Stock Worth Mentioning: Will KEYW Holding Corp. Run Out of Steam Soon?

Stock Worth Mentioning: Will KEYW Holding Corp. Run Out of Steam Soon?

The stock of KEYW Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:KEYW) hit a new 52-week high and has $16.15 target or 25.00% above today’s $12.92 share price. The 5 months bullish chart indicates low risk for the $531.29 million company. The 1-year high was reported on Nov, 21 by Barchart.com. If the $16.15 price target is reached, the company will be worth $132.82 million more.
The 52-week high event is an important milestone for every stock because it shows very positive momentum and is time when buyers come in. During such notable technical setup, fundamental investors usually stay away and are careful shorting or selling the stock. About 108,514 shares traded hands. KEYW Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:KEYW) has risen 89.13% since April 19, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 85.27% the S&P500.

KEYW Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:KEYW) Ratings Coverage

Out of 6 analysts covering KEYW Holding (NASDAQ:KEYW), 2 rate it a “Buy”, 0 “Sell”, while 4 “Hold”. This means 33% are positive. KEYW Holding has been the topic of 11 analyst reports since August 11, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, February 25 by Maxim Group. The rating was maintained by Chardan Capital Markets on Tuesday, May 10 with “Buy”. The stock of KEYW Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:KEYW) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, February 5 by Maxim Group. As per Tuesday, August 11, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. As per Tuesday, November 10, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Hold” rating by Maxim Group given on Wednesday, July 13. The stock of KEYW Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:KEYW) has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, August 10 by Noble Financial. Chardan Capital Markets upgraded KEYW Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:KEYW) rating on Thursday, February 25. Chardan Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $8 price target.

According to Zacks Investment Research, “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.”

Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment decreased to 1.4 in Q2 2016. Its down 0.17, from 1.57 in 2016Q1. The ratio turned negative, as 14 funds sold all KEYW Holding Corp. shares owned while 21 reduced positions. 19 funds bought stakes while 36 increased positions. They now own 33.20 million shares or 0.19% more from 33.14 million shares in 2016Q1.
The United Kingdom-based Herald Management Limited has invested 0.42% in KEYW Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:KEYW). Voya Invest Mngmt Ltd Co has invested 0% of its portfolio in KEYW Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:KEYW). Peak6 Invs Lp has invested 0% of its portfolio in KEYW Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:KEYW). Fuller Thaler Asset Management last reported 434,700 shares in the company. Boston Prtnrs holds 0.01% or 962,884 shares in its portfolio. State Of Wisconsin Board has 489,841 shares for 0.02% of their US portfolio. Blackrock Fund holds 0% or 926,672 shares in its portfolio. California Public Employees Retirement Sys last reported 50,200 shares in the company. Chicago Equity Limited Com accumulated 0.01% or 33,290 shares. Oak Ridge Invs Limited Liability Company has invested 0.42% of its portfolio in KEYW Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:KEYW). Hightower Advsr Limited Company holds 0.02% or 136,752 shares in its portfolio. Deutsche Bancorp Ag holds 0% of its portfolio in KEYW Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:KEYW) for 14,285 shares. Savings Bank Of America Corp De accumulated 0% or 677,976 shares. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement has invested 0% of its portfolio in KEYW Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:KEYW). Vanguard Group has invested 0% of its portfolio in KEYW Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:KEYW).

More recent KEYW Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:KEYW) news were published by: Marketwatch.com which released: “Virtual Stock Exchange” on October 10, 2010. Also Fool.com published the news titled: “Why Shares of KEYW Holding Corp. Popped 11% in September” on October 05, 2016. Quotes.Wsj.com‘s news article titled: “News KEYW Holding Corp.KEYW” with publication date: February 11, 2011 was also an interesting one.

KEYW Company Profile

The KEYW Holding Corporation (KEYW), incorporated on December 29, 2009, is a well-known provider of cybersecurity, cyber superiority and geospatial intelligence solutions to the United States Government defense, intelligence and national security agencies, and commercial enterprises. The Firm operates through two divisions: Government Solutions and Commercial Cyber Solutions. KEYW’s capabilities include solutions, services and products to support the collection, processing, analysis, use of intelligence data and information in the domains of cyberspace and geospace, and the protection of networks and related infrastructure.

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