KeyCorp (NYSE:KEY) Director Carlton L. Highsmith sold 7,600 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, November 3rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $18.39, for a total transaction of $139,764.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 68,725 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,263,852.75. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this link.

Shares of KeyCorp (KEY) opened at $17.93 on Thursday. The stock has a market capitalization of $19,464.74, a price-to-earnings ratio of 13.71, a P/E/G ratio of 1.64 and a beta of 1.10. KeyCorp has a 52-week low of $14.16 and a 52-week high of $19.53. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.06, a current ratio of 0.90 and a quick ratio of 0.89.

KeyCorp (NYSE:KEY) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 19th. The financial services provider reported $0.35 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.35. The company had revenue of $1.55 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.56 billion. KeyCorp had a return on equity of 10.35% and a net margin of 18.69%. KeyCorp’s revenue was up 13.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.30 earnings per share. analysts anticipate that KeyCorp will post 1.38 EPS for the current year.

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Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the stock. Cypress Capital Management LLC WY lifted its position in KeyCorp by 177.9% in the second quarter. Cypress Capital Management LLC WY now owns 7,030 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $132,000 after buying an additional 4,500 shares during the last quarter. Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd. bought a new stake in KeyCorp in the third quarter worth $145,000. Sun Life Financial INC lifted its position in shares of KeyCorp by 80,370.0% during the second quarter. Sun Life Financial INC now owns 8,047 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $151,000 after purchasing an additional 8,037 shares during the last quarter. AllSquare Wealth Management LLC bought a new stake in shares of KeyCorp during the third quarter worth $173,000. Finally, Quantbot Technologies LP bought a new stake in shares of KeyCorp during the second quarter worth $174,000. Institutional investors own 81.25% of the company’s stock.

KEY has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. Sanford C. Bernstein reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and set a $22.00 price objective on shares of KeyCorp in a report on Wednesday, September 27th. BMO Capital Markets reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $22.00 price objective on shares of KeyCorp in a report on Thursday, July 27th. Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of KeyCorp in a report on Friday, October 20th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of KeyCorp from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Monday, October 30th. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $21.00 price objective on shares of KeyCorp in a report on Friday, July 28th. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have assigned a hold rating and thirteen have assigned a buy rating to the stock. KeyCorp presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $20.53.

KeyCorp Company Profile

KeyCorp is a bank holding company. The Company is a bank-based financial services company. The Company operates through its subsidiary, KeyBank National Association (KeyBank), which is engaged in providing banking services. Through KeyBank and other subsidiaries, it provides a range of retail and commercial banking, commercial leasing, investment management, consumer finance, and investment banking products and services to individual, corporate and institutional clients.

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