The KEYW Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:KEYW) was downgraded by research analysts at BidaskClub from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report issued on Thursday.

Several other analysts also recently commented on KEYW. Noble Financial reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation in a research note on Friday, August 11th. Maxim Group set a $13.00 price objective on The KEYW Holding Corporation and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 10th. Zacks Investment Research raised The KEYW Holding Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, August 11th. Finally, ValuEngine downgraded The KEYW Holding Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, June 6th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $12.33.

Shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation (KEYW) opened at 7.92 on Thursday. The firm’s market capitalization is $393.41 million. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $8.88 and its 200-day moving average price is $9.27. The KEYW Holding Corporation has a 12 month low of $7.26 and a 12 month high of $13.57.

The KEYW Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:KEYW) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 9th. The software maker reported ($0.02) EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.04) by $0.02. The business had revenue of $124.10 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $120.06 million. The KEYW Holding Corporation had a negative return on equity of 1.61% and a negative net margin of 6.39%. The firm’s revenue was up 69.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business posted ($0.01) EPS. On average, equities research analysts predict that The KEYW Holding Corporation will post ($0.27) EPS for the current fiscal year.

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A number of hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of KEYW. Concourse Capital Management LLC purchased a new stake in The KEYW Holding Corporation during the second quarter valued at about $109,000. Greenwood Capital Associates LLC purchased a new stake in The KEYW Holding Corporation during the first quarter valued at about $114,000. Paloma Partners Management Co purchased a new stake in The KEYW Holding Corporation during the first quarter valued at about $132,000. Zacks Investment Management purchased a new stake in The KEYW Holding Corporation during the second quarter valued at about $138,000. Finally, US Bancorp DE increased its stake in The KEYW Holding Corporation by 183.3% in the first quarter. US Bancorp DE now owns 14,868 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $140,000 after buying an additional 9,620 shares in the last quarter. 92.03% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

The KEYW Holding Corporation Company Profile

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.

Analyst Recommendations for The KEYW Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:KEYW)

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