KEYW (NASDAQ:KEYW) Stock Rating Upgraded by BidaskClub

BidaskClub upgraded shares of KEYW (NASDAQ:KEYW) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research note published on Tuesday, December 19th.

Several other equities research analysts have also recently commented on the stock. Stifel Nicolaus assumed coverage on shares of KEYW in a research report on Tuesday, November 21st. They issued a hold rating and a $6.00 price objective on the stock. Royal Bank of Canada set a $7.00 price objective on shares of KEYW and gave the company a buy rating in a research report on Thursday, November 16th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of KEYW from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 8th. Maxim Group cut their price target 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. Finally, SunTrust Banks reissued a buy rating and set a $13.00 price target on shares of KEYW in a research report on Friday, October 20th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock has an average rating of Hold and a consensus target price of $9.20.

KEYW (NASDAQ KEYW) traded up $0.21 on Tuesday, reaching $6.48. 504,509 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 505,822. The company has a market cap of $312.22, a PE ratio of -11.17 and a beta of 0.81. KEYW has a 1-year low of $4.94 and a 1-year high of $12.40. The company has a quick ratio of 1.25, a current ratio of 1.48 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.88.

In other news, Director Caroline S. Pisano acquired 10,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, November 7th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $5.19 per share, for a total transaction of $51,900.00. Following the purchase, the director now directly owns 69,346 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $359,905.74. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Also, General Counsel Philip Luci acquired 9,900 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, November 7th. The shares were purchased at an average price of $5.05 per share, for a total transaction of $49,995.00. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Insiders have acquired a total of 38,900 shares of company stock worth $203,735 over the last three months. Insiders own 4.62% of the company’s stock.

Institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Concourse Capital Management LLC acquired a new position in shares of KEYW during the 2nd quarter worth about $109,000. Greenwood Capital Associates LLC increased its stake in shares of KEYW by 1.8% during the 2nd quarter. Greenwood Capital Associates LLC now owns 12,260 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $115,000 after purchasing an additional 214 shares during the last quarter. Zacks Investment Management acquired a new position in shares of KEYW during the 2nd quarter worth about $138,000. Sei Investments Co. increased its stake in shares of KEYW by 0.8% during the 2nd quarter. Sei Investments Co. now owns 15,215 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $142,000 after purchasing an additional 128 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Voya Investment Management LLC increased its stake in shares of KEYW by 32.1% during the 2nd quarter. Voya Investment Management LLC now owns 19,478 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $182,000 after purchasing an additional 4,736 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 96.30% of the company’s stock.

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KEYW 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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