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Keysight Technologies (KEYS) Competitors

$138.10
-3.05 (-2.16%)
(As of 11:33 AM ET)

KEYS vs. ROP, AME, FTV, MKSI, CGNX, ST, MLAB, SENS, HURC, and SYPR

Should you be buying Keysight Technologies stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Keysight Technologies include Roper Technologies (ROP), AMETEK (AME), Fortive (FTV), MKS Instruments (MKSI), Cognex (CGNX), Sensata Technologies (ST), Mesa Laboratories (MLAB), Senseonics (SENS), Hurco Companies (HURC), and Sypris Solutions (SYPR). These companies are all part of the "process control instruments" industry.

Keysight Technologies vs.

Keysight Technologies (NYSE:KEYS) and Roper Technologies (NYSE:ROP) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, institutional ownership, risk, valuation, analyst recommendations, media sentiment, community ranking, dividends and earnings.

84.6% of Keysight Technologies shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 93.3% of Roper Technologies shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.6% of Keysight Technologies shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.9% of Roper Technologies shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Keysight Technologies has a beta of 0.95, meaning that its stock price is 5% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Roper Technologies has a beta of 1.02, meaning that its stock price is 2% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Keysight Technologies presently has a consensus target price of $166.33, indicating a potential upside of 17.84%. Roper Technologies has a consensus target price of $595.50, indicating a potential upside of 4.26%. Given Keysight Technologies' higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Keysight Technologies is more favorable than Roper Technologies.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Keysight Technologies
1 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
6 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.56
Roper Technologies
0 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
6 Buy rating(s)
1 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.80

In the previous week, Keysight Technologies had 3 more articles in the media than Roper Technologies. MarketBeat recorded 10 mentions for Keysight Technologies and 7 mentions for Roper Technologies. Keysight Technologies' average media sentiment score of 1.19 beat Roper Technologies' score of 1.13 indicating that Keysight Technologies is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Keysight Technologies
8 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Roper Technologies
5 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Roper Technologies has a net margin of 23.21% compared to Keysight Technologies' net margin of 15.70%. Keysight Technologies' return on equity of 23.79% beat Roper Technologies' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Keysight Technologies15.70% 23.79% 12.89%
Roper Technologies 23.21%10.75%6.52%

Roper Technologies has higher revenue and earnings than Keysight Technologies. Keysight Technologies is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Roper Technologies, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Keysight Technologies$5.46B4.51$1.06B$4.5930.75
Roper Technologies$6.18B9.90$1.38B$13.7841.45

Roper Technologies received 90 more outperform votes than Keysight Technologies when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 65.85% of users gave Keysight Technologies an outperform vote while only 65.20% of users gave Roper Technologies an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Keysight TechnologiesOutperform Votes
459
65.85%
Underperform Votes
238
34.15%
Roper TechnologiesOutperform Votes
549
65.20%
Underperform Votes
293
34.80%

Summary

Roper Technologies beats Keysight Technologies on 12 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding KEYS and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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KEYS vs. The Competition

MetricKeysight TechnologiesProcess control instruments IndustryComputer SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$25.41B$21.17B$22.11B$18.44B
Dividend YieldN/A0.97%2.64%3.46%
P/E Ratio30.7518.84223.3922.03
Price / Sales4.515.08569.9115.38
Price / Cash16.5318.3332.3620.59
Price / Book5.393.746.805.07
Net Income$1.06B$459.04M$629.32M$974.25M
7 Day Performance-0.68%-0.30%-0.07%0.56%
1 Month Performance3.71%5.53%3.38%5.05%
1 Year Performance-18.25%9.52%11.14%7.17%

Keysight Technologies Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
ROP
Roper Technologies
3.5056 of 5 stars
3.51 / 5 stars
$567.07
+1.4%
$587.09
+3.5%
+18.9%$59.85B$6.18B41.1516,800Upcoming Earnings
Positive News
AME
AMETEK
3.991 of 5 stars
3.99 / 5 stars
$176.01
+2.3%
$181.20
+2.9%
+8.1%$40.74B$6.60B30.9321,500Positive News
FTV
Fortive
4.662 of 5 stars
4.66 / 5 stars
$78.92
+3.5%
$86.08
+9.1%
+3.4%$27.78B$6.07B31.1918,000Upcoming Earnings
Positive News
MKSI
MKS Instruments
4.6558 of 5 stars
4.66 / 5 stars
$144.60
+1.4%
$147.86
+2.3%
+19.6%$9.70B$3.62B-5.4210,200News Coverage
CGNX
Cognex
3.9231 of 5 stars
3.92 / 5 stars
$52.91
+2.2%
$49.54
-6.4%
-14.6%$9.08B$837.55M91.222,992News Coverage
Positive News
ST
Sensata Technologies
4.3758 of 5 stars
4.38 / 5 stars
$42.30
+3.4%
$43.78
+3.5%
-12.0%$6.16B$4.05B-384.5119,400News Coverage
Positive News
MLAB
Mesa Laboratories
0.344 of 5 stars
0.34 / 5 stars
$113.30
+10.2%
$106.00
-6.4%
-10.5%$612.95M$216.19M-2.40680News Coverage
SENS
Senseonics
0.7653 of 5 stars
0.77 / 5 stars
$0.48
+2.1%
$1.25
+160.4%
N/A$246.86M$22.39M-3.43132Analyst Forecast
News Coverage
HURC
Hurco Companies
1.8913 of 5 stars
1.89 / 5 stars
$16.95
+4.0%
N/A-22.5%$110.51M$227.81M-36.85716Positive News
SYPR
Sypris Solutions
0.2088 of 5 stars
0.21 / 5 stars
$1.88
+1.6%
N/A-6.5%$42.81M$136.22M-11.06752Positive News

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This page (NYSE:KEYS) was last updated on 7/19/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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