Kratos Defense & Security Solutions (NASDAQ:KTOS – Get Rating) and Terran Orbital (NYSE:LLAP – Get Rating) are both small-cap aerospace companies, but which stock is superior? We’ll compare the two companies based on their risk strength, earnings, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations and valuation.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
85.5% of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions shares are held by institutional investors. 2.1% of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership indicates that hedge funds, endowments, and large fund managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
This table compares the net margins, return on equity, and return on assets of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions and Terran Orbital.
|Net margins||Return on equity||return on assets|
|Kratos Defense and Security Solutions||-2.43%||2.05%||1.22%|
|Earth orbital||N / A||-179.05%||12.73%|
This is a summary of recent recommendations for Kratos Defense & Security Solutions and Terran Orbital, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sales Ratings||Hold odds||Buy reviews||Strong buy odds||Rating|
|Kratos Defense and Security Solutions||0||1||6||0||2.86|
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions currently has a consensus price target of $24.88, suggesting a potential upside of 75.05%. Terran Orbital has a consensus price target of $16.67, suggesting a potential upside of 279.65%. Given Terran Orbital’s stronger consensus rating and higher likely upside, analysts clearly think Terran Orbital is more favorable than Kratos Defense & Security Solutions.
Risk and Volatility
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions has a beta of 0.8, indicating that its stock price is 20% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Terran Orbital has a beta of 0.88, indicating that the stock price of its stock is 12% less volatile than the S&P 500. .
Benefits and evaluation
This chart compares gross revenue, earnings per share, and valuation of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions and Terran Orbital.
|Gross revenue||Price/sales ratio||Net revenue||Earnings per share||Price/earnings ratio|
|Kratos Defense and Security Solutions||$811.50 million||2.19||-$2.00 million||($0.15)||-94.73|
|Earth orbital||N / A||N / A||-2.45 million dollars||N / A||N / A|
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions has higher revenue and profit than Terran Orbital.
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions beats Terran Orbital on 6 out of 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Kratos Defense and Security Solutions (Get a rating)
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. operates as a government contractor to the US Department of Defense. The Company operates through two segments, Kratos Government Solutions and Unmanned Systems. The Kratos Government Solutions segment offers microwave electronics, space and satellite communications, training and cybersecurity/warfare, C5ISR/modular systems, turbine technologies, and defense and military support services. rockets. The Unmanned Systems segment provides unmanned aerial systems and unmanned land and sea systems. It serves national security-related agencies, the Department of Defense, intelligence agencies and classified agencies, as well as international government agencies and domestic and international commercial clients. Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. was incorporated in 1994 and is headquartered in San Diego, California.
About Terran Orbital (Get a rating)
Terran Orbital Corporation manufactures, owns and operates satellites and related space solutions that provide Earth observation, data and analytics to defense, intelligence, civilian and commercial end users in the United States. The Company operates through two segments, Satellite Solutions and Earth Observation Solutions. The Satellite Solutions segment provides end-to-end satellite solutions, including spacecraft design, development, launch services and in-orbit operations for mission critical in a range of applications in various orbits to government agencies and commercial enterprises. The Earth Observation Solutions segment develops, builds, launches and operates a constellation of Earth observation satellites with synthetic aperture radar and electro-optical capabilities to provide observational data of Earth and mission solutions. It is also focused on providing secondary payload solutions and on-board data processing capabilities on its constellation of satellites, including sensors, optical links or other mission solutions. The company was founded in 2013 and is based in Boca Raton, Florida.
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