KEYW (KEYW) Receiving Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Study Finds

News stories about KEYW (NASDAQ:KEYW) have been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. KEYW earned a news impact score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the software maker an impact score of 44.409123745274 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.

Shares of KEYW (NASDAQ KEYW) traded up $0.39 during mid-day trading on Wednesday, reaching $7.41. The company had a trading volume of 797,710 shares, compared to its average volume of 618,033. The company has a quick ratio of 1.25, a current ratio of 1.48 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.88. KEYW has a one year low of $4.94 and a one year high of $10.50.

Several brokerages recently issued reports on KEYW. BidaskClub raised KEYW from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Saturday. SunTrust Banks reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $13.00 target price on shares of KEYW in a research report on Friday, October 20th. Chardan Capital cut KEYW from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 3rd. Stifel Nicolaus began coverage on KEYW in a research report on Tuesday, November 21st. They set a “hold” rating and a $6.00 target price on the stock. Finally, Maxim Group lowered their price objective on KEYW from $13.00 to $10.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research report on Friday, November 3rd. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating, four have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $9.20.

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KEYW Company Profile

The KeyW Holding Corporation is a holding company. The Company is a provider of engineering and technology solutions to support the collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of information across the full spectrum of the Intelligence, cyber and counterterrorism communities missions. It operates through Government Solutions segment.

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