Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ:KTOS) was down 1.5% on Monday . The company traded as low as $4.52 and last traded at $4.58, with a volume of 138,926 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $4.65.

A number of equities research analysts have recently weighed in on KTOS shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Kratos Defense & Security Solutions from a “sell” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $4.75 price target for the company in a report on Tuesday, May 10th. Jefferies Group reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $5.00 price target (up from $4.15) on shares of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions in a report on Saturday, May 7th. Finally, B. Riley restated a “buy” rating and set a $9.00 price objective on shares of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions in a research note on Monday, May 2nd.

The company has a 50-day moving average price of $4.16 and a 200 day moving average price of $4.10. The company has a market capitalization of $275.08 million and a PE ratio of 19.70.

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions (NASDAQ:KTOS) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May 4th. The company reported ($0.13) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.06) by $0.07. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted ($0.09) EPS. The firm earned $153 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $154.05 million. The business’s quarterly revenue was down 2.6% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts anticipate that Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. will post ($0.20) earnings per share for the current year.

A number of hedge funds have made changes to their positions in the stock. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its stake in shares of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions by 8.1% in the fourth quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 4,139,667 shares of the company’s stock valued at $16,972,000 after buying an additional 308,489 shares during the last quarter. Paradigm Capital Management Inc. NY increased its stake in shares of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions by 19.6% in the fourth quarter. Paradigm Capital Management Inc. NY now owns 1,220,800 shares of the company’s stock valued at $5,005,000 after buying an additional 200,200 shares during the last quarter. Royce & Associates LLC increased its stake in shares of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions by 3.9% in the fourth quarter. Royce & Associates LLC now owns 3,610,119 shares of the company’s stock valued at $14,801,000 after buying an additional 137,076 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Glacier Peak Capital LLC increased its stake in shares of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions by 14.4% in the fourth quarter. Glacier Peak Capital LLC now owns 293,936 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,205,000 after buying an additional 36,936 shares during the last quarter.

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc offers various technologies, products and solutions focused on the United States and its allies’ national security. The Company’s segments include Kratos Government Solutions (KGS), Unmanned Systems (US) and Public Safety & Security (PSS). The KGS segment includes the operations of Defense Rocket Support Services (DRSS), Microwave Electronics Division (ME), Technical and Training Solutions (TTS), and Modular Systems (MS), which provide technology-based defense solutions, involving products and services, primarily for the United States National Security priorities.

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