Leidos Holdings, Inc. provides services and solutions in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets in the United States and internationally.
Proven track record with adequate balance sheet.
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's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: LDOS exceeded the US IT industry which returned -2.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: LDOS exceeded the US Market which returned -10.4% over the past year.
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
6 days ago | Simply Wall StInvestors Who Bought Leidos Holdings (NYSE:LDOS) Shares Five Years Ago Are Now Up 87%
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StA Sliding Share Price Has Us Looking At Leidos Holdings, Inc.'s (NYSE:LDOS) P/E Ratio
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 ($93.43) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($156.55)
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 (20x) compared to the IT industry average (24.2x).
PE vs Market: LDOS is poor value based on its PE Ratio (20x) compared to the US market (13.1x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: LDOS is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.7x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: LDOS is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3.9x) compared to the US IT industry average (2.8x).
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 (11.9% per year) is above the savings rate (1.7%).
Earnings vs Market: LDOS's earnings (11.9% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (12.2% per year).
High Growth Earnings: LDOS's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: LDOS's revenue (10% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (7.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: LDOS's revenue (10% 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 (21.6%)
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 (6%) are higher than last year (5.8%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: LDOS has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 36% per year.
Accelerating Growth: LDOS's earnings growth over the past year (13.7%) is below its 5-year average (36% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: LDOS earnings growth over the past year (13.7%) exceeded the IT industry 13.4%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: LDOS's Return on Equity (19.6%) is considered low.
How is Leidos Holdings's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: LDOS's short term assets ($2.8B) exceed its short term liabilities ($2.3B).
Long Term Liabilities: LDOS's short term assets ($2.8B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($3.6B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: LDOS's debt to equity ratio (89.4%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: LDOS's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 119.4% to 89.4% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: LDOS's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (32.5%).
Interest Coverage: LDOS's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (6.8x coverage).
Inventory Level: LDOS has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: LDOS's debt is not covered by short term assets (assets are 0.9x debt).
What is Leidos Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: LDOS's dividend (1.46%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.95%).
High Dividend: LDOS's dividend (1.46%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (5.4%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: LDOS has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.
Growing Dividend: LDOS has only been paying a dividend for 8 years, and since then payments have fallen.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (28.3%), LDOS's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: LDOS's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (23% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Roger Krone (62yo)
Mr. Roger A. Krone has been the Chief Executive Officer of Leidos, Inc. since July, 2014. Mr. Krone has been the Chief Executive Officer of Leidos Holdings, Inc. since July 14, 2014. He served as the Presi ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Roger's total compensation ($USD10.67M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.74M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Roger's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Chairman & CEO||5.75yrs||US$10.67m||0.15% $19.7m|
|Executive VP & CFO||4.75yrs||US$3.11m||0.023% $3.0m|
|Executive VP & General Counsel||2.75yrs||US$2.27m||0.0014% $183.3k|
|Group President of Defense Group||3.67yrs||US$2.19m||0.029% $3.7m|
|Senior VP||0.83yr||no data||0.0030% $393.9k|
|Chief Technology Officer||1.25yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior VP & Chief Information Officer||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Investor Relations||6yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer and Senior VP||3.92yrs||no data||no data|
|SVP & Director of Corporate Communications and Marketing||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: LDOS's management team is considered experienced (3.7 years average tenure).
|Chairman & CEO||5.75yrs||US$10.67m||0.15% $19.7m|
|Independent Director||6.58yrs||US$290.00k||0.0094% $1.2m|
|Independent Director||3.67yrs||US$275.00k||0.0091% $1.2m|
|Lead Director||2.25yrs||US$320.00k||0.012% $1.6m|
|Independent Director||23yrs||US$275.00k||0.048% $6.2m|
|Independent Director||9.58yrs||US$300.00k||0.030% $3.9m|
|Independent Director||12.83yrs||US$290.00k||0.012% $1.6m|
|Independent Director||3.67yrs||US$275.00k||0.0042% $549.9k|
|Independent Director||6.58yrs||US$275.00k||0.0094% $1.2m|
|Independent Director||5.17yrs||US$282.50k||0.0055% $711.1k|
Experienced Board: LDOS'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: 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: IT Consulting and Other Services
- Sector: Software
- Market Cap: US$13.000b
- Shares outstanding: 141.85m
- Website: https://www.leidos.com
Number of Employees
- Leidos Holdings, Inc.
- 11951 Freedom Drive
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|S6IA||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Oct 2006|
|LDOS||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Oct 2006|
|LDOS *||BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)||Yes||Common Stock||MX||MXN||Oct 2006|
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, Civil, and Health. The Defense Solutions segment offers national security solutions and systems for air, land, sea, space, and cyberspace for the U.S. Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, military services, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and government agencies of U.S. allies abroad, as well as other federal, civilian, and commercial customers in the national security industry. Its solutions include technology, intelligence systems, command and control platforms, data analytics, logistics, and cybersecurity solutions, as well as intelligence analysis and operations support services to critical missions. The Civil segment provides systems integration services to Air Navigation Service providers, including the Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation Security Administration, and airport operators; and vehicle and cargo inspection system, which enables the scanning of vehicles and cargo that produces an image using a low radiation dose. It also offers information technology (IT) solutions in cloud computing, mobility, application modernization, DevOps, data center, network modernization, asset management, help desk operations, and digital workplace enablement; federal environment and infrastructure; and logistics services. The Health segment offers solutions to federal and commercial customers responsible for health and well-being of people worldwide, including complex systems integration, managed health services, enterprise IT transformation, and life sciences services. Leidos Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Reston, Virginia.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/04/01 01:38|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/03/31 00:00|
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