Headlines about Keysight Technologies (NYSE:KEYS) have trended positive on Wednesday, according to Accern. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Keysight Technologies earned a news impact score of 0.28 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the scientific and technical instruments company an impact score of 45.0352585452233 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.
These are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern’s scoring:
- KEMET Corporation (KEM) registers a price change of 0.11% while Keysight Technologies, Inc. (KEYS) finishes with a … – Stocks Gallery (stocksgallery.com)
- Ixia’s Network Assessment and Monitoring Platform – Hawkeye – Certified by Microsoft for Skype for Business – Business Wire (press release) (businesswire.com)
- Ixia’s Network Assessment And Monitoring Platform – Hawkeye – Certified By Microsoft For Skype For Business (thestreet.com)
- Ixia’s Network Assessment and Monitoring Platform – Hawkeye – Certified by Microsoft for Skype for Business (finance.yahoo.com)
- Qualcomm achieves 5G data connection on a 5G modem chipset for mobile devices (vanillaplus.com)
Keysight Technologies (NYSE:KEYS) opened at 42.99 on Wednesday. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $41.47 and a 200-day moving average price of $39.85. The stock has a market cap of $8.00 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 32.79 and a beta of 1.15. Keysight Technologies has a one year low of $31.81 and a one year high of $43.19.
Keysight Technologies (NYSE:KEYS) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 30th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $0.61 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.54 by $0.07. The company had revenue of $832.00 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $862.38 million. Keysight Technologies had a return on equity of 20.85% and a net margin of 7.58%. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 16.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.63 earnings per share. On average, equities analysts predict that Keysight Technologies will post $2.47 earnings per share for the current year.
A number of research analysts have weighed in on KEYS shares. Jefferies Group LLC restated a “buy” rating and issued a $52.00 price objective on shares of Keysight Technologies in a report on Friday, October 20th. TheStreet upgraded Keysight Technologies from a “c” rating to a “b-” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 17th. BidaskClub lowered Keysight Technologies from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, September 27th. Barclays PLC started coverage on Keysight Technologies in a report on Monday, August 7th. They issued an “overweight” rating and a $50.00 price objective on the stock. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus restated a “hold” rating and issued a $40.00 price objective on shares of Keysight Technologies in a report on Friday, September 1st. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $47.33.
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In other news, VP John C. Skinner sold 15,058 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, September 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $40.79, for a total value of $614,215.82. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, insider Ronald S. Nersesian sold 58,931 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, October 9th. The stock was sold at an average price of $41.64, for a total value of $2,453,886.84. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 1.23% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.
Keysight Technologies Company Profile
Keysight Technologies, Inc is a measurement company engaged in providing electronic design and test solutions to communications and electronics industries. The Company provides electronic design and test instruments and systems and related software, software design tools and related services that are used in the design, development, manufacture, installation, deployment and operation of electronics equipment.
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