KEYW (NASDAQ:KEYW) posted its earnings results on Tuesday. The software maker reported ($0.04) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.01) by ($0.03), MarketWatch Earnings reports. The company had revenue of $126.70 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $125.51 million. KEYW had a negative return on equity of 2.55% and a negative net margin of 0.09%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 3.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted ($0.08) EPS. KEYW updated its FY 2018 guidance to EPS.

Shares of KEYW stock opened at $8.94 on Thursday. KEYW has a twelve month low of $4.96 and a twelve month high of $9.84. The company has a quick ratio of 1.95, a current ratio of 2.35 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.02. The stock has a market capitalization of $424.97 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of -19.87 and a beta of 0.77.

A number of institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of KEYW. SG Americas Securities LLC acquired a new position in shares of KEYW in the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $104,000. Trexquant Investment LP acquired a new position in shares of KEYW in the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $109,000. First Command Financial Services Inc. acquired a new position in shares of KEYW in the 3rd quarter valued at approximately $264,000. NJ State Employees Deferred Compensation Plan acquired a new position in shares of KEYW in the 3rd quarter valued at approximately $433,000. Finally, Aperio Group LLC raised its position in shares of KEYW by 23.1% in the 2nd quarter. Aperio Group LLC now owns 57,993 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $507,000 after buying an additional 10,894 shares in the last quarter.

Several analysts have weighed in on the stock. Drexel Hamilton cut shares of KEYW from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 1st. ValuEngine upgraded shares of KEYW from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday. BidaskClub upgraded shares of KEYW from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, August 24th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of KEYW from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $10.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Thursday, July 12th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus dropped their price objective on shares of KEYW from $9.00 to $8.00 and set a “hold” rating for the company in a research note on Thursday, August 2nd. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company. KEYW has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $9.20.

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About KEYW

The KeyW Holding Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides engineering and technology solutions to support the collection, processing, analysis, and dissemination of information across the spectrum of the intelligence, cyber, and counterterrorism communities in the United States. The company's solutions are designed to meet the critical needs of agile intelligence and U.S.

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