The KEYW Holding Corporation Expected to Earn Q4 2018 Earnings of $0.11 Per Share (NASDAQ:KEYW)
The KEYW Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:KEYW) – Stock analysts at SunTrust Banks reduced their Q4 2018 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation in a research report issued on Wednesday. SunTrust Banks analyst T. Sommer now forecasts that the software maker will post earnings of $0.11 per share for the quarter, down from their previous forecast of $0.12.
The KEYW Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:KEYW) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August 9th. The software maker reported ($0.02) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.04) by $0.02. The KEYW Holding Corporation had a negative return on equity of 1.67% and a negative net margin of 6.39%. The business had revenue of $124.10 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $120.06 million. During the same period last year, the business posted ($0.01) EPS. The business’s revenue was up 69.3% compared to the same quarter last year. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY WARNING: This story was first reported by Watch List News and is the property of of Watch List News. If you are viewing this story on another publication, it was illegally stolen and reposted in violation of US & international copyright legislation. The correct version of this story can be read at https://www.watchlistnews.com/the-keyw-holding-corporation-expected-to-earn-q4-2018-earnings-of-0-11-per-share-nasdaqkeyw/1473940.html.
Several other analysts have also recently issued reports on KEYW. Maxim Group upgraded The KEYW Holding Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $13.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Thursday, May 4th. Noble Financial reissued a “hold” rating on shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation in a report on Friday, May 5th. Zacks Investment Research raised The KEYW Holding Corporation from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, May 9th. ValuEngine lowered The KEYW Holding Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, June 6th. Finally, BidaskClub lowered The KEYW Holding Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Monday, July 24th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $12.00.
Shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation (NASDAQ KEYW) traded up 8.01% on Friday, hitting $8.23. The stock had a trading volume of 535,673 shares. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $8.99 and a 200 day moving average of $9.39. The KEYW Holding Corporation has a 12-month low of $7.27 and a 12-month high of $13.57. The firm’s market cap is $408.81 million.
A number of institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Concourse Capital Management LLC acquired a new position in The KEYW Holding Corporation during the second quarter valued at approximately $109,000. Greenwood Capital Associates LLC acquired a new position in The KEYW Holding Corporation during the first quarter valued at approximately $114,000. Paloma Partners Management Co acquired a new position in The KEYW Holding Corporation during the first quarter valued at approximately $132,000. US Bancorp DE raised its position in The KEYW Holding Corporation by 183.3% in the first quarter. US Bancorp DE now owns 14,868 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $140,000 after buying an additional 9,620 shares during the period. Finally, Sei Investments Co. raised its position 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 buying an additional 128 shares during the period. 97.26% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.
The KEYW Holding Corporation 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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