Leidos Holdings, Inc. (LDOS)

99.26 -0.92%
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Pros
Company’s profitability is improving
Forward dividend yield higher than the industry and sector averages
Forward P/E ratio low relative to industry peers
Buy analyst rating
Average analyst stock price above current stock price
Cons
Revenue growth lower than the industry and sector averages
Forward PEG ratio high relative to industry peers
High short interest

Pros

  1. LDOS profitability is improving. The YoY profit margin change was 0.13 percentage points. See LDOS profitability chart.
  2. LDOS forward dividend yield is 1.42%, higher than the industry (0.49%) and sector (0.32%) forward dividend yields. See LDOS forward dividend chart.
  3. LDOS forward P/E ratio is 15.12, which is low compared to its industry peers’ P/E ratios. See LDOS forward P/E ratio chart.
  4. LDOS average analyst rating is Buy. See LDOS analyst rating chart.
  5. LDOS average analyst price target ($117.25) is above its current price ($103.76). See LDOS price target chart.

Cons

  1. LDOS quarterly revenue growth was 7.30%, lower than the industry and sector average revenue growth (11.00% and 11.51%, respectively). See LDOS revenue growth chart.
  2. LDOS PEG ratio (P/E adjusted for growth) is 2.15, which is high compared to its industry peers’ PEG ratios. See LDOS PEG chart.
  3. LDOS short interest (days to cover the shorts) ratio is 2.81. The stock garners more short interest than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See LDOS short interest ratio chart.