NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of KBR (KBR) - Get Report are soaring 10.62% to $14.27 Friday afternoon following the release of its 2015 fourth quarter results.

Before today's opening bell, the Houston-based engineering and construction company posted adjusted earnings of 36 cents per diluted share, surpassing analysts' estimates of 29 cents per share.

Revenue for the period was $1.08 billion, missing Wall Street's expectations of $1.13 billion.

"KBR's technology and project delivery capability, focused primarily on natural gas derivative products and associated downstream facilities, positions us well in what is likely to be a difficult market," President and CEO Stuart Bradie said in a statement.

For 2016, the company forecasts earnings per diluted share between $1.20 and $1.45. Analysts are looking for earnings of $1.34 per share.

Separately, TheStreet Ratings Team has a "Sell" rating with a score of D on the stock.

This is driven by several weaknesses, which should have a greater impact than any strengths, and could make it more difficult for investors to achieve positive results compared to most of the stocks covered.

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The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its disappointing return on equity, weak operating cash flow, generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself and poor profit margins.

Recently, TheStreet Ratings objectively rated this stock according to its "risk-adjusted" total return prospect over a 12-month investment horizon. Not based on the news in any given day, the rating may differ from Jim Cramer's view or that of this articles's author.

You can view the full analysis from the report here: KBR

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