Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. (KTOS) Jumps 5.63% on February 17

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Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. (KTOS) was among the biggest gainers on the Russell 2000 for Wednesday February 17 as the stock popped 5.63% to $3.29, representing a gain of $0.175 per share. Some 337,480 shares traded hands on 1,787 trades, compared with an average daily volume of 595,179 shares out of a total float of 59.09 million. The stock opened at $3.15 and traded with an intraday range of $3.45 to $3.14.

After today's gains, Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. reached a market cap of $194.11 million. Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. has had a trading range between $7.12 and $2.80 over the last year, and it had a 50-day SMA of $3.56 and a 200-day SMA of $4.79.

The stock has a P/E Ratio of 8.9.

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc is a specialized technology focused security business providing mission critical products, solutions & services for domestic & international customers with principal customers being agencies of the U.S. Government.

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. is based out of San Diego, CA and has some 3,600 employees. Its CEO is Eric M. Demarco.

For a complete fundamental analysis analysis of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc., check out Equities.com’s Stock Valuation Analysis report for KTOS. To see the latest independent stock recommendations from Equities.com’s analysts, visit our Research section.

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