KEYW (KEYW) Earns Media Impact Score of 0.10

News articles about KEYW (NASDAQ:KEYW) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. KEYW earned a news sentiment score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the software maker an impact score of 44.8850919202241 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

Here are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s rankings:

KEYW (KEYW) opened at $5.72 on Friday. KEYW has a 1 year low of $4.94 and a 1 year high of $12.41. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.88, a current ratio of 1.48 and a quick ratio of 1.25. The firm has a market cap of $293.79, a price-to-earnings ratio of -9.86 and a beta of 0.81.

KEYW has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. Maxim Group dropped their price target on shares of KEYW from $13.00 to $10.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research note on Friday, November 3rd. BidaskClub upgraded shares of KEYW from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, December 19th. SunTrust Banks restated a “buy” rating and set a $13.00 target price on shares of KEYW in a research report on Friday, October 20th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of KEYW from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 8th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus assumed coverage on shares of KEYW in a research report on Tuesday, November 21st. They set a “hold” rating and a $6.00 target price on the stock. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $9.20.

In other KEYW news, Director Caroline S. Pisano bought 10,000 shares of KEYW stock in a transaction on Tuesday, November 7th. The stock was bought at an average price of $5.19 per share, with a total value of $51,900.00. Following the completion of the acquisition, the director now owns 69,346 shares in the company, valued at $359,905.74. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, General Counsel Philip Luci bought 9,900 shares of KEYW stock in a transaction on Tuesday, November 7th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $5.05 per share, with a total value of $49,995.00. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Over the last quarter, insiders purchased 38,900 shares of company stock worth $203,735. 4.62% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

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KEYW 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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