Jefferies Sticks to Its Hold Rating for Leidos Holdings

By Ryan Adsit

In a report released yesterday, Sheila Kahyaoglu from Jefferies reiterated a Hold rating on Leidos Holdings (NYSE: LDOS), with a price target of $52. The company’s shares opened today at $55.83, close to its 52-week high of $57.76.

According to, Kahyaoglu is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 7.9% and a 68.3% success rate. Kahyaoglu covers the Consumer Goods sector, focusing on stocks such as Teledyne Technologies Inc, Transdigm Group Inc, and Spirit AeroSystems.

Leidos Holdings has an analyst consensus of Strong Buy, with a price target consensus of $60.

Leidos Holdings’ market cap is currently $8.45B and has a P/E ratio of 24.32. The company has a book value ratio of 2.6200.

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Leidos Holdings, Inc. operates as a holding company. It provides scientific, engineering, systems integration and technical services and solutions in the areas of defense, health, energy, infrastructure, intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance and cyber security to agencies of the U.S. Department of defense, the intelligence community, the U.S. department