News coverage about The KEYW Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:KEYW) has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. The KEYW Holding Corporation earned a news impact score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the software maker an impact score of 45.3834203016497 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.
Here are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s rankings:
- Contrasting The KEYW Holding Corporation (KEYW) & Palo Alto Networks (PANW) (americanbankingnews.com)
- Calculating The Intrinsic Value Of The KEYW Holding Corporation (KEYW) (finance.yahoo.com)
- Watching the Tape Move for Keyw Holding Corp (KEYW) – Lockport Press (lockportpress.com)
- The 8 Most Undervalued Tech Stocks That Protect Your Data – Investorplace.com (investorplace.com)
KEYW has been the topic of several analyst reports. Royal Bank Of Canada set a $7.00 price target on shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday. Maxim Group cut their price target on shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation from $13.00 to $10.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research report on Friday, November 3rd. SunTrust Banks, Inc. reissued a “buy” rating and set a $13.00 price target on shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation in a research report on Friday, October 20th. Drexel Hamilton raised shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $10.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Friday, August 25th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, August 11th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $10.00.
Shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation (NASDAQ KEYW) opened at $5.55 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.88, a quick ratio of 1.25 and a current ratio of 1.48. The KEYW Holding Corporation has a fifty-two week low of $4.94 and a fifty-two week high of $13.57.
In related news, CFO Michael J. Alber purchased 19,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, November 7th. The shares were acquired at an average price of $5.36 per share, for a total transaction of $101,840.00. Following the purchase, the chief financial officer now owns 19,000 shares in the company, valued at $101,840. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, General Counsel Philip Luci purchased 9,900 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, November 7th. The stock was bought at an average price of $5.05 per share, for a total transaction of $49,995.00. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Over the last ninety days, insiders bought 38,900 shares of company stock worth $203,735. 4.62% of the stock is owned by insiders.
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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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