Key Technology Company Profile (NASDAQ:KTEC)

About Key Technology

Key Technology logoKey Technology, Inc. is a supplier of process automation solutions to the food processing industry and other industries, such as tobacco and pharmaceuticals. The Company designs, manufactures, sells and services automation equipment that processes product streams of discrete pieces. These systems integrate electro-optical automated inspection and digital sorting systems with other processing systems that include specialized conveying and preparation equipment. The Company provides parts and service for each of its product lines to customers around the world. Its automated inspection systems are used in various applications to detect and remove defects and foreign material from the product stream. It offers conveying and processing equipment, which are utilized throughout various industries to move and process product within a production plant. Its Integrated Solutions Group (ISG) provides integrated whole-line solutions. It has an installed base of inspection and processing systems.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Industrial Products
  • Industry: Diversified Machinery
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: KTEC
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $13.00
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $12.65
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $11.38
  • 52-Week Range: $6.25 - $13.95
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 81.76
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 15.29
  • P/E Growth: 1.42
  • Market Cap: $83.23M
  • Outstanding Shares: 6,402,000
  • Beta: 1.42
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 0.83%
  • Return on Equity: 1.64%
  • Return on Assets: 1.05%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.07%
  • Current Ratio: 2.27%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.09%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Key Technology (NASDAQ:KTEC) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: No ratings tracked in the last 12 months.
Consensus Rating:N/A (Score: NaN)
Consensus Price Target: N/A

Analysts' Ratings History for Key Technology (NASDAQ:KTEC)
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Earnings

Earnings History for Key Technology (NASDAQ:KTEC)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
4/26/2017        
11/17/2016Q4 2016$0.17$0.08$120.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/28/2016Q3$0.11$0.16ViewListenView Earnings Details
4/28/2016Q2($0.23)($0.09)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/28/2016Q1($0.28)($0.27)ViewListenView Earnings Details
11/12/2015Q415$0.01($0.24)$30.40 million$30.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/23/2015Q315($0.11)$0.05$21.58 million$30.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2015Q114($0.20)($0.31)$24.50 million$21.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/29/2015Q413($0.31)($0.29)$22.50 million$20.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/13/2014($0.09)($0.01)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/24/2014Q313($0.12)($0.32)$31.10 million$31.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/24/2014Q213$0.10$0.05$31.25 million$31.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/30/2014Q4($0.16)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/14/2013Q4$0.10$0.21ViewListenView Earnings Details
7/25/2013Q3 2013$0.19$0.23$36.30 million$39.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Key Technology (NASDAQ:KTEC)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.62 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.85 EPS

Dividends

Dividend History for Key Technology (NASDAQ:KTEC)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Key Technology (NASDAQ:KTEC)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 29.40%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 46.82%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
4/29/2016Perlus Microcap Fund L.P PvamMajor ShareholderBuy300$8.60$2,580.00View SEC Filing  
4/26/2016Perlus Microcap Fund L.P PvamMajor ShareholderBuy1,336$8.05$10,754.80View SEC Filing  
4/18/2016Perlus Microcap Fund L.P PvamMajor ShareholderBuy3,700$7.93$29,341.00View SEC Filing  
4/8/2016Perlus Microcap Fund L.P PvamMajor ShareholderBuy8,171$7.40$60,465.40View SEC Filing  
3/8/2016Perlus Microcap Fund L.P PvamMajor ShareholderBuy8,348$7.00$58,436.00View SEC Filing  
3/7/2016Perlus Microcap Fund L.P PvamMajor ShareholderBuy4,642$7.00$32,494.00View SEC Filing  
12/10/2015Piton Capital Partners LlcMajor ShareholderBuy5,379$10.33$55,565.07View SEC Filing  
11/16/2015Piton Capital Partners LlcMajor ShareholderBuy113,500$10.50$1,191,750.00View SEC Filing  
9/10/2015Piton Capital Partners LlcMajor ShareholderBuy11,996$11.81$141,672.76View SEC Filing  
5/8/2015M3c Holdings LlcMajor ShareholderBuy6,000$12.93$77,580.00View SEC Filing  
5/4/2015M3c Holdings LlcMajor ShareholderBuy7,500$13.00$97,500.00View SEC Filing  
4/28/2015M3c Holdings LlcMajor ShareholderBuy8,229$13.08$107,635.32View SEC Filing  
4/24/2015Leslie J SchreyerMajor ShareholderBuy2,202$13.00$28,626.00View SEC Filing  
4/21/2015Leslie J SchreyerMajor ShareholderBuy2,842$13.00$36,946.00View SEC Filing  
4/20/2015M3c Holdings LlcMajor ShareholderBuy2,200$12.85$28,270.00View SEC Filing  
4/16/2015M3c Holdings LlcMajor ShareholderBuy5,272$13.02$68,641.44View SEC Filing  
4/14/2015M3c Holdings LlcMajor ShareholderBuy3,436$13.02$44,736.72View SEC Filing  
4/13/2015M3c Holdings LlcMajor ShareholderBuy11,401$13.00$148,213.00View SEC Filing  
2/12/2015Michael L NicholsVPSell1,000$12.52$12,520.00View SEC Filing  
12/19/2014Leslie J SchreyerMajor ShareholderBuy5,500$12.35$67,925.00View SEC Filing  
12/17/2014Leslie J SchreyerMajor ShareholderBuy16,561$12.34$204,362.74View SEC Filing  
6/27/2014Leslie J SchreyerMajor ShareholderBuy12,357$12.00$148,284.00View SEC Filing  
4/11/2014Leslie Schreyermajor shareholderBuy1,180$13.25$15,635.00View SEC Filing  
2/19/2014Charles StonecipherDirectorBuy1,268$12.71$16,116.28View SEC Filing  
2/12/2014Charles StonecipherDirectorBuy1,164$12.51$14,561.64View SEC Filing  
2/10/2014Charles StonecipherDirectorBuy1,568$12.36$19,380.48View SEC Filing  
5/21/2013John E PeloDirectorSell5,000$14.27$71,350.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Key Technology (NASDAQ:KTEC)
DateHeadline
News IconKey Technology Introduces VERYX Digital Sorters for Nuts and Dried Fruits (NASDAQ:KTEC)
www.pressreleasepoint.com - February 16 at 10:53 PM
News IconKey Technology Introduces VERYX Digital Sorters for Nuts and Dried Fruits (NASDAQ:KTEC)
www.pressreleasepoint.com - February 16 at 10:53 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoKEY TECHNOLOGY INC Files SEC form 8-K, Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders (NASDAQ:KTEC)
biz.yahoo.com - February 10 at 7:00 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of KTEC earnings conference call or presentation 26-Jan-17 10:00pm GMT (NASDAQ:KTEC)
finance.yahoo.com - January 27 at 8:20 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ1 2017 Key Technology Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close (NASDAQ:KTEC)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 27 at 1:00 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoKEY TECHNOLOGY INC Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements and Exhibi (NASDAQ:KTEC)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 27 at 1:00 AM
nasdaq.com logoKey Technology Announces Fiscal 2017 First Quarter Financial Results (NASDAQ:KTEC)
www.nasdaq.com - January 26 at 7:58 PM
4-traders.com logoKey Technology : posts 1Q profit (NASDAQ:KTEC)
www.4-traders.com - January 26 at 7:58 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoKey Technology posts 1Q profit (NASDAQ:KTEC)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - January 26 at 7:58 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoKey Technology Announces Fiscal 2017 First Quarter Conference Call (NASDAQ:KTEC)
finance.yahoo.com - January 16 at 6:49 PM
News IconKey Technology Introduces VERYX Digital Sorters for Berries (NASDAQ:KTEC)
www.pressreleasepoint.com - January 12 at 11:45 PM
capitalcube.com logoETFs with exposure to Key Technology, Inc. : December 16, 2016 (NASDAQ:KTEC)
us.rd.yahoo.com - December 16 at 6:49 PM
News IconHow Key Technology, Inc. (KTEC) Stacks Up Against Its Peers (NASDAQ:KTEC)
feedproxy.google.com - December 16 at 3:13 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoKEY TECHNOLOGY INC Financials (NASDAQ:KTEC)
finance.yahoo.com - December 15 at 6:50 PM
capitalcube.com logoKey Technology, Inc. :KTEC-US: Earnings Analysis: 2016 By the Numbers : December 14, 2016 (NASDAQ:KTEC)
www.capitalcube.com - December 14 at 6:53 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoKEY TECHNOLOGY INC Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report (NASDAQ:KTEC)
biz.yahoo.com - December 9 at 6:18 PM
News IconBTC Inc. Announces New Blockchain Event for Payments & Financial Services Innovators in Atlanta -- Distributed: Markets (NASDAQ:KTEC)
networking.itbusinessnet.com - December 8 at 6:47 PM
News Icon'Nation remains key FDI hub' (NASDAQ:KTEC)
usa.chinadaily.com.cn - December 8 at 6:47 PM
businesswire.com logoNorth America Wearable Electronics Market (2016-2022) - Key Vendors are Apple, Samsung & Lenovo - Research and Markets (NASDAQ:KTEC)
www.businesswire.com - December 8 at 6:47 PM
News IconKey Technology Introduces The Definitive Guide to Digital Sorting for Food Processors (NASDAQ:KTEC)
www.pressreleasepoint.com - December 6 at 5:56 PM
capitalcube.com logoETFs with exposure to Key Technology, Inc. : November 30, 2016 (NASDAQ:KTEC)
www.capitalcube.com - November 30 at 6:19 PM
News IconKey Technology Introduces Washdown-Rated Veo Sorters for Seed Corn Ears (NASDAQ:KTEC)
www.pressreleasepoint.com - November 30 at 9:51 AM
capitalcube.com logoKey Technology, Inc. :KTEC-US: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2016 By the Numbers : November 29, 2016 (NASDAQ:KTEC)
www.capitalcube.com - November 29 at 4:15 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of KTEC earnings conference call or presentation 17-Nov-16 10:00pm GMT (NASDAQ:KTEC)
finance.yahoo.com - November 18 at 8:32 AM
News IconKey Technology Introduces VERYX Digital Sorters for Processed Potatoes (NASDAQ:KTEC)
www.pressreleasepoint.com - November 17 at 5:31 PM
einnews.com logoKey Technology Announces Fiscal 2016 Financial Results (NASDAQ:KTEC)
automotive.einnews.com - November 17 at 5:31 PM
4-traders.com logoKey Technology : posts 4Q profit (NASDAQ:KTEC)
www.4-traders.com - November 17 at 5:31 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoKey Technology posts 4Q profit (NASDAQ:KTEC)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - November 17 at 5:31 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ4 2016 Key Technology Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close (NASDAQ:KTEC)
biz.yahoo.com - November 17 at 9:25 AM
publicnow.com logoKey Technology Opens New Innovation and Solutions Center in Hasselt, Belgium (NASDAQ:KTEC)
www.publicnow.com - November 15 at 6:27 PM
publicnow.com logoKey Technology Announces Fiscal 2016 Year-end and Fourth Quarter Conference Call (NASDAQ:KTEC)
www.publicnow.com - November 7 at 6:20 PM
mysmartrend.com logoUptrend Call Working As Key Technology Stock Rises 26.6% (KTEC) (NASDAQ:KTEC)
www.mysmartrend.com - October 27 at 5:56 PM
mysmartrend.com logoKey Technology Up 29.1% Since SmarTrend Uptrend Call (KTEC) (NASDAQ:KTEC)
www.mysmartrend.com - October 12 at 5:50 PM
mysmartrend.com logoShares of KTEC Up 26.8% Since Uptrend Call on Shares (NASDAQ:KTEC)
www.mysmartrend.com - September 28 at 5:40 PM
publicnow.com logoKey Technology Launches Website in German (NASDAQ:KTEC)
www.publicnow.com - September 27 at 5:49 PM
mysmartrend.com logo20.8% Return Seen to Date on SmarTrend Key Technology Call (KTEC) (NASDAQ:KTEC)
www.mysmartrend.com - September 20 at 10:59 AM
publicnow.com logoKey Technology Introduces VERYX® Belt-Fed Digital Sorters to Europe (NASDAQ:KTEC)
www.publicnow.com - September 15 at 3:48 PM
News IconKey Technology Promotes Bert Switten as Area Sales Manager (NASDAQ:KTEC)
www.pressreleasepoint.com - August 25 at 5:53 PM
mysmartrend.com logoKey Technology Up 44.5% Since SmarTrend Uptrend Call (KTEC) (NASDAQ:KTEC)
www.mysmartrend.com - August 25 at 5:53 PM
smarteranalyst.com logoCanaccord Analysts Weigh In on Two Semiconductor Giants: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD), Intel Corporation (INTC) (NASDAQ:KTEC)
www.smarteranalyst.com - August 22 at 5:54 PM
News Icon8x8 Armored Vehicle Market - Key Drivers, Trends and Forecast Report By Radiant Insights,Inc (NASDAQ:KTEC)
www.itbusinessnet.com - August 22 at 5:54 PM
News IconAll You Need to Know About Caterpillar Inc.'s Q2 Earnings in 5 Charts (NASDAQ:KTEC)
www.pantagraph.com - August 22 at 5:54 PM
publicnow.com logoValmet-supplied key technology and automation for Kotkamills started up in Finland (NASDAQ:KTEC)
www.publicnow.com - August 18 at 8:57 AM
mysmartrend.com logoShares of KTEC Up 48.0% Since Uptrend Call on Shares (NASDAQ:KTEC)
www.mysmartrend.com - August 17 at 8:57 AM
News IconKey Technology Introduces VERYX Belt-Fed Digital Sorters (NASDAQ:KTEC)
www.pressreleasepoint.com - August 10 at 6:15 PM
publicnow.com logoKey Technology Introduces VERYX® Belt-Fed Digital Sorters (NASDAQ:KTEC)
www.publicnow.com - August 10 at 6:15 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of KTEC earnings conference call or presentation 28-Jul-16 9:00pm GMT (NASDAQ:KTEC)
finance.yahoo.com - July 30 at 11:34 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoKey Technology posts 3Q profit (NASDAQ:KTEC)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - July 28 at 6:32 PM
publicnow.com logoKey Technology Announces Fiscal 2016 Third Quarter Financial Results (NASDAQ:KTEC)
www.publicnow.com - July 28 at 4:38 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ3 2016 Key Technology Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close (NASDAQ:KTEC)
biz.yahoo.com - July 28 at 7:07 AM

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What is Key Technology's stock symbol?

Key Technology trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "KTEC."

When will Key Technology announce their earnings?

Key Technology is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, April, 26th 2017.

Who owns Key Technology stock?

Key Technology's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Kokino LLC (19.12%), Disciplined Growth Investors Inc. MN (3.77%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.29%), Teton Advisors Inc. (2.05%), Legion Partners Asset Management LLC (1.83%) and Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.57%). Company insiders that own Key Technology stock include Leslie J Schreyer, M3c Holdings Llc, Perlus Microcap Fund LP Pvam and Piton Capital Partners Llc.

Who sold Key Technology stock? Who is selling Key Technology stock?

Key Technology's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, GRT Capital Partners L.L.C. and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP.

Who bought Key Technology stock? Who is buying Key Technology stock?

Key Technology's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Legion Partners Asset Management LLC and Disciplined Growth Investors Inc. MN. Company insiders that have bought Key Technology stock in the last two years include Leslie J Schreyer, M3c Holdings Llc, Perlus Microcap Fund LP Pvam and Piton Capital Partners Llc.

How do I buy Key Technology stock?

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

How much does a share of Key Technology stock cost?

One share of Key Technology stock can currently be purchased for approximately $13.00.

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Last Updated on 2/24/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff