L-3 Communications Holdings Company Profile (NYSE:LLL)

About L-3 Communications Holdings

L-3 Communications Holdings logoL-3 Communications Holdings, Inc. (L-3 Holdings) operates through its operating subsidiary L-3 Communications (L-3). The Company operates through three segments: Electronic Systems, which provides a range of products and services, including components, products, subsystems, systems and related services to military and commercial customers; Aerospace Systems, which provides products and services for the Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) market, specializing in signals intelligence (SIGINT) and multi-intelligence platforms, and Communication Systems, which provides network and communication systems, secure communications products, radio frequency components, satellite communication terminals, and space, microwave and telemetry products. L-3 Communications is a contractor in ISR systems, aircraft sustainment (including modifications, logistics and maintenance), simulation and training, night vision and image intensification equipment, and security and detection systems.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Aerospace
  • Industry: Aerospace/Defense Products & Services
  • Sub-Industry: Aerospace & Defense
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: LLL
  • CUSIP: 50242410
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $147.15
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $149.33
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $143.43
  • 52-Week Range: $105.88 - $154.50
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 17.39
  • P/E Growth: 1.87
  • Market Cap: $11.42B
  • Outstanding Shares: 77,239,000
  • Beta: 0.97
  • Net Margins: -0.85%
  • Return on Equity: 14.37%
  • Return on Assets: 5.34%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.61%
  • Current Ratio: 1.44%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.31%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for L-3 Communications Holdings (NYSE:LLL) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings, 9 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.75)
Consensus Price Target: $156.33 (6.24% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for L-3 Communications Holdings (NYSE:LLL)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/10/2016Citigroup Inc.Boost Price TargetBuy$174.00 -> $180.00View Rating Details
10/5/2016Robert W. BairdInitiated CoverageOutperform$184.00View Rating Details
8/25/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeNeutral -> Overweight$158.00 -> $182.00View Rating Details
8/15/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuy$160.00View Rating Details
7/29/2016Jefferies GroupBoost Price TargetHold$135.00 -> $150.00View Rating Details
6/7/2016Credit Suisse Group AGInitiated CoverageBuy$155.00 -> $169.00View Rating Details
5/26/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaUpgradeSector Perform -> Outperform$150.00View Rating Details
5/26/2016Drexel HamiltonUpgradeHold -> Buy$152.00View Rating Details
5/2/2016Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$126.00 -> $133.00View Rating Details
5/2/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.UpgradeNeutral -> Buy$138.00 -> $156.00View Rating Details
2/1/2016Bank of America Corp.UpgradeUnderperform -> Buy$135.00View Rating Details
10/30/2015Cowen and CompanyDowngradeOutperform -> Market Perform$146.00 -> $125.00View Rating Details
3/10/2015Buckingham ResearchInitiated CoverageBuy$155.00 -> $155.00View Rating Details
1/14/2015Stifel NicolausInitiated CoverageHoldView Rating Details
10/31/2014Oppenheimer Holdings Inc.Reiterated RatingOutperform$128.00 -> $130.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 10/25/2014 forward)


Earnings History for L-3 Communications Holdings (NYSE:LLL)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/27/2016Q316$1.82$2.54 billionN/AView Earnings Details
7/28/2016Q216$1.69$1.88$2.49 billion$2.66 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/27/2016Q116$1.57$2.08$2.36 billion$2.40 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/28/2016Q415$2.00$2.16$3.08 billion$2.87 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/29/2015Q315$1.81$2.09$2.91 billion$2.80 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2015Q215$1.71$1.41$2.88 billion$2.80 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2015Q115$1.53$1.43$2.79 billion$2.70 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/29/2015Q414$2.21$2.36$3.16 billion$3.20 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/30/2014Q314$1.85$1.78$2.99 million$2.94 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/31/2014Q214$2.02$1.96$2.99 billion$3.02 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/1/2014Q114$1.97$2.01$2.96 billion$3.00 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/30/2014Q413$1.97$2.17$3.16 billion$3.26 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/29/2013Q313$1.95$1.97$3.07 billion$3.00 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/25/2013Q2 2013$1.93$2.03$3.05 billion$3.19 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/25/2013Q1 2013$1.94$2.11$3.04 billion$3.20 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/30/2013Q4 2012$2.12$2.25$3.46 billion$3.60 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/1/2012Q312$1.85$1.87$3.25 billion$3.30 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/26/2012$1.87$2.03ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2012$1.85$2.01ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/31/2012$2.42$2.54ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/27/2011$2.15$2.24ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/28/2011$2.11$2.15ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/21/2011$1.78$1.85ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/27/2011$2.31$2.37ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for L-3 Communications Holdings (NYSE:LLL)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $7.86 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $8.46 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20162$1.43$1.48$1.46
Q2 20163$1.51$1.65$1.59
Q3 20161$1.85$1.85$1.85
Q4 20161$2.04$2.04$2.04
Q1 20171$1.85$1.85$1.85
Q2 20171$2.02$2.02$2.02
Q3 20171$2.21$2.21$2.21
Q4 20171$2.43$2.43$2.43
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for L-3 Communications Holdings (NYSE:LLL)
Annual Dividend:$2.80
Dividend Yield:1.90%
Dividend Growth:9.10% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:-254.55% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
35.62% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
33.10% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:12 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for L-3 Communications Holdings (NYSE:LLL)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for L-3 Communications Holdings (NYSE:LLL)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 3.30%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 80.46%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/22/2016Arthur L. SimonDirectorSell3,600$149.00$536,400.00View SEC Filing  
8/10/2016Claude R. CanizaresDirectorSell2,469$150.23$370,917.87View SEC Filing  
8/5/2016Steven M. PostInsiderSell33,375$151.29$5,049,303.75View SEC Filing  
8/3/2016Michael T. StrianeseChairmanSell100,000$149.64$14,964,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/3/2016Ralph DambrosioInsiderSell12,760$150.00$1,914,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/23/2016John S MegaInsiderSell7,567$138.00$1,044,246.00View SEC Filing  
5/9/2016Ralph DambrosioCFOSell10,000$136.25$1,362,500.00View SEC Filing  
5/6/2016John S MegaInsiderSell28,960$135.77$3,931,899.20View SEC Filing  
5/4/2016Steven M PostInsiderSell16,640$133.96$2,229,094.40View SEC Filing  
5/3/2016Steven KantorInsiderSell16,090$133.00$2,139,970.00View SEC Filing  
5/2/2016Michael T StrianeseCEOSell45,511$133.60$6,080,269.60View SEC Filing  
3/1/2016Michael T. StrianeseCEOSell100,000$118.02$11,802,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/1/2016Ralph DambrosioCFOSell11,000$118.14$1,299,540.00View SEC Filing  
2/26/2016Michael T. StrianeseCEOSell30,000$119.08$3,572,400.00View SEC Filing  
2/26/2016Ralph DambrosioCFOSell6,392$119.00$760,648.00View SEC Filing  
2/26/2016Steven M. PostInsiderSell2,550$119.03$303,526.50View SEC Filing  
2/22/2016Richard A. CodySVPSell6,805$118.61$807,141.05View SEC Filing  
2/1/2016Claude R. CanizaresDirectorSell2,194$117.87$258,606.78View SEC Filing  
11/2/2015Curtis BrunsoninsiderSell55,465$123.70$6,861,020.50View SEC Filing  
3/2/2015Leslie RoseInsiderSell26,680$130.61$3,484,674.80View SEC Filing  
2/27/2015Dan AzmonInsiderSell2,489$129.99$323,545.11View SEC Filing  
2/26/2015Michael T StrianeseCEOSell100,000$131.01$13,101,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/24/2015Steven M PostInsiderSell18,901$130.71$2,470,549.71View SEC Filing  
2/23/2015John S MegaInsiderSell23,585$131.78$3,108,031.30View SEC Filing  
2/23/2015Robert B MillardDirectorSell1,334$131.97$176,047.98View SEC Filing  
2/20/2015John McnellisInsiderSell12,417$130.65$1,622,281.05View SEC Filing  
2/19/2015Steven KantorInsiderSell36,889$130.65$4,819,547.85View SEC Filing  
11/24/2014Arthur L SimonDirectorSell2,981$123.15$367,110.15View SEC Filing  
11/19/2014Claude R CanizaresDirectorSell1,618$120.75$195,373.50View SEC Filing  
11/14/2014Leslie RoseInsiderSell19,133$120.00$2,295,960.00View SEC Filing  
11/12/2014Alan H WashkowitzDirectorSell2,000$117.30$234,600.00View SEC Filing  
11/3/2014Alan H WashkowitzDirectorSell11,531$121.94$1,406,090.14View SEC Filing  
6/4/2014John S MegaInsiderSell26,567$122.74$3,260,833.58View SEC Filing  
6/2/2014Steven KantorInsiderSell29,512$121.38$3,582,166.56View SEC Filing  
5/14/2014Alan WashkowitzDirectorSell2,000$119.13$238,260.00View SEC Filing  
5/14/2014Michael StrianeseInsiderSell60,000$120.70$7,242,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/6/2014Richard CodySVPSell15,975$114.05$1,821,948.75View SEC Filing  
3/3/2014Steven KantorInsiderSell27,016$115.14$3,110,622.24View SEC Filing  
2/26/2014Ralph DambrosioInsiderSell1,000$113.80$113,800.00View SEC Filing  
2/25/2014John McnellisInsiderSell29,222$115.08$3,362,867.76View SEC Filing  
2/25/2014Michael StrianeseCEOSell10,793$114.60$1,236,877.80View SEC Filing  
2/24/2014Alan WashkowitzDirectorSell2,609$116.71$304,496.39View SEC Filing  
2/24/2014Michael StrianeseInsiderSell14,207$116.91$1,660,940.37View SEC Filing  
2/18/2014Thomas CorcoranDirectorSell2,609$114.79$299,487.11View SEC Filing  
2/12/2014Ralph DambrosioCFOSell22,000$113.13$2,488,860.00View SEC Filing  
2/11/2014Dan AzmonInsiderSell6,321$112.88$713,514.48View SEC Filing  
2/7/2014Curtis BrunsonInsiderSell46,041$112.86$5,196,187.26View SEC Filing  
2/5/2014Claude CanizaresDirectorSell1,393$109.35$152,324.55View SEC Filing  
2/4/2014Michael StrianeseCEOSell104,367$108.07$11,278,941.69View SEC Filing  
2/3/2014Alan WashkowitzDirectorSell2,000$108.78$217,560.00View SEC Filing  
2/3/2014Michael StrianeseInsiderSell54,367$109.39$5,947,206.13View SEC Filing  
11/19/2013Alan WashkowitzDirectorSell2,000$101.71$203,420.00View SEC Filing  
11/19/2013Steven KantorInsiderSell20,828$101.88$2,121,956.64View SEC Filing  
10/31/2013Susan OppInsiderSell49,097$100.35$4,926,883.95View SEC Filing  
8/23/2013John WhiteDirectorSell2,500$92.41$231,025.00View SEC Filing  
8/13/2013Alan WashkowitzDirectorSell1,387$92.55$128,366.85View SEC Filing  
8/12/2013Steven PostInsiderSell3,130$92.58$289,775.40View SEC Filing  
8/6/2013John MegaInsiderSell55,451$93.12$5,163,597.12View SEC Filing  
8/5/2013Curtis BrunsonInsiderSell102,885$93.37$9,606,372.45View SEC Filing  
8/2/2013Arthur L SimonDirectorSell8,550$93.93$803,101.50View SEC Filing  
7/31/2013Susan OppInsiderSell16,656$92.85$1,546,509.60View SEC Filing  
7/30/2013Michael T StrianeseCEOSell90,873$92.15$8,373,946.95View SEC Filing  
7/29/2013John McnellisInsiderSell85,532$91.79$7,850,982.28View SEC Filing  
5/29/2013Steven M PostInsiderSell2,892$84.75$245,097.00View SEC Filing  
5/16/2013Arthur L SimonDirectorSell2,609$85.28$222,495.52View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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L-3 Communications Holdings (NYSE:LLL) Chart for Tuesday, October, 25, 2016

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