Shares of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ:KTOS) reached a new 52-week high on Monday . The company traded as high as $5.78 and last traded at $5.77, with a volume of 973,746 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $5.38.

A number of analysts have weighed in on KTOS shares. 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. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, May 5th. Finally, Jefferies Group restated a “hold” rating and set a $5.00 price objective (up from $4.15) on shares of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions in a research note on Saturday, May 7th.

The company has a 50 day moving average price of $4.44 and a 200 day moving average price of $4.24. The company has a market capitalization of $337.83 million and a PE ratio of 17.97.

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions (NASDAQ:KTOS) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, August 4th. The company reported ($0.17) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.07) by $0.10. The business had revenue of $168.20 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $158.93 million. Kratos Defense & Security Solutions’s quarterly revenue was up 4.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted ($0.02) EPS. Equities research analysts anticipate that Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. will post ($0.14) EPS for the current fiscal year.

A hedge fund recently raised its stake in Kratos Defense & Security Solutions stock. Royce & Associates LLC raised its stake in Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ:KTOS) by 3.9% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm owned 3,610,119 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 137,076 shares during the period. Royce & Associates LLC owned approximately 6.11% of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions worth $14,801,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

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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