KBR, Inc. provides scientific, technology, and engineering solutions to governments and commercial customers worldwide. More Details
Proven track record with reasonable growth potential and pays a dividend.
Share Price & News
How has KBR's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: KBR is not significantly more volatile than the rest 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.
7 Day Return
US Professional Services
1 Year Return
US Professional Services
Return vs Industry: KBR exceeded the US Professional Services industry which returned 37% over the past year.
Return vs Market: KBR exceeded the US Market which returned 42.6% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is KBR's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
2 days ago | Simply Wall StHave Insiders Been Selling KBR, Inc. (NYSE:KBR) Shares This Year?
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StKBR, Inc. (NYSE:KBR) Pays A US$0.11 Dividend In Just Four Days
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StKBR, Inc.'s (NYSE:KBR) Stock is Soaring But Financials Seem Inconsistent: Will The Uptrend Continue?
Is KBR undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: KBR ($37.43) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($73.33)
Significantly Below Fair Value: KBR is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: KBR is poor value based on its PE Ratio (67.2x) compared to the US Professional Services industry average (27.7x).
PE vs Market: KBR is poor value based on its PE Ratio (67.2x) compared to the US market (19.2x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: KBR is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.7x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: KBR's PB Ratio (3.2x) is in line with the US Professional Services industry average.
How is KBR forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 8 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: KBR's forecast earnings growth (25.1% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: KBR's earnings (25.1% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (15.7% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: KBR's revenue (7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.5% per year).
High Growth Revenue: KBR's revenue (7% 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 (20%)
How has KBR performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: KBR has a large one-off loss of $147.0M impacting its March 31 2021 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: KBR's current net profit margins (1.4%) are higher than last year (1%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: KBR has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by -9.2% per year.
Accelerating Growth: KBR's earnings growth over the past year (39.1%) exceeds its 5-year average (-9.2% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: KBR earnings growth over the past year (39.1%) exceeded the Professional Services industry 18.7%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: KBR's Return on Equity (4.8%) is considered low.
How is KBR's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: KBR's short term assets ($1.6B) exceed its short term liabilities ($1.4B).
Long Term Liabilities: KBR's short term assets ($1.6B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($2.6B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: KBR's debt to equity ratio (97.1%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: KBR's debt to equity ratio has increased from 5.4% to 97.1% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: KBR's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (23.1%).
Interest Coverage: KBR's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (3.9x coverage).
What is KBR current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: KBR's dividend (1.18%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.3%).
High Dividend: KBR's dividend (1.18%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.46%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: KBR's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: KBR's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (73.6%), KBR's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: KBR's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (17.6% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Stuart J. Bradie (53 yo)
Mr. Stuart J. B. Bradie has been Chief Executive Officer and President at KBR, Inc. since June 2, 2014. Mr. Bradie has more than 27 years of industry experience and joined KBR from WorleyParsons. He served...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Stuart J.'s total compensation ($USD9.86M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD6.60M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Stuart J.'s compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: KBR's management team is considered experienced (3.7 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: KBR's board of directors are considered experienced (6 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
KBR, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: KBR, Inc.
- Ticker: KBR
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: NaN
- Industry: Research and Consulting Services
- Sector: Commercial Services
- Market Cap: US$5.343b
- Shares outstanding: 141.35m
- Website: https://www.kbr.com
Number of Employees
- KBR, Inc.
- 601 Jefferson Street
- Suite 3400
- United States
KBR, Inc. provides scientific, technology, and engineering solutions to governments and commercial customers worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Government Solutions, Technology Solutio...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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