Brokerages predict that The Keyw (NASDAQ:KEYW) will report sales of $123.68 million for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Four analysts have provided estimates for The Keyw’s earnings. The lowest sales estimate is $122.16 million and the highest is $125.57 million. The Keyw posted sales of $68.26 million in the same quarter last year, which suggests a positive year over year growth rate of 81.2%. The company is expected to issue its next quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May 2nd.
According to Zacks, analysts expect that The Keyw will report full year sales of $123.68 million for the current fiscal year, with estimates ranging from $502.70 million to $510.48 million. For the next financial year, analysts anticipate that the business will post sales of $524.04 million per share, with estimates ranging from $517.77 million to $528.36 million. Zacks’ sales averages are a mean average based on a survey of research analysts that follow The Keyw.
A number of research analysts recently weighed in on KEYW shares. BidaskClub raised The Keyw from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Saturday, January 13th. Noble Financial reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of The Keyw in a report on Friday, March 23rd. Zacks Investment Research raised The Keyw from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, February 24th. Stifel Nicolaus reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $8.00 price objective on shares of The Keyw in a report on Friday, March 16th. Finally, ValuEngine lowered The Keyw from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Friday, March 2nd. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $9.33.
KEYW stock opened at $7.99 on Friday. The company has a current ratio of 1.50, a quick ratio of 1.26 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.83. The company has a market cap of $395.50, a P/E ratio of -17.76 and a beta of 0.64. The Keyw has a 1-year low of $4.94 and a 1-year high of $10.50.
Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the business. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. grew its holdings in The Keyw by 20.1% in the 3rd quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 217,397 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $1,655,000 after buying an additional 36,434 shares in the last quarter. Jane Street Group LLC acquired a new position in The Keyw in the 3rd quarter valued at $386,000. Susquehanna International Group LLP grew its holdings in The Keyw by 330.7% in the 3rd quarter. Susquehanna International Group LLP now owns 58,138 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $442,000 after buying an additional 44,638 shares in the last quarter. Neuberger Berman Group LLC lifted its position in shares of The Keyw by 5.7% during the 3rd quarter. Neuberger Berman Group LLC now owns 4,051,773 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $30,834,000 after acquiring an additional 217,613 shares during the period. Finally, Bamco Inc. NY lifted its position in shares of The Keyw by 15.1% during the 4th quarter. Bamco Inc. NY now owns 747,194 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $4,386,000 after acquiring an additional 97,794 shares during the period. 95.46% 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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