KEYW Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:KEYW) – Equities research analysts at Seaport Global Securities lifted their Q2 2019 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for shares of KEYW in a report issued on Tuesday, November 6th. Seaport Global Securities analyst J. Sullivan now anticipates that the software maker will post earnings of $0.00 per share for the quarter, up from their previous estimate of ($0.01).
A number of other equities research analysts also recently issued reports on KEYW. Drexel Hamilton downgraded shares of KEYW from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 1st. ValuEngine downgraded shares of KEYW from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 2nd. BidaskClub raised shares of KEYW from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, August 24th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of KEYW from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus cut their price objective on shares of KEYW from $9.00 to $8.00 and set a “hold” rating for the company in a research report on Thursday, August 2nd. Four analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, five have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $9.20.
Shares of KEYW stock opened at $9.41 on Thursday. KEYW has a 1 year low of $4.96 and a 1 year high of $9.84. The company has a quick ratio of 1.95, a current ratio of 1.72 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.92. The firm has a market cap of $445.73 million, a PE ratio of -20.91 and a beta of 0.77.
KEYW (NASDAQ:KEYW) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November 6th. The software maker reported ($0.04) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.01) by ($0.03). KEYW had a negative net margin of 0.09% and a negative return on equity of 2.56%. The business had revenue of $126.70 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $125.51 million. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned ($0.08) EPS. The company’s revenue was up 3.5% on a year-over-year basis.
Institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the stock. SG Americas Securities LLC bought a new position in KEYW in the 2nd quarter worth $104,000. Trexquant Investment LP bought a new position in KEYW in the 2nd quarter worth $109,000. First Command Financial Services Inc. bought a new position in KEYW in the 3rd quarter worth $264,000. NJ State Employees Deferred Compensation Plan bought a new position in KEYW in the 3rd quarter worth $433,000. Finally, Aperio Group LLC boosted its holdings in KEYW by 23.1% in the 2nd quarter. Aperio Group LLC now owns 57,993 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $507,000 after buying an additional 10,894 shares during the period.
KEYW Company Profile
The KeyW Holding Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides engineering and technology solutions to support the collection, processing, analysis, and dissemination of information across the spectrum of the intelligence, cyber, and counterterrorism communities in the United States. The company's solutions are designed to meet the critical needs of agile intelligence and U.S.
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