Leidos Holdings Inc. (LDOS): Yearly performance For LDOS is stood at 16.83%

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Leidos Holdings Inc. (NYSE:LDOS) changes shares on Tuesday trading session, with a change of -6.13% or -$6.03 shares. The trading starts at $98.41 and closed at $98.30 throughout the day. The trading session low price was $91.34 and day high was $99.88 on Tuesday, August 04. After the session, the Technology sector daily volume shifted to 2.47 million while its average volume is 1.07M. In other hand, the LDOS market cap reached to $12.72B. While, its current target price is $117.17.

On June 22, 2020, BRIEF-Orgenesis And Leidos Collaborate On Potential Treatment For Covid-19. According to the news reported on Reuters, * ORGENESIS AND LEIDOS COLLABORATE ON POTENTIAL TREATMENT FOR COVID-19 Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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 2.32% and up 4.32% for month. Its quarterly performance was -6.27% below, while its half year performance is down -12.38%. LDOS yearly performance stood at positive 16.83% and fall -5.74% for year-to-date. Current recommendation for Leidos Holdings Inc. is 1.80.

Earnings per share or EPS is an important financial measure, which defines the profitability of a company. LDOS EPS (TTM) for 12-month is 4.13. EPS for this year is 22.00%, while for the next year its value is 6.27. Sales growth for the current quarter is 2.16 while its EPS Q/Q reached -37.90%. It has an EPS of 24.80% up for past five years and for the next five years will be up 10.35%.

Let’s take a look on the analyst recommendations on LDOS for the current month and previous month. For the current month, 10 of 15 analysts recommend stock as Buy while 0 as Sell, 1 as overweight, 0 as underweight and 4 as Hold. As compared with the previous month ratings, 14 analysts participate in stock recommendation. Out of 14, 0 rated it sell, 10 rated it as Buy and 4 as Hold Ratings.

Vanguard Group, Inc. (The), Blackrock Inc. and JP Morgan Chase & Company are the top three holders in Leidos Holdings Inc. (LDOS) stock. On Mar 30, 2020, Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) has 16.41 million shares which valued 1.5 billion. On Mar 30, 2020, Blackrock Inc. owned 9.35 million shares which valued at 857.05 million. On Mar 30, 2020, JP Morgan Chase & Company has a total of 7.49 million shares which valued at 686.09 million. In the end, JP Morgan Chase & Company have 5.27% shares outstanding of Leidos Holdings Inc. (LDOS) on Mar 30, 2020. The insider ownership moved to 0.50% and institutional holding shifted to 78.10%.

The company posted an EPS (TTM) of 4.13. According to the most recent quarter report on (Sep 2020), 12 analysts estimated an average EPS of 1.33, while 1.36 EPS posted a year ago period. Analyst Estimated EPS for LDOS published in the report was $1.26 – $1.39 during the same period. Comparing with last year, the average estimated EPS was 1.36 which is lower than 1.55 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 LDOS fall -3.76% for period of 200 days. SMA for 50 days was -3.48% which is showing red signal, while SMA-20 was 2.92%. The moving average value for Leidos Holdings Inc. (LDOS) is 2.7M and 1.82% for 200 and 50 days respectively.

Let’s take a look on the insider transactions, in which multiple shareholders are showing interest in LDOS stock. On Jun 10, JOHN MIRIAM E, Director, sold 2,556 trading shares at the cost of $105.89, which valued at 0.27 million. On May 27, Stevens Roy E, Chief of Business Development, sold 2,801 shares at the cost of $101.23, with total shares of 17,920. On May 11, Fubini David G, Director, sold 4,865 shares at the cost of 102.80. After this transaction, Fubini David G total shares reached to 10,988 which valued at 0.5 million.