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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 : 3/10

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Cash to Debt 0.05
NAS:KTOS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
84% of the 270 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.65 vs. NAS:KTOS: 0.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
NAS:KTOS' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.22 Max: N/A
Current: 0.05
Equity to Asset 0.23
NAS:KTOS's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
81% of the 265 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. NAS:KTOS: 0.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
NAS:KTOS' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18  Med: 0.54 Max: 0.81
Current: 0.23
0.18
0.81
F-Score: 2
Z-Score: 0.16
M-Score: -2.63
WACC vs ROIC
14.25%
-3.79%
WACC
ROIC
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 : 2/10

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Operating margin (%) -3.27
NAS:KTOS's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 272 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. NAS:KTOS: -3.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
NAS:KTOS' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -32.56  Med: -2.91 Max: 5.65
Current: -3.27
-32.56
5.65
Net-margin (%) -9.06
NAS:KTOS's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
83% of the 272 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.66 vs. NAS:KTOS: -9.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
NAS:KTOS' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -38.82  Med: -11.01 Max: 3.55
Current: -9.06
-38.82
3.55
ROE (%) -25.59
NAS:KTOS's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
90% of the 266 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.33 vs. NAS:KTOS: -25.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
NAS:KTOS' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -70.74  Med: -25.41 Max: 9.84
Current: -25.59
-70.74
9.84
ROA (%) -6.75
NAS:KTOS's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 275 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.35 vs. NAS:KTOS: -6.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
NAS:KTOS' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -34.31  Med: -7.9 Max: 3.73
Current: -6.75
-34.31
3.73
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -15.90
NAS:KTOS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 273 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.64 vs. NAS:KTOS: -15.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
NAS:KTOS' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -277.71  Med: -19.75 Max: 40.43
Current: -15.9
-277.71
40.43
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -18.50
NAS:KTOS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
90% of the 210 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. NAS:KTOS: -18.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NAS:KTOS' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.2  Med: -5.4 Max: 38.8
Current: -18.5
-20.2
38.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 12.00
NAS:KTOS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 181 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. NAS:KTOS: 12.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NAS:KTOS' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -100  Med: -28.8 Max: 12
Current: 12
-100
12
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -38.50
NAS:KTOS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
92% of the 168 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. NAS:KTOS: -38.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NAS:KTOS' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -57.5  Med: -14.3 Max: 297.9
Current: -38.5
-57.5
297.9
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-03-10)


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q4 2015

KTOS Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Chuck Royce 3,610,119 sh (+3.95%)
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Q1 2016

KTOS Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Chuck Royce 3,488,619 sh (-3.37%)
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Q2 2016

KTOS Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Jim Simons 94,307 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 3,485,019 sh (-0.10%)
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Q3 2016

KTOS Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Chuck Royce 3,403,294 sh (-2.35%)
Jim Simons 25,300 sh (-73.17%)
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Business Description

Industry: Consulting & Outsourcing » Security & Protection Services
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Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc is a specialized technology focused security business providing mission critical products, solutions & services for domestic & international customers with principal customers being agencies of the U.S. Government.

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc was incorporated in the state of New York on December 19, 1994 and reincorporated in the state of Delaware in 1998. The Company is engaged in specialized security technology business providing mission critical products, solutions and services for domestic and international customers. Its principal products and solutions are related to Command, Control, Communications, Computing, Combat Systems, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C5ISR). The Company designs, engineer and manufactures specialized electronic components, subsystems and systems for electronic attack, electronic warfare, radar, 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 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 operates in two principal business segments: Kratos Government Solutions (KGS) and Public Safety & Security (PSS). The KGS segment provides C5ISR products, solutions and services primarily for strategic mission critical national security programs and priorities. The Companys primary end customers in the KGS segment are U.S. Government agencies, including the Department of Defense (DoD), classified agencies, intelligence agencies, civilian agencies, other national security agencies and homeland security related agencies. Its PSS segment provides independent integrated security solutions for homeland security, public safety, critical infrastructure, and strategic assets for government, industrial and commercial customers. Its solutions include designing, engineering, installing, operating and servicing physical security systems and technologies that protect people, critical infrastructure, strategic assets, and property and make facilities more secure and efficient. The Companys customers in its KGS segment includes the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, U.S. Marines, Missile Defense Agency, the DHS, NASA, Foreign Military Sales (FMS), the U.S. Southern Command, U.S. Intelligence Community and certain classified customers and in PSS segment, Port of Long Beach, Port Authority of New York & New Jersey, Prudential, New York University, Fidelity, Scripps Clinic, PNC Bank, Halliburton, AT&T, Chevron, Mellon Bank, Calpine Power Plants, Capital Health, DuPont Fabros, BP America, University of Houston, Meridian Health and Memorial Hermann Hospital System. The Companys competitors in the PSS segment includes Siemens Building Technology, Johnson Controls, Diebold, and Convergint Technologies. The Company is subject to various government regulations, including various

Ratios

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P/B 2.35
KTOS's P/B is ranked lower than
63% of the 302 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. KTOS: 2.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
KTOS' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 1.08 Max: 2.21
Current: 2.35
0.48
2.21
P/S 0.71
KTOS's P/S is ranked higher than
71% of the 300 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. KTOS: 0.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
KTOS' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 0.47 Max: 7.87
Current: 0.71
0.17
7.87
EV-to-EBIT -35.52
KTOS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 242 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.92 vs. KTOS: -35.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
KTOS' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -182.3  Med: -4.5 Max: 345.8
Current: -35.52
-182.3
345.8
EV-to-EBITDA -366.58
KTOS's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 265 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.45 vs. KTOS: -366.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
KTOS' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -350.3  Med: 9.9 Max: 330.8
Current: -366.58
-350.3
330.8
Current Ratio 1.66
KTOS's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
52% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. KTOS: 1.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
KTOS' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.93  Med: 1.82 Max: 4.54
Current: 1.66
0.93
4.54
Quick Ratio 1.34
KTOS's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
52% of the 260 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. KTOS: 1.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
KTOS' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.93  Med: 1.62 Max: 4.54
Current: 1.34
0.93
4.54
Days Inventory 38.45
KTOS's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
63% of the 213 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 63.87 vs. KTOS: 38.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
KTOS' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.58  Med: 38.05 Max: 48.19
Current: 38.45
14.58
48.19
Days Sales Outstanding 114.32
KTOS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
80% of the 211 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 61.27 vs. KTOS: 114.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
KTOS' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 63.91  Med: 113.64 Max: 145.17
Current: 114.32
63.91
145.17
Days Payable 33.46
KTOS's Days Payable is ranked lower than
64% of the 172 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 48.82 vs. KTOS: 33.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
KTOS' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 25.33  Med: 35.46 Max: 51.34
Current: 33.46
25.33
51.34

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -1.50
KTOS's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
51% of the 146 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.50 vs. KTOS: -1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
KTOS' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -53.1  Med: -14.6 Max: -1.3
Current: -1.5
-53.1
-1.3

Valuation & Return

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Price/Projected FCF 3.68
KTOS's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
85% of the 124 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. KTOS: 3.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
KTOS' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 1.1 Max: 4.09
Current: 3.68
0.49
4.09
Price/Median PS Value 1.53
KTOS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
72% of the 268 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. KTOS: 1.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
KTOS' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 1.39 Max: 74.7
Current: 1.53
0.41
74.7
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -2.80
KTOS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
85% of the 309 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. KTOS: -2.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
KTOS' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 3.9 Max: 6.7
Current: -2.8
0.3
6.7

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $664.1
EPS (TTM) $ -0.99
Beta2.63
Short Percentage of Float14.57%
52-Week Range $2.80 - 7.58
Shares Outstanding (Mil)73.94
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