Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc

Lloyd Doyle
April 16, 2018

Dimensional Fund Advsrs Ltd Partnership stated it has 3.51 million shares. The hedge fund run by John Osterweis held 429,945 shares of the capital goods company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $4.55M, up from 236,430 at the end of the previous reported quarter. The stock price moved -15.94% off its 50 Day low and changed 22.02% to its 50 Day high. The stock increased 2.47% or $0.32 during the last trading session, reaching $13.51. About 562,550 shares traded. (NASDAQ:KTOS) has risen 19.52% since April 13, 2017 and is uptrending. KTOS outperformed the S&P500 by 7.97%.

Since March 5, 2018, it had 4 insider purchases, and 0 selling transactions for $184,962 activity. American International Group Inc. grew its position in Kratos Defense & Security Solutions by 20.1% in the 4th quarter.

Total analysts of 8 have positions in Kratos Defense (NASDAQ:KTOS) as follows: 4 rated it a "Buy", 0 with "Sell" and 4 with "Hold". (NYSE:OMC) earned "Hold" rating by Jefferies on Monday, August 14.

The consensus analysts recommendation at this point stands at 2.3 on Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. It is also used in ranking the parallel size of stock exchanges, is a measure of the total of the market capitalizations of all companies listed on each stock exchange. The firm operates through three divisions: Kratos Government Solutions, Unmanned Systems, and Public Safety & Security. The current EPS for the company has recorded at $-0.85. The shares were bought at an average cost of $9.45 per share, for a total transaction of $37,800.00. Therefore 44% are positive. The rating was maintained by Noble Financial on Tuesday, August 8 with "Buy". The firm has "Buy" rating given on Friday, April 6 by Deutsche Bank. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) rating on Thursday, February 1. The firm has "Buy" rating by Canaccord Genuity given on Friday, September 22. The stock of International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. The rating was maintained by Noble Financial with "Buy" on Wednesday, January 3. (NASDAQ:KTOS) on Tuesday, January 17 with "Buy" rating. J.P. Morgan initiated the stock with "Hold" rating in Friday, December 1 report. On Friday, November 3 the firm has "Buy" rating given by Noble Financial.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.96 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.18, from 1.24 in 2017Q3. 26 investors sold all, 27 reduced holdings as Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. ratio dropped. It is without change, as 19 investors sold IFF shares while 153 reduced holdings. only 45 funds opened positions while 141 raised stakes. Excalibur Mgmt Corp reported 62,130 shares stake. Norinchukin Commercial Bank The holds 0.15% or 195,241 shares in its portfolio. Legal General Group Public Limited Company owns 21,156 shs. The Kratos Government Solutions segment offers microwave electronic products, satellite communications, training systems, modular systems, and defense and rocket support services. (NASDAQ:KTOS) for 2.30 million shares. Flippin Bruce Porter Inc invested 1.71% of its portfolio in Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F). (KTOS) try to takes its position in context of active momentum, while shares price added 1.74% with the closing value of $11.11 during Thursday trading session. Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:KTOS) have been recommended as a long term growth pick according to Beta Research. Washington-based Icm Asset Management Incorporated Wa has invested 3.42% in Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Kratos Defense & Security Solutions from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a research note on Thursday, March 15th. Agf Invs America Inc holds 49,213 shares. Quantitative Inv Mngmt Ltd Liability Corp holds 20,000 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. With an institutional ownership near 85%, it carries an earnings per share ratio of -0.85. It is down 0.00% since April 13, 2017 and is. It has underperformed by 15.98% the S&P500.

Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on developing, identifying, acquiring, and marketing medicines that meet unmet medical needs, primarily in gastroenterology, ophthalmology, and oncology-related disorders in the United States, Japan, Switzerland, and internationally. The companyÂ's marketed product includes AMITIZA, a ClC-2 chloride channel activator for the treatment of chronic idiopathic constipation (CIC) in adults, irritable bowel syndrome with constipation in adult women (IBS-C), and opioid-induced constipation (OIC) in patients with chronic non-cancer related pain; and RESCULA (unoprostone isopropyl), a big potassium channel activator for the treatment of glaucoma and ocular hypertension.

KTOS has been the topic of several recent analyst reports.

Detecting profitability, the Company has a profit margin of -5.70%, gross margin of 26.20% and an operating of -3.10%. The lowest target is $16.0 while the high is $19.0.

The price target set for the stock is $50.03 and this sets up an interesting set of potential movement for the stock, according to data from Finviz's Research. The rating was initiated by Northland Capital with "Outperform" on Wednesday, September 7. On Wednesday, January 3 the rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity with "Buy". The stock of Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:SCMP) earned "Buy" rating by Maxim Group on Tuesday, November 15. Ubs Asset Americas Inc holds 0.12% of its portfolio in International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (NYSE:ICE). Walleye Trading Llc owns 41,137 shares. The institutional investors in our database now possess: 60.62 million shares, up from 56.73 million shares in 2017Q3. The volume for the company on April 13, 2018 consisted of almost 1.54 million contracts traded.

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