SunTrust Banks, Inc. reissued their buy rating on shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:KEYW) in a report published on Friday. SunTrust Banks, Inc. currently has a $13.00 price target on the software maker’s stock.

KEYW has been the subject of several other research reports. Drexel Hamilton raised 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 research report on Friday, August 25th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research note on Friday, August 11th. BidaskClub downgraded shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation from a sell rating to a strong sell rating in a research note on Thursday, August 17th. Noble Financial restated a hold rating on shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation in a research note on Friday, August 11th. Finally, Maxim Group set a $13.00 target price on shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation and gave the company a buy rating in a research note on Thursday, August 10th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of Hold and an average price target of $12.00.

Shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation (KEYW) traded up 1.05% during trading on Friday, reaching $7.68. 482,214 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. The KEYW Holding Corporation has a 1-year low of $6.18 and a 1-year high of $13.57. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $7.51 and a 200-day moving average of $8.50. The company’s market capitalization is $376.57 million.

The KEYW Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:KEYW) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 9th. The software maker reported ($0.02) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.04) by $0.02. The KEYW Holding Corporation had a negative net margin of 6.39% and a negative return on equity of 1.61%. The company had revenue of $124.10 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $120.06 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned ($0.01) earnings per share. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 69.3% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities analysts predict that The KEYW Holding Corporation will post ($0.27) EPS for the current fiscal year.

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Several hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in KEYW. ETF Managers Group LLC purchased a new position in shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation in the second quarter valued at $21,484,000. FMR LLC boosted its stake in shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation by 20.8% in the first quarter. FMR LLC now owns 7,424,468 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $70,087,000 after purchasing an additional 1,280,376 shares during the period. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its stake in shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation by 27.7% in the first quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 1,776,776 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $16,772,000 after purchasing an additional 385,099 shares during the period. Macquarie Group Ltd. boosted its stake in shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation by 26.5% in the second quarter. Macquarie Group Ltd. now owns 1,792,923 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $16,764,000 after purchasing an additional 375,132 shares during the period. Finally, Northern Trust Corp boosted its stake in shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation by 58.9% in the second quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 815,687 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $7,627,000 after purchasing an additional 302,454 shares during the period. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 96.51% of the company’s stock.

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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