Stable Road Acquisition (NASDAQ:SRAC) vs. Kratos Defense & Security Solutions (NASDAQ:KTOS) Head-To-Head Comparison

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions (NASDAQ:KTOS) and Stable Road Acquisition (NASDAQ:SRAC) are both aerospace companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, risk, valuation, dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings and profitability.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Kratos Defense & Security Solutions and Stable Road Acquisition’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions $747.70 million 3.72 $79.60 million $0.19 118.21
Stable Road Acquisition N/A N/A -$42.99 million N/A N/A

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions has higher revenue and earnings than Stable Road Acquisition.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Kratos Defense & Security Solutions and Stable Road Acquisition, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions 0 4 4 0 2.50
Stable Road Acquisition 0 0 0 0 N/A

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions currently has a consensus target price of $28.25, indicating a potential upside of 25.78%.

Profitability

This table compares Kratos Defense & Security Solutions and Stable Road Acquisition’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions 10.34% 2.81% 1.65%
Stable Road Acquisition N/A -768.58% -22.08%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

85.1% of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 17.0% of Stable Road Acquisition shares are held by institutional investors. 1.8% of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 21.8% of Stable Road Acquisition shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Volatility & Risk

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions has a beta of 0.8, suggesting that its stock price is 20% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Stable Road Acquisition has a beta of 0.42, suggesting that its stock price is 58% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions beats Stable Road Acquisition on 8 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Kratos Defense & Security Solutions

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. provides mission critical products, services and solutions for United States national security priorities. Its products include microwave electronic products, satellite communications, modular systems, and rocket support operating. The company was founded on December 19, 1994 and is headquartered in Round Rock, TX.

About Stable Road Acquisition

Stable Road Acquisition Corp. is a special purpose acquisition company formed by SRC-NI Holdings, LLC, an affiliate of Stable Road Capital, for the purpose of effecting a merger, capital stock exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, reorganization or similar business combination.

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