A FORTUNE 500 Science & Technology leader, Leidos (LDOS) has been given BPA- Blanket Purchase Agreement by U.S Customs & Border Protection (CBP). This Award estimated the value of $960M. The tech giant will be providing full range software development life cycle services to help CBP to safeguard America’s borders and to elevate the global monetary competitiveness.
In a recent bid Leidos Holdings Inc. [LDOS] faced a contemporary bid of $93.64 yielding a 0.99% incline where 0.76 million shares have exchanged hands over the last week. LDOS amount got a boost by 0.35% or $0.33 versus $93.31 at the end of the prior session. This change led market cap to move at 13.74B, putting the price 37.71% below the 52-week high and -25.59% above the 52-week low. The company’s stock has a normal trading capacity of 0.76 million shares while the relative volume is 0.69. The company report on July 2, 2020 that Leidos Schedules Second Quarter 2020 Earnings Conference Call for Aug. 4, 2020 at 8 a.m. (ET).
Analyst Birdseye View:
The most recent analyst activity for Leidos Holdings Inc. [NYSE:LDOS] stock was on April 20, 2020, when it was Upgrade with a Buy rating from Citigroup, which also raised its 12-month price target on the stock to $115. Before that, on May 07, 2020, Credit Suisse Recapitulated an Outperform rating and elevated its amount target to $133. On March 31, 2020, William Blair Initiated an Outperform rating. On March 03, 2020, Wells Fargo Upgrade an Overweight rating and increased its price target to $120. On March 02, 2020, Stifel Upgrade a Buy rating. On February 19, 2020, CFRA Downgrade a Hold rating. On January 09, 2020, Wells Fargo Downgrade a Equal weight rating and boosted its target amount on this stock to $102. On September 24, 2019 JP Morgan Initiated a Neutral rating and elevated its amount target to $95.
In the past 52 weeks of trading, this stock has oscillated between a low of $68.00 and a peak of $125.84. Right now, according to Wall Street analyst the average 12-month amount target is $116.54. At the most recent market close, shares of Leidos Holdings Inc. [NYSE:LDOS] were valued at $93.64. According to the average price forecast, investors can expect a potential return of -1.59%.
Leidos Holdings Inc. [NYSE:LDOS] most recently reported quarterly sales of 2.89 billion, which represented growth of 12.10%. This publicly-traded organization’s revenue is $326,294 per employee, while its income is $19,618 per employee. This company’s Gross Margin is currently 13.90%, its Operating Margin is 8.00%, its Pretax Margin is +7.81, and its Net Margin is +6.01. Continuing to look at profitability, this corporation’s Return on Assets, Equity, Whole Principal & invested Principal is sitting at 7.15, 19.85, 13.52 and 10.24 respectively.
If looking now at the Principal structure of this organization, it shows its whole liability to the whole Principal at 50.23 and the whole liability to whole assets at 35.66. It shows enduring liability to the whole principal at 47.41 and enduring liability to assets at 0.34 while looking for an extended time period.
Readers are usually of view to make a close observation to the indicators that support and make resistance before moving to any particular stock. As of now, the company’s stock is sitting at 93.01 points at 1st support level, the second support level is making up to 92.38. But as of 1st resistance point, this stock is sitting at 94.77 and at 95.91 for 2nd resistance point.
Leidos Holdings Inc. [LDOS] reported its earnings at $1.19 per share in the fiscal quarter closing of 3/30/2020. The Analysts for Wall Street were expecting to report its earnings at $1.23/share signifying the difference of -0.04 and -3.30% surprise value. Comparing the previous quarter ending of 12/30/2019, the stated earnings were $1.51 calling estimates for $1.34/share with the difference of 0.17 depicting the surprise of 12.70%.
Important Ratio’s To Watch
Meanwhile, turning our focus to liquidity, the Current Ratio for Leidos Holdings Inc. [NYSE:LDOS] is 0.70. Likewise, the Quick ratio is also the same, showing Cash ratio at 0.31. Now if looking for a valuation of this stock’s amount to sales ratio it’s 1.30, it’s amount to book ratio is 4.11 and showing 22.68 of P/E (TTM) ratio.
The most recent insider trade was by JOHN MIRIAM E, Director, and it was the sale of 2556.0 shares on Jun 10. Stevens Roy E, the Chief of Business Development, completed a sale of 2801.0 shares on May 27. On May 11, Fubini David G, Director, completed a sale of 4865.0 shares.