Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect KEYW (KEYW) Stock Price

Press coverage about KEYW (NASDAQ:KEYW) has trended positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. KEYW earned a media sentiment score of 0.29 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the software maker an impact score of 46.2294976431306 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

These are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern’s analysis:

KEYW (NASDAQ:KEYW) opened at $7.88 on Thursday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.88, a current ratio of 1.48 and a quick ratio of 1.25. The firm has a market capitalization of $373.96, a price-to-earnings ratio of -13.59 and a beta of 0.93. KEYW has a 52-week low of $4.94 and a 52-week high of $10.50.

Several research analysts recently weighed in on the company. BidaskClub raised KEYW from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report on Saturday, February 10th. Royal Bank of Canada set a $7.00 target price on KEYW and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, November 16th. Chardan Capital lowered KEYW from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 3rd. Zacks Investment Research lowered KEYW from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 8th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus assumed coverage on KEYW in a research report on Tuesday, November 21st. They issued a “hold” rating and a $6.00 target price on the stock. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating, four have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. KEYW 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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