Do Institutional Investors Love Keyw Holding Corp (NASDAQ:KEYW)?

July 27, 2018 - By Vernon Prom

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Sentiment for Keyw Holding Corp (NASDAQ:KEYW)

Keyw Holding Corp (NASDAQ:KEYW) institutional sentiment increased to 1.1 in 2018 Q1. Its up 0.29, from 0.81 in 2017Q4. The ratio is positive, as 46 institutional investors opened new or increased holdings, while 42 sold and trimmed equity positions in Keyw Holding Corp. The institutional investors in our partner’s database now hold: 47.15 million shares, up from 45.05 million shares in 2017Q4. Also, the number of institutional investors holding Keyw Holding Corp in their top 10 holdings was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 16 Reduced: 26 Increased: 27 New Position: 19.

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. The company has market cap of $431.54 million. The Company’s solutions are designed to respond to meet the critical needs for agile intelligence and to assist the U.S. government national security priorities through various cyber activities and training, geospatial intelligence, cloud and data analytics, engineering, and intelligence analysis and activities offerings. It currently has negative earnings. The Company’s products include electro-optical, hyperspectral and synthetic aperture radar sensors, and other products.

The stock increased 1.51% or $0.13 during the last trading session, reaching $8.76. About 337,551 shares traded. The KeyW Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:KEYW) has risen 0.44% since July 27, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 12.13% the S&P500.

Analysts await The KeyW Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:KEYW) to report earnings on August, 1 before the open. They expect $-0.22 EPS, down 1,000.00 % or $0.20 from last year’s $-0.02 per share. After $-0.06 actual EPS reported by The KeyW Holding Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 266.67 % negative EPS growth.

Archer Capital Management L.P. holds 1.55% of its portfolio in The KeyW Holding Corporation for 348,883 shares. Cooper Creek Partners Management Llc owns 344,246 shares or 1.53% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Sg Capital Management Llc has 0.85% invested in the company for 563,371 shares. The California-based Snyder Capital Management L P has invested 0.6% in the stock. Permit Capital Llc, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 115,380 shares.

The KeyW Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:KEYW) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 67% of KEYW Holding’s analysts are positive. Out of 3 Wall Street analysts rating KEYW Holding, 2 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 1 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $8.0 while the high is $10.0. The stock’s average target of $9 is 2.74% above today’s ($8.76) share price. KEYW was included in 3 notes of analysts from March 15, 2018. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, March 16 by Maxim Group. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of KEYW in report on Friday, March 16 with “Hold” rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained The KeyW Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:KEYW) on Thursday, March 15 with “Buy” rating.

Another recent and important The KeyW Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:KEYW) news was published by Nasdaq.com which published an article titled: “KeyW Wins Multi-Million Dollar Task Order to Provide Global Support for US Army Intelligence Training Systems” on July 03, 2018.

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