NYSE:LDOS - Leidos Stock Price, News & Analysis

$86.30
+0.48 (+0.56 %)
(As of 09/17/2019 04:29 AM ET)
Today's Range
$85.31
Now: $86.30
$86.64
50-Day Range
$79.40
MA: $84.49
$88.44
52-Week Range
$50.33
Now: $86.30
$89.00
Volume844,300 shs
Average Volume1.26 million shs
Market Capitalization$12.41 billion
P/E Ratio19.70
Dividend Yield1.49%
Beta1.55
Leidos Holdings, Inc provides services and solutions in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets in the United States and internationally. It 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. Read More…

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$10.19 billion
Cash Flow$6.2536 per share
Book Value$22.11 per share

Profitability

Net Income$582 million

Miscellaneous

Employees32,000
Market Cap$12.41 billion
Next Earnings Date10/24/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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 declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, July 29th. Stockholders of record on Monday, September 16th will be given a dividend of $0.34 per share on Monday, September 30th. This represents a $1.36 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.58%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, September 13th. This is a positive change from Leidos's previous quarterly dividend of $0.32. View Leidos' Dividend History.

How will Leidos' stock buyback program work?

Leidos announced that its Board of Directors has approved a stock repurchase program on Thursday, February 22nd 2018, which authorizes the company to repurchase 20,000,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are often an indication that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Leidos' earnings last quarter?

Leidos Holdings Inc (NYSE:LDOS) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July, 30th. The aerospace company reported $1.16 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.10 by $0.06. The aerospace company had revenue of $2.73 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.64 billion. Leidos had a net margin of 6.27% and a return on equity of 20.11%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 7.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $1.12 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, October 24th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Leidos.

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

Leidos issued an update on its FY 2019 earnings guidance on Tuesday, July, 30th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $4.50-4.75 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $4.61. The company issued revenue guidance of $10.65-10.95 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $10.74 billion.

What price target have analysts set for LDOS?

9 brokers have issued 1 year target prices for Leidos' shares. Their forecasts range from $75.00 to $95.00. On average, they anticipate Leidos' share price to reach $82.3333 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 4.6%. View Analyst Price Targets for Leidos.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Leidos?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Leidos in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Leidos.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Leidos stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Leidos stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Increased contract wins from the Pentagon and other U.S. allies owing to its cost-effective defense solutions have been acting as a key catalyst for Leidos Holdings. In fact, these contract wins tend to bolster the company’s backlog. Additionally, with the current U.S. administration being in favor of increased defense spending, macroeconomic environment in the nation has been boosting the company’s prospects. In a year’s time, the company has outperformed its industry. However, the government shutdown in December 2018 has adversely impacted its results. It faces intense competition for its broad portfolio of products and services. A comparative analysis of Leidos Holdings historical EV/EBITDA ratio reflects a relatively gloomy picture that might be a cause for investors’ concern." (7/2/2019)
  • 2. Drexel Hamilton analysts commented, "We are encouraged to see some of the higher margin profile within existing programs becoming more evident." (2/22/2019)

Has Leidos been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about LDOS stock has trended somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Leidos earned a daily sentiment score of 0.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the aerospace company a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future. View News Stories for Leidos.

Are investors shorting Leidos?

Leidos saw a increase in short interest in August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 5,803,800 shares, an increase of 51.6% from the July 31st total of 3,829,200 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,710,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.4 days. Currently, 4.1% of the shares of the company are short sold. View Leidos' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Leidos' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Leidos own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Leidos investors own include Science Applications International (SAIC), NVIDIA (NVDA), Raytheon (RTN), Lockheed Martin (LMT), Boeing (BA), Micron Technology (MU), Walt Disney (DIS), Costco Wholesale (COST), Alibaba Group (BABA) and Roku (ROKU).

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. Jerald S. Howe Jr., Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 63)
  • Mr. Jonathan W. Scholl, Pres of Health Group (Age 57)
  • Ms. Angela Louise Heise, Pres of Civil Group (Age 44)

Who are Leidos' major shareholders?

Leidos' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (9.53%), BlackRock Inc. (9.42%), BlackRock Inc. (9.42%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (2.86%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (2.35%) and Boston Partners (2.24%). Company insiders that own Leidos stock include Gary Stephen May 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 Eaton Vance Management, First Trust Advisors LP, Boston Partners, Prudential PLC, RE Advisers Corp, BlackRock Inc., BlackRock Inc. and Schroder Investment Management Group. View Insider Buying and Selling for Leidos.

Which institutional investors are buying Leidos stock?

LDOS stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., Man Group plc, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Victory Capital Management Inc., Natixis, Natixis, Teacher Retirement System of Texas and Prudential Financial Inc.. 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Leidos' stock price today?

One share of LDOS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $86.30.

How big of a company is Leidos?

Leidos has a market capitalization of $12.41 billion and generates $10.19 billion in revenue each year. The aerospace company earns $582 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.38 on an earnings per share basis. Leidos employs 32,000 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Leidos.

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:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  403 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  478 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  881
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 9/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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