KBR Inc. (NYSE:KBR) changes shares on Tuesday trading session, with a change of 0.44% or $0.1 shares. The trading starts at $22.87 and closed at $22.89 throughout the day. The trading session low price was $22.65 and day high was $23.25 on Tuesday, August 04. After the session, the Industrials sector daily volume shifted to 0.89 million while its average volume is 1.49M. In other hand, the KBR market cap reached to $3.29B. While, its current target price is $29.80.
On July 13, 2020, Pieridae says KBR will not provide fixed-cost contract for Nova Scotia LNG plant. According to the news reported on Reuters, Pieridae Energy Ltd
Checking out the performance report which defines the increase or decrease of prices for a specific period. For the last 5 trading sessions, its performance is up 4.45% and up 3.93% for month. Its quarterly performance was 19.99% above, while its half year performance is down -19.87%. KBR yearly performance stood at negative -3.61% and fall -24.62% for year-to-date. Current recommendation for KBR Inc. is 1.80.
Earnings per share or EPS is an important financial measure, which defines the profitability of a company. KBR EPS (TTM) for 12-month is 0.40. EPS for this year is -28.60%, while for the next year its value is 1.80. Sales growth for the current quarter is 8.69 while its EPS Q/Q reached -358.20%. It has an EPS of 16.70% up for past five years and for the next five years will be up 6.58%.
Let’s take a look on the analyst recommendations on KBR for the current month and previous month. For the current month, 10 of 11 analysts recommend stock as Buy while 0 as Sell, 1 as overweight, 0 as underweight and 0 as Hold. As compared with the previous month ratings, 11 analysts participate in stock recommendation. Out of 11, 0 rated it sell, 9 rated it as Buy and 1 as Hold Ratings. On the other hand, target price ranges from $25.00 – $34.00. Average target price for KBR was reached at $29.80.
Blackrock Inc., Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) and Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC are the top three holders in KBR Inc. (KBR) stock. On Mar 30, 2020, Blackrock Inc. has 16.29 million shares which valued 336.85 million. On Mar 30, 2020, Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) owned 13.88 million shares which valued at 287.09 million. On Jun 29, 2020, Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC has a total of 12.0 million shares which valued at 270.71 million. In the end, Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC have 8.44% shares outstanding of KBR Inc. (KBR) on Jun 29, 2020. The insider ownership moved to 1.10% and institutional holding shifted to 99.20%.
The company posted an EPS (TTM) of 0.40. According to the most recent quarter report on (Jun 2020), 9 analysts estimated an average EPS of 0.37, while 0.41 EPS posted a year ago period. Analyst Estimated EPS for KBR published in the report was $0.29 – $0.4 during the same period. Comparing with last year, the average estimated EPS was 0.41 which is higher than 0.39 which was posted for recent quarter EPS.
A brief look on simple moving average (SMA) that determines the market price can impact a market. The SMA for KBR fall -7.89% for period of 200 days. SMA for 50 days was -1.31% which is showing red signal, while SMA-20 was 3.79%. The moving average value for KBR Inc. (KBR) is 22.93 and 22.68 for 200 and 50 days respectively.
Let’s take a look on the insider transactions, in which multiple shareholders are showing interest in KBR stock. On Jun 03, Mackey Ian John, EVP, Chief Corporate Officer, sold 24,636 trading shares at the cost of $25.82, which valued at 0.64 million. On Mar 10, Mujib Farhan, Pres., Energy Solutions Dlv., sold 2,343 shares at the cost of $21.99, with total shares of 141,924. On Mar 09, SOPP MARK W, EVP & Chief Financial Officer, bought 2,525 shares at the cost of 19.85. After this transaction, SOPP MARK W total shares reached to 101,365 which valued at 50121.0.