Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (KTOS): Price and Financial Metrics


Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (KTOS): $27.19

0.31 (+1.15%)

POWR Rating

Component Grades

Growth

S

Value

I

Momentum

G

Stability

N

Sentiment

U

Quality

P

KTOS POWR Grades


  • Momentum is the dimension where KTOS ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 60.98% of US stocks.
  • KTOS's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving down over the last 31 weeks.
  • KTOS ranks lowest in Value; there it ranks in the 23rd percentile.

KTOS Stock Summary

  • With a price/earnings ratio of 40.73, Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc P/E ratio is greater than that of about 75.05% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • Price to trailing twelve month operating cash flow for KTOS is currently 52.4, higher than 91.32% of US stocks with positive operating cash flow.
  • Shareholder yield, a measure of how much is returned to shareholders via dividends and share repurchases, for KTOS comes in at -7.47% -- higher than that of only 24.03% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to KTOS, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are KN, RXN, WWD, DCO, and RMAX.
  • KTOS's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc's official web site, go to www.kratosdefense.com.

KTOS Valuation Summary


  • In comparison to the median Industrials stock, KTOS's price/sales ratio is 133.33% higher, now standing at 4.2.
  • Over the past 243 months, KTOS's EV/EBIT ratio has gone up $92.7.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for KTOS.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
KTOS 2018-08-10 2.0 2.7 -37.3 -64.0
KTOS 2017-12-01 1.4 2.0 -42.6 106.0
KTOS 2015-11-09 0.4 1.2 13.8 12.9
KTOS 2010-12-09 0.6 1.4 13.8 17.4
KTOS 2005-08-16 0.9 1.5 66.9 84.9
KTOS 2002-02-14 0.7 1.1 -4.4 -4.3

KTOS Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of KTOS, see our KTOS price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $28.67 Average Broker Recommendation 1.75 (Moderate Buy)

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KTOS Price/Volume Stats

Current price $27.19 52-week high $34.11
Prev. close $26.88 52-week low $14.40
Day low $26.79 Volume 85,516
Day high $27.20 Avg. volume 1,202,991
50-day MA $25.95 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $24.90 Market Cap 3.37B

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (KTOS) Company Bio


Kratos Defense & Security Solutions provides mission critical products, solutions, and services primarily for the United States Government. The company operates through three segments, Kratos Government Solutions (KGS), Unmanned Systems, and Public Safety & Security (PSS). The company was founded in 1994 and is based in San Diego, California.

KTOS Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$27.19$159.27 567%

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc ranked in the 86th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. More precisely, our analysis suggests the stock is undervalued by approximately 570% on a DCF basis. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc, consider:

  • The compound growth rate in the free cash flow of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc over the past 1.99 years is 1.69%; that's higher than 96.83% of free cash flow generating stocks in the Industrials sector.
  • Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc's effective tax rate, as measured by taxes paid relative to net income, is at 168 -- greater than 98.61% of US stocks with positive free cash flow.


Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price
0%554%
1%560%
2%567%
3%573%
4%580%
5%586%

For other companies in the Industrials that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as KTOS, try AQUA, GNK, XPO, POWL, and ARC.


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Latest KTOS News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate KTOS as an investment opportunity.

Kratos Named One of the First Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) Third Party Assessment Organizations (C3PAO)

SAN DIEGO, June 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq: KTOS), a leading National Security Solutions provider, announced today that it has been named by the federal government as one of the first two CMMC Third Party Assessment Organizations (C3PAO). As a C3PAO, Kratos will be able to conduct CMMC Level 1-3 assessments once the government completes certain preparatory and authorization steps. The CMMC is a new unified security standard and a certification

Yahoo | June 15, 2021

Investors Who Bought Kratos Defense & Security Solutions (NASDAQ:KTOS) Shares Five Years Ago Are Now Up 547%

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Yahoo | June 12, 2021

Kratos Provides Ballistic and Airborne Targets for Formidable Shield 21 Campaign

Successful ARAV-B launch sequence Successful ARAV-B launch sequence SAN DIEGO, June 10, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTOS), a leading National Security Solutions provider, announced today that its Space & Missile Defense Systems Business Unit, a part of Kratos’ Defense & Rocket Support Services Division supported the U.S. Navy’s Sixth Fleet, NATO’s Naval Striking and Support Forces (STRIKFORNATO) and the Maritime Theater Missile Defense Forum (MTMD-F

Yahoo | June 10, 2021

Kratos Completes Major Milestone in Build-Out of Advanced Space Radio Monitoring System for the Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA) of the State of Qatar

Successful Critical Design Review Accelerates Path to Production and Testing of SystemSAN DIEGO, June 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq: KTOS), a leading National Security Solutions provider, announced today that it has successfully completed the Critical Design Review (CDR) for the build out of the advanced space radio monitoring system for the Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA) of the State of Qatar. Kratos is providing turnkey services from

Yahoo | June 8, 2021

Kratos Supports the Satellite Industry’s Digital Transformation with Sales of Virtual Ground System Products to More than 20 Customers

SAN DIEGO, June 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq: KTOS), a leading National Security Solutions provider, announced today that in the first quarter of 2021 it delivered products supporting the satellite industry’s movement toward virtualized ground systems to 24 customers around the globe. These included products in Kratos’ quantum® and SpectralNet® lines, both of which are part of its OpenSpace™ family of dynamic, virtual ground solutions. Kratos’ Op

Yahoo | June 7, 2021

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KTOS Price Returns

1-mo 10.44%
3-mo 4.50%
6-mo N/A
1-year 71.87%
3-year 141.69%
5-year 583.17%
YTD -0.87%
2020 52.30%
2019 27.82%
2018 33.05%
2017 43.11%
2016 80.49%

Continue Researching KTOS

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Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc (KTOS) Stock Price | Nasdaq
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc (KTOS) Stock Quote, History and News - Yahoo Finance
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc (KTOS) Stock Price and Basic Information | MarketWatch

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