 05/24/2024 ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
691,702 shs
Average Volume
1.18 million shs
Market Capitalization
$20.44 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

Leidos MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.83 Rating Score
3.6% Downside
$145.67 Price Target
Short Interest
1.12% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.69mentions of Leidos in the last 14 days
Based on 15 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$1.14 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $8.59 to $8.81 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.

4.18 out of 5 stars

Aerospace Sector

5th out of 42 stocks

Computer Integrated Systems Design Industry

5th out of 33 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 (NYSE:LDOS) Hits New 1-Year High at $150.20
Barclays Remains a Buy on Leidos Holdings (LDOS)
Why Leidos Stock Is Higher Today
Leidos Holdings, Inc. Q1 Profit Increases, beats estimates
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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Dividend Payable
Ex-Dividend for 6/28 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End
Ex-Dividend for 5/28 Dividend

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Computer integrated systems design
IT Consulting & Other Services
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
High Stock Price Target
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Potential Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
12 Analysts


Net Income
$199 million
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$15.44 billion
Cash Flow
$14.19 per share
Book Value
$31.90 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$20.44 billion

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Thomas A. Bell (Age 62)
    CEO & Director
    Comp: $4.82M
  • Mr. Christopher R. CageMr. Christopher R. Cage (Age 52)
    Executive VP & CFO
    Comp: $1.75M
  • Mr. Gerard A. Fasano (Age 58)
    Executive VP & Chief Growth Officer
    Comp: $1.44M
  • Mr. Roy E. StevensMr. Roy E. Stevens (Age 55)
    President of National Security Sector
    Comp: $1.33M
  • Ms. Elizabeth A. M. Porter (Age 53)
    President of Health & Civil Sector
    Comp: $1.43M
  • 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. Maureen Waterston (Age 59)
    Executive VP & Chief Human Resources Officer
    Comp: $1.24M

LDOS Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Leidos stock right now?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Leidos in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 10 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" LDOS shares.
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What is Leidos' stock price target for 2024?

12 brokerages have issued twelve-month price targets for Leidos' shares. Their LDOS share price targets range from $120.00 to $180.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $145.67 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 3.6%.
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How have LDOS shares performed in 2024?

Leidos' stock was trading at $108.24 at the beginning of 2024. Since then, LDOS stock has increased by 39.6% and is now trading at $151.15.
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Are investors shorting Leidos?

Leidos saw a increase in short interest in April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 1,500,000 shares, an increase of 5.6% from the April 15th total of 1,420,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,010,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.5 days. Approximately 1.1% of the company's shares 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, August 6th 2024.
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How were Leidos' earnings last quarter?

Leidos Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LDOS) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, April, 30th. The aerospace company reported $2.29 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.70 by $0.59. The aerospace company earned $3.98 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $3.82 billion. Leidos had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 25.66% and a net margin of 2.04%. Leidos's quarterly revenue was up 7.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business earned $1.47 EPS.
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How often does Leidos pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Leidos?

Leidos declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, April 26th. Shareholders of record on Friday, June 14th will be paid a dividend of $0.38 per share on Friday, June 28th. This represents a $1.52 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.01%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, June 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 1.01%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 5 consecutive years, indicating the company has a new, but growing committment to grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 65.52%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, LDOS will have a dividend payout ratio of 17.25% 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 FY24 earnings guidance on Tuesday, April, 30th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $8.40-8.80 for the period, compared to the consensus earnings per share estimate of $7.85. The company issued revenue guidance of $16.0-16.4 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $16.02 billion.

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

636 employees have rated Leidos Chief Executive Officer Roger A. Krone on 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 a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (11.31%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.73%), Pzena Investment Management LLC (0.67%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (0.48%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (0.38%) and Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC (0.34%). 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 5/26/2024 by Staff

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