The KEYW Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:KEYW) – SunTrust Banks raised their Q4 2017 earnings per share estimates for shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation in a note issued to investors on Friday. SunTrust Banks analyst T. Sommer now forecasts that the software maker will earn $0.21 per share for the quarter, up from their previous estimate of $0.20. SunTrust Banks has a “Buy” rating and a $13.00 price target on the stock. SunTrust Banks also issued estimates for The KEYW Holding Corporation’s Q2 2018 earnings at $0.00 EPS, Q3 2018 earnings at $0.05 EPS and Q4 2018 earnings at $0.05 EPS.

KEYW has been the subject of a number of other research reports. Drexel Hamilton upgraded shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $10.00 price objective for the company in a report on Friday, August 25th. Noble Financial restated a “hold” rating on shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation in a research report on Friday, August 11th. BidaskClub downgraded shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Monday, July 24th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 12th. Finally, Maxim Group set a $13.00 price target on shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 10th. Two investment 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. The KEYW Holding Corporation has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $11.25.

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Shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation (KEYW) opened at $5.17 on Monday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.87, a current ratio of 1.40 and a quick ratio of 1.21. The KEYW Holding Corporation has a 1-year low of $4.97 and a 1-year high of $13.57.

The KEYW Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:KEYW) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, August 9th. The software maker reported ($0.02) EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($0.04) by $0.02. The KEYW Holding Corporation had a negative net margin of 7.28% and a negative return on equity of 2.31%. The company had revenue of $124.10 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $120.06 million. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned ($0.01) EPS. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 69.3% compared to the same quarter last year.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of KEYW. Sei Investments Co. boosted its holdings in The KEYW Holding Corporation by 0.8% in the second quarter. Sei Investments Co. now owns 15,215 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $142,000 after acquiring an additional 128 shares in the last quarter. Greenwood Capital Associates LLC boosted its holdings in The KEYW Holding Corporation by 1.8% in the second quarter. Greenwood Capital Associates LLC now owns 12,260 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $115,000 after acquiring an additional 214 shares in the last quarter. PDT Partners LLC boosted its holdings in The KEYW Holding Corporation by 0.9% in the second quarter. PDT Partners LLC now owns 105,425 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $986,000 after acquiring an additional 925 shares in the last quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors boosted its holdings in The KEYW Holding Corporation by 5.1% in the second quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors now owns 29,725 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $278,000 after acquiring an additional 1,436 shares in the last quarter. Finally, M&T Bank Corp boosted its holdings in The KEYW Holding Corporation by 11.1% in the second quarter. M&T Bank Corp now owns 28,994 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $271,000 after acquiring an additional 2,902 shares in the last quarter. 95.55% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

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.

Earnings History and Estimates for The KEYW Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:KEYW)

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