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Leidos Holdings Inc $ 91.98 3.95 (4.49%)

Volume:
782,080
Avg Vol (1m):
1,021,654
Market Cap $:
13.08 Bil
Enterprise Value $:
18.03 Bil
P/E (TTM):
21.74
P/B:
3.69
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These stocks have seen their prices rise faster than the S&P 500 index

Shares of Ball Corp (BLL), Leidos Holdings Inc (LDOS) and Casey's General Stores Inc (CASY) performed strongly over the past several years, topping the S&P 500 by wide margins.

GuruFocus has given these companies high profitability ratings. High profitability has helped push the share prices higher over the observed periods. Should the profitability of these companies remain strong also in the years ahead, shareholders may experience even larger rewards.

Additionally, Wall Street sell-side analysts have released positive recommendation ratings for these stocks.

Ball Corp

Shares of Ball Corp have gained 10.3% over the last 12 months, 55.6% over the past

175 Views    Alberto Abaterusso    2020-03-13 16:47
Linde tops the list

Past performance is not a guarantee of future results, but strong growth in cumulative earnings increases the likelihood that companies will continue to do so, driving their share prices higher in the coming years.

The S&P 500 Index reported a 9.5% average growth in its annual earnings over the past five years, generating a nearly 55% rise in its share price to $2,940.25 at close on Tuesday.

Thus, investors may be interested in the following holdings that have beaten the benchmark for U.S. markets in terms of higher cumulative earnings growth, showing over a 9.5% annual increase.

These companies are

87 Views    Alberto Abaterusso    2019-10-02 15:52
A recent report says more than 60% of the companies in the health care IT industry are overvalued

Investors seeking stocks to short may want to look closely at the companies in health care information technology. More than 60% of the companies in the industry are overvalued, according to a report from KPMG and Leavitt Partners.

Although the report didn’t cite companies, maybe one of candidates trading higher than warranted is Cerner Corp. (CERN). Despite being an industry giant, the company has to be a disappointment to shareholders. It traded near it 52-week low of just more than $49 as recently as mid-December, recovering somewhat since then. Regardless, it is still well off its 52-week high of

98 Views    Barry Cohen    2019-02-07 23:33
Gurus share an interest in scientific research company Leidos Holdings

While gurus Mariko Gordon (Trades, Portfolio) and Sarah Ketterer (Trades, Portfolio) may have different approaches to value investing, they do have a holding in common.

Gordon, who runs New York-based Daruma Capital Management, manages a concentrated portfolio of small and mid-cap companies. The firm invests in a company not only when it offers good value, but when it can identify clear catalysts that will send the stock higher.

Ketterer’s Los Angeles-based firm, which she founded in 2001 with Harry Hartford, seeks to achieve superior risk-adjusted returns by investing in mispriced equities in both developed

131 Views    Sydnee Gatewood    2018-09-26 18:07
Guru's top buys include an ETF

Causeway Capital Management’s Sarah Ketterer (Trades, Portfolio) disclosed seven new positions when she released her second-quarter portfolio this week.

According to its website, the Los Angeles-based firm, which Ketterer founded in 2001 with Harry Hartford, seeks to achieve superior risk-adjusted returns by investing in mispriced equities in both developed and emerging markets.

Ketterer’s top five new buys for the quarter were Dominion Energy Inc. (D), Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc. (ZBH), Leidos Holdings Inc. (LDOS), iShares MSCI India (INDA) and KB Financial Group Inc. (KB).

Dominion Energy

The guru invested in 2.2 million shares of Dominion Energy

426 Views    Sydnee Gatewood    2018-08-15 16:37
Leidos Holdings, Fortinet among companies that achieved annual milestone

According to GuruFocus, these stocks have reached their 52-week highs.

Leidos Holdings reached the 52-week high of $70.55

Leidos Holdings Inc. (LDOS) is engaged in providing scientific, engineering, system integration, technical services and solutions to various government entities, including the U.S. Department of Defense and the Department of Homeland Security.

The price of Leidos shares has reached $70.55, which is 0.9% off the 52-week high of $71.18. The company has a market cap of $10.62 billion; its shares were traded around $70.55 with a price-earnings ratio of 24.67 and a price-sales ratio of

52 Views    yifan900    2018-08-14 20:15
The guru added to these holdings in the past 2 quarters

Mariko Gordon (Trades, Portfolio) is the founder of Daruma Capital Management. She started the firm in 1995 with zero assets. In both first-quarter 2017 and fourth-quarter 2016 the guru bought shares in the following stocks:

National Instruments Corp. (NATI)

In fourth-quarter 2016, the guru increased the position by 5.85% and in the first quarter increased it by 8.24%. The guru holds 0.08% of outstanding shares of the stock.

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National Instruments designs, manufactures and sells computer-based virtual instrumentation software and hardware products to scientists and engineers. Its products include embedded control and

149 Views    Tiziano Frateschi    2017-06-13 20:04
Aerospace and defense company has admirable business segment operations

Monday morning, President-elect Donald Trump Tweeted:

After which, aerospace and defense company Lockheed Martin's (LMT) shares lost an initial $4 billion in market value, about $28 million lost per Tweet character, according to CNBC. Lockheed Martin was down 2.47% at market close.

Earnings performance

Lockheed Martin delivered its third-quarter fiscal 2016 results on Oct. 25. The $76 billion defense company reported 15.4% net sales growth to $33.5 billion and an outstanding 61.5% profit growth to $4.3 billion nine months in its fiscal 2016 business operations.

Company expenses still grew by 16% to $29.8 billion partially

271 Views    Mark Yu    2016-12-13 15:23
Based on comparable private market transactions, Leidos looks like a good value

Leidos Holdings (LDOS) recently completed its acquisition of Lockheed Martin

770 Views    Ben Strubel    2016-09-13 21:16

According to GuruFocus Insider Data, these are the largest CEO buys during the past week. The overall trend of CEOs is illustrated in the chart below:

China Recycling Energy Corp (CREG): CEO and Chairman of the Board, 10% Owner Guohua Ku Bought 13,829,074 Shares

CEO and Chairman of the Board, 10% Owner of China Recycling Energy Corp (CREG) Guohua Ku bought 13,829,074 shares on Sept. 15 at an average price of $1.27. China Recycling Energy Corporation was incorporated on May 8, 1980, under the laws of the State of Colorado. China Recycling Energy

2126 Views    GuruFocus    2014-09-21 15:05

According to GuruFocus Insider Data, these are the largest CEO buys during the past week. The overall trend of CEOs is illustrated in the chart below:

Titan Machinery Inc (TITN): Chairman and CEO, 10% Owner David Joseph Meyer Bought 90,250 Shares

Chairman and CEO, 10% Owner of Titan Machinery Inc (TITN) David Joseph Meyer bought 90,250 shares on 09/10/2014 at an average price of $13.01. Titan Machinery is incorporated in Delaware. Titan Machinery has a market cap of $282.700 million; its shares were traded at around $13.01 with a P/E ratio of 619.50 and

1019 Views    GuruFocus    2014-09-16 15:08
The GuruFocus [url=http://www.gurufocus.com/52weeklow.php?tab=guru&datespan=52w]52-week low screener[/url] reveals some fascinating companies that are way off a 52-week high; they have no billionaire investors, and no insider trading to report, qualifying them as [b]wild card wonders[/b] (because they make us wonder). This week’s wild card wonders include: Pharmaxis Ltd. (PXSLY) off 90.7%, Hakuhodo Dy Holdings Incorporated (HKUOY) off 88.4%, and Mitsubishi UFJ Lease & Finance Co. Ltd. (MIUFY) off 86.9%. MIUFY lists a yield of 7%. Here are two more companies on a 52-week low and they are backed by billionaire investors. In fact, four billionaire investors made new buys and two gurus
3204 Views    Sally Jones    2013-09-29 01:04
[b]Magic Formula Numbers (est.):[/b] [i]Earnings Yield[/i]: 54% [i]Return On Capital[/i]: 21% Argan (AGX) has been in and out of the magic formula screen for quite some time now and it finally re-appeared on the Top 30/50 million screen this past weekend. Argan is a holding company which conducts operations through its wholly owned subsidiaries, Gemma Power Systems (GPS) and Southern Maryland Cable, Inc. (SMC). At first glance, the company appears to be undervalued as it has many of the characteristics value investors look for in a company. For one, Argan has $175 million in cash, no long term debt and
770 Views    mfinvestor    2012-06-22 12:44
Here is a current overview of best yielding stocks with a market capitalization over USD2 billion that have their ex-dividend date on the next trading day. If your broker settles your trade today, you will receive the next dividend. A full list of all stocks with ex-dividend date can be found here: [url=http://ex-dividend-dates.blogspot.de/2012/04/ex-dividend-stocks-on-april-12-2012.html]Ex-Dividend Stocks April 12, 2012[/url]. In total, 29 stocks and preferred shares go ex-dividend of which 14 yielding above 3 percent. The average yield amounts to 4.12 percent. The ex-dividend date is a major date related to the payment of dividends. If you purchase a stock on its
385 Views    Dividend    2012-04-11 14:19
Being a good investor consists of finding the cheapest stock with the lowest levels of risk and adding them to your portfolio, if they fit your criteria. However, that is not always an easy task, especially because there are thousands of stocks to choose from. Occasionally, the best investments are the ones very few investors know about. The following is an analysis of five unknown stocks to buy now. Most of these stocks have depreciated in value over time, which means right now might be a good time to grab some shares. [b]Frontier Communications (FTR) [/b]distributes an annual dividend of
3609 Views    Vatalyst.com    2012-03-29 11:56
The defense sector used to be a safe play for growth and dividends. There were two wars going on and the need for advancing battlefield technology fueled by nearly unlimited spending helped many companies do very well. Times have changed — one war is officially over and the second is ending and will be done by the end of 2014. Add to that the fact that America's military is cutting personnel and taking severe budget cuts and the outlook for this sector looks painful. A strong defense company is one that separates itself from the pack: It focuses on highly
804 Views    Dividend King    2012-03-08 23:04
According to [url=http://www.gurufocus.com/Guru_bargins.php]GuruFocus updates[/url], these stocks have declined the most since Gurus have bought. [b]YPF S.A. ADS (YPF): Down 28% Since [url=http://www.gurufocus.com/StockBuy.php?GuruName=George+Soros]George Soros[/url] Bought In the Quarter Ended 2011-06-30[/b] [url=http://www.gurufocus.com/StockBuy.php?GuruName=George+Soros]George Soros[/url] initiated holdings in exploration & production company YPF S.a. Ads during the quarter ended 06/30/2011. His purchase prices were between $40.95 and $46.34, with an estimated average price of $43.67. Since then the prices of YPF S.A. ADS shares have declined by -28% from the estimated average. [url=http://www.gurufocus.com/StockBuy.php?GuruName=George+Soros]George Soros[/url] owned 233,400 shares of as of 06/30/2011. YPF Sociedad Anonima is an international energy company, based on the integrated business
668 Views    hyperman299    2011-11-07 15:18
Baron Rothschild, an 18th century British nobleman and member of the Rothschild banking family, is credited with saying that "The time to buy is when there's blood in the streets." Rothschild made a fortune buying in the panic that followed the Battle of Waterloo, but that's not the whole story. The original quote is "Buy when there's blood in the streets, [i]even if the blood is your own.[/i]" That's contrarian investing at its finest, the worst things seem in the market the greater the chances for profit. In an ironic twist on Rothschild's words, today the blood is no longer
690 Views    tonyg34    2011-07-23 11:13
This is the quarterly portfolio update for Wally Weitz, the fund manager that lives in the same town as [url=http://www.gurufocus.com/StockBuy.php?GuruName=Warren+Buffett]Warren Buffett[/url]. As of 12/31/2010, Weitz Wallace R & Co owns 71 stocks with a total value of $2 billion. To Wally Weitz, stock prices have moved up from “dirt cheap” to “moderately cheap” levels. Where is he finding value today? He wrote [url=http://weitzfunds.com/_/docs/content/pdf/ShareholderLetters/WeitzFunds4Q2010Letter.pdf]in his latest shareholder letter[/url]: [i]“In our June 2010 quarterly letter, we observed that many of the most interesting stocks hitting our radar screen were large capitalization, high quality companies. We wrote about nine of them—Accenture, Aon, Dell,
5045 Views    gurufocus    2011-02-10 16:15
With money market and bond yields at or near record lows, investors may do well to remember the old saying:
[i][b]"The best defense is a good offense."[/b][/i] Given the valuations afforded to aerospace/defense companies these days, there may be yet another reason to keep it in mind. At at time when bargains are getting harder to find, value investors would do well to look at this beaten down sector. Chances are, if your firm derives a significant portion of its revenues from the Department of Defense, your shares have come under considerable pressure. Such are the concerns about federal budget
2911 Views    Hschacht    2010-10-05 13:41

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