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

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (KTOS): $9.29

0.07 (+0.76%)

POWR Rating

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  • KTOS scores best on the Growth dimension, with a Growth rank ahead of 68.57% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for KTOS is in Quality, which has been heading down over the past 26 weeks.
  • KTOS's current lowest rank is in the Quality metric (where it is better than 12.34% of US stocks).

KTOS Stock Summary

  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at 1.68 for KRATOS DEFENSE & SECURITY SOLUTIONS INC; that's greater than it is for 33.14% of US stocks.
  • Over the past twelve months, KTOS has reported earnings growth of -147.71%, putting it ahead of just 10.61% of US stocks in our set.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, KTOS is more volatile than 74.04% of stocks we're observing.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to KTOS, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are HSKA, KRMD, VCYT, VSAT, and APEN.
  • Visit KTOS's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

KTOS Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Industrials stock, KTOS's price/sales ratio is 30% lower, now standing at 1.4.
  • Over the past 243 months, KTOS's EV/EBIT ratio has gone down 108.9.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for KTOS.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
KTOS 2022-11-30 1.4 1.3 -38.4 -113.0
KTOS 2022-11-29 1.3 1.2 -36.9 -109.3
KTOS 2022-11-28 1.3 1.2 -36.8 -109.0
KTOS 2022-11-25 1.4 1.3 -37.7 -111.3
KTOS 2022-11-23 1.4 1.3 -37.6 -111.0
KTOS 2022-11-22 1.4 1.2 -37.4 -110.4

KTOS Growth Metrics

    Its 3 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 42.6%.
  • Its year over year price growth rate is now at -38.77%.
  • The 4 year revenue growth rate now stands at 8.57%.
KTOS's revenue has moved up $168,000,000 over the prior 52 months.

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
2022-09-30 860.6 -35.3 -31.2
2022-06-30 832.6 -20.3 -25.6
2022-03-31 813.5 0.8 -19.8
2021-12-31 811.5 30.8 -2
2021-09-30 806.3 58.9 78.7
2021-06-30 807.7 55.3 83.5

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 23.2% of graded US stocks.
  • KTOS's asset turnover comes in at 0.515 -- ranking 10th of 12 Defense stocks.
  • VSTO, WRAP, and LMT 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
2021-09-26 0.515 0.270 0.033
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

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 1.64 (Moderate Buy)

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KTOS Price/Volume Stats

Current price $9.29 52-week high $22.26
Prev. close $9.22 52-week low $9.00
Day low $9.19 Volume 517,900
Day high $9.44 Avg. volume 974,871
50-day MA $10.10 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $14.09 Market Cap 1.17B

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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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’ Mixed Reality Mission Readiness Training System Wins Outstanding A/M/V/XR Application in Halldale Group’s 2022 Military Simulation & Training Awards

Award recognizes innovative use of AR/MR/VR/XR to develop efficient training Kratos’ UH-1 Multi-Position Aircrew Virtual Environment Trainer (MP-AVET) enclosed in a Kratos mixed reality holodeck Kratos’ UH-1 Multi-Position Aircrew Virtual Environment Trainer (MP-AVET) enclosed in a Kratos mixed reality holodeck SAN DIEGO, Nov. 30, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq: KTOS), a leading National Security Solutions provider, announced today that the subscribers

Yahoo | November 30, 2022

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions (NASDAQ:KTOS) shareholders have endured a 54% loss from investing in the stock a year ago

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Yahoo | November 29, 2022

Kratos Continues Leadership in Satellite Ground Segment Modernization with Introduction of Virtual Channelizer and Combiner

Virtualized and Orchestrated Products Support the Dynamic Needs of Today’s Software-Defined Payloads and Multi-Orbit ConstellationsSAN DIEGO, Nov. 29, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq: KTOS), a leading National Security Solutions provider announced today the general availability of its virtual OpenSpace Channelizer and Combiner for satellite ground operations. The products are used to split and combine digitized RF signals for more effective downlink and

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KTOS Price Returns

1-mo -8.47%
3-mo -26.33%
6-mo -34.62%
1-year -53.39%
3-year -46.97%
5-year -8.20%
YTD -52.11%
2021 -29.27%
2020 52.30%
2019 27.82%
2018 33.05%
2017 43.11%

Continue Researching KTOS

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Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc (KTOS) Stock Price | Nasdaq
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Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc (KTOS) Stock Price and Basic Information | MarketWatch

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