KEYW (NASDAQ:KEYW) was upgraded by investment analysts at BidaskClub from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note issued on Saturday.

A number of other analysts have also weighed in on the stock. Royal Bank of Canada set a $7.00 target price on shares of KEYW and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, November 16th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of KEYW from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 8th. Maxim Group cut their target price on shares of KEYW from $13.00 to $10.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research report on Friday, November 3rd. Stifel Nicolaus initiated coverage on shares of KEYW in a research report on Tuesday, November 21st. They issued a “hold” rating and a $6.00 target price on the stock. Finally, Chardan Capital lowered shares of KEYW from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 3rd. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating, four have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $9.20.

Shares of KEYW (NASDAQ KEYW) opened at $6.69 on Friday. KEYW has a 52-week low of $4.94 and a 52-week high of $10.50. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.88, a current ratio of 1.48 and a quick ratio of 1.25. The firm has a market cap of $328.15, a P/E ratio of -11.53 and a beta of 0.93.

A number of institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the business. Royce & Associates LP lifted its holdings in shares of KEYW by 23.5% during the fourth quarter. Royce & Associates LP now owns 1,715,993 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $10,073,000 after purchasing an additional 326,741 shares during the period. BlackRock Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of KEYW by 1.7% during the fourth quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 3,130,911 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $18,378,000 after purchasing an additional 53,075 shares during the period. State of Wisconsin Investment Board lifted its holdings in shares of KEYW by 7.8% during the fourth quarter. State of Wisconsin Investment Board now owns 750,000 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $4,402,000 after purchasing an additional 54,163 shares during the period. First Trust Advisors LP lifted its holdings in shares of KEYW by 103.6% during the fourth quarter. First Trust Advisors LP now owns 380,393 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $2,233,000 after purchasing an additional 193,580 shares during the period. Finally, Redmond Asset Management LLC acquired a new position in shares of KEYW during the fourth quarter worth $343,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 97.25% of the company’s stock.

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About KEYW

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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