The KEYW Holding Corp. (KEYW) Shares Down 3.4%
The KEYW Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:KEYW) shares were down 3.4% during trading on Monday . The company traded as low as $10.41 and last traded at $10.60, with a volume of 332,069 shares. The stock had previously closed at $10.97.
A number of research analysts have recently commented on KEYW shares. Chardan Capital cut their price target on shares of The KEYW Holding Corp. from $12.00 to $8.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a report on Tuesday, May 10th. TheStreet upgraded shares of The KEYW Holding Corp. from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, June 3rd. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of The KEYW Holding Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $9.00 price target on the stock in a report on Tuesday, May 17th. Sterne Agee CRT restated a “neutral” rating on shares of The KEYW Holding Corp. in a report on Monday, May 16th. Finally, Noble Financial reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $10.50 target price on shares of The KEYW Holding Corp. in a report on Thursday, May 19th. Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $8.14.
The company’s 50 day moving average is $9.62 and its 200-day moving average is $7.01. The stock’s market capitalization is $379.92 million.
The KEYW Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:KEYW) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May 10th. The company reported ($0.39) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.05) by $0.34. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted ($0.16) EPS. The company had revenue of $73.60 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $73.54 million. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 6.9% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities research analysts predict that The KEYW Holding Corp. will post $0.09 EPS for the current year.
In other news, Director Mark W. Sopp bought 20,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, May 31st. The stock was bought at an average cost of $8.84 per share, with a total value of $176,800.00. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 10,000 shares in the company, valued at approximately $88,400. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Also, Director Caroline S. Pisano sold 34,511 shares of The KEYW Holding Corp. stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, May 3rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $7.24, for a total value of $249,859.64. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.
A number of institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in KEYW. Penserra Capital Management LLC purchased a new position in The KEYW Holding Corp. during the fourth quarter valued at $13,205,000. Boston Partners increased 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 in the last quarter. State of Wisconsin Investment Board increased 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 in the last quarter. Neuberger Berman Group LLC increased 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 in the last quarter. Finally, Russell Frank Co increased 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 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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