News articles about Key Technology (NASDAQ:KTEC) have been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Key Technology earned a coverage optimism score of 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the industrial products company an impact score of 46.2012142190956 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.
Shares of Key Technology (KTEC) opened at $17.82 on Tuesday. The company has a quick ratio of 1.05, a current ratio of 2.19 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.06. Key Technology has a 52 week low of $11.08 and a 52 week high of $19.67. The stock has a market capitalization of $108.66, a PE ratio of 27.02 and a beta of 1.02.
Key Technology (NASDAQ:KTEC) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 16th. The industrial products company reported $0.18 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.04 by $0.14. The business had revenue of $40.55 million for the quarter. Key Technology had a return on equity of 6.32% and a net margin of 2.88%.
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Key Technology, Inc is a supplier of process automation solutions to the food processing industry and other industries, such as tobacco and pharmaceuticals. The Company designs, manufactures, sells and services automation equipment that processes product streams of discrete pieces. These systems integrate electro-optical automated inspection and digital sorting systems with other processing systems that include specialized conveying and preparation equipment.
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