TLS Stock Overview
Telos Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides information technology (IT) solutions and services worldwide.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$9.16|
|52 Week High||US$34.68|
|52 Week Low||US$6.54|
|1 Month Change||21.00%|
|3 Month Change||30.86%|
|1 Year Change||-66.19%|
|3 Year Change||n/a|
|5 Year Change||n/a|
|Change since IPO||-54.86%|
Recent News & Updates
Telos Q2 2022 Earnings Preview
Telos (NASDAQ:TLS) is scheduled to announce Q2 earnings results on Tuesday, August 9th, before market open. The consensus EPS Estimate is -$0.03 and the consensus Revenue Estimate is $51.55M (-2.0% Y/Y). Over the last 1 year, TLS has beaten EPS estimates 50% of the time and has beaten revenue estimates 50% of the time. Over the last 3 months, EPS estimates have seen 0 upward revisions and 6 downward. Revenue estimates have seen 2 upward revisions and 4 downward.
|TLS||US Software||US Market|
Return vs Industry: TLS underperformed the US Software industry which returned -17.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: TLS underperformed the US Market which returned -13.5% over the past year.
|TLS Average Weekly Movement||10.0%|
|Software Industry Average Movement||10.7%|
|Market Average Movement||7.9%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||17.2%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||3.2%|
Stable Share Price: TLS is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 10% a week.
Volatility Over Time: TLS's weekly volatility (10%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Telos Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides information technology (IT) solutions and services worldwide. It provides Xacta, a premier platform for enterprise cyber risk management and security compliance automation solutions to large commercial and government enterprises; and Telos Ghost, a solution to eliminate cyber-attack surfaces by obfuscating and encrypting data, masking user identity and location, and hiding network resources, as well as provides security and privacy for intelligence gathering, cyber threat protection, securing critical infrastructure, and protecting communications and applications. The company also offers Telos Automated Message Handling System, a web-based organizational message distribution and management platform for mission-critical communications used by military field operatives; and Telos ID that provides identity trust and digital services through IDTrust360, an enterprise-class digital identity risk platform for extending cloud identity services for mobile and enterprise and custom digital identity services that reduces threats through the integration of advanced technologies that fuse biometrics, credentials, and other identity-centric data used for continuously monitor trust.
Telos Fundamentals Summary
|TLS fundamental statistics|
Is TLS overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|TLS income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$150.16m|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||-0.56|
|Net Profit Margin||-15.89%|
How did TLS perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is TLS undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 4/6
Price-To-Sales vs Peers
Price-To-Sales vs Industry
Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for TLS?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is TLS's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Sales Ratio vs Peers
How does TLS's PS Ratio compare to its peers?
|TLS PS Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PS||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
TUFN Tufin Software Technologies
Price-To-Sales vs Peers: TLS is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (2.6x) compared to the peer average (2.8x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does TLS's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the US Software Industry?
Price-To-Sales vs Industry: TLS is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (2.6x) compared to the US Software industry average (5.2x)
Price to Sales Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is TLS'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.
|Current PS Ratio||2.6x|
|Fair PS Ratio||1.8x|
Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio: TLS is expensive based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (2.6x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Sales Ratio (1.8x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of TLS when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: TLS ($9.16) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($23.34)
Significantly Below Fair Value: TLS is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Analyst Price Targets
What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?
Analyst Forecast: Target price is less than 20% higher than the current share price.
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How is Telos forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 6 analysts?
Future Growth Score0/6
Future Growth Score 0/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: TLS is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Earnings vs Market: TLS is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
High Growth Earnings: TLS is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: TLS's revenue (7.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: TLS's revenue (7.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if TLS's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
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How has Telos performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score0/6
Past Performance Score 0/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: TLS is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: TLS is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: TLS is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 50.1% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare TLS's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: TLS is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Software industry (18.5%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: TLS has a negative Return on Equity (-21.79%), as it is currently unprofitable.
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How is Telos's financial position?
Financial Health Score6/6
Financial Health Score 6/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Stable Cash Runway
Forecast Cash Runway
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: TLS's short term assets ($184.6M) exceed its short term liabilities ($54.2M).
Long Term Liabilities: TLS's short term assets ($184.6M) exceed its long term liabilities ($13.4M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: TLS is debt free.
Reducing Debt: TLS currently has no debt however we can't compare to 5 years ago as we have no data for that period.
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: Whilst unprofitable TLS has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.
Forecast Cash Runway: TLS is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, even with free cash flow being positive and shrinking by 36.4% per year.
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What is Telos's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 0/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate TLS's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate TLS's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if TLS's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if TLS's dividend payments have been increasing.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as TLS has not reported any payouts.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
John Wood (58 yo)
Mr. John B. Wood serves as the Chairman Chief Executive Officer, President of Xacta Corporation. Mr. Wood has been Chief Executive Officer of Telos Corporation since January 2003 and also been its Presiden...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: John's total compensation ($USD12.20M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD3.93M).
Compensation vs Earnings: John's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
Experienced Management: TLS's management team is seasoned and experienced (8.3 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: TLS's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.1 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: TLS 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.
Telos Corporation's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Telos Corporation
- Ticker: TLS
- Exchange: NasdaqGM
- Founded: 1968
- Industry: Systems Software
- Sector: Software
- Implied Market Cap: US$619.161m
- Shares outstanding: 67.59m
- Website: https://www.telos.com
Number of Employees
- Telos Corporation
- 19886 Ashburn Road
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/08/10 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/08/10 00:00|
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.