Analyzing Analyst Recommendations: Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (KTOS), Tech Data Corporation (TECD)

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Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:KTOS) tinted gains of +2.42% (+0.35 points) to US$14.79. The volume of 1.06 Million shares climbed down over an trading activity of 1.16 Million shares. EPS ratio determined by looking at last 12 month figures is -0.62. Over the same time span, the stock marked US$16.09 as its best level and the lowest price reached was US$8.9. The corporation has a market cap of US$1.55 Billion.

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:KTOS)’s earnings per share has been growing at a 17.4 percent rate over the past 5 year when average revenue increase was noted as -5 percent. The return on equity ratio or ROE stands at -6 percent while most common profitability ratio return on investment (ROI) was -6.8 percent. The company’s institutional ownership is monitored at 92.5 percent. The company’s net profit margin has achieved the current level of -4.6 percent and possesses 27.6 percent gross margin.

Daily Analyst Recommendations

A number of key analysts, polled by FactSet, shared their views about the current stock momentum. The forecast of 2 surveyed investment analysts covering the stock advises investors to Buy stake in the company. At present, 0 analysts call it Sell, while 3 think it is Hold. Recently, analysts have updated the overall rating to 2.1. 5 analysts recommended Overweight these shares while 0 recommended Underweight, according to FactSet data.

Tech Data Corporation (NASDAQ:TECD) is worth US$3.39 Billion and has recently risen 2.41% to US$91.52. The latest exchange of 0.44 Million shares is below its average trading activity of 516.68 Million shares. The day began at US$89.09 but the price moved to US$89.09 at one point during the trading and finally capitulating to a session high of US$92.61. The stock tapped a 52-week high of US$108.62 while the mean 12-month price target for the shares is US$100.67.

Currently, the stock carries a price to earnings ratio of 11.44, a price to book ratio of 1.24, and a price to sales ratio of 0.09. For the past 5 years, the company’s revenue has grown 7.7%, while the company’s earnings per share has grown 4.3%. With an institutional ownership near 0%, it carries an earnings per share ratio of 8.

Inside Look At Analysts Reviews

Latest analyst recommendations could offer little help to investors. The stock is a Buy among 3 brokerage firms polled by Factset Research. At present, 3 analysts recommended Holding these shares while 0 recommended sell, according to FactSet data. 1 analysts call it Underweight, while 1 think it is Overweight. Recently, investment analysts covering the stock have updated the mean rating to 2.25.

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