Analysts expect The KEYW Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:KEYW) to post $129.37 million in sales for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks reports. Three analysts have made estimates for The KEYW Holding Corporation’s earnings, with estimates ranging from $128.11 million to $130.00 million. The KEYW Holding Corporation reported sales of $72.11 million in the same quarter last year, which would suggest a positive year over year growth rate of 79.4%. The business is scheduled to report its next earnings results on Wednesday, November 1st.

On average, analysts expect that The KEYW Holding Corporation will report full year sales of $129.37 million for the current financial year, with estimates ranging from $447.35 million to $474.30 million. For the next financial year, analysts expect that the firm will report sales of $549.27 million per share, with estimates ranging from $527.89 million to $562.20 million. Zacks Investment Research’s sales calculations are an average based on a survey of sell-side research analysts that cover The KEYW Holding Corporation.

The KEYW Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:KEYW) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 9th. The software maker reported ($0.02) EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.04) by $0.02. The business had revenue of $124.10 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $120.06 million. The KEYW Holding Corporation had a negative net margin of 6.39% and a negative return on equity of 1.61%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 69.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted ($0.01) earnings per share.

Several equities analysts have issued reports on the stock. Maxim Group upgraded shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $13.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Thursday, May 4th. Noble Financial restated a “hold” rating on shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation in a research note on Friday, August 11th. BidaskClub cut shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Monday, July 24th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 5th. Finally, ValuEngine cut shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, June 6th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $12.33.

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Shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:KEYW) opened at 7.92 on Thursday. The company’s market cap is $393.41 million. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $8.88 and a 200 day moving average of $9.27. The KEYW Holding Corporation has a 12 month low of $7.26 and a 12 month high of $13.57.

Several institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of KEYW. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its position in shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation by 78.7% in the fourth quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 299,412 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $3,531,000 after buying an additional 131,840 shares during the period. State Street Corp raised its stake in The KEYW Holding Corporation by 6.8% in the fourth quarter. State Street Corp now owns 630,642 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $7,435,000 after buying an additional 40,013 shares in the last quarter. Bank of Montreal Can raised its stake in The KEYW Holding Corporation by 18.0% in the first quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 295,470 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $2,789,000 after buying an additional 45,000 shares in the last quarter. M&T Bank Corp raised its stake in The KEYW Holding Corporation by 31.4% in the first quarter. M&T Bank Corp now owns 26,092 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $246,000 after buying an additional 6,237 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Teachers Advisors LLC raised its stake in The KEYW Holding Corporation by 11.9% in the fourth quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC now owns 81,774 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $964,000 after buying an additional 8,704 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 92.03% of the company’s stock.

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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