Key Technology Company Profile (NASDAQ:KTEC)

About Key Technology (NASDAQ:KTEC)

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
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:KTEC
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.key.net
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $83.73 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 6,486,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $13.02
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $12.45
  • 52 Week Range: $8.69 - $13.95
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 61.18
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 12.91
  • P/E Growth: 1.08
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $121.45 million
  • Price / Sales: 0.69
  • Book Value: $9.62 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.34
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $7.1 million
  • 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%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 14,314 shs.
  • Beta: 1.42
  • Short Ratio: 0.56
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Key Technology (NASDAQ:KTEC)

What is Key Technology's stock symbol?

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

How were Key Technology's earnings last quarter?

Key Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:KTEC) released its earnings results on Thursday, January, 26th. The company reported $0.00 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.14) by $0.14. The firm had revenue of $27.36 million for the quarter. Key Technology had a return on equity of 1.64% and a net margin of 0.83%. View Key Technology's Earnings History.

Who are some of Key Technology's key competitors?

Who owns Key Technology stock?

Key Technology's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Kokino LLC (18.92%), Wellington Management Group LLP (5.48%), HARBERT DISCOVERY FUND, LP (5.30%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.25%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (2.77%) and Vanguard Group Inc. (2.12%). Company insiders that own Key Technology stock include Perlus Microcap Fund LP Pvam and Piton Capital Partners Llc. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Key Technology.

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 Wells Fargo & Company MN and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. View Insider Buying and Selling for Key Technology.

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 Wellington Management Group LLP, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Geode Capital Management LLC and Gamco Investors INC. ET AL. Company insiders that have bought Key Technology stock in the last two years include Perlus Microcap Fund LP Pvam and Piton Capital Partners Llc. View Insider Buying and Selling for Key Technology.

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 $12.91.

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)
Earnings by Quarter for Key Technology (NASDAQ:KTEC)
Earnings History by Quarter for Key Technology (NASDAQ:KTEC)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
1/26/2017Q1 2017($0.14)$0.00$27.36 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/17/2016Q4 2016$0.17$0.08$120.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/28/2016Q3$0.11$0.16$36.21 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/28/2016Q2($0.23)($0.09)$28.51 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/28/2016Q1($0.28)($0.27)$24.80 millionViewListenView 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
11/13/2014Q4 2014($0.09)($0.01)$32.64 millionViewN/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: $0.80 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.00 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 and Institutional Ownership History for Key Technology (NASDAQ:KTEC)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 29.40%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 46.82%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Key Technology (NASDAQ:KTEC)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Key Technology (NASDAQ:KTEC)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Key Technology (NASDAQ:KTEC)
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

Headline Trends for Key Technology (NASDAQ:KTEC)
Latest Headlines for Key Technology (NASDAQ:KTEC)
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DateHeadline
americanbankingnews.com logoKey Technology (KTEC) Earns Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.29
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 3 at 7:50 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoKey Technology (KTEC) Earns Daily Media Sentiment Score of 0.31
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 30 at 6:05 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of KTEC earnings conference call or presentation 27-Apr-17 9:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - April 29 at 6:47 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoKey Technology (KTEC) Earns News Impact Rating of 0.24
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 28 at 12:20 AM
marketbeat.com logoKey Technology reports 2Q loss
marketbeat.com - April 27 at 7:21 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoInvestor Network: Key Technology, Inc. to Host Earnings Call
finance.yahoo.com - April 27 at 6:49 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoKey Technology Announces Fiscal 2017 Second Quarter Financial Results
finance.yahoo.com - April 27 at 6:49 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoKey Technology Wins US$9 Million Deal with Lutosa, McCain’s Belgian Subsidiary
finance.yahoo.com - April 27 at 6:49 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoKey Technology (KTEC) Given Daily Coverage Optimism Score of 0.31
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 23 at 10:45 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFavorable News Coverage Very Likely to Impact Key Technology (KTEC) Share Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 18 at 5:04 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoKey Technology Announces Fiscal 2017 Second Quarter Conference Call
finance.yahoo.com - April 17 at 5:31 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoKey Technology (KTEC) Receives Daily Media Impact Score of 0.18
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 14 at 10:49 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo Analysts Anticipate Key Technology, Inc. (KTEC) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $0.00
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 8 at 10:36 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoKEY TECHNOLOGY INC Files SEC form 8-K, Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders
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
finance.yahoo.com - January 27 at 8:20 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ1 2017 Key Technology Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close
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
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 27 at 1:00 AM
nasdaq.com logoKey Technology Announces Fiscal 2017 First Quarter Financial Results
www.nasdaq.com - January 26 at 7:58 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoKey Technology Announces Fiscal 2017 First Quarter Conference Call
finance.yahoo.com - January 16 at 6:49 PM
capitalcube.com logoETFs with exposure to Key Technology, Inc. : December 16, 2016
us.rd.yahoo.com - December 16 at 6:49 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoKEY TECHNOLOGY INC Financials
finance.yahoo.com - December 15 at 6:50 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoKEY TECHNOLOGY INC Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report
biz.yahoo.com - December 9 at 6:18 PM
businesswire.com logoNorth America Wearable Electronics Market (2016-2022) - Key Vendors are Apple, Samsung & Lenovo - Research and Markets
www.businesswire.com - December 8 at 6:47 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of KTEC earnings conference call or presentation 17-Nov-16 10:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - November 18 at 8:32 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ4 2016 Key Technology Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close
biz.yahoo.com - November 17 at 9:25 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of KTEC earnings conference call or presentation 28-Jul-16 9:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - July 30 at 11:34 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ3 2016 Key Technology Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close
biz.yahoo.com - July 28 at 7:07 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoKey Technology Announces Fiscal 2016 Third Quarter Conference Call
finance.yahoo.com - July 18 at 10:00 AM

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