Zacks Investment Research cut shares of The Keyw (NASDAQ:KEYW) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note published on Tuesday.
According to Zacks, “KEYW Corporation with its subsidiaries is engaged in providing mission-critical cyber security and cyber superiority solutions to defense, intelligence and national security agencies. Its solutions, services and products support the collection, processing, analysis, and use of intelligence data and information in the domain of cyberspace. The Company provides a full range of engineering services as well as fully integrated platforms that support the entire intelligence process. Its platform includes products that it manufactures, as well as hardware and software that the Company integrates using its engineering services. Its current customers include the National Security Agency (NSA), other intelligence agencies, the Department of Defense (including major agencies and branches within the Department of Defense) and other federal defense and law enforcement agencies. KEYW Corporation is headquartered in Hanover, Maryland. “
A number of other analysts have also recently commented on KEYW. TheStreet upgraded The Keyw from a d+ rating to a c rating in a research report on Thursday, March 15th. BidaskClub cut The Keyw from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating in a research report on Friday, March 16th. Stifel Nicolaus reiterated a hold rating and set a $8.00 price objective on shares of The Keyw in a research report on Friday, March 16th. ValuEngine cut The Keyw from a sell rating to a strong sell rating in a research report on Friday, March 2nd. Finally, Chardan Capital cut The Keyw from a buy rating to a neutral rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 3rd. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The Keyw presently has an average rating of Hold and an average price target of $9.33.
Shares of The Keyw (KEYW) opened at $7.78 on Tuesday. The Keyw has a 52-week low of $4.94 and a 52-week high of $10.50. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.83, a current ratio of 1.50 and a quick ratio of 1.25.
Large investors have recently modified their holdings of the business. Voya Investment Management LLC boosted its stake in The Keyw by 32.1% in the 2nd quarter. Voya Investment Management LLC now owns 19,478 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $182,000 after buying an additional 4,736 shares during the last quarter. Redmond Asset Management LLC acquired a new stake in The Keyw in the 4th quarter worth about $343,000. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company boosted its stake in The Keyw by 31.6% in the 2nd quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company now owns 39,884 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $373,000 after buying an additional 9,587 shares during the last quarter. Jane Street Group LLC acquired a new stake in The Keyw in the 3rd quarter worth about $386,000. Finally, Concourse Capital Management LLC boosted its stake in The Keyw by 381.5% in the 3rd quarter. Concourse Capital Management LLC now owns 56,196 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $428,000 after buying an additional 44,526 shares during the last quarter. 95.62% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.
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The Keyw Company Profile
The KEYW Holding Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides engineering and technology solutions to support the collection, processing, analysis, and dissemination of information across the intelligence, cyber, and counterterrorism communities. Its solutions are designed to respond to meet the critical needs for agile intelligence and to assist the U.S.
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