LDOS:NYE-Leidos Holdings, Inc (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Information Technology Services | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 95.39

Change

-11.72 (-10.94)%

Market Cap

USD 15.05B

Volume

3.01M

Avg Analyst Target

USD 113.00 (+18.46%)

Avg User Target

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Average Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis

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About

Leidos Holdings, Inc. provides services and solutions in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets in the United States and internationally. It operates through three segments: Defense Solutions, Civil, and Health. The Defense Solutions segment offers national security solutions and systems for air, land, sea, space, and cyberspace for the U.S. Intelligence Community, the Department of Defense, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, military services, and government agencies of U.S. allies abroad, as well as other federal and commercial customers in the national security industry. Its solutions include technology, large-scale systems, command and control platforms, data analytics, logistics, and cybersecurity solutions, as well as intelligence analysis and operations support services to critical missions. The Civil segment provides systems integration services to air navigation service providers, including the federal aviation administration, the En route automation modernization, advanced technology oceanic procedure, time based flow management, terminal flight data management, geo-7, and future flight services, as well as enterprise-information display systems; and security detection and automation services. It also offers information technology (IT) solutions in cloud computing, mobility, application modernization, DevOps, data center, network modernization, asset management, help desk operations, and digital workplace enablement; and environment, energy, and infrastructure services. The Health segment offers solutions to federal and commercial customers responsible for health and well-being of people worldwide, including health information management, managed health, digital transformation, and life sciences research and development services. The company was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Reston, Virginia.

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Information Technology Services)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -9.26% 24% F 11% F
Dividend Return 0.65% 38% F 23% F
Total Return -8.61% 24% F 11% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 3.38% 24% F 22% F
Dividend Return 1.47% 46% F 24% F
Total Return 4.86% 24% F 19% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 101.20% 52% F 79% C+
Dividend Return 42.61% 92% A- 94% A
Total Return 143.81% 62% D- 85% B
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 20.77% 62% D- 83% B
Dividend Return 2.32% 69% D+ 55% F
Total Return 23.09% 66% D 84% B
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 22.14% 72% C- 49% F
Risk Adjusted Return 104.28% 83% B 92% A-
Market Capitalization 15.05B 67% D+ 85% B
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Information Technology Services)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 21.37 64% D 38% F
Price/Book Ratio 3.85 55% F 27% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 11.28 62% D- 41% F
EV/EBITDA 14.44 56% F 47% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 19.59% 73% C 80% B-
Return on Invested Capital 15.33% 79% C+ 87% B+
Return on Assets 6.06% 63% D 82% B-
Debt to Equity Ratio 120.25% 25% F 30% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 1.88 86% B 54% F
Short Percent 0.94% 83% B 79% C+
Beta 0.93 66% D 62% D-
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
Superior risk adjusted returns

This stock has performed well, on a risk adjusted basis, compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

Superior capital utilization

The company management has delivered better return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Superior Earnings Growth

This stock has shown top quartile earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

Superior Revenue Growth

This stock has shown top quartile revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

What to not like:
Highly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.