The KEYW Holding Corporation (KEYW) Earns Outperform Rating from Analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada

Royal Bank Of Canada assumed coverage on shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:KEYW) in a report issued on Wednesday morning. The brokerage issued an outperform rating and a $12.00 target price on the stock.

Other research analysts also recently issued reports about the company. Zacks Investment Research downgraded The KEYW Holding Corporation from a hold rating to a strong sell rating in a report on Monday, January 30th. Seaport Global Securities began coverage on The KEYW Holding Corporation in a report on Wednesday, December 21st. They set a neutral rating on the stock. Finally, Chardan Capital restated a buy rating and set a $12.00 price objective on shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation in a report on Thursday, November 3rd. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company. The KEYW Holding Corporation presently has a consensus rating of Hold and an average target price of $10.25.

The KEYW Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:KEYW) opened at 9.86 on Wednesday. The KEYW Holding Corporation has a one year low of $4.01 and a one year high of $13.57. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $11.01 and its 200-day moving average price is $11.11. The company’s market capitalization is $396.87 million.

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In other news, VP Mark Anthony Willard sold 4,555 shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation stock in a transaction on Wednesday, February 8th. The stock was sold at an average price of $10.14, for a total value of $46,187.70. Following the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 162,044 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,643,126.16. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, CAO Kimberly Dechello sold 4,505 shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation stock in a transaction on Wednesday, February 8th. The shares were sold at an average price of $10.14, for a total value of $45,680.70. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Company insiders own 7.90% of the company’s stock.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Sei Investments Co. increased its position in shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation by 6.9% in the third quarter. Sei Investments Co. now owns 13,569 shares of the company’s stock worth $149,000 after buying an additional 876 shares in the last quarter. M&T Bank Corp increased its position in shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation by 50.4% in the third quarter. M&T Bank Corp now owns 19,855 shares of the company’s stock worth $220,000 after buying an additional 6,657 shares in the last quarter. AQR Capital Management LLC increased its position in shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation by 156.9% in the fourth quarter. AQR Capital Management LLC now owns 28,719 shares of the company’s stock worth $339,000 after buying an additional 17,541 shares in the last quarter. Chicago Equity Partners LLC increased its position in shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation by 41.6% in the second quarter. Chicago Equity Partners LLC now owns 33,290 shares of the company’s stock worth $331,000 after buying an additional 9,779 shares in the last quarter. Finally, California Public Employees Retirement System bought a new position in shares of The KEYW Holding Corporation during the second quarter worth about $499,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 72.54% of the company’s stock.

The KEYW Holding Corporation Company Profile

The KEYW Holding Corporation (KEYW) is a provider of cybersecurity, cyber superiority and geospatial intelligence solutions to the United States Government defense, intelligence and national security agencies, and commercial enterprises. The Company operates through two segments: Government Solutions and Commercial Cyber Solutions.

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