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Divisive? Not for moviegoers. ‘Civil War’ declares victory at box office.
Stock market today: Asian stocks track Wall Street's decline as Middle East tensions escalate
Native American-led nonprofit says it bought 40 acres in the Black Hills of South Dakota
Tax Day reveals a major split in how Joe Biden and Donald Trump would govern
S&P 500   5,123.41
DOW   37,983.24
QQQ   438.27
Divisive? Not for moviegoers. ‘Civil War’ declares victory at box office.
Stock market today: Asian stocks track Wall Street's decline as Middle East tensions escalate
Native American-led nonprofit says it bought 40 acres in the Black Hills of South Dakota
Tax Day reveals a major split in how Joe Biden and Donald Trump would govern
S&P 500   5,123.41
DOW   37,983.24
QQQ   438.27
Divisive? Not for moviegoers. ‘Civil War’ declares victory at box office.
Stock market today: Asian stocks track Wall Street's decline as Middle East tensions escalate
Native American-led nonprofit says it bought 40 acres in the Black Hills of South Dakota
Tax Day reveals a major split in how Joe Biden and Donald Trump would govern
NYSE:KEYS

Keysight Technologies (KEYS) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$155.10
-5.04 (-3.15%)
(As of 04/12/2024 08:51 PM ET)
Today's Range
$154.75
$159.12
50-Day Range
$144.04
$161.52
52-Week Range
$118.57
$172.72
Volume
2.26 million shs
Average Volume
1.25 million shs
Market Capitalization
$27.07 billion
P/E Ratio
28.46
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$160.63

Keysight Technologies MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.50 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
3.6% Upside
$160.63 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.98% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
-1.24
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.98mentions of Keysight Technologies in the last 14 days
Based on 5 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$657,384 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
19.26%
From $5.40 to $6.44 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

3.81 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

188th out of 591 stocks

Process Control Instruments Industry

5th out of 11 stocks

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About Keysight Technologies Stock (NYSE:KEYS)

Keysight Technologies, Inc. provides electronic design and test solutions to commercial communications, networking, aerospace, defense and government, automotive, energy, semiconductor, electronic, and education industries in the Americas, Europe, and the Asia Pacific. The company operates in two segments, Communications Solutions Group and Electronic Industrial Solutions Group. It offers electronic design automation (EDA) software; instrument measurement software, instrument workflow software, and software testing; digital multimeter, phase noise measurement, power meters and power sensors, counters, LCR meters and impedance measurement products, and electrometers; and spectrum analyzers, network analyzers, logic analyzers, protocol analyzers and exercisers, bit error ratio testers, noise figure analyzers, AC and DC power analyzers, materials test equipment, device current waveform analyzers, and curve tracers. The company also provides waveform and function generators, arbitrary waveform generators, DC power supplies, and DC electronic loads; wireless drive test, radio access and core network test, wireless analyzers, wireless network emulators, and over-the-air test; application and threat intelligence, cloud test, cyber training simulator, network test hardware, synthetic traffic generators, protocol and load test, network security test, and network modeling; bypass switches, clock synchronization, cloud visibility, network and application monitoring, network packet brokers, and network taps; and application-specific test systems, photonic test and measurement products, and MMIC millimeter-wave and microwave devices. In addition, it offers product support, technical support, installation, training, engineering, and integration services. The company sells its products through direct sales force, distributors, resellers, and manufacturer's representatives. Keysight Technologies, Inc. was founded in 1939 and is headquartered in Santa Rosa, California.

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
2/20/2024
Today
4/14/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
5/21/2024
Fiscal Year End
10/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Process control instruments
Sub-Industry
N/A
Employees
14,900
Year Founded
1939

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$160.63
High Stock Price Target
$175.00
Low Stock Price Target
$141.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+3.6%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.50
Research Coverage
8 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$1.06 billion
Pretax Margin
23.49%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$5.46 billion
Cash Flow
$8.81 per share
Book Value
$26.21 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
173,509,000
Market Cap
$27.07 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.05

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Should I Buy Keysight Technologies Stock? KEYS Pros and Cons Explained

Pros

Here are some ways that investors could benefit from investing in Keysight Technologies, Inc.:

  • Keysight Technologies reported strong quarterly earnings, beating analysts' consensus estimates, indicating a positive financial performance.
  • Recent insider transactions show confidence in the company's future prospects, such as Director Ronald S. Nersesian purchasing shares.
  • Analyst ratings have been mostly positive, with several firms upgrading their price targets and ratings for Keysight Technologies.
  • Keysight Technologies has a diverse range of industry clients, providing stability and potential growth opportunities across various sectors.
  • The stock price has shown resilience, with a 12-month high indicating potential for capital appreciation.

Cons

Investors should be bearish about investing in Keysight Technologies, Inc. for these reasons:

  • Keysight Technologies' quarterly revenue was down compared to the same period last year, signaling a potential slowdown in growth.
  • Despite positive earnings, the company's net margin of 18.14% may be a concern for investors looking for higher profitability ratios.
  • Recent analyst downgrades, such as JPMorgan Chase & Co. lowering their rating, could indicate potential challenges ahead for the company.
  • The company's debt-to-equity ratio of 0.25 may raise concerns about its financial leverage and ability to manage debt effectively.
  • Keysight Technologies' stock performance has been relatively flat, which may indicate limited short-term price appreciation potential.
These pros and cons were generated based on recent news and financial data from MarketBeat in order to provide readers with the fastest and most accurate insights. They were last updated on Tuesday, April 9, 2024. Please send any questions or comments about these Keysight Technologies pros and cons to contact@marketbeat.com.

KEYS Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Keysight Technologies stock right now?

8 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Keysight Technologies in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 2 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" KEYS shares.
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What is Keysight Technologies' stock price target for 2024?

8 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Keysight Technologies' stock. Their KEYS share price targets range from $141.00 to $175.00. On average, they expect the company's share price to reach $160.63 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 3.6% from the stock's current price.
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How have KEYS shares performed in 2024?

Keysight Technologies' stock was trading at $159.09 at the start of the year. Since then, KEYS shares have decreased by 2.5% and is now trading at $155.10.
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Are investors shorting Keysight Technologies?

Keysight Technologies saw a increase in short interest in the month of March. As of March 15th, there was short interest totaling 3,480,000 shares, an increase of 13.7% from the February 29th total of 3,060,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,190,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.9 days. Currently, 2.0% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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When is Keysight Technologies' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May 21st 2024.
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How were Keysight Technologies' earnings last quarter?

Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:KEYS) released its earnings results on Tuesday, February, 20th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $1.63 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.59 by $0.04. The scientific and technical instruments company earned $1.26 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.25 billion. Keysight Technologies had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 26.84% and a net margin of 18.14%. The company's quarterly revenue was down 8.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $1.72 EPS.
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What guidance has Keysight Technologies issued on next quarter's earnings?

Keysight Technologies issued an update on its second quarter 2024 earnings guidance on Tuesday, February, 20th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of 1.340-1.400 for the period, compared to the consensus estimate of 1.610. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.2 billion-$1.2 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.3 billion.

What is Ron Nersesian's approval rating as Keysight Technologies' CEO?

364 employees have rated Keysight Technologies Chief Executive Officer Ron Nersesian on Glassdoor.com. Ron Nersesian has an approval rating of 97% among the company's employees. This puts Ron Nersesian in the top 30% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of Keysight Technologies own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Keysight Technologies investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), Intel (INTC), Micron Technology (MU), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Walt Disney (DIS), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Block (SQ), Home Depot (HD), AT&T (T) and Visa (V).

Who are Keysight Technologies' major shareholders?

Keysight Technologies' stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Congress Asset Management Co. MA (0.37%), Fort Pitt Capital Group LLC (0.23%), Confluence Investment Management LLC (0.19%), Dynamic Advisor Solutions LLC (0.03%), Czech National Bank (0.02%) and First Hawaiian Bank (0.01%). Insiders that own company stock include Huei Sin Ee, Ingrid A Estrada, James Cullen, Jeffrey K Li, John C Skinner, John Page, Kailash Narayanan, Kevin A Stephens, Mark Adam Wallace, Neil Dougherty, Richard P Hamada, Ronald S Nersesian, Satish Dhanasekaran and Soon Chai Gooi.
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How do I buy shares of Keysight Technologies?

Shares of KEYS stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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Does Keysight Technologies have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of Keysight Technologies: Anite, Catapult Communications Corporation, Eagleware-Elanix, Eggplant, Electroservices Enterprises, IXIA, Ixia, Ixia Technologies International Limited, Keysight Technologies Luxembourg Holdings Sarl, Keysight Technologies Netherlands B.V., Keysight Technologies Singapore (Holdings) Pte. Ltd., Keysight Technologies Singapore (International) Pte. Ltd., Keysight Technologies Singapore (Sales) Pte. Ltd., Keysight Technologies UK Limited, Keysight Technologies World Trade Inc., Labber, Quantum Benchmark, SCALABLE Network Technologies, Sanjole, and Thales Calibration Services.
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This page (NYSE:KEYS) was last updated on 4/15/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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