Wall Street brokerages predict that The KEYW Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:KEYW) will announce earnings per share of $0.05 for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Three analysts have provided estimates for The KEYW Holding Corporation’s earnings, with the highest EPS estimate coming in at $0.08 and the lowest estimate coming in at $0.04. The KEYW Holding Corporation reported earnings per share of $0.09 during the same quarter last year, which suggests a negative year over year growth rate of 44.4%. The firm is scheduled to issue its next earnings report on Wednesday, November 1st.

On average, analysts expect that The KEYW Holding Corporation will report full year earnings of ($0.24) per share for the current year, with EPS estimates ranging from ($0.30) to ($0.14). For the next financial year, analysts forecast that the business will report earnings of $0.30 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.26 to $0.32. Zacks Investment Research’s earnings per share calculations are an average based on a survey of research firms that that provide coverage for The KEYW Holding Corporation.

The KEYW Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:KEYW) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August 9th. The software maker reported ($0.02) EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.04) by $0.02. The business 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 1.61%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 69.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company posted ($0.01) earnings per share.

A number of equities research analysts have recently weighed in on the company. Drexel Hamilton raised The KEYW Holding Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $10.00 target price for the company in a report on Friday, August 25th. BidaskClub downgraded The KEYW Holding Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Thursday, August 17th. Zacks Investment Research raised The KEYW Holding Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, August 11th. Noble Financial reissued a “hold” rating on shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation in a report on Friday, August 11th. Finally, Maxim Group set a $13.00 target price on The KEYW Holding Corporation and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, August 10th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $11.75.

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of KEYW. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company increased its position in shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation by 31.6% in the second quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company now owns 39,884 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $373,000 after purchasing an additional 9,587 shares during the period. Migdal Insurance & Financial Holdings Ltd. increased its position in shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation by 36.8% in the second quarter. Migdal Insurance & Financial Holdings Ltd. now owns 58,828 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $547,000 after purchasing an additional 15,826 shares during the period. State Street Corp increased its position in shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation by 16.4% in the second quarter. State Street Corp now owns 1,472,188 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $13,769,000 after purchasing an additional 207,656 shares during the period. ETF Managers Group LLC bought a new position in shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation in the second quarter worth $21,484,000. Finally, Macquarie Group Ltd. increased its position in shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation by 26.5% in the second quarter. Macquarie Group Ltd. now owns 1,792,923 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $16,764,000 after purchasing an additional 375,132 shares during the period. 96.51% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

The KEYW Holding Corporation (NASDAQ KEYW) traded down 1.72% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $7.43. 115,907 shares of the company traded hands. The company’s market capitalization is $364.31 million. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $7.67 and its 200 day moving average price is $8.80. The KEYW Holding Corporation has a one year low of $6.18 and a one year high of $13.57.

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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.

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