News articles about Key Technology (NASDAQ:KTEC) have been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Key Technology earned a media sentiment score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the industrial products company an impact score of 46.9150729851501 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

Key Technology (NASDAQ KTEC) opened at $17.58 on Friday. The stock has a market cap of $114.17, a PE ratio of 28.39 and a beta of 1.02. The company has a current ratio of 2.19, a quick ratio of 1.05 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.06. Key Technology has a 1 year low of $11.08 and a 1 year high of $19.67.

Key Technology (NASDAQ:KTEC) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 16th. The industrial products company reported $0.18 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.04 by $0.14. The company had revenue of $40.55 million for the quarter. Key Technology had a net margin of 2.88% and a return on equity of 6.32%.

Separately, TheStreet raised shares of Key Technology from a “c” rating to a “b” rating in a research report on Friday, July 28th.

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Key Technology Company Profile

Key Technology, Inc is a supplier of process automation solutions to the food processing industry and other industries, such as tobacco and pharmaceuticals. The Company designs, manufactures, sells and services automation equipment that processes product streams of discrete pieces. These systems integrate electro-optical automated inspection and digital sorting systems with other processing systems that include specialized conveying and preparation equipment.

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