News stories about Key Technology (NASDAQ:KTEC) have trended somewhat positive on Tuesday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Key Technology earned a media sentiment score of 0.01 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the industrial products company an impact score of 47.3559038626797 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

Key Technology (NASDAQ:KTEC) traded up 2.046% during trading on Tuesday, hitting $17.205. The stock had a trading volume of 12,073 shares. Key Technology has a 52-week low of $9.68 and a 52-week high of $19.67. The company has a 50-day moving average of $17.40 and a 200 day moving average of $14.53. The firm has a market cap of $111.59 million, a P/E ratio of 33.150 and a beta of 1.09.

Separately, TheStreet upgraded Key Technology from a “c” rating to a “b” rating in a 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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