Keysight Technologies Inc. (NYSE:KEYS) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Tuesday
Keysight Technologies Inc. (NYSE:KEYS) is scheduled to be issuing its quarterly earnings data after the market closes on Tuesday, August 15th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.59 per share for the quarter. Keysight Technologies has set its Q3 guidance at $0.51-0.65 EPS.
Keysight Technologies (NYSE:KEYS) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, June 6th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $0.64 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.52 by $0.12. The company had revenue of $758 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $748.59 million. Keysight Technologies had a return on equity of 22.62% and a net margin of 11.61%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 3.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.61 earnings per share. On average, analysts expect Keysight Technologies to post $2.47 EPS for the current fiscal year and $2.65 EPS for the next fiscal year.
Shares of Keysight Technologies Inc. (NYSE:KEYS) opened at 42.84 on Tuesday. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $39.91 and its 200 day moving average price is $38.14. Keysight Technologies Inc. has a one year low of $26.87 and a one year high of $42.98. The company has a market cap of $7.94 billion, a PE ratio of 21.77 and a beta of 1.15.
Several research analysts have commented on the company. Barclays PLC assumed coverage on Keysight Technologies in a report on Monday. They set an “overweight” rating and a $50.00 target price on the stock. Jefferies Group LLC reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $50.00 price objective on shares of Keysight Technologies in a research note on Friday, July 21st. BidaskClub raised Keysight Technologies from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 12th. Wells Fargo & Company reissued an “outperform” rating on shares of Keysight Technologies in a research note on Tuesday, July 4th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research downgraded Keysight Technologies from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, June 21st. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and ten have issued a buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $45.90.
In related news, SVP Ingrid A. Estrada sold 18,130 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, June 9th. The stock was sold at an average price of $37.26, for a total transaction of $675,523.80. Following the transaction, the senior vice president now directly owns 61,140 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,278,076.40. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. Also, SVP Michael Gasparian sold 2,677 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, July 17th. The stock was sold at an average price of $41.66, for a total value of $111,523.82. Following the transaction, the senior vice president now directly owns 65,926 shares in the company, valued at $2,746,477.16. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last ninety days, insiders have sold 461,554 shares of company stock worth $17,749,840. 1.23% of the stock is owned by company insiders.
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Keysight Technologies Company Profile
Keysight Technologies, Inc is a measurement company engaged in providing electronic design and test solutions to communications and electronics industries. The Company provides electronic design and test instruments and systems and related software, software design tools and related services that are used in the design, development, manufacture, installation, deployment and operation of electronics equipment.
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