Q3 2017 EPS Estimates for The KEYW Holding Corporation (KEYW) Increased by Analyst

The KEYW Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:KEYW) – Equities researchers at SunTrust Banks upped their Q3 2017 earnings per share estimates for The KEYW Holding Corporation in a note issued to investors on Wednesday. SunTrust Banks analyst T. Sommer now expects that the software maker will post earnings per share of $0.08 for the quarter, up from their prior forecast of $0.07. SunTrust Banks also issued estimates for The KEYW Holding Corporation’s Q4 2017 earnings at $0.20 EPS and FY2017 earnings at ($0.14) EPS.

A number of other analysts have also issued reports on the stock. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, May 9th. Maxim Group upgraded shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $13.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Thursday, May 4th. Noble Financial reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation in a research note on Monday, May 15th. ValuEngine lowered shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, June 6th. Finally, BidaskClub lowered shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Monday, July 24th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $12.33.

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Shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:KEYW) opened at 8.10 on Monday. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $8.91 and a 200-day moving average of $9.28. The KEYW Holding Corporation has a 12 month low of $7.26 and a 12 month high of $13.57. The stock’s market capitalization is $402.35 million.

The KEYW Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:KEYW) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 9th. The software maker reported ($0.02) EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.04) by $0.02. The KEYW Holding Corporation had a negative net margin of 6.39% and a negative return on equity of 1.61%. The company had revenue of $124.10 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $120.06 million. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted ($0.01) EPS. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 69.3% compared to the same quarter last year.

Hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the company. Concourse Capital Management LLC bought a new stake in shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation during the second quarter worth about $109,000. Greenwood Capital Associates LLC bought a new stake in shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation during the first quarter worth about $114,000. Paloma Partners Management Co bought a new stake in shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation during the first quarter worth about $132,000. Zacks Investment Management bought a new stake in shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation during the second quarter worth about $138,000. Finally, US Bancorp DE raised its stake in shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation by 183.3% in the first quarter. US Bancorp DE now owns 14,868 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $140,000 after buying an additional 9,620 shares during the period. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 92.03% of the company’s stock.

The KEYW Holding Corporation Company 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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