Dimensional Fund Advisors LP decreased its holdings in shares of KEYW Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:KEYW) by 2.2% in the third quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The institutional investor owned 524,323 shares of the software maker’s stock after selling 11,686 shares during the quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP’s holdings in KEYW were worth $3,991,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Brown Advisory Inc. grew its holdings in shares of KEYW by 30.4% during the third quarter. Brown Advisory Inc. now owns 1,647,553 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $12,538,000 after buying an additional 384,149 shares in the last quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. grew its holdings in shares of KEYW by 20.1% during the third quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 217,397 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $1,655,000 after buying an additional 36,434 shares in the last quarter. Concourse Capital Management LLC grew its holdings in shares of KEYW by 381.5% in the third quarter. Concourse Capital Management LLC now owns 56,196 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $428,000 after purchasing an additional 44,526 shares during the period. JPMorgan Chase & Co. grew its holdings in shares of KEYW by 30.3% in the third quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 118,728 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $950,000 after purchasing an additional 27,597 shares during the period. Finally, Stephens Investment Management Group LLC grew its holdings in shares of KEYW by 15.5% in the third quarter. Stephens Investment Management Group LLC now owns 2,444,979 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $18,606,000 after purchasing an additional 328,821 shares during the period. 97.25% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

KEYW Holding Corp. (KEYW) opened at $6.41 on Tuesday. KEYW Holding Corp. has a 1 year low of $4.94 and a 1 year high of $10.50. The company has a quick ratio of 1.25, a current ratio of 1.48 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.88.

A number of equities research analysts recently issued reports on KEYW shares. Royal Bank of Canada set a $7.00 price objective on shares of KEYW and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, November 16th. Maxim Group dropped their price objective on shares of KEYW from $13.00 to $10.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a report on Friday, November 3rd. BidaskClub raised shares of KEYW from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, December 19th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of KEYW from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 8th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus started coverage on shares of KEYW in a report on Tuesday, November 21st. They issued a “hold” rating and a $6.00 price objective for the company. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the stock. KEYW currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $9.20.

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KEYW 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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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for KEYW (NASDAQ:KEYW)

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