The KEYW Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:KEYW) posted its earnings results on Wednesday. The software maker reported ($0.02) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.04) by $0.02, Morningstar.com reports. The company had revenue of $124.10 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $120.06 million. The KEYW Holding Corporation had a negative net margin of 6.39% and a negative return on equity of 1.67%. The KEYW Holding Corporation’s quarterly revenue was up 69.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company posted ($0.01) EPS.

The KEYW Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:KEYW) traded up 8.01% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $8.23. 535,673 shares of the stock were exchanged. The company’s market capitalization is $408.81 million. The KEYW Holding Corporation has a 52 week low of $7.27 and a 52 week high of $13.57. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $8.97 and its 200 day moving average is $9.36.

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A number of research firms have recently issued reports on KEYW. Noble Financial restated a “hold” rating on shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation in a research note on Friday. Maxim Group set a $13.00 target price on shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday. BidaskClub cut shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Monday, July 24th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 18th. Finally, ValuEngine cut shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, June 6th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. The KEYW Holding Corporation currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $12.00.

Several large investors have recently made changes to their positions in KEYW. Stephens Investment Management Group LLC purchased a new stake in shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation during the first quarter worth about $18,893,000. FMR LLC increased its stake in shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation by 20.8% in the first quarter. FMR LLC now owns 7,424,468 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $70,087,000 after buying an additional 1,280,376 shares during the last quarter. Boston Partners increased its stake in shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation by 141.1% in the first quarter. Boston Partners now owns 1,131,804 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $10,684,000 after buying an additional 662,294 shares during the last quarter. Neuberger Berman Group LLC increased its stake in shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation by 17.6% in the first quarter. Neuberger Berman Group LLC now owns 4,016,491 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $37,916,000 after buying an additional 601,323 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Penserra Capital Management LLC increased its stake in shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation by 27.6% in the first quarter. Penserra Capital Management LLC now owns 2,068,256 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $19,524,000 after buying an additional 447,117 shares during the last quarter. 97.26% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

About The KEYW Holding Corporation

The KeyW Holding Corporation is a holding company. The Company is a provider of engineering and technology solutions to support the collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of information across the full spectrum of the Intelligence, cyber and counterterrorism communities missions. It operates through Government Solutions segment.

Earnings History for The KEYW Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:KEYW)

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