Analyst Commentary

Leidos will focus on go-to-market execution in 2018 after embracing the turbulence of the IS&GS deal in 2017 to optimize its long-term position

Revenue and margin performance remained hindered by Leidos’ efforts around acquisition integration in 4Q17

Leidos’ 2017 performance reflected its intent to focus on integrating Lockheed Martin Information Systems & Global Solutions (IS&GS). Leidos prioritized cost synergies with an eye toward the future, which dampened top- and bottom-line results. One-time integration costs weighed down margins throughout the year, while realizing $350 million in cost synergies enabled the company to implement a leaner cost structur...

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