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KEYW Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:KEYW) has earned a consensus recommendation of “Buy” from the eight brokerages that are covering the company, Analyst Ratings Network.com reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 1-year price target among brokers that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $19.24.

A number of research firms have recently commented on KEYW. Analysts at Maxim Group initiated coverage on shares of KEYW Holding Corp. in a research note on Wednesday, August 13th. They set a “buy” rating and a $19.00 price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Zacks downgraded shares of KEYW Holding Corp. from a “neutral” rating to an “underperform” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 31st. They now have a $12.90 price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Drexel Hamilton initiated coverage on shares of KEYW Holding Corp. in a research note on Thursday, May 29th. They set a “buy” rating and a $15.00 price target on the stock.

Shares of KEYW Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:KEYW) traded up 1.12% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $11.71. The stock had a trading volume of 2,978 shares. KEYW Holding Corp. has a 52 week low of $9.71 and a 52 week high of $23.09. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $12.48 and a 200-day moving average of $14.35. The company’s market cap is $431.7 million.

KEYW Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:KEYW) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 31st. The company reported ($0.05) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the analysts’ consensus estimate of ($0.03) by $0.02. The company had revenue of $72.05 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $72.90 million. During the same quarter last year, the company posted ($0.06) earnings per share. KEYW Holding Corp.’s revenue was down 5.0% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts predict that KEYW Holding Corp. will post $-0.14 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The KEYW Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:KEYW) is a holding company.

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