Leidos Holdings Inc. (NYSE:LDOS) went down by -0.29% during the previous trading session, and it is maintaining the win ahead of Monday’s trading session. The share price of the Information Technology Services giant went up by $98.62 to trade ended Monday trading at $98.91. This is down from the $98.91 price recorded on Friday’s trading session. Thanks to this latest performance, LDOS is closer to the higher price 52-week target of $140.00 and further from the lowest price target of $102.00. Its performance from the start of the year has also been positive, with LDOS up by 0.75% year-to-date.
Leidos Holdings Inc. (LDOS) started the day trading at $96.98 and recorded an intraday high of $99.12. It also recorded an intraday low of $94.7133 during Monday’s trading session. Leidos Holdings Inc. is a very active stock that recorded a trading volume that is less than -21.52% of the average daily trading volume on Monday. The stock’s trading volume on Monday was 979296, which is less than -21.52 of the total average daily trading volume of 1.19 million.
Leidos Holdings Inc. (NYSE:LDOS) 2020 Performance Impressive
The increase in LDOS’s stock price on Monday saw its overall performance boost over the past few months. We can quantify the performance of the stock so far this year using a few metrics. The 52-week high price of LDOS currently stands at $125.84, which is higher than the current trading price of the stock by 21.63%. However, LDOS’s current trading price is -45.03% lower than the 52-week low price of $68.00. In terms of trading volume, Leidos Holdings Inc. currently experienced healthy participation during the last trading session. 979296 shares of Leidos Holdings Inc. were traded on the stock exchange on Monday, which is less than -21.52% of the 1.19 million average trading volume of the stock.
The performance of the stock has been positive over the past year. LDOS’s performance over the past one year has seen it surge by 25.09%, while the stock has gone up by 8.15% in the last six months. The quarterly performance of LDOS currently stands at 26.44%, and it is up by 2.91% in the last month. The only negative figure was from the weekly performance, which currently reads -7.43%. At the time of writing LDOS’s report, the company has a total market cap of $14.22B, making it one of the largest publicly-traded companies in the world.Leidos Holdings Inc. also has over 34000 employees all over the world.
LDOS Insider Activities
For Leidos Holdings Inc., insiders hold 78.30% of all company shares. The insider transactions over the past six months are up by 40.90%. During that period, insiders bought 304,296 shares in 70 transactions. In that same period, insiders sold 146,941 of their shares in 57 transactions. After these transactions, insiders at Leidos Holdings Inc. now hold 920.44k shares, which is over 78.63% of the total company stocks. Institutional investors currently hold a large chunk of the LDOS shares, as they control 0.65% of the company’s total stock.
LDOS Fundamental Analysis
For Leidos Holdings Inc., the stock’s diluted earnings per share (EPS) stands at 4.13. In the coming year, analysts expect the EPS to be 6.28. The EPS growth will up over the next five years to 10.35% after surging by 24.80% in the previous five years. In terms of revenue, Leidos Holdings Inc.’s quarterly sales (YOY) is growing at 1.09, which is lower than the average annual revenue of 24.80% over the past half a decade.
The Return on Investment (ROI) on Leidos Holdings Inc.’s stock currently stands at 11.20%, and it has a net profit margin of 5.20%. The operating margin of the company is 8.00%, and its gross margin is 13.90%.
Citigroup and Jefferies also believe that Leidos Holdings Inc.’s stock is outperforming at the moment.
At the moment, Leidos Holdings Inc.’s Total Debt to Equity ratio stands at 1.26, and they have a long-term Debt to Equity ratio of 0.73.
LDOS Technical Analysis
The Simple Moving Average (SMA) is one of the most powerful technical indicators. The 20-day Simple Moving Average of LDOS currently stands at -3.94%, while the SMA50 is -0.75%. The biggest one is the SMA200, which is currently reading 4.15% ahead of Monday’s trading session. The Relative Strength Index of this stock is 43.03, while its price to earnings ratio (P/E) is 23.88.