Leidos Holdings Inc. (LDOS) recent activity suggests a positive outlook with the last week’s performance of -0.55%

Leidos Holdings Inc. (NYSE: LDOS) on January 24, 2023, started off the session at the price of $96.72, soaring 0.97% from the previous trading day. During the day, the shares moved up to $97.77 and dropped to $96.19 before settling in for the closing price of $96.37. Within the past 52 weeks, LDOS’s price has moved between $81.07 and $111.12.

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A company in the Technology sector has jumped its sales by 14.30% annually for the last half of the decade. The company achieved an average annual earnings per share of 20.70%. With a float of $135.44 million, this company’s outstanding shares have now reached $137.00 million.

In an organization with 43000 employees, it is important to assess its efficiency. In terms of profitability, gross margin is +14.66, operating margin of +8.47, and the pretax margin is +7.04.

Leidos Holdings Inc. (LDOS) Insider and Institutional Ownership

Observing investor behavior towards Information Technology Services industry stocks is more important than anything else. The insider ownership of Leidos Holdings Inc. is 0.50%, while institutional ownership is 78.60%. The most recent insider transaction that took place on Dec 13, was worth 675,839. In this transaction Director of this company sold 6,189 shares at a rate of $109.20, taking the stock ownership to the 12,463 shares. Before that another transaction happened on Dec 12, when Company’s Chief Financial Officer sold 1,601 for $106.51, making the entire transaction worth $170,523. This insider now owns 13,874 shares in total.

Leidos Holdings Inc. (LDOS) Latest Financial update

As on 6/29/2022, Multinational firm has announced its last quarter scores, in which it reported $1.59 earnings per share (EPS) for the period topping the consensus outlook (set at $1.56) by $0.03. This company achieved a net margin of +5.48 while generating a return on equity of 18.47. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 1.62 per share during the current fiscal year.

According to the Wall Street analysts, stocks earnings will be around 20.70% per share during the next fiscal year. For the long-term projections, market analysts anticipate that the company’s EPS will surge by 5.40% during the next five years compared to 17.50% growth over the previous five years of trading.

Leidos Holdings Inc. (NYSE: LDOS) Trading Performance Indicators

Leidos Holdings Inc. (LDOS) is currently performing well based on its current performance indicators. A quick ratio of 0.90 was reported for the most recent quarter. In addition, a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for the trailing twelve months stands at 0.92. Likewise, its price to free cash flow for the trailing twelve months is 16.72.

For the trailing twelve months, Company’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) is 4.88, a number that is poised to hit 1.61 in the next quarter and is forecasted to reach 6.83 in one year’s time.

Technical Analysis of Leidos Holdings Inc. (LDOS)

Let’s dig in a bit further. During the last 5-days, its volume was 0.98 million. That was better than the volume of 0.89 million it reported in year-ago period. As of the previous 9 days, the stock’s Stochastic %D was 34.71%. Additionally, its Average True Range was 1.94.

During the past 100 days, Leidos Holdings Inc.’s (LDOS) raw stochastic average was set at 42.50%, which indicates a significant increase from 24.80% during the past two weeks. Based on volatility metrics of the stock, it showed a historical volatility of 22.66% in the past 14 days, which was higher than the 21.98% volatility it showed in the past 100 days.

At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average is $104.54, while its 200-day Moving Average is $100.95. However, in the short run, Leidos Holdings Inc.’s stock first resistance to watch stands at $97.98. Second resistance stands at $98.67. The third major resistance level sits at $99.56. If the price goes on to break the first support level at $96.40, it is likely to go to the next support level at $95.51. The third support level lies at $94.82 if the price breaches the second support level.

Leidos Holdings Inc. (NYSE: LDOS) Key Stats

Market capitalization of the company is 13.09 billion based on 136,690K outstanding shares. Right now, sales total 13,737 M and income totals 753,000 K. The company made 3,608 M in profit during its latest quarter, and 162,000 K in sales during its previous quarter.


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