The Keyw (NASDAQ:KEYW) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report issued on Tuesday.
According to Zacks, “KEYW Corporation with its subsidiaries is engaged in providing mission-critical cyber security and cyber superiority solutions to defense, intelligence and national security agencies. Its solutions, services and products support the collection, processing, analysis, and use of intelligence data and information in the domain of cyberspace. The Company provides a full range of engineering services as well as fully integrated platforms that support the entire intelligence process. Its platform includes products that it manufactures, as well as hardware and software that the Company integrates using its engineering services. Its current customers include the National Security Agency (NSA), other intelligence agencies, the Department of Defense (including major agencies and branches within the Department of Defense) and other federal defense and law enforcement agencies. KEYW Corporation is headquartered in Hanover, Maryland. “
A number of other equities research analysts also recently weighed in on KEYW. TheStreet upgraded shares of The Keyw from a “d+” rating to a “c” rating in a research note on Thursday, March 15th. BidaskClub downgraded shares of The Keyw from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, March 16th. Stifel Nicolaus restated a “hold” rating and issued a $8.00 price target on shares of The Keyw in a research note on Friday, March 16th. ValuEngine downgraded shares of The Keyw from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Friday, March 2nd. Finally, Chardan Capital downgraded shares of The Keyw from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 3rd. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company. The Keyw presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $9.33.
Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of KEYW. SG Capital Management LLC acquired a new stake in shares of The Keyw in the 4th quarter valued at approximately $4,533,000. Segall Bryant & Hamill LLC acquired a new stake in The Keyw during the 4th quarter worth approximately $3,101,000. Brown Advisory Inc. boosted its position in The Keyw by 30.4% during the 3rd quarter. Brown Advisory Inc. now owns 1,647,553 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $12,538,000 after buying an additional 384,149 shares during the period. Cooper Creek Partners Management LLC acquired a new stake in The Keyw during the 4th quarter worth approximately $2,103,000. Finally, Stephens Investment Management Group LLC boosted its position in The Keyw by 15.5% during 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 buying an additional 328,821 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 95.62% of the company’s stock.
The Keyw Company Profile
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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