Asset Management One Co. Ltd. Has $19.45 Million Stock Holdings in Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:KEYS)

Asset Management One Co. Ltd. raised its holdings in Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:KEYSGet Rating) by 2.1% in the third quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 123,611 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock after acquiring an additional 2,496 shares during the quarter. Asset Management One Co. Ltd. owned about 0.07% of Keysight Technologies worth $19,451,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Dorsey & Whitney Trust CO LLC lifted its stake in shares of Keysight Technologies by 4.4% in the second quarter. Dorsey & Whitney Trust CO LLC now owns 1,575 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $217,000 after buying an additional 66 shares during the last quarter. Jones Financial Companies Lllp raised its stake in Keysight Technologies by 13.6% during the 3rd quarter. Jones Financial Companies Lllp now owns 567 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock valued at $89,000 after purchasing an additional 68 shares during the last quarter. Mather Group LLC. raised its stake in Keysight Technologies by 3.8% during the 2nd quarter. Mather Group LLC. now owns 1,862 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock valued at $257,000 after purchasing an additional 69 shares during the last quarter. Cibc World Market Inc. raised its stake in Keysight Technologies by 0.5% during the 2nd quarter. Cibc World Market Inc. now owns 15,758 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock valued at $2,172,000 after purchasing an additional 71 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Geneos Wealth Management Inc. increased its holdings in Keysight Technologies by 37.1% in the 2nd quarter. Geneos Wealth Management Inc. now owns 277 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock valued at $37,000 after buying an additional 75 shares during the period. 81.69% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Wall Street Analysts Forecast Growth

Several equities research analysts have issued reports on the stock. Barclays raised shares of Keysight Technologies from an “equal weight” rating to an “overweight” rating and boosted their price target for the company from $175.00 to $202.00 in a report on Tuesday, January 10th. The Goldman Sachs Group lowered shares of Keysight Technologies from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and lowered their price target for the company from $196.00 to $189.00 in a report on Tuesday, January 10th. Susquehanna lowered their target price on shares of Keysight Technologies from $205.00 to $200.00 and set a “positive” rating on the stock in a report on Friday, November 18th. StockNews.com started coverage on shares of Keysight Technologies in a report on Wednesday, October 12th. They issued a “buy” rating on the stock. Finally, Morgan Stanley upped their target price on shares of Keysight Technologies from $170.00 to $184.00 and gave the stock an “equal weight” rating in a report on Tuesday, December 13th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and ten have given a buy rating to the stock. According to data from MarketBeat.com, Keysight Technologies currently has an average rating of “Moderate Buy” and an average price target of $199.58.

Insider Activity at Keysight Technologies

In related news, SVP Ingrid A. Estrada sold 3,500 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, December 6th. The shares were sold at an average price of $175.71, for a total value of $614,985.00. Following the sale, the senior vice president now directly owns 94,582 shares in the company, valued at approximately $16,619,003.22. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. In other news, insider Ronald S. Nersesian sold 18,069 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, December 23rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $170.00, for a total transaction of $3,071,730.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 275,209 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $46,785,530. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, SVP Ingrid A. Estrada sold 3,500 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, December 6th. The stock was sold at an average price of $175.71, for a total transaction of $614,985.00. Following the transaction, the senior vice president now directly owns 94,582 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $16,619,003.22. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold 38,639 shares of company stock worth $6,680,634 in the last ninety days. Company insiders own 0.55% of the company’s stock.

Keysight Technologies Stock Performance

Keysight Technologies stock opened at $180.21 on Wednesday. The company has a current ratio of 3.01, a quick ratio of 2.40 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.43. Keysight Technologies, Inc. has a 1 year low of $127.93 and a 1 year high of $189.45. The company has a market cap of $32.22 billion, a PE ratio of 29.16, a PEG ratio of 2.86 and a beta of 1.06. The company’s 50-day moving average is $175.72 and its two-hundred day moving average is $167.65.

Keysight Technologies (NYSE:KEYSGet Rating) last released its earnings results on Thursday, November 17th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $2.02 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.86 by $0.16. Keysight Technologies had a net margin of 20.74% and a return on equity of 32.51%. The company had revenue of $1.44 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.40 billion. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $1.71 EPS. The company’s revenue was up 11.5% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities analysts anticipate that Keysight Technologies, Inc. will post 7.6 earnings per share for the current year.

About Keysight Technologies

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Keysight Technologies, Inc engages in the provision of electronic design and test solutions that are used in the design, development, manufacture, installation, deployment, validation, optimization and secure operation of electronics systems to communications, networking and electronics industries. It operates through the following segments: Communications Solutions Group, and Electronic Industrial Solutions Group.

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