Basic Trading and Ownership Data for Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (KTOS)

In the past 52-week period, shares of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:KTOS) have moved within the range of $6.83 to $13.93. On the stock’s most recent trading day, the company’s shares ended the regular session at $10.93, which is 21.54% higher than its 52-week high.

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (KTOS) has demonstrated a 20-day simple moving average (SMA) of 6.40%, and a 50-day SMA of -4.55%. This public company’s current market capitalization stands at $1.09 billion.

Analyzing Consensus Estimates, Sales Revenue and Net Income

Understanding Wall Street analyst’s enthusiasm for a particular stock is crucial when considering entering a position. According to the latest data, the consensus recommendation for Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (KTOS) is Outperform.

When it comes to sales data, public companies usually post revenue and earnings that are either higher or lower than the average Wall Street forecast. In the most recent quarterly financial report, for the quarter ending Sep. 2017, Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (KTOS) delivered a 5.33% surprise with its net revenue. Sales reached $0.2 billion during the three-month period, compared to the average analyst estimate of $0.19 billion.

Meanwhile, during the same quarter Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (KTOS) delivered a 11.76% earnings surprise. Net earnings for the quarter were posted at $0.03 per share, whereas Wall Street had forecast $0.03 per share.

Ownership at Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (KTOS), According to Most Recent SEC Filings

A public company’s latest 13F filings tell investors important details about institutional ownership. Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (KTOS) has 0 billion shares outstanding currently, 71.38% of which belong to institutional investors. Those institutional holdings amount to $0.79 billion.

Additionally, according to the most recent 13F filing from Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (KTOS), there were 47 new positions totaling 4,976,896 shares of the company’s stock. There were 20 sold out positions, on the other hand, totaling 1,713,671 shares.

Short, Medium and Long Term Indicators

Examining a stock’s average volume in the short, medium and long term is useful to understand trading activity and investor sentiment. Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (KTOS) has had a 20-day average volume of 1,564,845 shares, with an average of 60% of short term indicators pointed at Buy.

The stock’s 50-day average volume has been 1,667,358 shares, with an average of 25% of medium term indicators pointing toward Sell. Finally, its 100-day average volume is 1,926,462 shares with 67% of long-term indicators pointing to Sell.