A number of firms have modified their ratings and price targets on shares of Leidos Holdings (NYSE: LDOS) recently:

  • 8/10/2017 – Leidos Holdings was upgraded by analysts at Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating. They now have a $68.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $61.00.
  • 8/9/2017 – Leidos Holdings had its “outperform” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Cowen and Company. They now have a $66.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $62.00.
  • 8/5/2017 – Leidos Holdings was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating. They now have a $63.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “Leidos Holdings Inc. provides science and technology solutions. The company operates in four segments: Defense Solutions; Health, Energy and Civil Solutions; Intelligence and Cybersecurity Solutions, and Corporate and other. It serves in the areas of national security, engineering and health. Leidos Holdings Inc., formerly known as SAIC, Inc., is headquartered in McLean, Virginia. “
  • 8/3/2017 – Leidos Holdings had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Cowen and Company. They wrote, “Investors should like strong Q2, hiked 2017 guide, and slightly better than estimated.””
  • 7/18/2017 – Leidos Holdings was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating. According to Zacks, “Leidos Holdings Inc. provides science and technology solutions. The company operates in four segments: Defense Solutions; Health, Energy and Civil Solutions; Intelligence and Cybersecurity Solutions, and Corporate and other. It serves in the areas of national security, engineering and health. Leidos Holdings Inc., formerly known as SAIC, Inc., is headquartered in McLean, Virginia. “
  • 7/1/2017 – Leidos Holdings was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating.
  • 6/20/2017 – Leidos Holdings was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating. They now have a $60.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “Leidos Holdings Inc. provides science and technology solutions. The company operates in four segments: Defense Solutions; Health, Energy and Civil Solutions; Intelligence and Cybersecurity Solutions, and Corporate and other. It serves in the areas of national security, engineering and health. Leidos Holdings Inc., formerly known as SAIC, Inc., is headquartered in McLean, Virginia. “
  • 6/15/2017 – Leidos Holdings was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating. They now have a $62.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “Leidos Holdings Inc. provides science and technology solutions. The company operates in four segments: Defense Solutions; Health, Energy and Civil Solutions; Intelligence and Cybersecurity Solutions, and Corporate and other. It serves in the areas of national security, engineering and health. Leidos Holdings Inc., formerly known as SAIC, Inc., is headquartered in McLean, Virginia. “

Leidos Holdings, Inc. (NYSE LDOS) traded up 0.57% on Friday, reaching $56.79. The company had a trading volume of 430,410 shares. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $53.45 and a 200 day moving average of $52.84. The firm has a market capitalization of $8.59 billion, a PE ratio of 25.44 and a beta of 1.73. Leidos Holdings, Inc. has a 12 month low of $37.79 and a 12 month high of $57.72.

Leidos Holdings (NYSE:LDOS) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, August 3rd. The aerospace company reported $1.04 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.77 by $0.27. The company had revenue of $2.57 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.56 billion. Leidos Holdings had a return on equity of 17.35% and a net margin of 3.34%. The business’s revenue was up 99.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.68 earnings per share. On average, analysts anticipate that Leidos Holdings, Inc. will post $3.55 EPS for the current year.

Leidos Holdings, Inc (Leidos) is a science and technology solutions company focused on delivering solutions primarily in the areas of national security, health and engineering. The Company is a holding company whose direct 100%-owned subsidiary is Leidos, Inc, which delivers science and technology solutions in the areas of national security, health and engineering to agencies of the United States Department of Defense (DoD), the intelligence community, the United States Department of Homeland Security, and other United States Government civil agencies, state and local government agencies, foreign governments and customers across a variety of commercial markets.

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