Value gained By KBR Inc. (KBR) In The Past Week: $49.77


KBR Inc. (NYSE:KBR) finished Wednesday with a subtraction of -$0.5 to close at $47.04, a downside of -1.05 percent. An average of 1,846,120 shares of common stock have been traded in the last five days. There was a fall of -$2.26 in the past week, and it reached a new high 34 times over the past 12 months. The last 20 days have seen an average of 1,202,565 shares traded, while the 50-day average volume stands at 1,161,662.

KBR stock has decreased by -7.82% in the last month. The company shares reached their 1-month lowest point of $47.04 on 09/21/22. With the stock rallying to its 52-week high on 04/14/22, shares of the company touched a low of $37.10 and a high of $56.94 in 52 weeks. It has reached a new high 10 times so far this year and lost -1.22% or -$0.58 in price. In spite of this, the price is down -17.38% from the 52-week high.

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Insider Transactions

34 days have passed since KBR Inc. (KBR) last reported insider trading activity. Conlon Gregory Sean, who is Chief Digital & Development, most recently acquired $14,564 shares at $52.09 per share on Aug 19. In this transaction, the insider spent $758,634. Director, Pickard Ann Darlene, disposed of 6,000 shares at a price of $51.82 on Aug 12. The insider now owns more than $310,930 worth of shares. Prior to that, President Gov’t Solutions EMEA Barrie Andrew went on to Sale 3,111 shares at $51.35 each on Aug 08. An amount of $159,750 was transacted.

Valuation Metrics

KBR Inc. (KBR) has a trailing price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio of 51.81. The stock’s beta is 1.25. Other valuation ratios to consider include the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio at 0.86, the price-to-book (PB) ratio at 4.12, and the price-to-cash flow ratio at 27.22.

The company has a payout ratio of 33.10%. The company’s most recent quarterly dividend payment was $0.12 a share, without any change from last year. Its latest increase dividend $0.01 reported on Friday February 18 2022.

Financial Health

The quick ratio of KBR Inc. for the three months ended June 29 was 1.30, and the current ratio was 1.30, indicating that the company is able to meet its debt obligations. Further, the company has a long term debt to equity ratio of 1.10 and a total debt to equity ratio of 1.11 for the quarter ending June 29. Its gross profit as reported stood at $806.0 million compared to revenue of $7.34 billion.

For investors, determining the potential profitability of the investment also depends on the performance of the company’s management. In the past 12 months, KBR Inc.’s return on assets was 2.50%.

Earnings Surprise

For the three-month period that ended June 29, KBR Inc. had $1.75 billion in total debt. In the quarter under review, the net income was down than the previous quarter. The company posted a net income of $94.0 million in the quarter, while revenues were grew 261.7%. The analyst consensus anticipated KBR Inc.’s latest quarter earnings to come in at $0.65 per share, but it turned out to be $0.76, a 16.90% surprise. For the quarter, EBITDA amounted to $160.0 million. Shareholders own equity worth $139.04 million.

Technical Picture

From a technical analysis perspective, let’s take a brief look at KBR Inc. (KBR) price momentum. RSI 9-day as of the close on 21 September was 30.41%, suggesting the stock is Neutral, with historical volatility in this time frame at 21.90%.

As of today, KBR’s price is $48.44 -4.58% or -$2.26 from its 5-day moving average. KBR is currently trading -7.38% lower than its 20-day SMA and -5.54% lower than its 100-day SMA. However, the stock’s current price level is -1.05% below the SMA50 and +9.07% above the SMA200.

The stochastic %K and %D were 42.20% and 46.82%, respectively, and the average true range (ATR) was 1.12. With the 14-day stochastic at 0.00% and the average true range at 1.14, the RSI (14) stands at 35.23%. The stock has reached -0.91 on the 9-day MACD Oscillator while the 14-day reading was at -0.65.

Analyst Ratings

The consensus rating for KBR Inc. (KBR) among analysts is Buy. According to current brokerage recommendations, 0 brokerage firms advise that investors sell KBR, while 1 suggest investors hold. There are 0 analysts who rate the stock as underweight. The stock is rated overweight by 0 analysts, while 10 others rate it as a “buy”.

What is KBR’s price target for the next 12 months?

Analysts predict a range of price targets between $56.00 and $66.00, with a median target of $64.50. Taking a look at these predictions, the average price target given by analysts for KBR Inc. (KBR) stock is $63.00.


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