The KEYW (KEYW) Coverage Initiated by Analysts at Stifel Nicolaus

Analysts at Stifel Nicolaus assumed coverage on shares of The KEYW (NASDAQ:KEYW) in a research note issued on Tuesday, November 21st, Marketbeat reports. The brokerage set a “hold” rating and a $6.00 price target on the software maker’s stock. Stifel Nicolaus’ price target would indicate a potential upside of 18.58% from the company’s current price.

Other equities analysts have also issued research reports about the company. BidaskClub lowered The KEYW from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Monday, July 24th. Maxim Group set a $13.00 price objective on shares of The KEYW and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 10th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of The KEYW from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, August 11th. Drexel Hamilton raised shares of The KEYW from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $10.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Friday, August 25th. Finally, Noble Financial reissued a “hold” rating on shares of The KEYW in a research note on Friday, August 11th. Three 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. The KEYW presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $9.20.

The KEYW (NASDAQ KEYW) traded down $0.02 during trading hours on Tuesday, reaching $5.06. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 241,358 shares, compared to its average volume of 422,502. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.88, a quick ratio of 1.25 and a current ratio of 1.48. The KEYW has a one year low of $4.94 and a one year high of $13.57.

In other The KEYW news, Director Caroline S. Pisano acquired 10,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, November 7th. The stock was acquired at an average price of $5.19 per share, with a total value of $51,900.00. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 69,346 shares in the company, valued at $359,905.74. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this link. Also, CFO Michael J. Alber bought 19,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, November 7th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $5.36 per share, with a total value of $101,840.00. Following the transaction, the chief financial officer now owns 19,000 shares in the company, valued at approximately $101,840. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Insiders acquired a total of 38,900 shares of company stock worth $203,735 in the last quarter. 4.62% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of KEYW. Concourse Capital Management LLC acquired a new stake in shares of The KEYW in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $109,000. Greenwood Capital Associates LLC lifted its stake in The KEYW by 1.8% during the second quarter. Greenwood Capital Associates LLC now owns 12,260 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $115,000 after purchasing an additional 214 shares during the last quarter. Paloma Partners Management Co acquired a new stake in The KEYW during the first quarter valued at approximately $132,000. Zacks Investment Management acquired a new stake in The KEYW during the second quarter valued at approximately $138,000. Finally, Sei Investments Co. lifted its stake in The KEYW by 0.8% during the second quarter. Sei Investments Co. now owns 15,215 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $142,000 after purchasing an additional 128 shares during the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 96.30% of the company’s stock.

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About The 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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