Financial comparison between Terran Orbital (NYSE:LLAP) and Kratos Defense & Security Solutions (NASDAQ:KTOS)


Terran Orbital (NYSE:LLAP – Get Rating) and Kratos Defense & Security Solutions (NASDAQ:KTOS – Get Rating) are both small-cap IT and technology companies, but which stock is superior? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, earnings, dividends and valuation.

Volatility and risk

Terran Orbital has a beta of 0.88, indicating that its stock price is 12% less volatile than the S&P 500. In comparison, Kratos Defense & Security Solutions has a beta of 0.8, indicating that the stock price of its stock is 20% less volatile than the S&P 500. .

Benefits and evaluation

This table compares gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation of Terran Orbital and Kratos Defense & Security Solutions.

Gross revenue Price/sales ratio Net revenue Earnings per share Price/earnings ratio
Earth orbital N / A N / A -2.45 million dollars N / A N / A
Kratos Defense and Security Solutions $811.50 million 2.27 -$2.00 million ($0.15) -98.27

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions has higher revenue and profit than Terran Orbital.

Profitability

This table compares the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of Terran Orbital and Kratos Defense & Security Solutions.

Net margins Return on equity return on assets
Earth orbital N / A -179.05% 12.73%
Kratos Defense and Security Solutions -2.43% 2.05% 1.22%

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, large fund managers, and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Terran Orbital and Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sales Ratings Hold odds Buy reviews Strong buy odds Rating
Earth orbital 0 0 3 0 3.00
Kratos Defense and Security Solutions 0 1 6 0 2.86

Terran Orbital currently has a consensus target price of $16.67, indicating a potential upside of 182.97%. Kratos Defense & Security Solutions has a consensus target price of $24.88, indicating a potential upside of 68.76%. Given the higher consensus rating of Terran Orbital and the higher possible upside, stock analysts clearly believe that Terran Orbital is more favorable than Kratos Defense & Security Solutions.

Summary

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions beats Terran Orbital on 6 out of 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

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.

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.



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