Analysts Set Leidos Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LDOS) Price Target at $114.36

Shares of Leidos Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LDOSGet Free Report) have been assigned a consensus recommendation of “Moderate Buy” from the eleven research firms that are covering the company, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and eight have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 12-month price target among brokers that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $114.36.

Several equities research analysts have commented on LDOS shares. Stifel Nicolaus upped their price target on Leidos from $120.00 to $125.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, November 1st. Truist Financial increased their price target on Leidos from $110.00 to $115.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 1st. TheStreet downgraded Leidos from a “b-” rating to a “c” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 31st. Barclays raised Leidos from an “equal weight” rating to an “overweight” rating in a report on Friday, January 5th. Finally, Argus upgraded Leidos from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $120.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Friday, November 17th.

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Insider Transactions at Leidos

In other news, Director Surya N. Mohapatra sold 2,401 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, November 22nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $105.83, for a total transaction of $254,097.83. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 19,089 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,020,188.87. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Corporate insiders own 1.52% of the company’s stock.

Institutional Trading of Leidos

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. Private Trust Co. NA raised its holdings in Leidos by 123.4% during the second quarter. Private Trust Co. NA now owns 286 shares of the aerospace company’s stock valued at $25,000 after buying an additional 158 shares in the last quarter. KB Financial Partners LLC acquired a new position in shares of Leidos during the 1st quarter worth about $25,000. Chilton Capital Management LLC acquired a new position in shares of Leidos during the 1st quarter worth about $27,000. Farmers & Merchants Trust Co of Chambersburg PA acquired a new position in shares of Leidos during the 4th quarter worth about $28,000. Finally, Money Concepts Capital Corp lifted its position in shares of Leidos by 548.8% during the 4th quarter. Money Concepts Capital Corp now owns 266 shares of the aerospace company’s stock worth $28,000 after purchasing an additional 225 shares during the last quarter. 74.71% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Leidos Stock Performance

NYSE LDOS opened at $112.16 on Friday. The stock has a market cap of $15.42 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 107.85, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.83 and a beta of 0.68. The business has a fifty day moving average of $109.17 and a 200-day moving average of $101.24. Leidos has a fifty-two week low of $76.58 and a fifty-two week high of $113.50. The company has a quick ratio of 1.22, a current ratio of 1.31 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.11.

Leidos Company Profile

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Leidos Holdings, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, provides services and solutions in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets in the United States and internationally. It operates through three segments: Defense Solutions, Civil, and Health. The Defense Solutions segment offers national security solutions and systems for air, land, sea, space, and cyberspace for the U.S.

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