The stock of KEYW Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:KEYW) hit a new 52-week high and has $15.66 target or 26.00% above today’s $12.43 share price. The 7 months bullish chart indicates low risk for the $515.53 million company. The 1-year high was reported on Nov, 11 by Barchart.com. If the $15.66 price target is reached, the company will be worth $134.04 million more.
The 52-week high event is an important milestone for every stock because it shows very positive momentum and is time when buyers come in. During such notable technical setup, fundamental investors usually stay away and are careful shorting or selling the stock. About 622,576 shares traded hands or 189.31% up from the average. KEYW Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:KEYW) has risen 85.83% since April 11, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 79.68% the S&P500.
Analysts await KEYW Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:KEYW) to report earnings on November, 14. They expect $0.05 earnings per share, up 125.00% or $0.25 from last year’s $-0.2 per share. KEYW’s profit will be $2.07 million for 62.15 P/E if the $0.05 EPS becomes a reality. After $-0.01 actual earnings per share reported by KEYW Holding Corp. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -600.00% EPS growth.
KEYW Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:KEYW) Ratings Coverage
Out of 6 analysts covering KEYW Holding (NASDAQ:KEYW), 2 rate it a “Buy”, 0 “Sell”, while 4 “Hold”. This means 33% are positive. KEYW Holding has been the topic of 11 analyst reports since August 11, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. The company was maintained on Tuesday, November 10 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, February 5 by Maxim Group. The stock of KEYW Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:KEYW) earned “Buy” rating by Maxim Group on Thursday, February 25. The stock has “Hold” rating given by Noble Financial on Wednesday, August 10. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Tuesday, August 11 report. On Tuesday, May 10 the stock rating was maintained by Chardan Capital Markets with “Buy”. Maxim Group downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Wednesday, July 13 report. The firm has “Buy” rating by Chardan Capital Markets given on Thursday, February 25.
According to Zacks Investment Research, “KEYW Corporation with its subsidiaries is engaged in providing mission-critical cyber security and cyber superiority solutions to defense, intelligence and national security agencies. Its solutions, services and products support the collection, processing, analysis, and use of intelligence data and information in the domain of cyberspace. The Company provides a full range of engineering services as well as fully integrated platforms that support the entire intelligence process. Its platform includes products that it manufactures, as well as hardware and software that the Company integrates using its engineering services. Its current customers include the National Security Agency (NSA), other intelligence agencies, the Department of Defense (including major agencies and branches within the Department of Defense) and other federal defense and law enforcement agencies. KEYW Corporation is headquartered in Hanover, Maryland.”
Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment decreased to 1.57 in 2016 Q2. Its down 1.08, from 2.65 in 2016Q1. The ratio dropped, as 14 funds sold all KEYW Holding Corp. shares owned while 21 reduced positions. 19 funds bought stakes while 36 increased positions. They now own 33.20 million shares or 0.19% more from 33.14 million shares in 2016Q1.
True Bearing Asset Mngmt Lp reported 60,759 shares or 3.18% of all its holdings. Moreover, First Interstate Bank has 0% invested in KEYW Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:KEYW) for 500 shares. Wells Fargo And Com Mn holds 29,602 shares or 0% of its portfolio. California State Teachers Retirement Sys holds 75,261 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Athena Global Ltd Llc, a Virginia-based fund reported 261,144 shares. Blackrock Ltd Liability Corporation holds 0% or 17,387 shares in its portfolio. Mycio Wealth Prtnrs Limited reported 64 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Nationwide Fund Advsr has 0% invested in the company for 23,011 shares. Parametric Port Assocs Ltd Liability Corporation last reported 214,451 shares in the company. Fuller Thaler Asset Mgmt has 434,700 shares for 0.07% of their US portfolio. Geode Capital Mgmt Ltd Liability Co has 281,196 shares for 0% of their US portfolio. Morgan Stanley owns 6,846 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Legal And General Grp Public Limited owns 5,764 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Art Limited accumulated 0.01% or 27,327 shares. Moreover, Dimensional Fund Ltd Partnership has 0% invested in KEYW Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:KEYW) for 154,423 shares.
More recent KEYW Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:KEYW) news were published by: Marketwatch.com which released: “Virtual Stock Exchange” on October 10, 2010. Also Fool.com published the news titled: “Why Shares of KEYW Holding Corp. Popped 11% in September” on October 05, 2016. Quotes.Wsj.com‘s news article titled: “News KEYW Holding Corp.KEYW” with publication date: February 11, 2011 was also an interesting one.
KEYW Company Profile
The KEYW Holding Corporation (KEYW), incorporated on December 29, 2009, is a well-known provider of cybersecurity, cyber superiority and geospatial intelligence solutions to the United States Government defense, intelligence and national security agencies, and commercial enterprises. The Firm operates through two divisions: Government Solutions and Commercial Cyber Solutions. KEYW’s capabilities include solutions, services and products to support the collection, processing, analysis, use of intelligence data and information in the domains of cyberspace and geospace, and the protection of networks and related infrastructure.
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