Kratos Defense & Security Solutions (NASDAQ:KTOS) Earns News Sentiment Rating of 0.16

Alfred Osborne
January 13, 2018

Brown Capital Management Llc sold 38,666 shares as Sun Hydraulics Corp (SNHY)'s stock rose 9.34%. Following the transaction, the director now owns 95,200 shares of the company's stock, valued at $999,600. With approx. 510.06 million shares in outstanding, the company has a market cap of $1734.20 as per the current valuation. Over the past five trading sessions it is -0.44%; 10.71% for the month; -13.86% for the last quarter; -11.66% for the past six-months; and 51.6% for the last 12 months. About 964,131 shares traded. It has underperformed by 39.89% the S&P500.

John Osterweis decreased its stake in Kratos Defense & Sec Solutio (KTOS) by 12.34% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC.

Twitter, Inc. analysts gave 1 buy-equivalent recommendations, 2 sells and 22 holds. The aerospace company reported $0.03 EPS for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $0.03. After the latest session, which saw the stock close at a price of $11.29, KTOS sits below its 52-week high. Over the past three months, the average daily trading volume came in at about 1.68 million shares per day.

According to Zacks, "Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc.is a specialized National Security Technology business providing mission critical products, services and solutions for United States National Security priorities".

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions (NASDAQ:KTOS) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 2nd. It has outperformed by 126.09% the S&P500.

The investor is now holding $2.01 million shares due in part to a decrease of 1.05 million new shares in their portfolio.

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NYSE:BIG) shares were trading higher by 1.52 percent ($0.86) at $57.47 a piece in Thursday's session. (NASDAQ:KTOS) for 17,407 shares. 42 funds opened positions while 37 raised stakes. The average 1-year price target for (KTOS) reveals an average price target of $13.67 per share. Mitsubishi Ufj Tru & Banking accumulated 3.39M shares. Jennison Ltd Liability Company reported 5,902 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Usca Ria Limited Liability Company has invested 0.1% in Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. Weber Alan W holds 103,281 shares or 0.64% of its portfolio. (NASDAQ:KTOS) for 6,290 shares. Assetmark stated it has 126 shares. (NYSE:NRG). World Asset Management accumulated 30,581 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Arrowstreet Cap Limited Partnership has invested 0% in Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:KTOS) for 7.86M shares. Next Grp invested in 531 shares or 0% of the stock. Old Mutual Customised Solutions (Proprietary) Ltd accumulated 0.56% or 65,068 shares. Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc now has $1.15B valuation. (NASDAQ:KTOS). Driehaus Capital Management Limited Co holds 0.15% or 297,287 shares.

Shares of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions (NASDAQ:KTOS) traded up $0.31 during trading hours on Thursday, hitting $11.73. Therefore 50% are positive. Finally, BidaskClub raised shares of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions from a "strong sell" rating to a "sell" rating in a report on Saturday, December 16th. Jefferies maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Tuesday, September 5 report. The firm has "Buy" rating by Noble Financial given on Monday, August 14. Canaccord Genuity maintained the shares of KTOS in report on Friday, June 9 with "Buy" rating. As per Wednesday, January 3, the company rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity. (NASDAQ:KTOS) rating on Friday, July 28.

Investors may also want to take a longer-term look at company shares. Moreover, Blackrock has 0.01% invested in Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. The firm has "Hold" rating by Jefferies given on Tuesday, September 5. J.P. Morgan initiated Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:KTOS) earned "Buy" rating by Canaccord Genuity on Monday, November 6.

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A number of research firms recently commented on KTOS. KTOS's profit will be $4.13M for 73.19 P/E if the $0.04 EPS becomes a reality. Private Na invested in 0.89% or 63,988 shares. Its the same as in 2017Q2.

Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the business. (NASDAQ:KTOS) for 31,793 shares. Folger Nolan Fleming Douglas Cap Mngmt reported 55,482 shares. The New York-based Lipe & Dalton has invested 0.12% in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:MLR). Brinker Capital Incorporated holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Miller Industries, Inc. (NYSE:NRG) for 270 shares. (NYSE:MLR) for 115,974 shares. Banced Corp, a Illinois-based fund reported 4,622 shares. 4,000 shares were bought by Samuels Theodore R. II, worth $249,187. Teachers Retirement Sys Of The State Of Kentucky holds 0.12% or 96,061 shares. Huntington Commercial Bank invested 0% in NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:VZ) or 18,190 shares. Apg Asset Nv owns 45,100 shares. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney Strauss Limited Liability Corporation has 0% invested in NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:VZ) for 10,643 shares. Icon Advisers Comm invested in 0.31% or 124,500 shares. Ledyard Fincl Bank reported 16,320 shares. Bragg Finance Advsr Inc holds 0.94% or 123,706 shares in its portfolio. (KTOS) is 1.75. The rating scale runs from 1 to 5 with 5 indicating a Strong Sell, 1 indicating a Strong Buy and 3 indicating a Hold. Therefore 62% are positive. The company was maintained on Friday, October 21 by Leerink Swann. Argus Research has "Buy" rating and $53 target. Jefferies maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Thursday, November 2 report. The stock of Verizon Communications Inc. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Friday, October 6 by BMO Capital Markets. As per Friday, September 9, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. They set a buy rating and a $10.00 price objective for the company. (NYSE:VZ) has "Sector Weight" rating given on Tuesday, January 2 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. Cowen & Co maintained Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) earned "Outperform" rating by Credit Suisse on Monday, May 9.

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