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NYSE:LDOS

Leidos - LDOS Stock Forecast, Price & News

$100.05
+1.89 (+1.93%)
(As of 08/12/2022 03:59 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$98.32
$100.11
50-Day Range
$94.15
$107.07
52-Week Range
$81.07
$111.12
Volume
20,223 shs
Average Volume
750,413 shs
Market Capitalization
$13.66 billion
P/E Ratio
19.43
Dividend Yield
1.46%
Price Target
$113.00

Leidos MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.50 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
12.9% Upside
$113.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
0.72% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-1.63
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.08mentions of Leidos in the last 14 days
Based on 28 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$801,388 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
9.91%
From $6.36 to $6.99 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.49 out of 5 stars

Aerospace Sector

6th out of 42 stocks

Computer Integrated Systems Design Industry

4th out of 41 stocks

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About Leidos (NYSE:LDOS) Stock

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. 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. Intelligence Community, the Department of Defense, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, military services, and government agencies of U.S. allies abroad, as well as other federal and commercial customers in the national security industry. Its 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 and automation 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 worldwide, including health information management, managed health, digital transformation, and life sciences research and development services. Leidos Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Reston, Virginia.

Leidos Stock Down 0.5 %

Leidos stock traded down $0.48 on Thursday, hitting $98.16. 822,258 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 930,515. The company has a current ratio of 0.90, a quick ratio of 0.83 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.99. The firm has a market cap of $13.40 billion, a P/E ratio of 19.06, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.23 and a beta of 0.71. The business's fifty day simple moving average is $100.71 and its 200 day simple moving average is $101.05. Leidos has a 1 year low of $81.07 and a 1 year high of $111.12.

Leidos (NYSE:LDOS - Get Rating) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 2nd. The aerospace company reported $1.59 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.55 by $0.04. The business had revenue of $3.60 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.52 billion. Leidos had a return on equity of 22.18% and a net margin of 5.15%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 4.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $1.52 earnings per share. As a group, sell-side analysts forecast that Leidos will post 6.36 earnings per share for the current year.

Leidos Announces Dividend

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 30th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, September 15th will be given a $0.36 dividend. This represents a $1.44 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.47%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, September 14th. Leidos's dividend payout ratio is presently 27.96%.

Analyst Ratings Changes

Several research analysts recently weighed in on LDOS shares. The Goldman Sachs Group upped their price objective on shares of Leidos from $118.00 to $132.00 and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a research report on Thursday, April 14th. Barclays cut shares of Leidos from an "overweight" rating to an "equal weight" rating and set a $105.00 price objective on the stock. in a research report on Tuesday, June 7th. StockNews.com upgraded shares of Leidos from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a research report on Friday, April 15th. Truist Financial increased their price target on shares of Leidos from $108.00 to $120.00 in a research report on Wednesday, May 4th. Finally, Morgan Stanley increased their price target on shares of Leidos from $107.00 to $110.00 and gave the company an "equal weight" rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 3rd. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company's stock. According to MarketBeat.com, Leidos currently has an average rating of "Moderate Buy" and a consensus target price of $113.00.

Insider Transactions at Leidos

In other Leidos news, insider James Robert Moos sold 516 shares of the company's stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, June 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $98.56, for a total transaction of $50,856.96. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 21,391 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,108,296.96. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. In related news, insider James Robert Moos sold 516 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, June 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $98.56, for a total value of $50,856.96. Following the sale, the insider now owns 21,391 shares in the company, valued at $2,108,296.96. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Also, Director Harry M. Jansen Kraemer, Jr. sold 7,274 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, May 26th. The stock was sold at an average price of $103.18, for a total transaction of $750,531.32. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 84,277 shares in the company, valued at approximately $8,695,700.86. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 1.67% of the stock is owned by insiders.

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LDOS Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 6/30 Dividend
6/14/2022
Dividend Payable
6/30/2022
Last Earnings
8/02/2022
Today
8/12/2022
Ex-Dividend for 9/30 Dividend
9/14/2022
Dividend Payable
9/30/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
11/01/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Computer integrated systems design
Sub-Industry
IT Consulting & Other Services
Sector
Aerospace
CUSIP
78390X10
Fax
N/A
Employees
43,000
Year Founded
1969

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$113.00
High Stock Price Forecast
$132.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$100.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+12.9%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.50
Research Coverage
8 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$753 million
Pretax Margin
6.61%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$13.74 billion
Cash Flow
$9.19 per share
Book Value
$29.71 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
134,261,000
Market Cap
$13.66 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.71

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Roger A. Krone (Age 65)
    Chairman & CEO
    Comp: $3.39M
  • Mr. Christopher R. Cage (Age 50)
    Exec. VP & CFO
    Comp: $1.44M
  • Ms. Mary Victoria Schmanske (Age 59)
    Exec. VP of Corp. Operations & Chief Corp. Operations Officer
    Comp: $1.15M
  • Mr. Jerald S. Howe Jr. (Age 66)
    Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel
    Comp: $1.25M
  • Mr. Gerard A. Fasano (Age 56)
    Group Pres of Defense Group
    Comp: $1.23M
  • Ms. Carly Elizabeth Kimball (Age 46)
    Sr. VP, Chief Accounting Officer & Corp. Controller
  • Mr. James F. Carlini
    Chief Technology Officer
  • Mr. M. Stuart Davis (Age 63)
    Sr. VP of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Melissa Koskovich
    SVP & Director of Corp. Communications and Marketing
  • Mr. Randy E. Phillips (Age 63)
    Sr. VP of Corp. Devel.













LDOS Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Leidos stock right now?

8 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Leidos in the last twelve months. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" LDOS shares.
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What is Leidos' stock price forecast for 2022?

8 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Leidos' shares. Their LDOS share price forecasts range from $100.00 to $132.00. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach $113.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 13.7% from the stock's current price.
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How have LDOS shares performed in 2022?

Leidos' stock was trading at $88.90 at the beginning of 2022. Since then, LDOS shares have increased by 11.8% and is now trading at $99.42.
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Are investors shorting Leidos?

Leidos saw a drop in short interest in the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totaling 1,080,000 shares, a drop of 30.3% from the June 15th total of 1,550,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 759,600 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.4 days. Approximately 0.8% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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When is Leidos' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November 1st 2022.
View our LDOS earnings forecast
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How were Leidos' earnings last quarter?

Leidos Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LDOS) issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August, 2nd. The aerospace company reported $1.59 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.55 by $0.04. The aerospace company had revenue of $3.60 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $3.52 billion. Leidos had a net margin of 5.15% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 22.18%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 4.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $1.52 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 Friday, July 29th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, September 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.36 per share on Friday, September 30th. This represents a $1.44 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.45%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, September 14th.
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Is Leidos a good dividend stock?

Leidos (NYSE:LDOS) pays an annual dividend of $1.44 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.46%. The company does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 27.96%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, LDOS will have a dividend payout ratio of 20.60% 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 issued an update on its FY 2022 earnings guidance on Tuesday, August, 9th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $6.10-$6.50 for the period, compared to the consensus EPS estimate of $6.48. The company issued revenue guidance of $13.90 billion-$14.30 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $14.19 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).

What is Leidos' stock symbol?

Leidos trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "LDOS."

Who are Leidos' major shareholders?

Leidos' stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include JPMorgan Chase & Co. (6.72%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (2.86%), Cooke & Bieler LP (0.79%), FMR LLC (0.71%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.57%) and California Public Employees Retirement System (0.49%). Insiders that own company stock include David G Fubini, Gary Stephen May, Harry M Jansen Kraemer Jr, James Robert Moos, Jonathan W Scholl, Miriam E John, Roger A Krone and Roy E Stevens.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Leidos' stock price today?

One share of LDOS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $99.42.

How much money does Leidos make?

Leidos (NYSE:LDOS) has a market capitalization of $13.57 billion and generates $13.74 billion in revenue each year. The aerospace company earns $753 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.15 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Leidos have?

The company employs 43,000 workers across the globe.

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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When was Leidos founded?

Leidos was founded in 1969.

How can I contact Leidos?

Leidos' mailing address is 1750 PRESIDENTS STREET, RESTON VA, 20190. The official website for the company is www.leidos.com. The aerospace company can be reached via phone at (571) 526-6000 or via email at ir@leidos.com.

This page (NYSE:LDOS) was last updated on 8/12/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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