KEYW Holding Corp. Company Profile (NASDAQ:KEYW)

About KEYW Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:KEYW)

KEYW Holding Corp. logoThe 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. Its solutions are designed to meet the needs of agile intelligence and the United States government national security priorities through a range of cyber operations and training, geospatial intelligence, cloud and data analytics, engineering, and intelligence analysis and operations offerings. Its Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance solution suite is deployed from a sensor delivery platform. It includes products, including electro-optical, hyperspectral and synthetic aperture radar sensors, and other products that it manufactures and integrates with hardware and software to meet evolving intelligence mission requirements.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Computer and Technology
  • Industry: Application Software
  • Sub-Industry: Aerospace & Defense
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:KEYW
  • CUSIP: 49372310
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $451.97 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 48,968,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $9.01
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $10.54
  • 52 Week Range: $8.07 - $13.57
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 35.50
  • P/E Growth: 12.19
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $282.64 million
  • Price / Sales: 1.60
  • Book Value: $6.43 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.44
  • EBIDTA: $18.86 million
  • Net Margins: -9.10%
  • Return on Equity: 0.09%
  • Return on Assets: 0.05%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.56%
  • Current Ratio: 2.92%
  • Quick Ratio: 2.51%
  • Average Volume: 436,045 shs.
  • Beta: 0.81
  • Short Ratio: 15.03

Frequently Asked Questions for KEYW Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:KEYW)

What is KEYW Holding Corp.'s stock symbol?

KEYW Holding Corp. trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "KEYW."

How were KEYW Holding Corp.'s earnings last quarter?

KEYW Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:KEYW) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, March, 8th. The company reported ($0.08) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.01) by $0.07. The firm earned $68.90 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $72.30 million. KEYW Holding Corp. had a positive return on equity of 0.09% and a negative net margin of 9.10%. The business's revenue for the quarter was down 14.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned ($0.12) earnings per share. View KEYW Holding Corp.'s Earnings History.

Where is KEYW Holding Corp.'s stock going? Where will KEYW Holding Corp.'s stock price be in 2017?

5 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for KEYW Holding Corp.'s shares. Their forecasts range from $12.00 to $13.00. On average, they anticipate KEYW Holding Corp.'s stock price to reach $12.33 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for KEYW Holding Corp..

What are analysts saying about KEYW Holding Corp. stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about KEYW Holding Corp. stock:

  • 1. 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. " (5/9/2017)
  • 2. Maxim Group analysts commented, "KEYW has $2 billion in proposals outstanding and another $2 billion expected to be submitted; management expects at least $500 million in awards of new business during the remainder of 2017." (5/4/2017)

Are investors shorting KEYW Holding Corp.?

KEYW Holding Corp. saw a increase in short interest in the month of April. As of April 13th, there was short interest totalling 9,321,336 shares, an increase of 5.1% from the March 31st total of 8,865,348 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 350,582 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 26.6 days.

Who are some of KEYW Holding Corp.'s key competitors?

Who are KEYW Holding Corp.'s key executives?

KEYW Holding Corp.'s management team includes the folowing people:

  • William J. Weber, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Michael J. Alber, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President
  • John Sutton, Chief Operating Officer
  • Bruce Potter, Chief Technology Officer
  • Caroline S. Pisano, Lead Independent Director
  • John Chris Inglis, Director
  • Leonard E. Moodispaw, Director
  • Mark W. Sopp, Director
  • Deborah A. Bonanni, Independent Director

Who owns KEYW Holding Corp. stock?

KEYW Holding Corp.'s stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include FMR LLC (18.41%), Neuberger Berman Group LLC (9.96%), Penserra Capital Management LLC (5.13%), Stephens Investment Management Group LLC (4.96%), Vanguard Group Inc. (4.41%) and Snyder Capital Management L P (3.72%). Company insiders that own KEYW Holding Corp. stock include Caroline S Pisano, Kimberly Dechello, Mark Anthony Willard and Mark W Sopp. View Institutional Ownership Trends for KEYW Holding Corp..

Who sold KEYW Holding Corp. stock? Who is selling KEYW Holding Corp. stock?

KEYW Holding Corp.'s stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY, JPMorgan Chase & Co., TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Athena Global Investors LLC, Morgan Stanley, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC and Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank. Company insiders that have sold KEYW Holding Corp. stock in the last year include Kimberly Dechello and Mark Anthony Willard. View Insider Buying and Selling for KEYW Holding Corp..

Who bought KEYW Holding Corp. stock? Who is buying KEYW Holding Corp. stock?

KEYW Holding Corp.'s stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Stephens Investment Management Group LLC, FMR LLC, Boston Partners, Neuberger Berman Group LLC, Penserra Capital Management LLC, Snyder Capital Management L P, Vanguard Group Inc. and First Trust Advisors LP. View Insider Buying and Selling for KEYW Holding Corp..

How do I buy KEYW Holding Corp. stock?

Shares of KEYW Holding Corp. can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is KEYW Holding Corp.'s stock price today?

One share of KEYW Holding Corp. stock can currently be purchased for approximately $9.23.

MarketBeat Community Rating for KEYW Holding Corp. (NASDAQ KEYW)
Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 ( )
Outperform Votes:  124 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  112 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  236
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about KEYW Holding Corp. and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for KEYW Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:KEYW) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.60)
Consensus Price Target: $12.33 (33.62% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for KEYW Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:KEYW)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/15/2017Noble FinancialReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
5/4/2017Maxim GroupUpgradeHold -> Buy$13.00HighView Rating Details
2/15/2017Royal Bank of CanadaInitiated CoverageOutperform$12.00N/AView Rating Details
12/21/2016Seaport Global SecuritiesInitiated CoverageNeutralN/AView Rating Details
11/3/2016Chardan CapitalReiterated RatingBuy$12.00N/AView Rating Details
5/16/2016Sterne Agee CRTReiterated RatingNeutralN/AView Rating Details
2/25/2016FBR & CoReiterated RatingHold$7.00N/AView Rating Details
11/18/2015Imperial CapitalReiterated RatingIn-Line$7.00 -> $6.50N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/29/2015 forward)


Earnings History for KEYW Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:KEYW)
Earnings by Quarter for KEYW Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:KEYW)
Earnings History by Quarter for KEYW Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:KEYW)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
3/8/2017Q4 2016($0.01)($0.08)$72.30 million$68.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/2/2016Q316$0.06$0.09$75.11 million$72.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/9/2016Q216$0.02($0.01)$72.79 million$73.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/10/2016Q1($0.05)$0.05$73.54 million$73.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/24/2016Q415($0.14)($0.12)$76.31 million$75.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/9/2015Q315($0.11)($0.20)$82.91 million$81.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/10/2015Q2($0.11)($0.17)$78.26 million$75.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/7/2015Q115($0.10)($0.16)$74.80 million$71.63 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/18/2015Q414($0.06)($0.13)$77.34 million$73.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/28/2014Q314($0.03)($0.03)$76.20 million$79.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/31/2014Q214($0.03)($0.05)$72.90 million$72.05 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/1/2014Q114($0.06)($0.08)$65.08 million$63.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/4/2014Q413($0.04)($0.01)$72.19 million$68.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/30/2013Q313($0.05)($0.15)$78.67 million$73.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2013Q2 2013($0.04)($0.06)$80.06 million$78.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/30/2013Q1 2013($0.04)($0.06)$75.22 million$77.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/31/2012$0.01$0.01ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2012$0.02$0.01ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/1/2012$0.01$0.01ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/1/2012$0.01ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/3/2011$0.05$0.09ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2011$0.05$0.11ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/7/2011$0.01$0.04ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for KEYW Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:KEYW)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.12
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.31
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172$0.01$0.03$0.02
Q2 20172($0.10)($0.01)($0.06)
Q3 20172$0.05$0.09$0.07
Q4 20172$0.05$0.12$0.09
Q1 20182$0.00$0.07$0.04
Q2 20182$0.06$0.08$0.07
Q3 20182$0.06$0.14$0.10
Q4 20182$0.05$0.15$0.10
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for KEYW Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:KEYW)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for KEYW Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:KEYW)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 7.90%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 72.54%
Insider Trades by Quarter for KEYW Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:KEYW)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for KEYW Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:KEYW)
Insider Trades by Quarter for KEYW Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:KEYW)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/11/2017Mark W SoppDirectorBuy20,000$8.29$165,800.00View SEC Filing  
2/8/2017Kimberly DechelloCAOSell4,505$10.14$45,680.70View SEC Filing  
2/8/2017Mark Anthony WillardVPSell4,555$10.14$46,187.70View SEC Filing  
5/31/2016Mark W SoppDirectorBuy20,000$8.84$176,800.00View SEC Filing  
5/28/2016Caroline S PisanoDirectorSell28,702$8.71$249,994.42View SEC Filing  
5/3/2016Caroline S PisanoDirectorSell34,511$7.24$249,859.64View SEC Filing  
2/10/2016Kimberly DechelloCAOSell13,751$4.33$59,541.83View SEC Filing  
2/9/2016Mark Anthony WillardVPSell13,635$4.34$59,175.90View SEC Filing  
2/10/2015Kimberly DechelloCAOSell3,879$9.14$35,454.06View SEC Filing  
2/9/2015Mark Anthony WillardVPSell2,766$9.10$25,170.60View SEC Filing  
6/4/2014Leonard E MoodispawCEOBuy15,000$10.01$150,150.00View SEC Filing  
5/19/2014Leonard MoodispawCEOBuy15,000$10.87$163,050.00View SEC Filing  
5/15/2014Chris FeddeEVPBuy2,000$10.76$21,520.00View SEC Filing  
5/13/2014Leonard MoodispawCEOBuy10,000$10.51$105,100.00View SEC Filing  
5/6/2014Leonard MoodispawCEOBuy10,000$11.17$111,700.00View SEC Filing  
3/6/2014Mark Anthony WillardVPSell20,000$20.50$410,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/6/2013John Erwin Krobath IICFOBuy5,000$11.37$56,850.00View SEC Filing  
8/15/2013Leonard MoodispawCEOBuy10,000$11.50$115,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/11/2012John G HannonDirectorSell10,770$12.77$137,532.90View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for KEYW Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:KEYW)
Latest Headlines for KEYW Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:KEYW)
DateHeadline logoThe KEYW Holding Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : KEYW-US : May 26, 2017 - May 26 at 6:55 PM logoKeyW Achieves ISO 9001:2015 Quality Certification - May 17 at 6:06 PM logo$118.46 Million in Sales Expected for KEYW Holding Corp. (KEYW) This Quarter - May 14 at 10:08 AM logo-$0.03 EPS Expected for KEYW Holding Corp. (KEYW) This Quarter - May 12 at 10:25 AM logoKEYW Holding Corp. (KEYW) Director Purchases $165,800.00 in Stock - May 11 at 8:04 PM logoETFs with exposure to The KEYW Holding Corp. : May 11, 2017 - May 11 at 6:37 PM logoBRIEF-KEYW announces changes to executive leadership team - May 11 at 4:07 AM logoKeyW Holding (KEYW) COO and CAO to Step Down - May 11 at 4:07 AM logoKeyW Announces Changes to Executive Leadership Team - May 10 at 6:05 PM logoThe KEYW Holding Corp. :KEYW-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 10, 2017 - May 10 at 1:05 PM logoKEYW Holding Corp. (KEYW) Expected to Earn Q2 2017 Earnings of ($0.10) Per Share - May 8 at 8:21 AM logoKEYW Holding Corp. Expected to Post Q2 2017 Earnings of ($0.01) Per Share (KEYW) - May 8 at 8:15 AM logoKEYW Holding Corp. (KEYW) Stock Rating Upgraded by Maxim Group - May 7 at 1:36 PM logoAnalysts Issue Forecasts for KEYW Holding Corp.'s Q2 2018 Earnings (KEYW) - May 5 at 6:08 PM logoKEYW Holding Corp. (KEYW) Earns Media Impact Score of 0.08 - May 4 at 8:54 PM logoInvestor Network: KEYW Holding Corporation to Host Earnings Call - May 4 at 6:17 PM logoEdited Transcript of KEYW earnings conference call or presentation 3-May-17 9:00pm GMT - May 4 at 6:17 PM logoKeyW Reports First-Quarter 2017 Financial Results - May 3 at 8:38 PM logoKEYW reports 1Q loss - May 3 at 8:38 PM logoKEYW Holding Corp. (KEYW) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages - May 3 at 10:46 AM logoKEYW Holding Corp. (KEYW) Earns News Impact Rating of 0.01 - May 1 at 3:30 PM logoThe KEYW Holding Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : KEYW-US : May 1, 2017 - May 1 at 1:05 PM logoKEYW Holding Corp. (KEYW) Sees Significant Increase in Short Interest - April 30 at 1:28 PM logoSomewhat Positive News Coverage Somewhat Likely to Impact KEYW Holding Corp. (KEYW) Share Price - April 28 at 4:05 PM logoSomewhat Critical Media Coverage Extremely Likely to Affect KEYW Holding Corp. (KEYW) Stock Price - April 25 at 4:55 PM logoThe KEYW Holding Corp. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:KEYW) : April 24, 2017 - April 24 at 5:45 PM logo Brokerages Expect KEYW Holding Corp. (KEYW) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $75.42 Million - April 23 at 8:46 AM logoKEYW Holding Corp. (KEYW) Receiving Positive Press Coverage, Analysis Finds - April 21 at 7:12 PM logoKEYW Holding Corp. (KEYW) Expected to Announce Earnings of $0.03 Per Share - April 21 at 5:56 PM logoThe KEYW Holding Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : KEYW-US : April 21, 2017 - April 21 at 10:25 AM logoKeyW to Report First Quarter 2017 Financial Results on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - April 19 at 5:59 PM logoKEYW Holding Corp. (KEYW) Earns Daily News Sentiment Score of 0.30 - April 17 at 1:47 PM logoKEYW Holding Corp. (KEYW) Receiving Very Favorable Press Coverage, Study Shows - April 14 at 8:16 AM logoKEYW Holding Corp. (KEYW) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Analysts - April 7 at 6:25 PM logoHeed the warning signs: Defense and commercial cyber just don’t mix - April 7 at 10:40 AM logoBRIEF-KEYW Holding on April 4 entered $135 mln term loan facility, $50 mln revolving credit facility - April 7 at 10:40 AM logoKeyW Completes Acquisition of Sotera Defense Solutions - April 7 at 10:40 AM logoKeyW and Sotera Defense Solutions Announce Early Termination of Hart-Scott-Rodino Waiting Period - March 27 at 10:44 AM logoKEYW HOLDING CORP Files SEC form 8-K/A, Financial Statements and Exhibits - March 24 at 6:09 PM logoKEYW HOLDING CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Changes in Registrant's Certifying Accountant - March 23 at 6:44 PM logoKeyW Launches Mobile Persistent Cyber Training Environment - March 22 at 6:19 PM logoKEYW HOLDING CORP Financials - March 21 at 6:04 PM logoResearch Reports Coverage on Application Software Stocks - Castlight Health, KEYW Holding, HubSpot, and 2U - March 17 at 9:17 AM logoKEYW HOLDING CORP Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report - March 15 at 6:23 PM logoNoble Financial Reiterates “Hold” Rating for KEYW Holding Corp. (KEYW) - March 13 at 10:49 PM logoMoving Average Crossover Alert: KEYW Holding (KEYW) - March 13 at 10:41 AM logoKeyW Enters into Employment Agreements with Four Employees of Sotera Defense Solutions - March 13 at 10:41 AM logoMaxim Group Reiterates Hold Rating for KEYW Holding Corp. (KEYW) - March 12 at 9:27 PM logoBRIEF-KeyW says termination fee of $11.8 mln payable to Sotera in certain circumstances - March 9 at 4:03 PM logoKEYW Holding Corp. (KEYW) Announces Earnings Results - March 9 at 12:21 PM



KEYW Holding Corp. (KEYW) Chart for Monday, May, 29, 2017

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