The KEYW Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:KEYW)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reiterated by investment analysts at Noble Financial in a research note issued to investors on Friday.

Several other equities research analysts have also recently commented on KEYW. Maxim Group raised 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 report on Thursday, May 4th. Zacks Investment Research raised The KEYW Holding Corporation from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, May 9th. ValuEngine cut The KEYW Holding Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, June 6th. Finally, BidaskClub cut The KEYW Holding Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Monday, July 24th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $12.00.

The KEYW Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:KEYW) opened at 7.62 on Friday. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $8.99 and its 200-day moving average is $9.39. The KEYW Holding Corporation has a 12-month low of $7.26 and a 12-month high of $13.57. The stock’s market capitalization is $373.14 million.

The KEYW Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:KEYW) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 9th. The software maker reported ($0.02) EPS for the quarter, beating the 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 company had revenue of $124.10 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $120.06 million. During the same period last year, the firm posted ($0.01) earnings per share. The KEYW Holding Corporation’s revenue was up 69.3% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts predict that The KEYW Holding Corporation will post $0.02 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Concourse Capital Management LLC bought a new position in The KEYW Holding Corporation during the second quarter worth $109,000. Greenwood Capital Associates LLC acquired a new stake in shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation during the first quarter valued at about $114,000. Paloma Partners Management Co acquired a new stake in shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation during the first quarter valued at about $132,000. US Bancorp DE increased its stake in shares of 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. increased its stake in shares of 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.

About The KEYW Holding Corporation

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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