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Kratos: 2Q Earnings Snapshot

July 31, 2019

SAN DIEGO (AP) _ Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. (KTOS) on Wednesday reported second-quarter net income of $3.9 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier.

On a per-share basis, the San Diego-based company said it had profit of 4 cents. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to 8 cents per share.

The results surpassed Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 7 cents per share.

The military contractor posted revenue of $187.9 million in the period, also beating Street forecasts. Seven analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $178.1 million.

For the current quarter ending in October, Kratos said it expects revenue in the range of $175 million to $185 million.

The company expects full-year revenue in the range of $720 million to $740 million.

Kratos shares have climbed 75% since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Wednesday, shares hit $24.69, a climb of 91% in the last 12 months.

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