Equities analysts expect that The Keyw (NASDAQ:KEYW) will post earnings of ($0.02) per share for the current quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Four analysts have made estimates for The Keyw’s earnings, with the highest EPS estimate coming in at $0.02 and the lowest estimate coming in at ($0.04). The Keyw reported earnings per share of ($0.08) in the same quarter last year, which would suggest a positive year over year growth rate of 75%. The firm is scheduled to issue its next earnings report on Wednesday, May 2nd.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that The Keyw will report full-year earnings of $0.02 per share for the current fiscal year, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.00 to $0.04. For the next year, analysts anticipate that the company will report earnings of $0.06 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.05 to $0.07. Zacks’ earnings per share calculations are a mean average based on a survey of sell-side analysts that follow The Keyw.

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Several equities analysts have recently weighed in on KEYW shares. BidaskClub lowered shares of The Keyw from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, December 6th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of The Keyw from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, February 24th. Chardan Capital lowered shares of The Keyw from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Wednesday, January 3rd. ValuEngine lowered shares of The Keyw from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Friday, March 2nd. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $8.00 target price on shares of The Keyw in a report on Friday, March 16th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company. The Keyw currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $9.33.

The Keyw stock opened at $8.18 on Monday. The company has a current ratio of 1.50, a quick ratio of 1.25 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.83. The Keyw has a 1-year low of $4.94 and a 1-year high of $10.50.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of KEYW. SG Capital Management LLC purchased a new stake in The Keyw in the 4th quarter worth $4,533,000. Segall Bryant & Hamill LLC purchased a new stake in The Keyw in the 4th quarter worth $3,101,000. Brown Advisory Inc. increased its holdings in The Keyw by 30.4% in 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 in the last quarter. Cooper Creek Partners Management LLC purchased a new stake in The Keyw in the 4th quarter worth $2,103,000. Finally, Stephens Investment Management Group LLC increased its holdings in The Keyw by 15.5% in 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 in the last quarter. 95.62% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

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About The Keyw

The KEYW Holding Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides engineering and technology solutions to support the collection, processing, analysis, and dissemination of information across the intelligence, cyber, and counterterrorism communities. Its solutions are designed to respond to meet the critical needs for agile intelligence and to assist the U.S.

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