News articles about The KEYW Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:KEYW) have been trending somewhat positive on Friday, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. The KEYW Holding Corporation earned a media sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the software maker an impact score of 46.0320901551694 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

Shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:KEYW) traded down 0.39% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $7.74. The stock had a trading volume of 166,546 shares. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $7.40 and its 200 day moving average is $8.65. The KEYW Holding Corporation has a 1-year low of $6.18 and a 1-year high of $13.57. The firm’s market capitalization is $379.51 million.

The KEYW Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:KEYW) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August 9th. The software maker reported ($0.02) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.04) by $0.02. The KEYW Holding Corporation had a negative net margin of 6.39% and a negative return on equity of 1.61%. The company had revenue of $124.10 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $120.06 million. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned ($0.01) earnings per share. The KEYW Holding Corporation’s revenue was up 69.3% on a year-over-year basis. Equities research analysts predict that The KEYW Holding Corporation will post ($0.27) EPS for the current fiscal year.

A number of brokerages have weighed in on KEYW. Maxim Group set a $13.00 price target on The KEYW Holding Corporation and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, August 10th. BidaskClub downgraded The KEYW Holding Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Monday, July 24th. Noble Financial reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation in a report on Friday, August 11th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded The KEYW Holding Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 12th. Finally, Drexel Hamilton upgraded The KEYW Holding Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $10.00 target price for the company in a research note on Friday, August 25th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $11.75.

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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.

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