Leidos Holdings, Inc. provides services and solutions in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets in the United States and internationally. More Details
Solid track record and fair value.
Share Price & News
How has Leidos Holdings's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: LDOS is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 2% a week.
Volatility Over Time: LDOS's weekly volatility (2%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
US Professional Services
1 Year Return
US Professional Services
Return vs Industry: LDOS underperformed the US Professional Services industry which returned 37% over the past year.
Return vs Market: LDOS underperformed the US Market which returned 42.6% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Leidos Holdings's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 week ago | Simply Wall StMiriam John Is The Independent Director of Leidos Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LDOS) And They Just Sold 29% Of Their Shares
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Is Leidos Holdings 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: LDOS ($103.54) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($153.62)
Significantly Below Fair Value: LDOS is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: LDOS is good value based on its PE Ratio (20.5x) compared to the US Professional Services industry average (27.7x).
PE vs Market: LDOS is poor value based on its PE Ratio (20.5x) compared to the US market (19.2x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: LDOS is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: LDOS is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3.7x) compared to the US Professional Services industry average (3.2x).
How is Leidos Holdings forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 12 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: LDOS's forecast earnings growth (10.3% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: LDOS's earnings (10.3% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (15.7% per year).
High Growth Earnings: LDOS's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: LDOS's revenue (6.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.5% per year).
High Growth Revenue: LDOS's revenue (6.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: LDOS's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (21.9%)
How has Leidos Holdings performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: LDOS has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: LDOS's current net profit margins (5.6%) are higher than last year (5.2%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: LDOS's earnings have grown by 19.9% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: LDOS's earnings growth over the past year (20.9%) exceeds its 5-year average (19.9% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: LDOS earnings growth over the past year (20.9%) exceeded the Professional Services industry 18.7%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: LDOS's Return on Equity (18.1%) is considered low.
How is Leidos Holdings's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: LDOS's short term assets ($3.3B) exceed its short term liabilities ($2.9B).
Long Term Liabilities: LDOS's short term assets ($3.3B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($5.7B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: LDOS's debt to equity ratio (118.5%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: LDOS's debt to equity ratio has increased from 96.2% to 118.5% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: LDOS's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (25.5%).
Interest Coverage: LDOS's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (6.5x coverage).
What is Leidos Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: LDOS's dividend (1.31%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.3%).
High Dividend: LDOS's dividend (1.31%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.46%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: LDOS has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.
Growing Dividend: LDOS has only been paying a dividend for 9 years, and since then payments have fallen.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (26.9%), LDOS's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: LDOS's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (20.8% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Roger Krone (63 yo)
Mr. Roger A. Krone has been the Chief Executive Officer of Leidos, Inc. since July, 2014. Mr. Krone has been the Chief Executive Officer of Leidos Holdings, Inc. since July 14, 2014. He has been Independen...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Roger's total compensation ($USD12.32M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.28M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Roger's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: LDOS's management team is considered experienced (2.8 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: LDOS's board of directors are considered experienced (5.5 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: LDOS insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Leidos Holdings, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Leidos Holdings, Inc.
- Ticker: LDOS
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1969
- Industry: Research and Consulting Services
- Sector: Commercial Services
- Market Cap: US$14.643b
- Shares outstanding: 141.42m
- Website: https://www.leidos.com
Number of Employees
- Leidos Holdings, Inc.
- 1750 Presidents Street
- United States
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...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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