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KBR NYSE:KBR Stock Report

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27 Jun, 2022


Company Financials +
KBR fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth5/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health2/6

KBR Stock Overview

KBR, Inc. provides scientific, technology, and engineering solutions to governments and commercial customers worldwide.

KBR Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for KBR
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$48.17
52 Week HighUS$56.94
52 Week LowUS$36.71
1 Month Change-3.39%
3 Month Change-10.70%
1 Year Change26.73%
3 Year Change92.07%
5 Year Change208.78%
Change since IPO132.15%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

KBRUS Professional ServicesUS Market

Return vs Industry: KBR exceeded the US Professional Services industry which returned -17.3% over the past year.

Return vs Market: KBR exceeded the US Market which returned -18.4% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is KBR's price volatile compared to industry and market?
KBR volatility
KBR Average Weekly Movement5.0%
Professional Services Industry Average Movement6.7%
Market Average Movement8.1%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market16.7%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market3.2%

Stable Share Price: KBR is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.

Volatility Over Time: KBR's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

199828,000Stuart J. Bradie

KBR, Inc. provides scientific, technology, and engineering solutions to governments and commercial customers worldwide. The company operates through Government Solutions and Sustainable Technology Solutions segments. The Government Solutions segment offers life-cycle support solutions to defense, intelligence, space, aviation, and other programs and missions for military and other government agencies in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia.

KBR Fundamentals Summary

How do KBR's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
KBR fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$6.72b
Earnings (TTM)-US$102.10m
Revenue (TTM)US$7.59b


P/S Ratio


P/E Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
KBR income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueUS$6.76b
Gross ProfitUS$834.00m
Other ExpensesUS$936.10m

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2022

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)-0.73
Gross Margin10.99%
Net Profit Margin-1.34%
Debt/Equity Ratio120.0%

How did KBR perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison



Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


Is KBR undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 5/6

  • Price-To-Sales vs Peers

  • Price-To-Sales vs Industry

  • Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • PEG Ratio

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for KBR?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

KBR key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue1.1x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA16x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Sales Ratio vs Peers

How does KBR's PS Ratio compare to its peers?

KBR PS Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PS ratio for KBR vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPSEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average1.7x
CACI CACI International
FCN FTI Consulting
DNB Dun & Bradstreet Holdings
SAIC Science Applications International

Price-To-Sales vs Peers: KBR is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.9x) compared to the peer average (1.7x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does KBR's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the US Professional Services Industry?

Price-To-Sales vs Industry: KBR is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.9x) compared to the US Professional Services industry average (1.4x)

Price to Sales Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is KBR's PS Ratio compared to its Fair PS Ratio? This is the expected PS Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

KBR PS Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PS Ratio0.9x
Fair PS Ratio1.4x

Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio: KBR is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.9x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Sales Ratio (1.4x).

Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of KBR when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: KBR ($48.17) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($124.48)

Significantly Below Fair Value: KBR is trading below fair value by more than 20%.

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate KBR's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

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Future Growth

How is KBR forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 10 analysts?

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 5/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts

Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: KBR is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (1.9%).

Earnings vs Market: KBR is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.

High Growth Earnings: KBR is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: KBR's revenue (10.3% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (8.4% per year).

High Growth Revenue: KBR's revenue (10.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.

Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts

Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: KBR's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (27.2%)

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Past Performance

How has KBR performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 0/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: KBR is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: KBR is currently unprofitable.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: KBR is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 38.4% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare KBR's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: KBR is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Professional Services industry (33.1%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: KBR has a negative Return on Equity (-5.96%), as it is currently unprofitable.

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Financial Health

How is KBR's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 2/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: KBR's short term assets ($1.8B) exceed its short term liabilities ($1.5B).

Long Term Liabilities: KBR's short term assets ($1.8B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($2.6B).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: KBR's net debt to equity ratio (93.7%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: KBR's debt to equity ratio has increased from 87.5% to 120% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: KBR's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (16.7%).

Interest Coverage: KBR's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (4.5x coverage).

Balance Sheet

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What is KBR current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 3/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: KBR's dividend (1%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.57%).

High Dividend: KBR's dividend (1%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.23%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: KBR's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: KBR's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: KBR is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: With its low cash payout ratio (23.3%), KBR's dividend payments are well covered by cash flows.

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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average management tenure


Stuart J. Bradie (54 yo)





Mr. Stuart J. B. Bradie has been Chief Executive Officer and President at KBR, Inc. since June 2, 2014. Mr. Bradie has more than 27 years of industry experience and joined KBR from WorleyParsons. He served...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Stuart J.'s total compensation ($USD12.02M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD8.23M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Stuart J.'s compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: KBR's management team is considered experienced (3.9 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: KBR's board of directors are considered experienced (5.7 years average tenure).


Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?

Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: KBR insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.

Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

KBR, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: KBR, Inc.
  • Ticker: KBR
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 1998
  • Industry: Research and Consulting Services
  • Sector: Commercial Services
  • Implied Market Cap: US$6.723b
  • Shares outstanding: 139.56m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • KBR, Inc.
  • 601 Jefferson Street
  • Suite 3400
  • Houston
  • Texas
  • 77002
  • United States


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/06/27 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/06/27 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/12/31

Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.