Active Stock Momentum: Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (KTOS)

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Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (KTOS) belonging to the Aerospace sector has surged 2.73% and closed its last trading session at $7.89.

The company reported its EPS on 02/27/2017. Currently, the stock has a 1 Year Price Target of $10.7.

The consensus recommendation, according to Zacks Investment research, is 1.4. The scale runs from 1 to 5 with 1 recommending Strong Buy and 5 recommending a Strong Sell.

The Stock had a 1.4 Consensus Analyst Recommendation 30 Days Ago, whereas 60 days ago and 90 days ago the analyst recommendations were 1.67 and 1.67 respectively.

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. on 02/27/2017 reported its EPS as $0.02 with the analysts projecting the EPS of the stock as $-0.05. The company beat the analyst EPS Estimate with the difference of $0.07. This shows a surprise factor of 140%.

Many analysts have provided their estimated foresights on Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. Earnings, with 5 analysts believing the company would generate an Average Estimate of $-0.09.

Whereas they predicted High and Low Earnings Estimate as $-0.05 and $-0.21 respectively. While in the same Quarter Previous year, the Actual EPS was $-0.13.

Analysts are also projecting an Average Revenue Estimate for Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. as $159.44 Million in the Current Quarter. This estimate is provided by 5 analysts.

The High Revenue estimate is predicted as 162 Million, while the Low Revenue Estimate prediction stands at 155 Million. The company’s last year sales total was 153 Million.

For the Current Quarter, the growth estimate for Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. is 30.8%, while for the Next Quarter the stock growth estimate is -300%.

In the past 5 years, the stock showed growth of -36.41% per annum. While for the next 5 years, the growth estimate is 13%.

The Company got Initiated by SunTrust on 19-Jan-17 to Buy.

Insider Trades for Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. show that the latest trade was made on 6 Mar 2017 where Carano (Bandel L), the Director and Beneficial Owner completed a transaction type “Buy” in which 275862 shares were traded at a price of $7.25.

Over the period of 6 months, Insider Purchases show a total of 9 transaction in which 546943 shares were traded.

5 analysts projected Price Targets for Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc.. The analysts believe that the company stock price could grow as high as $14. The Low Price target projection by analysts is $8.5 and the Mean Price Target is $10.7.

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (KTOS) has the market capitalization of $598.93 Million. The company rocked its 52-Week High of $9.19 on Feb 13, 2017 and touched its 52-Week Low of $3.75 on Jun 27, 2016.

The stock has Return on Assets (ROA) of -6.8 percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at -25.7% and Return on Investment (ROI) of -3.7 percent.

The stock is currently showing YTD performance of 6.62 Percent. The company has Beta Value of 1.87 and ATR value of 0.35. The Weekly and Monthly Volatility stands at 4.02% and 4.29%.