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Stock Under Review: SCIENCE APPLICATIONS INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION (NYSE: SAIC)

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SCIENCE APPLICATIONS INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION is part of the technology sector and is in the application software industry. Science Applications International Corp is a provider of technical, engineering and enterprise information technology services to the U.S. government, including the Department of Defense and federal civilian agencies.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The SAIC stock showed a previous change of 0.07% with an open at 72.56 and a close of 72.45. It reached an intraday high of 72.69 and a low of 71.51.

Business Wire:  SAIC Announces CEO Transition

Liquidity:

The stock has a market cap of $4.3b with 59.0m shares outstanding, of which the float is 58.6m shares. Trading volume reached 372,768 shares compared to its average volume of 351,532 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, SCIENCE APPLICATIONS INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION shares returned 0.07% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 7.49%. Over three months, it changed 5.28%. In one year it has changed -6.23% and within that year its 52-week high was 93.31 and its 52-week low was 58.19. SAIC stock is 24.52% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 76.10 and a 50 day moving average of 69.37. Currently SAIC stock is trading -4.80% below its 200 day moving average and may be a good opportunity to buy, but should check other indicators to confirm a buy signal.

Business Wire:  SAIC Hires Bob Ritchie to Lead Software Practice

Earnings:

The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 4.02 that ended on 31st of January 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 18.02. Based on 5 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.81. The TTM EPS is 4.10, which comes to a TTM PE of 17.67.

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
10-31-2018:  1.35
07-31-2018:  1.13
04-30-2018:  1.13
01-31-2018:  1.16

The dividend per share is currently 1.24, which is a dividend yield of 1.71%. Also, the payout ratio is 30.24%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 120.84, which means it is possibly undervalued and has a margin of safety of 40.05%

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 81.60% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 1,337,081, which is 2.27% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 3.58. This stock has some short interest, but it may be normal and no cause for concern if long the position.

The current calculated beta is 1.56

Business Wire:  SAIC Hires Bob Ritchie to Lead Software Practice

Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 53.75%, return on assets is 9.16%, profit margin is 4.21%, price-to-sales is 1.23 and price-to-book is 10.39.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 5  :Valuation Score
 5  :Past Performance Score
 3  :Financial Strength Score
 4  :Future Growth Score
 3  :Dividend Score
 4  :Overall Score

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John Jones
Worked for several Wall Street firms: Salomon Smith Barney, UBS, and Charles Schwab. Has developed skills and gained extensive experience over the years that is used today to uncover winning penny stocks.Also was an attorney for small businesses in Scottsdale, Arizona. That experience and understanding of law provides a unique perspective and edge in discovering quality companies in various industries.

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