Leidos (NYSE:LDOS) is scheduled to issue its quarterly earnings data before the market opens on Wednesday, February 21st. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.85 per share for the quarter.
Shares of Leidos (NYSE LDOS) opened at $66.42 on Monday. The stock has a market capitalization of $10,050.00, a PE ratio of 35.52, a PEG ratio of 1.66 and a beta of 1.61. Leidos has a 1 year low of $49.84 and a 1 year high of $68.25. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.92, a current ratio of 1.27 and a quick ratio of 1.03.
In related news, Director John P. Jumper sold 61,212 shares of Leidos stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, December 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of $64.06, for a total transaction of $3,921,240.72. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 306,709 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $19,647,778.54. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. 1.70% of the stock is owned by company insiders.
LDOS has been the topic of several research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research raised Leidos from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $70.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Friday, November 3rd. Citigroup raised their price target on Leidos from $65.00 to $71.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, November 3rd. Cowen reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $68.00 price target on shares of Leidos in a research report on Thursday, November 2nd. ValuEngine raised Leidos from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, February 2nd. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $68.00 price target on shares of Leidos in a research report on Tuesday, November 21st. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $69.33.
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Leidos Company Profile
Leidos Holdings, Inc (Leidos) is a science and technology solutions company focused on delivering solutions primarily in the areas of national security, health and engineering. The Company is a holding company whose direct 100%-owned subsidiary is Leidos, Inc, which delivers science and technology solutions in the areas of national security, health and engineering to agencies of the United States Department of Defense (DoD), the intelligence community, the United States Department of Homeland Security, and other United States Government civil agencies, state and local government agencies, foreign governments and customers across a variety of commercial markets.
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