Analyst Ratings for Leidos Holdings Inc. (LDOS)

Updated: 2017-07-29

Leidos Holdings Inc. (NYSE:LDOS) was awarded an average rating of Buy from investment analysts following the stock. About 30 days ago, LDOS was issued an average rating of Overweight.

7 analysts declared LDOS a buy, 1 gave an overweight rating, 2 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 0. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for LDOS. The highest price target was 65, which equates to a potential upside of 21.27 percent. The lowest price target was 60, implying potential capital losses of 11.94 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -0.63 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 2.15 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 2 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of LDOS to grow at a rate of 50.06 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of LDOS is 0.48.

In the last 52-weeks, LDOS has achieved a high of 56.67 and a low of 37.79. Today's price is 41.84 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 5.42 percent. LDOS has a P/E ratio of 24.25. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The LDOS value stock report compares LDOS to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $8.07 billion. LDOS will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.