Active Volume Stock Update: Leidos Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LDOS)

Leidos Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LDOS)

Goldman Sachs Downgrades Leidos Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LDOS)’s stock to Neutral with no specific Price Target. This rating was issued on 6/18/18. The stock recently closed its previous session at $67.63 by showing a percentage change of 2.64% from its previous day closing price of $65.89.

Price Target is basically a projection of future price of a company’s stock by the expert analysis of investment analysts or investment firms. There may be various price targets for a stock. These analysts and investment firms use various valuation methods to decide a price target for a stock.

Several investment firms issued their expert ratings on Leidos Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LDOS) in which Citigroup Maintains Leidos Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LDOS) to Buy by settling a price target of $75 on 2/26/18. Credit Suisse Maintains the stock to Outperform on 2/23/18 by stationing a price target of $81. Stifel Nicolaus Reinstates the company’s stock to Hold on 11/21/17 by setting a price target of $68. Citigroup Maintains Leidos Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LDOS) to Buy with a price target of $71.

Leidos Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LDOS) currently has a consensus Price Target of $77.4. While some analysts have a High Price target for the stock of $86 and a Low Price Target of $70.

Several sell side analysts reviewed their recommendations on Leidos Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LDOS) where 4 analyst have rated the stock as Strong Buy, 5 analysts said it’s a Buy, 2 rated the stock as Hold, 0 analysts reported Underperform and 0 analysts gave their recommendations as Sell. (Current Month Yahoo Finance Ratings)

Zacks Investment Research also rated the stock with a value of 1.29. This scale runs from 1 to 5 where 1 represents Strong Buy and 5 represents Sell.

In the last Quarter, Leidos Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LDOS) reported its Actual EPS of $1.12/share. The analysts offering Earnings Estimates for the company were believing that Leidos Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LDOS) could bring EPS of $1.06/share. The difference between Actual EPS and Estimated EPS was 0.06 Percent. Thus the company showed an Earnings Surprise of 5.7 Percent.

Leidos Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LDOS) has a market capitalization of 10.18 Billion. The stock traded with the volume of 557441 shares in the last trading session. The stock touched its high share price of $72.30 on 08/21/18 and the stock also touched its Lowest price in the last 52-weeks of trading on 05/03/18 as $57.50. The company has a 1 Year high price target of $77.4. The stock is currently trading with a distance of 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of -0.18%. The Moving Average SMA50 is -2.71% while SMA200 is 3.3%.

Leidos Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LDOS) is currently showing its ROA (Return on Assets) of 5%. The Return on Investment (ROI) is at 6.4% while it’s Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 13.1%. The stock currently shows its YTD (Year to Date) performance of 4.74 percent while its Weekly performance value is 0.64%. The Monthly and Yearly performances are -4.18 percent and 8.94 percent respectively. The Relative Volume value measured for Leidos Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LDOS) is 0.61. The Average Volume (3 months) is 921.13 Million.

The stock currently has its Annual Dividend of $1.28 and an annual Dividend Yield of 1.89 Percent. LDOS has P/E (Price to Earnings ttm) value of 31.84, Forward P/E of 14.07, P/C (Price to cash per share) of 33.42 and Price to Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) value of 15.34. The stock is showing its Operating Margin of 6.1 percent.

Company Profile:

Leidos Holdings, Inc. (Leidos) is a holding company whose direct 100%-owned subsidiaries and principal operating companies are Leidos, Inc. and Leidos Innovations Corporation. Leidos is a global science and technology company that provides technology and engineering services and solutions in the defense, intelligence, civil and health markets. Their domestic customers include agencies of the U.S. Department of Defense, the U.S. Intelligence Community, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the Federal Aviation Administration, the Department of Health and Human Services, other U.S. Government civil agencies and state and local government agencies. Their international customers include foreign governments and their agencies, primarily located in the United Kingdom, the Middle East and Australia.