News headlines about Key Technology (NASDAQ:KTEC) have trended somewhat positive on Friday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Key Technology earned a media sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the industrial products company an impact score of 45.4635903793734 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.

Key Technology (KTEC) traded down 1.14% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $14.77. 4,903 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $13.87 and its 200-day moving average price is $13.32. The stock has a market cap of $95.80 million, a PE ratio of 28.46 and a beta of 1.06. Key Technology has a 12 month low of $9.68 and a 12 month high of $15.59.

Separately, TheStreet raised shares of Key Technology from a “c” rating to a “b” rating in a research note on Friday, July 28th.

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Key Technology Company Profile

Key Technology, Inc is a supplier of process automation solutions to the food processing industry and other industries, such as tobacco and pharmaceuticals. The Company designs, manufactures, sells and services automation equipment that processes product streams of discrete pieces. These systems integrate electro-optical automated inspection and digital sorting systems with other processing systems that include specialized conveying and preparation equipment.

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