KBR, Inc. provides professional services and technologies across the asset and program life-cycle within the government services and hydrocarbons industries worldwide. More Details
Adequate balance sheet with moderate growth potential.
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 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.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: KBR underperformed the US IT industry which returned 28.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: KBR underperformed the US Market which returned 20.7% 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
1 week ago | Simply Wall StIs KBR (NYSE:KBR) A Risky Investment?
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StAndrew Barrie Is The President of Government Solutions - EMEA of KBR, Inc. (NYSE:KBR) And They Just Sold 39% Of Their Shares
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StKBR (NYSE:KBR) Share Prices Have Dropped 24% In The Last Year
Is KBR undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: KBR ($28.26) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($21.98)
Significantly Below Fair Value: KBR is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: KBR is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US IT industry average.
PE vs Market: KBR is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate KBR's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: KBR is good value based on its PB Ratio (2.4x) compared to the US IT industry average (4x).
How is KBR forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 7 analysts?
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 (2.2%).
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's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: KBR's revenue (3.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (10.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: KBR's revenue (3.3% 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 low in 3 years time (16.8%).
How has KBR performed over the past 5 years?
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, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 26.2% 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 IT industry (3.2%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: KBR has a negative Return on Equity (-0.7%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is KBR's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: KBR's short term assets ($2.2B) exceed its short term liabilities ($1.4B).
Long Term Liabilities: KBR's short term assets ($2.2B) exceed its long term liabilities ($2.2B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: KBR's debt to equity ratio (80.4%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: KBR's debt to equity ratio has increased from 6.8% to 80.4% over the past 5 years.
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: Whilst unprofitable KBR has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.
Forecast Cash Runway: KBR is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, due to free cash flow being positive and growing by 20.3% per year.
What is KBR current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: KBR's dividend (1.41%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.47%).
High Dividend: KBR's dividend (1.41%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.08%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: KBR's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: KBR's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: KBR is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: KBR's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (23% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Stuart J. Bradie (53 yo)
Mr. Stuart J. B. Bradie has been Chief Executive Officer and President at KBR, Inc. since June 2, 2014. Mr. Bradie has more than 27 years of industry experience and joined KBR from WorleyParsons. He served...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Stuart J.'s total compensation ($USD11.30M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD5.14M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Stuart J.'s compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
|CEO, President & Director||6.42yrs||US$11.30m||0.26% |
|Executive VP & CFO||3.67yrs||US$2.94m||0.046% |
|President of Technology Solutions||2.67yrs||US$2.82m||0.037% |
|Executive Officer||4.83yrs||US$2.42m||0.047% |
|Vice President of Investor Relations||no data||no data||no data|
|Executive VP & General Counsel||6yrs||no data||0.056% |
|Chief People Officer||0.50yr||no data||no data|
|President of Government Solutions - U.S.||3.5yrs||no data||0.035% |
|SVP of Government Solutions – Space & Mission Solutions||no data||no data||no data|
|President of Technology Solution||no data||no data||0.019% |
|President of Government Solutions - EMEA||1.5yrs||no data||0.0029% |
|Senior Vice President||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: KBR's management team is considered experienced (3.6 years average tenure).
|CEO, President & Director||6.42yrs||US$11.30m||0.26% |
|Independent Director||6.08yrs||US$287.34k||0.032% |
|Independent Director||8.83yrs||US$282.39k||0.036% |
|Independent Non Executive Chairman||1.5yrs||US$346.74k||0.046% |
|Independent Director||5.83yrs||US$261.68k||0.027% |
|Independent Director||4.92yrs||US$278.55k||0.026% |
|Independent Director||6.25yrs||US$260.25k||0.035% |
|Independent Director||0.75yr||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||3.25yrs||US$257.46k||0.016% |
Experienced Board: KBR's board of directors are considered experienced (5.8 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: KBR 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.
KBR, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: KBR, Inc.
- Ticker: KBR
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1901
- Industry: IT Consulting and Other Services
- Sector: Software
- Market Cap: US$4.028b
- Shares outstanding: 142.53m
- Website: https://www.kbr.com
Number of Employees
- KBR, Inc.
- 601 Jefferson Street
- Suite 3400
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|KBR||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Nov 2006|
|K6B||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Nov 2006|
|KBR *||BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)||Yes||Common Stock||MX||MXN||Nov 2006|
|0JPN||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||GB||USD||Nov 2006|
KBR, Inc. provides professional services and technologies across the asset and program life-cycle within the government services and hydrocarbons industries worldwide. The company operates through three se...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/11/29 00:56|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/11/27 00:00|
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