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

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (KTOS): $22.76

-0.35 (-1.51%)

POWR Rating

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  • KTOS scores best on the Stability dimension, with a Stability rank ahead of 51.15% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for KTOS is in Growth, which has been heading down over the past 48 weeks.
  • KTOS ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 10th percentile.

KTOS Stock Summary

  • With a one year PEG ratio of 280.7, Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc is expected to have a higher PEG ratio (a measure of how expensive a stock is relative to its expected earnings growth) than 89.51% of US stocks.
  • KTOS's current price/earnings ratio is 34.31, which is higher than 71.63% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • The price/operating cash flow metric for Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc is higher than 91.06% of stocks in our set with a positive cash flow.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc are VSAT, QUOT, XENT, SPSC, and LMND.
  • Visit KTOS's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

KTOS Valuation Summary

  • KTOS's price/sales ratio is 3.7; this is 12.12% higher than that of the median Industrials stock.
  • KTOS's EV/EBIT ratio has moved up 109.1 over the prior 243 months.
  • KTOS's price/sales ratio has moved up 2.6 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for KTOS.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
KTOS 2021-09-03 3.7 3.2 36.1 98.7
KTOS 2021-09-02 3.7 3.2 36.1 98.7
KTOS 2021-09-01 3.8 3.3 36.4 99.6
KTOS 2021-08-31 3.8 3.3 36.7 100.3
KTOS 2021-08-30 3.8 3.3 36.6 100.2
KTOS 2021-08-27 3.8 3.3 36.7 100.3

KTOS Growth Metrics

  • Its 4 year revenue growth rate is now at 11.23%.
  • Its 3 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 165.27%.
  • The 5 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 375%.
Over the past 15 months, KTOS's revenue has gone up $81,700,000.

The table below shows KTOS's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-06-30 807.7 55.3 83.5
2021-03-31 773 63.5 81.7
2020-12-31 747.7 46.6 79.6
2020-09-30 726.4 20.2 4.5
2020-06-30 708.5 22.5 4.6
2020-03-31 726 19 9.2

KTOS's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • KTOS has a Quality Grade of D, ranking ahead of 23.17% of graded US stocks.
  • KTOS's asset turnover comes in at 0.524 -- ranking 10th of 12 Defense stocks.
  • LMT, VSTO, and AXON are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with KTOS.

The table below shows KTOS's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-27 0.524 0.265 0.039
2021-03-28 0.514 0.270 0.040
2020-12-27 0.530 0.272 0.040
2020-09-27 0.552 0.272 0.043
2020-06-28 0.571 0.266 0.040
2020-03-29 0.615 0.263 0.053

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 $28.80 Average Broker Recommendation 1.65 (Moderate Buy)

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KTOS Price/Volume Stats

Current price $22.76 52-week high $34.11
Prev. close $23.11 52-week low $18.22
Day low $22.74 Volume 639,800
Day high $23.24 Avg. volume 1,206,616
50-day MA $24.29 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $26.38 Market Cap 2.82B

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.

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Kratos Secures $338M Sole Source Contract From US Air Force For Target Drones

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KTOS Price Returns

1-mo -7.93%
3-mo -23.11%
6-mo -16.57%
1-year 19.60%
3-year 53.99%
5-year 233.24%
YTD -17.03%
2020 52.30%
2019 27.82%
2018 33.05%
2017 43.11%
2016 80.49%

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