Kratos Defense & Security Solutions (NASDAQ:KTOS) Stake Raised by Macquarie Group Ltd.

Marco Green
April 16, 2018

It is negative, as 26 investors sold KTOS shares while 27 reduced holdings. Dimensional Fund Advsrs Ltd Partnership stated it has 3.51 million shares.

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Sold All: 26 Reduced: 27 Increased: 52 New Position: 37. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted ($0.07) earnings per share. research analysts forecast that Kratos Defense & Security Solutions will post 0.09 earnings per share for the current year. Shares of the company have performed -0.80% over the last quarter and moved 39.75% over the last twelve months. Currently, the 14-day ADX for Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. The stock increased 0.14% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $42.09. About 562,550 shares traded. Kratos Defense & Sec Solutio now has $1.12 billion valuation. KTOS outperformed the S&P500 by 7.97%. The stock was acquired at an average price of $10.92 per share, for a total transaction of $34,998.60. Noble Financial reiterated a "buy" rating on shares of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions in a research note on Wednesday, February 21st. S Squared Technology Llc bought 100,000 shares as the company's stock declined 12.63% with the market. State of Wisconsin Investment Board bought a new position in shares of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions in the third quarter worth about $2,943,000. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Monday, January 8 with "Hold".

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. provides mission critical products, solutions, and services in the United States. It is also used in ranking the parallel size of stock exchanges, is a measure of the total of the market capitalizations of all companies listed on each stock exchange. The company operates through three segments: Kratos Government Solutions, Unmanned Systems, and Public Safety & Security. However, at the Wall Street, the shares for the company has been tagged a $13.58 price target, indicating that the shares will rally 25.05% from its current levels. The average volume was noted at 2205.44K shares while its relative volume was seen at 0.7.

There has been positive change grasped around 50 day SMA. F&M Bank had 61 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (NASDAQ:KTOS) earned "Buy" rating by Seaport Global on Thursday, March 8. The aerospace company reported $0.09 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.07 by $0.02. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Friday, July 28 by Noble Financial. Canaccord Genuity has "Buy" rating and $1500 target. (NASDAQ:KTOS) by 0.2% during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. (NYSE:SR) on Thursday, November 16 with "Hold" rating. The Kratos Government Solutions segment offers microwave electronic products; satellite communications; technical and training solutions; modular systems; and defense and rocket support services. (NASDAQ:KTOS) on Tuesday, August 8 with "Buy" rating. The rating was maintained by Noble Financial on Monday, August 14 with "Buy". (NASDAQ:KTOS) on Tuesday, January 17 with "Buy" rating. The rating was initiated by SunTrust on Thursday, January 19 with "Buy".

Investors sentiment is 1.08 in 2017 Q4. The debt ratio of MGM is 1.70 compared to 0.58 for KTOS. Icm Asset Management Inc who had been investing in Kratos Defense & Security Solu for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $1.12 billion market cap company. 151 funds opened positions while 383 raised stakes. Uss Mngmt Ltd reported 294,200 shares. Deprince Race And Zollo Incorporated holds 0.2% or 536,802 shares in its portfolio. The company was maintained on Thursday, February 15 by Jefferies.

MGM now trades at a forward P/E of 18.04, a P/B of 2.56, and a P/S of 1.84 while KTOS trades at a forward P/E of 31.03, a P/B of 2.19, and a P/S of 1.53. Commercial Bank Of America De has invested 0% of its portfolio in Green Plains Inc. (NASDAQ:KTOS)'s stock was 2.55%.

Valuations and Returns for Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:KTOS). Glacier Peak Ltd Company has 1.26% invested in Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:KTOS) for 6,722 shs.

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. registered $184,962 net activity with 4 insider purchases and 0 sales since March 5, 2018. (NASDAQ:KTOS)'s stock was 2.55%.

Among 13 analysts covering Kratos Defense and Security (NASDAQ:KTOS), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. The Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. has shown a five days performance of 4.12% and thirty days performance stands at -2.54%. Jefferies maintained the shares of KTOS in report on Tuesday, September 5 with "Hold" rating. Sands Cap Management Ltd Liability Corporation reported 115,386 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. They expect $0.12 earnings per share, down 42.86% or $0.09 from last year's $0.21 per share. It is down 0.00% since April 13, 2017 and is. It has underperformed by 17.57% the S&P500.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 insider sale for $825,000 activity. International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. Analysts mean recommendation for the stock is 2.00. (NYSE:OMC) earned "Neutral" rating by Atlantic Securities on Friday, March 2. Green Plains Renewable Energy has $35 highest and $16 lowest target. 2 analysts recommended Overweight these shares while 2 recommended Underweight, according to FactSet data. The stock of Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Wolverine Asset Management LLC bought a new position in shares of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions in the fourth quarter worth about $529,000. (NYSE:ICE). Walleye Trading Llc owns 41,137 shares. Moreover, Piermont Capital Management Inc. has 1.02% invested in the company for 172,980 shares. Finally, Spark Investment Management LLC boosted its stake in shares of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions by 5.5% in the third quarter.

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