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: Industrial Machinery
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:KTEC
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.key.net
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $107.68 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 6,486,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $14.71
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $13.55
  • 52 Week Range: $9.68 - $17.36
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 31.70
  • P/E Growth: 2.31
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $129.89 million
  • Price / Sales: 0.82
  • Book Value: $10.27 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.60
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $10.16 million
  • Net Margins: 2.58%
  • Return on Equity: 5.27%
  • Return on Assets: 3.31%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.06%
  • Current Ratio: 2.19%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.05%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 10,328 shs.
  • Beta: 1.04
  • Short Ratio: 0.43
 

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 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.14) by $0.14. The business earned $27.36 million during the quarter. Key Technology had a return on equity of 5.27% and a net margin of 2.58%. View Key Technology's Earnings History.

When will Key Technology make its next earnings announcement?

Key Technology is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November, 16th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Key Technology.

Who are some of Key Technology's key competitors?

Who are Key Technology's key executives?

Key Technology's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Charles H. Stonecipher, Independent Chairman of the Board
  • John J. Ehren, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Jeffrey T. Siegal CPA, Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President
  • Stephen M. Pellegrino, Senior Vice President - Global Sales
  • Louis C. Vintro Ph.D., Senior Vice President - New Products and Business Development
  • Robert M. Averick, Director
  • Richard Lawrence, Independent Director
  • John E. Pelo, Independent Director
  • Michael L. Shannon, Independent Director
  • Donald Arthur Washburn, Independent Director

Who owns Key Technology stock?

Key Technology's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Kokino LLC (18.79%), Disciplined Growth Investors Inc. MN (3.67%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.27%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (2.73%), Vanguard Group Inc. (2.14%) and Teton Advisors Inc. (2.02%). 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 Disciplined Growth Investors Inc. MN and Wells Fargo & Company MN. 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 Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Vanguard Group Inc., Northern Trust Corp and Teton Advisors Inc.. 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.

What is Key Technology's stock price today?

One share of Key Technology stock can currently be purchased for approximately $16.45.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Key Technology (NASDAQ KTEC)
Community Ranking:  1.5 out of 5 (star half star)
Outperform Votes:  21 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  48 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  69
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Key Technology 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 Key Technology (NASDAQ:KTEC) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
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
11/16/2017$0.04N/AView Earnings Details
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)

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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: 44.56%
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 logoComparing Altra Industrial Motion Corp. (AIMC) and Key Technology (KTEC)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 2 at 4:22 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHead-To-Head Analysis: Key Technology (KTEC) & Amtech Systems (ASYS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 31 at 12:30 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoContrasting Key Technology (KTEC) and Standex International Corporation (SXI)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 21 at 8:08 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoContrasting Key Technology (KTEC) & Tennant (TNC)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 14 at 12:52 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEnPro Industries (NPO) versus Key Technology (KTEC) Head-To-Head Review
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 7 at 6:28 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFinancial Survey: Lydall (LDL) vs. Key Technology (KTEC)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 6 at 8:06 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoKey Technology, Inc.: Strong price momentum but will it sustain?
finance.yahoo.com - August 3 at 2:05 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of KTEC earnings conference call or presentation 27-Jul-17 9:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - July 29 at 1:46 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoReviewing Key Technology (NASDAQ:KTEC) and Lydall (LDL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 28 at 8:10 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoKey Technology Announces Fiscal 2017 Third Quarter Financial Results
finance.yahoo.com - July 28 at 1:50 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoKey Technology (KTEC) vs. Lydall (LDL) Critical Survey
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 27 at 10:31 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoKey Technology Announces Fiscal 2017 Third Quarter Conference Call
finance.yahoo.com - July 17 at 12:49 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Key Technology, Inc. : June 28, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 28 at 7:50 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoKey Technology, Inc. :KTEC-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : June 22, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 23 at 7:36 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoKey Technology (KTEC) versus MSC Industrial Direct Company (MSM) Head to Head Contrast
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 21 at 10:48 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoKey Technology, Inc. (KTEC) Sees Significant Increase in Short Interest
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 11 at 10:52 PM
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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