NYSE:LDOS

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MA: $95.30
$101.12
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$79.15
Now: $101.21
$113.75
Volume1.39 million shs
Average Volume935,872 shs
Market Capitalization$14.37 billion
P/E Ratio23.81
Dividend Yield1.36%
Beta1.05

Competitors

Leidos (NYSE:LDOS) Vs. ACN, IBM, CTSH, EPAM, IT, and BAH

Should you be buying LDOS stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "it consulting & other services" are considered alternatives and competitors to Leidos, including Accenture (ACN), International Business Machines (IBM), Cognizant Technology Solutions (CTSH), EPAM Systems (EPAM), Gartner (IT), and Booz Allen Hamilton (BAH).

Accenture (NYSE:ACN) and Leidos (NYSE:LDOS) are both large-cap business services companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, dividends, valuation, earnings and profitability.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

71.0% of Accenture shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 74.2% of Leidos shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.1% of Accenture shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 1.5% of Leidos shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Risk & Volatility

Accenture has a beta of 1.08, indicating that its stock price is 8% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Leidos has a beta of 1.05, indicating that its stock price is 5% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

Accenture pays an annual dividend of $3.52 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.2%. Leidos pays an annual dividend of $1.36 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.3%. Accenture pays out 47.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Leidos pays out 26.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Accenture has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Leidos has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Leidos is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Accenture and Leidos' gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Accenture$44.33 billion4.12$5.11 billion$7.4638.47
Leidos$11.09 billion1.30$667 million$5.1719.58

Accenture has higher revenue and earnings than Leidos. Leidos is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Accenture, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Accenture and Leidos' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Accenture11.74%29.32%13.92%
Leidos5.10%23.45%7.35%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Accenture and Leidos, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Accenture071402.67
Leidos011102.92

Accenture currently has a consensus price target of $276.0455, indicating a potential downside of 3.80%. Leidos has a consensus price target of $116.1818, indicating a potential upside of 14.79%. Given Leidos' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Leidos is more favorable than Accenture.

Summary

Accenture beats Leidos on 10 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

International Business Machines (NYSE:IBM) and Leidos (NYSE:LDOS) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, dividends, valuation, earnings and profitability.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

55.7% of International Business Machines shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 74.2% of Leidos shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.2% of International Business Machines shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 1.5% of Leidos shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Risk & Volatility

International Business Machines has a beta of 1.25, indicating that its stock price is 25% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Leidos has a beta of 1.05, indicating that its stock price is 5% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

International Business Machines pays an annual dividend of $6.52 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.9%. Leidos pays an annual dividend of $1.36 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.3%. International Business Machines pays out 50.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Leidos pays out 26.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. International Business Machines has increased its dividend for 21 consecutive years and Leidos has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years. International Business Machines is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares International Business Machines and Leidos' gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
International Business Machines$77.15 billion1.55$9.43 billion$12.8110.43
Leidos$11.09 billion1.30$667 million$5.1719.58

International Business Machines has higher revenue and earnings than Leidos. International Business Machines is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Leidos, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares International Business Machines and Leidos' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
International Business Machines10.53%48.69%6.59%
Leidos5.10%23.45%7.35%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for International Business Machines and Leidos, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
International Business Machines07302.30
Leidos011102.92

International Business Machines currently has a consensus price target of $142.10, indicating a potential upside of 6.37%. Leidos has a consensus price target of $116.1818, indicating a potential upside of 14.79%. Given Leidos' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Leidos is more favorable than International Business Machines.

Summary

International Business Machines beats Leidos on 9 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Leidos (NYSE:LDOS) and Cognizant Technology Solutions (NASDAQ:CTSH) are both large-cap aerospace companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, dividends, earnings, risk, valuation, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Leidos and Cognizant Technology Solutions' revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Leidos$11.09 billion1.30$667 million$5.1719.58
Cognizant Technology Solutions$16.78 billion2.55$1.84 billion$3.9920.21

Cognizant Technology Solutions has higher revenue and earnings than Leidos. Leidos is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Cognizant Technology Solutions, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility and Risk

Leidos has a beta of 1.05, indicating that its share price is 5% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Cognizant Technology Solutions has a beta of 1.12, indicating that its share price is 12% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

74.2% of Leidos shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 87.7% of Cognizant Technology Solutions shares are held by institutional investors. 1.5% of Leidos shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.3% of Cognizant Technology Solutions shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Leidos and Cognizant Technology Solutions' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Leidos5.10%23.45%7.35%
Cognizant Technology Solutions8.78%19.04%11.79%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings for Leidos and Cognizant Technology Solutions, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Leidos011102.92
Cognizant Technology Solutions381302.42

Leidos currently has a consensus target price of $116.1818, indicating a potential upside of 14.79%. Cognizant Technology Solutions has a consensus target price of $77.9048, indicating a potential downside of 3.37%. Given Leidos' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Leidos is more favorable than Cognizant Technology Solutions.

Dividends

Leidos pays an annual dividend of $1.36 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.3%. Cognizant Technology Solutions pays an annual dividend of $0.96 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.2%. Leidos pays out 26.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Cognizant Technology Solutions pays out 24.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Leidos has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Cognizant Technology Solutions has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Summary

Cognizant Technology Solutions beats Leidos on 10 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Leidos (NYSE:LDOS) and EPAM Systems (NYSE:EPAM) are both large-cap aerospace companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, dividends, earnings, risk, valuation, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Leidos and EPAM Systems' gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Leidos$11.09 billion1.30$667 million$5.1719.58
EPAM Systems$2.29 billion10.92$261.06 million$4.9190.84

Leidos has higher revenue and earnings than EPAM Systems. Leidos is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than EPAM Systems, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Risk & Volatility

Leidos has a beta of 1.05, indicating that its share price is 5% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, EPAM Systems has a beta of 1.35, indicating that its share price is 35% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

74.2% of Leidos shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 92.0% of EPAM Systems shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.5% of Leidos shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 4.8% of EPAM Systems shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Leidos and EPAM Systems' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Leidos5.10%23.45%7.35%
EPAM Systems12.31%18.29%13.20%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings for Leidos and EPAM Systems, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Leidos011102.92
EPAM Systems021002.83

Leidos currently has a consensus target price of $116.1818, indicating a potential upside of 14.79%. EPAM Systems has a consensus target price of $381.0833, indicating a potential downside of 14.56%. Given Leidos' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Leidos is more favorable than EPAM Systems.

Leidos (NYSE:LDOS) and Gartner (NYSE:IT) are both large-cap aerospace companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, dividends, earnings, risk, valuation, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Leidos and Gartner's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Leidos$11.09 billion1.30$667 million$5.1719.58
Gartner$4.25 billion4.01$233.29 million$3.9049.23

Leidos has higher revenue and earnings than Gartner. Leidos is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Gartner, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Risk & Volatility

Leidos has a beta of 1.05, indicating that its share price is 5% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Gartner has a beta of 1.57, indicating that its share price is 57% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

74.2% of Leidos shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 92.3% of Gartner shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.5% of Leidos shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 4.0% of Gartner shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Leidos and Gartner's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Leidos5.10%23.45%7.35%
Gartner5.13%41.76%5.84%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings for Leidos and Gartner, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Leidos011102.92
Gartner03202.40

Leidos currently has a consensus target price of $116.1818, indicating a potential upside of 14.79%. Gartner has a consensus target price of $181.20, indicating a potential downside of 5.62%. Given Leidos' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Leidos is more favorable than Gartner.

Leidos (NYSE:LDOS) and Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE:BAH) are both large-cap aerospace companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, dividends, earnings, risk, valuation, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Leidos and Booz Allen Hamilton's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Leidos$11.09 billion1.30$667 million$5.1719.58
Booz Allen Hamilton$7.46 billion1.56$482.60 million$3.1826.63

Leidos has higher revenue and earnings than Booz Allen Hamilton. Leidos is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Booz Allen Hamilton, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility and Risk

Leidos has a beta of 1.05, indicating that its share price is 5% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Booz Allen Hamilton has a beta of 0.81, indicating that its share price is 19% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

74.2% of Leidos shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 89.9% of Booz Allen Hamilton shares are held by institutional investors. 1.5% of Leidos shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 2.0% of Booz Allen Hamilton shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Leidos and Booz Allen Hamilton's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Leidos5.10%23.45%7.35%
Booz Allen Hamilton6.62%54.01%10.09%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings for Leidos and Booz Allen Hamilton, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Leidos011102.92
Booz Allen Hamilton05702.58

Leidos currently has a consensus target price of $116.1818, indicating a potential upside of 14.79%. Booz Allen Hamilton has a consensus target price of $85.1111, indicating a potential upside of 0.52%. Given Leidos' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Leidos is more favorable than Booz Allen Hamilton.

Dividends

Leidos pays an annual dividend of $1.36 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.3%. Booz Allen Hamilton pays an annual dividend of $1.48 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.7%. Leidos pays out 26.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Booz Allen Hamilton pays out 46.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Leidos has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Booz Allen Hamilton has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Summary

Leidos beats Booz Allen Hamilton on 9 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.


Leidos Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Accenture logo
ACN
Accenture
2.0$286.96+0.6%$182.55 billion$44.33 billion35.34Analyst Report
International Business Machines logo
IBM
International Business Machines
2.4$133.59+0.8%$119.38 billion$77.15 billion15.13Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
Cognizant Technology Solutions logo
CTSH
Cognizant Technology Solutions
2.1$80.62+1.1%$42.78 billion$16.78 billion29.86Unusual Options Activity
EPAM Systems logo
EPAM
EPAM Systems
1.9$446.04+0.6%$25.06 billion$2.29 billion82.14
Gartner logo
IT
Gartner
1.0$191.98+0.7%$17.03 billion$4.25 billion80.66
Booz Allen Hamilton logo
BAH
Booz Allen Hamilton
2.1$84.67+1.5%$11.66 billion$7.46 billion23.07News Coverage
Amdocs logo
DOX
Amdocs
2.3$76.11+1.5%$9.98 billion$4.17 billion20.57Increase in Short Interest
CACI International logo
CACI
CACI International
1.8$260.45+1.2%$6.57 billion$5.72 billion19.12Upcoming Earnings
Increase in Short Interest
Teradata logo
TDC
Teradata
1.1$39.59+0.8%$4.36 billion$1.90 billion44.48Analyst Report
News Coverage
ManTech International logo
MANT
ManTech International
1.9$87.30+2.0%$3.54 billion$2.22 billion27.45
Unisys logo
UIS
Unisys
1.0$26.10+0.3%$1.75 billion$2.95 billion1.79
Forrester Research logo
FORR
Forrester Research
1.6$43.28+0.6%$827.69 million$461.70 million65.58
The Hackett Group logo
HCKT
The Hackett Group
2.2$17.13+0.4%$517.94 million$282.47 million85.65Decrease in Short Interest
News Coverage
ServiceSource International logo
SREV
ServiceSource International
1.8$1.39+0.7%$135.25 million$216.13 million-6.62
This page was last updated on 4/18/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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