KBR Inc. (NYSE:KBR) finished Friday with an addition of $0.42 to close at $52.80, an upside of 0.80 percent. An average of 556,820 shares of common stock have been traded in the last five days. There was a gain of $0.93 in the past week, and it reached a new high 11 times over the past 12 months. The last 20 days have seen an average of 873,490 shares traded, while the 50-day average volume stands at 1,050,422.
KBR stock has increased by 2.19% in the last month. The company shares reached their 1-month lowest point of $49.81 on 12/16/22. With the stock rallying to its 52-week high on 04/14/22, shares of the company touched a low of $41.77 and a high of $56.94 in 52 weeks. It has reached a new high 10 times so far this year and achieved 10.88% or $5.18 in price. In spite of this, the price is down -7.26% from the 52-week high.
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KBR stock investors should be aware that KBR Inc. (KBR) stock had its last reported insider trading activity 15 days ago on Dec 16. In this transaction, the insider spent $72,965. President, Technology, Kelly Douglas Nick, disposed of 3,456 shares at a price of $51.35 on Nov 28. The insider now owns more than $177,472 worth of shares. Prior to that, Chief Digital & Development Conlon Gregory Sean went on to Sale 14,564 shares at $52.09 each on Aug 19. An amount of $758,634 was transacted.
KBR Inc. (KBR) has a trailing price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio of 51.66. The stock’s beta is 1.24. Other valuation ratios to consider include the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio at 0.96, the price-to-book (PB) ratio at 4.70, and the price-to-cash flow ratio at 31.80.
The company has a payout ratio of 30.10%. 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.
The quick ratio of KBR Inc. for the three months ended September 29 was 1.20, and the current ratio was 1.20, 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 September 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 2.90%.
For the three-month period that ended September 29, KBR Inc. had $1.72 billion in total debt. In the quarter under review, the net income was up than the previous quarter. The company posted a net income of $74.0 million in the quarter, while revenues were grew 25.68%. The analyst consensus anticipated KBR Inc.’s latest quarter earnings to come in at $0.63 per share, but it turned out to be $0.65, a 3.20% surprise. For the quarter, EBITDA amounted to $158.0 million. Shareholders own equity worth $137.2 million.
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 30 December was 59.85%, suggesting the stock is Neutral, with historical volatility in this time frame at 20.09%.
As of today, KBR’s price is $52.44 +1.79% or $0.93 from its 5-day moving average. KBR is currently trading +1.85% higher than its 20-day SMA and +4.95% higher than its 100-day SMA. However, the stock’s current price level is +12.51% above the SMA50 and +0.59% above the SMA200.
The stochastic %K and %D were 79.96% and 77.56%, respectively, and the average true range (ATR) was 1.13. With the 14-day stochastic at 91.72% and the average true range at 1.19, the RSI (14) stands at 58.10%. The stock has reached 0.29 on the 9-day MACD Oscillator while the 14-day reading was at 0.57.
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 0 suggest investors hold. There are 0 analysts who rate the stock as underweight. The stock is rated overweight by 1 analysts, while 11 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 $68.00, with a median target of $65.00. Taking a look at these predictions, the average price target given by analysts for KBR Inc. (KBR) stock is $63.27.