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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.09
KTOS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
58% of the 238 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. KTOS: 0.09 )
KTOS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 310
Current: 0.09

0.05
310
Equity to Asset 0.24
KTOS's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
62% of the 240 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. KTOS: 0.24 )
KTOS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 0.78
Current: 0.24

0.24
0.78
Interest Coverage 0.50
KTOS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
73% of the 171 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.09 vs. KTOS: 0.50 )
KTOS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 9999.99
Current: 0.5

0.5
9999.99
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 0.51
M-Score: -2.71
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 3/10

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Operating margin (%) 3.35
KTOS's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 235 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.76 vs. KTOS: 3.35 )
KTOS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -34.51   Max: 20.62
Current: 3.35

-34.51
20.62
Net-margin (%) -3.91
KTOS's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 235 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.26 vs. KTOS: -3.91 )
KTOS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -38.82   Max: 12.43
Current: -3.91

-38.82
12.43
ROE (%) -12.58
KTOS's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 235 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.11 vs. KTOS: -12.58 )
KTOS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -75.63   Max: 32.87
Current: -12.58

-75.63
32.87
ROA (%) -3.06
KTOS's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 240 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.08 vs. KTOS: -3.06 )
KTOS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -35.56   Max: 10.7
Current: -3.06

-35.56
10.7
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 15.16
KTOS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 237 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.95 vs. KTOS: 15.16 )
KTOS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -212.79   Max: 101.9
Current: 15.16

-212.79
101.9
Revenue Growth (%) -11.50
KTOS's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 170 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. KTOS: -11.50 )
KTOS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -19.5   Max: 38.8
Current: -11.5

-19.5
38.8
EBITDA Growth (%) -12.00
KTOS's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 158 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. KTOS: -12.00 )
KTOS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -36.2   Max: -12
Current: -12

-36.2
-12
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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

KTOS Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Jim Simons 44,692 sh (+20.21%)
Chuck Royce 1,509,572 sh (+16.74%)
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Q2 2013

KTOS Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Jim Simons 285,960 sh (+539.85%)
Chuck Royce 1,881,304 sh (+24.62%)
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Q3 2013

KTOS Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Steven Cohen 23,143 sh (New)
Jim Simons 386,892 sh (+35.3%)
Chuck Royce 1,995,640 sh (+6.08%)
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Q4 2013

KTOS Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 16,028 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 2,164,040 sh (+8.44%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Jim Simons 129,700 sh (-66.48%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with KTOS

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2012-03-31 Sold Out 0.002%$5.42 - $7.56 $ 7.5927%0
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2011-12-31 Add 150%$4.65 - $6.96 $ 7.5927%75000
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2011-09-30 New Buy$7.15 - $12.38 $ 7.59-21%30000
Mario Gabelli 2011-03-31 Sold Out $12.99 - $14.52 $ 7.59-45%0
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Ratios

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P/B 1.50
KTOS's P/B is ranked higher than
67% of the 236 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. KTOS: 1.50 )
KTOS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 5.4
Current: 1.5

0.48
5.4
P/S 0.50
KTOS's P/S is ranked higher than
82% of the 244 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. KTOS: 0.50 )
KTOS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 8.28
Current: 0.5

0.18
8.28
PFCF 94.00
KTOS's PFCF is ranked lower than
73% of the 120 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.03 vs. KTOS: 94.00 )
KTOS' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 4.94   Max: 2790
Current: 94

4.94
2790
EV-to-EBIT 32.30
KTOS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
68% of the 216 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.03 vs. KTOS: 32.30 )
KTOS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 14   Max: 178.9
Current: 32.3

14
178.9

Valuation & Return

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Price/DCF (Projected) 1.19
KTOS's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
72% of the 89 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. KTOS: 1.19 )
KTOS' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.64   Max: 3.81
Current: 1.19

0.64
3.81
Price/Median PS Value 0.80
KTOS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
90% of the 232 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. KTOS: 0.80 )
KTOS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 31.18
Current: 0.8

0.4
31.18
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 3.10
KTOS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
66% of the 227 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. KTOS: 3.10 )
KTOS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 7.2
Current: 3.1

0.6
7.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 7.22
KTOS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
80% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.13 vs. KTOS: 7.22 )
KTOS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -0.9   Max: 14.1
Current: 7.22

-0.9
14.1

Business Description

Industry: Consulting & Outsourcing » Security & Protection Services
Compare:TYC, SOMLY, ADT, GEO, GFSZY » details
Traded in other countries:WF5A.Germany
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. incorporated in the state of New York on December 19, 1994 and began operations in March 1995. It reincorporated in the state of Delaware in 1998. On September 12, 2007, it changed its name from Wireless Facilities, Inc. to Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. The Company is a specialized national security technology business providing mission critical products, services and solutions for U.S. national security priorities. Its main products and services are related to Command, Control, Communications, Computing, Combat Systems, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C5ISR). It offers its customers products, solutions, services and expertise to support their mission-critical needs by leveraging its skills across its core offering areas in C5ISR. The Company manufactures and designs specialized electronic defense components subsystems and systems for electronic attack, electronic warfare and missile system platforms; integrated technology solutions for satellite communications; products and solutions for unmanned systems; products and services related to cybersecurity and cyberwarfare; products and solutions for ballistic missile defense; weapons systems trainers; advanced network engineering and information technology ("IT") services; weapons systems lifecycle support and sustainment; military weapon range operations and technical services; and public safety, critical infrastructure security and surveillance systems. The Company operate in two principal business segments: Kratos Government Solutions ("KGS") and Public Safety and Security ("PSS"). It organizes its business segments based on the nature of the products and services offered. The KGS segment provides C5ISR products, solutions and services mainly for mission critical national security priorities. Its primary end customers in the KGS segment are U.S. Government agencies, including the DoD, classified agencies, intelligence agencies, civil agencies, other national security agencies and homeland security related agencies. Its PSS segment provides independent integrated solutions for advanced homeland security, public safety, critical infrastructure, and security and surveillance systems for government, industrial and commercial customers. Its solutions include designing, engineering, installing and servicing physical security systems and technologies that protect people, critical infrastructure, strategic assets, and property and make facilities more secure and efficient. Its provide solutions in such areas as the design, engineering and operation of command and control centers; the design, engineering, deployment and integration of access control; building automation and control; communications; digital and closed circuit television security and surveillance; fire and life safety; maintenance and services and product support services. Competition in the federal business segment includes tier one, large U.S. Government

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