Holder S Squared Technology LLC Increased Kratos Defense & Security Solu (KTOS) Stake

August 11, 2017 - By Nellie Frank

Investors sentiment increased to 2.67 in 2016 Q4. Its up 1.31, from 1.36 in 2016Q3. It improved, as 12 investors sold KTOS shares while 18 reduced holdings. 31 funds opened positions while 49 raised stakes. 40.18 million shares or 39.44% more from 28.81 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Cortina Asset Management Ltd Llc invested in 733,263 shares. Legal And General Public Limited Com holds 0% of its portfolio in Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc (NASDAQ:KTOS) for 14,332 shares. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa stated it has 17,507 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Weber Alan W has invested 0.46% of its portfolio in Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc (NASDAQ:KTOS). Aqr Cap Mngmt Ltd accumulated 30,659 shares or 0% of the stock. Driehaus Cap Mgmt Ltd accumulated 565,287 shares. Metropolitan Life Communications New York holds 0% or 34,603 shares. Paw Cap Corporation holds 0.88% or 105,000 shares in its portfolio. Creative Planning holds 0% or 4,190 shares in its portfolio. Panagora Asset Management Incorporated holds 0.01% in Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc (NASDAQ:KTOS) or 271,588 shares. Parametric Portfolio Associates Ltd Liability holds 222,399 shares. Royal Natl Bank Of Canada holds 0% in Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc (NASDAQ:KTOS) or 44,435 shares. 208,535 are owned by Hightower Advsr Ltd Liability Corp. State Street Corporation reported 1.42M shares. Credit Suisse Ag holds 0% in Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc (NASDAQ:KTOS) or 145,131 shares.

Since March 7, 2017, it had 2 insider buys, and 0 selling transactions for $2.11 million activity. 275,862 Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc (NASDAQ:KTOS) shares with value of $2.00M were bought by CARANO BANDEL L.

S Squared Technology Llc increased its stake in Kratos Defense & Security Solu (KTOS) by 30.81% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. S Squared Technology Llc bought 459,700 shares as the company’s stock rose 19.21% with the market. The hedge fund held 1.95 million shares of the capital goods company at the end of 2016Q4, valued at $14.44M, up from 1.49M at the end of the previous reported quarter. S Squared Technology Llc who had been investing in Kratos Defense & Security Solu for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $1.07 billion market cap company. The stock rose 1.03% or $0.12 reaching $12.24 per share. About 999,077 shares traded. Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc (NASDAQ:KTOS) has risen 142.79% since August 11, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 126.09% the S&P500.

More notable recent Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc (NASDAQ:KTOS) news were published by: Foxbusiness.com which released: “Why Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. Stock Gained 11% in January” on February 09, 2017, also Prnewswire.com with their article: “Kratos Defense and Security Solutions Inc (KTOS:NAS): Analytics, Extensive …” published on August 03, 2017, Benzinga.com published: “Jim Cramer Weighs In On Kratos Defense & Security Solutions And Wayfair” on August 01, 2017. More interesting news about Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc (NASDAQ:KTOS) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Kratos Defense & Security Solutions’ (KTOS) Eric DeMarco on Q1 2017 Results …” published on May 05, 2017 as well as Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Schedules Second Quarter 2017 Earnings …” with publication date: July 20, 2017.

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc (NASDAQ:KTOS) Ratings Coverage

Among 6 analysts covering Kratos Defense and Security (NASDAQ:KTOS), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Kratos Defense and Security had 12 analyst reports since August 29, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc (NASDAQ:KTOS) earned “Buy” rating by Canaccord Genuity on Friday, June 9. The stock of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc (NASDAQ:KTOS) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, June 28 by Noble Financial. The company was downgraded on Friday, July 14 by SunTrust. The stock of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc (NASDAQ:KTOS) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, January 19 by SunTrust. Noble Financial maintained the shares of KTOS in report on Friday, July 28 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc (NASDAQ:KTOS) earned “Buy” rating by Canaccord Genuity on Thursday, August 10. As per Monday, August 29, the company rating was downgraded by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold” on Friday, July 14. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold” on Thursday, June 8. Noble Financial maintained the shares of KTOS in report on Tuesday, August 8 with “Buy” rating.

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