Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc.Find Ratings Reports
KRATOS DEFENSE & SECURITY's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2017 has increased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased, representing a decrease to the bottom line. KRATOS DEFENSE & SECURITY is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 2.12 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year.
At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has greatly increased by 85.05% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is very unlikely to face financial difficulties in the near future.
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|Income Statement||Q4 FY17||Q4 FY16|
|Net Sales ($mil)||202.2||182.1|
|Net Income ($mil)||-22.2||-4.3|
|Balance Sheet||Q4 FY17||Q4 FY16|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||130.0||69.6|
|Total Assets ($mil)||1024.0||948.6|
|Total Debt ($mil)||294.3||432.0|
|Profitability||Q4 FY17||Q4 FY16|
|Gross Profit Margin||29.13||26.8|
|Return on Assets||-4.16||-6.37|
|Return on Equity||-8.32||-21.85|
|Debt||Q4 FY17||Q4 FY16|
|Share Data||Q4 FY17||Q4 FY16|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||103.3||73.95|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||4.95||3.74|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||2180519.0||1661318.0|
HOLD. The current P/E ratio is negative, which has no meaningful value in the assessment of premium or discount valuation, it simply displays that the company has negative earnings. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.24 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.15 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 165.53. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount. After reviewing these and other key valuation criteria, KRATOS DEFENSE & SECURITY proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|KTOS NM||Peers 31.44||KTOS NM||Peers 18.94|
Neutral. The absence of a valid P/E ratio happens when a stock can not be valued on the basis of a negative stream of earnings.
KTOS's P/E is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.
Neutral. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.
KTOS's P/CF is negative making the measure meaningless.
|KTOS 32.68||Peers 22.42||KTOS NA||Peers 2.58|
Premium. A higher price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher future growth expectations.
KTOS is trading at a significant premium to its peers.
Neutral. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.
Ratio not available.
|KTOS 2.24||Peers 165.53||KTOS 54.00||Peers 12.49|
Discount. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.
KTOS is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
KTOS is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
|KTOS 1.53||Peers 2.19||KTOS 12.44||Peers 9.34|
Discount. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.
KTOS is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.
Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.
KTOS has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.