Drexel Hamilton upgraded shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:KEYW) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report published on Friday morning, MarketBeat reports. They currently have $10.00 price objective on the software maker’s stock.

Other research analysts have also issued research reports about the stock. Maxim Group set a $13.00 price target on shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation and gave the company a buy rating in a research note on Thursday, August 10th. 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. Noble Financial reiterated a hold rating on shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation in a research note on Friday, August 11th. BidaskClub lowered shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note on Monday, July 24th. Finally, ValuEngine lowered shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note on Tuesday, June 6th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus target price of $11.75.

The KEYW Holding Corporation (NASDAQ KEYW) opened at 7.41 on Friday. The KEYW Holding Corporation has a 1-year low of $7.19 and a 1-year high of $13.57. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $8.57 and a 200 day moving average price of $9.15. The firm’s market cap is $363.33 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 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 for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $120.06 million. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned ($0.01) EPS. The KEYW Holding Corporation’s revenue for the quarter was up 69.3% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities research analysts forecast that The KEYW Holding Corporation will post ($0.27) earnings per share for the current year.

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Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Concourse Capital Management LLC bought a new position in shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation during the second quarter worth approximately $109,000. Greenwood Capital Associates LLC acquired a new stake in The KEYW Holding Corporation during the first quarter worth about $114,000. Paloma Partners Management Co acquired a new stake in The KEYW Holding Corporation during the first quarter worth about $132,000. Zacks Investment Management acquired a new stake in The KEYW Holding Corporation during the second quarter worth about $138,000. Finally, US Bancorp DE increased its stake 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 worth $140,000 after buying an additional 9,620 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 96.71% 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.

Analyst Recommendations for The KEYW Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:KEYW)

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