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Searching For Real Value In Market Debris At KBR Inc. (NYSE: KBR)

After Hours

There may be slightly higher risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading than during regular market hours. Due to the fact that issuers often announce critical financial information outside of regular trading hours, extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular securities. After-hours trades for KBR Inc. (KBR) shows that investor sentiment remained same, with the stock’s consolidated last price remained same to $60.92. The KBR Inc. has recorded 7,276 volume in the after hours trading session. Yahoo Finance discussed the stock recently as it posted KBR Dividend Declaration.

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Stocks Info

As a NYSE listed company, KBR falls under the Industrials sector while operating within the Engineering & Construction industry segment. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $60.92 and fluctuated between $61.27 as its day high and $60.56 as its day low. The current market capitalization of KBR Inc. is $8.12B. A total of 1.1 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 1.22M shares.

Insider Activity

Aside from predicting where a stock will go, investors also consider insider trades as an indicator of the stock’s future direction. During the recent three months, KBR has seen 3 BUY and 3 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 15,059 and the disposition of 16,254 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 49 BUYs and 39 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 499,249 shares during that period but sold 345,270.

In the most recent transaction, Bright William Byron Jr. sold 20,000 shares of KBR for 60.68 per share on Aug 11. After the transaction, the President Gov’t Solutions US now owns 57,986 company shares. In a previous transaction on Jun 20, Myles Jennifer sold 480 shares at 65.32 per share. KBR shares that EVP, Chief People Officer owns now total 14,520.

Among the insiders who sold shares, Bradie Stuart disposed of 119,889 shares on Jun 05 at a per-share price of $61.21. This resulted in the President and CEO holding 669,639 shares of KBR after the transaction. In another insider transaction, Bradie Stuart sold 900 shares at $59.20 per share on May 23. Company shares held by the President and CEO now total 669,639.


Investors prefer companies that pay dividends because dividends generate immediate cash flow and indicate a positive outlook. KBR’s most recent ex-dividend date was 9/14/2023 when it declared a $0.1350 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 10/16/2023. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 7/14/2023 with an ex-dividend date of 6/14/2023. The KBR stock dividend was $0.1350 per share in cash.

In spite of price targets being rarely accurate, it tends to exert some kind influence from time to time, and was often accepted by the market as having some value. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for KBR in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $74.27 with high estimates of $77.00 and low estimates of $71.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, KBR has a high of $65.87 and a low of $41.96.

As of this writing, KBR has an earnings estimate of $0.75 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 10 estimates, with a high estimate of $0.79 per share and a lower estimate of $0.7. The company reported an EPS of $0.67 in the last quarter, which was 15.50% higher than expectations of $0.58.

Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly

The balance sheet of a company shows what assets and liabilities a company has, as well as the amount, equity investors have invested. With the help of this information, a company’s financial ratios can be calculated to give investors an overview of the company’s prospects. KBR’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $370.00M in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2021. There were $2.08B in debt and $1.88B in liabilities at the time. Its Book Value Per Share was $11.96, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $1.70B.

Analysts Opinion

The risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading may be slightly higher than the regular market hours. The reason is that extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular security due to lower liquidity and higher volatility as issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. Currently, 0 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for KBR is Buy with a score of 5.00.

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