We Are One Seven LLC raised its holdings in shares of Keysight Technologies Inc (NYSE:KEYS) by 84.5% during the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 8,146 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock after purchasing an additional 3,730 shares during the period. We Are One Seven LLC’s holdings in Keysight Technologies were worth $710,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Sun Life Financial INC bought a new position in shares of Keysight Technologies in the fourth quarter valued at $32,000. Kaizen Advisory LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Keysight Technologies during the fourth quarter worth $32,000. Liberty Wealth Management LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Keysight Technologies during the fourth quarter worth $32,000. Parkside Financial Bank & Trust lifted its holdings in shares of Keysight Technologies by 41.3% during the fourth quarter. Parkside Financial Bank & Trust now owns 527 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $33,000 after buying an additional 154 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Guardian Life Insurance Co. of America acquired a new stake in shares of Keysight Technologies during the fourth quarter worth $33,000. Institutional investors own 89.25% of the company’s stock.
Shares of NYSE:KEYS traded up $0.26 during trading on Wednesday, reaching $90.78. 5,433 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,287,235. The company has a quick ratio of 1.36, a current ratio of 1.82 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.49. Keysight Technologies Inc has a 1-year low of $50.59 and a 1-year high of $92.99. The firm has a market capitalization of $17.02 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 30.33 and a beta of 1.17.
Keysight Technologies (NYSE:KEYS) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February 21st. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $0.81 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.72 by $0.09. The business had revenue of $1.01 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $978.22 million. Keysight Technologies had a return on equity of 25.15% and a net margin of 4.57%. Equities research analysts anticipate that Keysight Technologies Inc will post 3.66 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
KEYS has been the subject of a number of research reports. TheStreet raised Keysight Technologies from a “c+” rating to an “a-” rating in a report on Thursday, February 21st. Jefferies Financial Group boosted their price target on Keysight Technologies to $100.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, February 26th. Stifel Nicolaus boosted their price target on Keysight Technologies from $87.00 to $100.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, April 1st. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Keysight Technologies from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $84.00 price target on the stock in a report on Tuesday, February 5th. Finally, Deutsche Bank boosted their price target on Keysight Technologies to $100.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, February 22nd. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating, nine have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $86.11.
In other Keysight Technologies news, CFO Neil Dougherty sold 42,133 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, February 27th. The stock was sold at an average price of $84.85, for a total value of $3,574,985.05. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief financial officer now owns 77,217 shares in the company, valued at approximately $6,551,862.45. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, SVP Mark Adam Wallace sold 4,775 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Friday, March 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $85.65, for a total value of $408,978.75. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 99,707 shares of company stock valued at $8,455,884 in the last 90 days. Corporate insiders own 0.65% of the company’s stock.
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Keysight Technologies Company Profile
Keysight Technologies, Inc provides electronic design and test solutions to commercial communications, networking, aerospace, defense and government, automotive, energy, semiconductor, and electronic industries in the Americas and the Asia Pacific. Its Communications Solutions Group segment provides radio frequency and microwave test instruments, and electronic design automation software tools; oscilloscopes, logic and serial protocol analyzers, logic-signal sources, arbitrary waveform generators, and bit error rate testers; optical modulation analyzers, component analyzers, power meters, and optical laser source solutions, as well as optical amplifier, filter, and other passive component solutions; and related software solutions.
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