Published: Sat, January 13, 2018
Worldwide | By Isabel Fisher

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions (NASDAQ:KTOS) Earns News Sentiment Rating of 0.16

The firm owned 22,461,681 shares of the company's stock after buying an additional 323,244 shares during the period.

The stock increased 3.12% or $1.76 during the last trading session, reaching $58.4. About 696,938 shares traded. It has underperformed by 19.46% the S&P500.

Brown Capital Management Llc decreased Sun Hydraulics Corp (SNHY) stake by 0.93% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing.

The company reported its EPS on 9/29/2017. That puts the market capitalization at $1.14 bln. The stock increased 0.18% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $11.22. (NASDAQ:KTOS) for 7.86M shares. Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc.

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions (NASDAQ:KTOS) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, November 2nd. It has outperformed by 126.09% the S&P500. With 1.62M avg volume, 5 days are for Kratos Defense & Security Soluti (NASDAQ:KTOS)'s short sellers to cover KTOS's short positions. Therefore 50% are positive.

Kratos Defense & Security Soluti (NASDAQ:KTOS) had an increase of 8.21% in short interest. On Thursday, January 19 the stock rating was initiated by SunTrust with "Hold". The rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity on Wednesday, January 3 with "Buy". (NASDAQ:KTOS). Morgan Stanley holds 717,232 shares or 0% of its portfolio. The stock has "Buy" rating by Noble Financial on Friday, November 3. Penserra Capital Management LLC now owns 33,515 shares of the company's stock valued at $230,000 after buying an additional 20,087 shares in the last quarter.

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc (KTOS) opened at $11.29 on Wednesday. (NASDAQ:KTOS) for 143,800 shares. The rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity on Friday, October 27 with "Buy". Canaccord Genuity assumed coverage on shares of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions in a research report on Tuesday, January 17th. (NASDAQ:KTOS) has "Hold" rating given on Monday, January 8 by Jefferies.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.76 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.14, from 0.89 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 16 investors sold SNHY shares while 33 reduced holdings. 42 funds opened positions while 37 raised stakes. Dumont & Blake Invest Advisors holds 0.07% or 1,500 shares. Deutsche Bancorporation Ag has 126,779 shares. Ameritas Investment Inc holds 0.14% of its portfolio in Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. Northern Corporation owns 869,019 shares. Managed Asset Portfolios Llc who had been investing in Kratos Defense & Sec Solutio for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $1.16B market cap company. (NASDAQ:KTOS) that has shown a discernible change in trend levels over the path of recent market activity. Geode Limited Company reported 718,525 shares.

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc offers various technologies, products and solutions focused on the United States and its allies' national security. (NASDAQ:KTOS). State Of Wisconsin Invest Board reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. Price T Rowe Assoc Md has 0% invested in Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:KTOS) for 92,000 shares. Verition Fund Mngmt Ltd Liability invested 0.04% of its portfolio in Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. First Allied Advisory Ser Inc holds 0.01% or 12,655 shares. Arrowstreet Cap Limited Partnership has invested 0% in Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. Jabre Capital Partners reported 92,000 shares stake. KTOS's profit will be $4.13 million for 73.31 P/E if the $0.04 EPS becomes a reality. A 5 analysts rate it as either a buy or a strong buy, while 0 believe that investors should either steer clear of (NASDAQ:KTOS) or, if they already own its stock, sell it. Therefore 79% are positive. Alkermes had 34 analyst reports since September 1, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Monday, August 29, the company rating was downgraded by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Friday, October 6 by BMO Capital Markets. Jefferies maintained Woodward, Inc. Noble Financial maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Tuesday, August 8 report. The stock has "Hold" rating by Jefferies on Friday, June 23. Cowen & Co maintained Pfizer Inc. Noble Financial has "Buy" rating and $1400 target. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Wednesday, November 25 by Suntrust Robinson. The rating was initiated by J.P. Morgan with "Hold" on Friday, December 1. The stock of Pfizer Inc. (NASDAQ:MANH) earned "Outperform" rating by William Blair on Tuesday, September 29. Dornemann Michael sold $614,600 worth of stock. Brown Ltd Liability has 4.13 million shares. (NASDAQ:TTWO) or 49,210 shares. The stock of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc.

Managed Asset Portfolios Llc, which manages about $361.80 million and $321.25M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ:MSFT) by 7,900 shares to 250,924 shares, valued at $18.69M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. Private Na invested in 0.89% or 63,988 shares. Its down 0.20, from 1.05 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 52 investors sold NRG shares while 121 reduced holdings. Swedbank invested in 0.56% or 894,800 shares. 1,400 were reported by Everence Capital Inc. Old Second Savings Bank Of Aurora has 0.05% invested in Woodward, Inc. 388,242 were reported by Da Davidson. Old Mutual Customised Solutions (Proprietary) Ltd accumulated 0.56% or 65,068 shares. Moreover, Ftb has 0% invested in Sun Hydraulics Corporation (NASDAQ:SNHY). (NYSE:NRG) for 270 shares.

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