Wall Street analysts predict that The KEYW Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:KEYW) will post sales of $129.37 million for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks reports. Three analysts have made estimates for The KEYW Holding Corporation’s earnings, with the lowest sales estimate coming in at $128.11 million and the highest estimate coming in at $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 firm is scheduled to report its next earnings results on Wednesday, November 1st.

According to Zacks, 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 year, analysts expect that the firm will post sales of $549.27 million per share, with estimates ranging from $527.89 million to $562.20 million. Zacks’ sales averages are a mean average based on a survey of sell-side 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) earnings per share (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 1.61% and a negative net margin of 6.39%. The business 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 earned ($0.01) earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 69.3% compared to the same quarter last year.

A number of analysts recently weighed in on the stock. Noble Financial reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation in a research report on Friday, August 11th. Maxim Group set a $13.00 price objective on shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, August 10th. BidaskClub lowered shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Thursday, August 17th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, August 11th. Finally, Drexel Hamilton upgraded shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $10.00 price objective on the stock in a report on Friday, August 25th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. The KEYW Holding Corporation has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $11.75.

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Several institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of KEYW. ETF Managers Group LLC acquired a new stake in shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation in the 2nd quarter valued at about $21,484,000. Stephens Investment Management Group LLC acquired a new stake in shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation in the 1st quarter valued at about $18,893,000. FMR LLC raised its stake in shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation by 20.8% in the 1st quarter. FMR LLC now owns 7,424,468 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $70,087,000 after purchasing an additional 1,280,376 shares in the last quarter. Neuberger Berman Group LLC raised its stake in shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation by 17.6% in the 1st quarter. Neuberger Berman Group LLC now owns 4,016,491 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $37,916,000 after purchasing an additional 601,323 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Snyder Capital Management L P raised its stake in shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation by 40.9% in the 1st quarter. Snyder Capital Management L P now owns 1,498,969 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $14,150,000 after purchasing an additional 434,787 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 96.51% of the company’s stock.

The KEYW Holding Corporation (KEYW) traded down 1.31% during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $7.56. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 319,718 shares. The KEYW Holding Corporation has a 1-year low of $6.18 and a 1-year high of $13.57. The stock’s market capitalization is $370.68 million. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $7.67 and its 200 day moving average price is $8.80.

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.

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