Impact of Brokerage Rating on Leidos Holdings, Inc.(LDOS)

Many Leidos Holdings, Inc.(LDOS) Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock. Leidos Holdings was Initiated by Goldman to Neutral on Dec 14, 2016. Leidos Holdings was Initiated by Oppenheimer to Outperform on Dec 6, 2016. Leidos Holdings was Upgraded by Credit Suisse to Outperform on Nov 21, 2016.

Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Nov 14, 2016, Surya N Mohapatra (director) purchased 3,276 shares at 46.27 per share price.On Mar 15, 2016, Robert S Shapard (director) purchased 4,000 shares at 47.04 per share price.On Mar 15, 2016, James Reagan (CFO) purchased 2,600 shares at 46.83 per share price.

Leidos Holdings Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Nov 3, 2016. The company reported $1.25 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.29. Analyst had a consensus of $0.96. The company had revenue of $1868.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $1896.03 million. The companys revenue was up 43.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.73 EPS.

Leidos Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LDOS) has received a short term rating of hold from experts at Zacks with a rank of 3. The stock has been rated an average of 1.57 by 7 Brokerage Firm. 5 Wall Street Firms have rated the stock as a strong buys. 2 Brokerage Firms have advised hold.

Leidos Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LDOS) shares are expected to touch $53.4 in the short term. This short term price target has been shared by 5 analysts. However, the standard deviation of short term price estimate has been valued at 7.06. The target price could hit $60 on the higher end and $44 on the lower end.

Leidos Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LDOS) rose 0.14% or 0.07 points on Tuesday and made its way into the gainers of the day. After trading began at $50.83 the stock was seen hitting $51.16 as a peak level and $50.59 as the lowest level. The stock ended up at $51.06. The daily volume was measured at 609,455 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $52.92 and the 52-week low is $37.79. The company has a market cap of $7,678 million.

Leidos Holdings Inc. provides science and technology solutions. The company operates in four segments: Defense Solutions; Health, Energy and Civil Solutions; Intelligence and Cybersecurity Solutions, and Corporate and other. It serves in the areas of national security, engineering and health. Leidos Holdings Inc., formerly known as SAIC, Inc., is headquartered in McLean, Virginia.

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