The KEYW Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:KEYW) reached a new 52-week high during trading on Thursday . The stock traded as high as $11.26 and last traded at $10.90, with a volume of 350,107 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $10.83.

KEYW has been the subject of several recent research reports. Chardan Capital reduced their price target on shares of The KEYW Holding Corp. from $12.00 to $8.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a report on Tuesday, May 10th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of The KEYW Holding Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $7.50 price target for the company in a report on Thursday, March 10th. Sterne Agee CRT restated a “neutral” rating on shares of The KEYW Holding Corp. in a report on Monday, May 16th. TheStreet upgraded shares of The KEYW Holding Corp. from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, June 3rd. Finally, Noble Financial restated a “buy” rating and issued a $10.50 price target on shares of The KEYW Holding Corp. in a report on Thursday, May 19th. Five analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The KEYW Holding Corp. currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $8.14.

The company’s market cap is $421.87 million. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $9.34 and a 200-day moving average of $6.87.

The KEYW Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:KEYW) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, May 10th. The company reported ($0.39) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.05) by $0.34. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted ($0.16) earnings per share. The business had revenue of $73.60 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $73.54 million. The KEYW Holding Corp.’s revenue for the quarter was up 6.9% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts expect that The KEYW Holding Corp. will post $0.09 earnings per share for the current year.

In other The KEYW Holding Corp. news, Director Caroline S. Pisano sold 28,702 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Saturday, May 28th. The shares were sold at an average price of $8.71, for a total transaction of $249,994.42. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, Director Caroline S. Pisano sold 34,511 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, May 3rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $7.24, for a total transaction of $249,859.64. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

Several hedge funds have modified their holdings of KEYW. Bank of Montreal Can boosted its stake in shares of The KEYW Holding Corp. by 17.3% in the fourth quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 224,194 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,349,000 after buying an additional 33,000 shares in the last quarter. Russell Frank Co boosted its stake in shares of The KEYW Holding Corp. by 35.6% in the fourth quarter. Russell Frank Co now owns 373,018 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,264,000 after buying an additional 97,902 shares in the last quarter. Royce & Associates LLC acquired a new stake in shares of The KEYW Holding Corp. during the fourth quarter valued at about $2,276,000. State of Wisconsin Investment Board boosted its stake in shares of The KEYW Holding Corp. by 0.4% in the fourth quarter. State of Wisconsin Investment Board now owns 428,841 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,582,000 after buying an additional 1,789 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Boston Partners boosted its stake in shares of The KEYW Holding Corp. by 54.3% in the fourth quarter. Boston Partners now owns 1,264,010 shares of the company’s stock valued at $7,609,000 after buying an additional 445,050 shares in the last quarter.

The KEYW Holding Corporation (KEYW) is a provider of cybersecurity, cyber superiority and geospatial intelligence solutions to the United States Government defense, intelligence and national security agencies, and commercial enterprises. The Company operates through two segments: Government Solutions and Commercial Cyber Solutions.

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