KEYW Holding Corp. (KEYW) Given Consensus Rating of “Hold” by Brokerages

Shares of KEYW Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:KEYW) have received an average rating of “Hold” from the ten analysts that are covering the firm, Marketbeat.com reports. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company. The average 12 month price objective among brokerages that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $9.20.

A number of equities analysts recently weighed in on KEYW shares. Maxim Group dropped their price target on KEYW from $13.00 to $10.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research note on Friday, November 3rd. BidaskClub raised KEYW from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, December 19th. SunTrust Banks reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $13.00 price target on shares of KEYW in a research note on Friday, October 20th. Zacks Investment Research cut KEYW from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, November 8th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus started coverage on KEYW in a research note on Tuesday, November 21st. They issued a “hold” rating and a $6.00 price target on the stock.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in KEYW. SG Capital Management LLC acquired a new stake in KEYW during the 4th quarter worth about $4,533,000. Brown Advisory Inc. boosted its position in KEYW by 30.4% during the 3rd quarter. Brown Advisory Inc. now owns 1,647,553 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $12,538,000 after acquiring an additional 384,149 shares during the period. Macquarie Group Ltd. boosted its position in KEYW by 26.5% during the 2nd quarter. Macquarie Group Ltd. now owns 1,792,923 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $16,764,000 after acquiring an additional 375,132 shares during the period. Boston Partners boosted its position in KEYW by 45.8% during the 3rd quarter. Boston Partners now owns 1,072,744 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $8,164,000 after acquiring an additional 336,990 shares during the period. Finally, Stephens Investment Management Group LLC boosted its position in KEYW by 15.5% during the 3rd quarter. Stephens Investment Management Group LLC now owns 2,444,979 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $18,606,000 after acquiring an additional 328,821 shares during the period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 97.25% of the company’s stock.

KEYW (NASDAQ:KEYW) opened at $6.41 on Tuesday. The firm has a market capitalization of $319.19, a PE ratio of -11.05 and a beta of 0.93. KEYW has a 12 month low of $4.94 and a 12 month high of $10.50. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.88, a current ratio of 1.48 and a quick ratio of 1.25.

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KEYW 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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