Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:KTOS) has a beta value of 1.2 and has seen 1,171,151 shares traded in the last trading session. The company, currently valued at $1.89 Billion, closed the last trade at $15.44 per share which meant it gained $0.1 on the day or 0.72% during that session. The KTOS stock price is -62.44% off its 52-week high price of $25.08 and 67.62% above the 52-week low of $5. If we look at the company’s 10-day average daily trading volume, we find that it stood at 1.75 Million shares traded. The 3-month trading volume is 1.13 Million shares.

The consensus among analysts is that Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (KTOS) is a Buy stock at the moment, with a recommendation rating of 1.7. None of the analysts rate the stock as a Sell, while 1 rate it as Overweight. None out of 10 have rated it as a Hold, with 9 advising it as a Buy. None have rated the stock as Underweight. The expected earnings per share for the stock is $0.06.

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:KTOS) trade information

Sporting 0.72% in the green today, the stock has traded in the green over the last five days, with the highest price hit on Friday, Jun 26 when the KTOS stock price touched $16.37- or saw a rise of 5.68%. Year-to-date, Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. shares have moved -14.27%, while the 5-day performance has seen it change -5.97%. Over the past 30 days, the shares of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:KTOS) have changed -15.49%. Short interest in the company has seen 6.44 Million shares shorted with days to cover at 5.7.

Wall Street analysts have a consensus price target for the stock at $20.8, which means that the shares’ value could jump 34.72% from current levels. The projected low price target is $17 while the price target rests at a high of $25. In that case, then, we find that the current price level is +61.92% off the targeted high while a plunge would see the stock lose 10.1% from current levels.

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (KTOS) estimates and forecasts

Figures show that Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. shares have outperformed across the wider relevant industry. The company’s shares have lost -16.16% over the past 6 months, with this year growth rate of 14.71%, compared to -25.5% for the industry. Other than that, the company has, however, lowered its growth outlook for the 2020 fiscal year revenue. Growth estimates for the current quarter are -25% and 22.2% for the next quarter. Revenue growth from the last financial year stood is estimated to be +4.1%.

If we evaluate the company’s growth over the last 5-year and for the next 5-year period, we find that annual earnings growth was +15.7% over the past 5 years. Earnings growth for 2020 is a modest +150.4% while over the next 5 years, the company’s earnings are expected to increase by 13%.