The KEYW Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:KEYW)’s share price reached a new 52-week high on Thursday . The company 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.

A number of research firms have recently weighed in on KEYW. TheStreet raised shares of The KEYW Holding Corp. from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, June 3rd. Noble Financial reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $10.50 price objective on shares of The KEYW Holding Corp. in a research report on Thursday, May 19th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of The KEYW Holding Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $9.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Tuesday, May 17th. Sterne Agee CRT reissued a “neutral” rating on shares of The KEYW Holding Corp. in a research report on Monday, May 16th. Finally, Chardan Capital cut their price objective on shares of The KEYW Holding Corp. from $12.00 to $8.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research report on Tuesday, May 10th. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the stock. The KEYW Holding Corp. has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $8.14.

The company’s market capitalization is $430.10 million. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $9.49 and its 200-day moving average price is $6.93.

The KEYW Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:KEYW) last posted its quarterly earnings data 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. The firm had revenue of $73.60 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $73.54 million. During the same period last year, the business posted ($0.16) EPS. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 6.9% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts anticipate that The KEYW Holding Corp. will post $0.09 EPS for the current year.

In other The KEYW Holding Corp. news, Director Mark W. Sopp acquired 20,000 shares of The KEYW Holding Corp. stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, May 31st. The stock was bought at an average price of $8.84 per share, for a total transaction of $176,800.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 10,000 shares in the company, valued at approximately $88,400. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, Director Caroline S. Pisano sold 28,702 shares of the firm’s 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 disclosure for this sale can be found here.

Several institutional investors have bought and sold shares of KEYW. Penserra Capital Management LLC acquired a new position in The KEYW Holding Corp. during the fourth quarter valued at $13,205,000. Boston Partners raised its position in 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 during the period. State of Wisconsin Investment Board raised its position in 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 during the period. Neuberger Berman Group LLC raised its position in The KEYW Holding Corp. by 3.8% in the fourth quarter. Neuberger Berman Group LLC now owns 3,088,775 shares of the company’s stock valued at $18,594,000 after buying an additional 112,519 shares during the period. Finally, Russell Frank Co raised its position in 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 during the period.

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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