Analysts’ Weekly Ratings Updates for Keysight Technologies (KEYS)

A number of firms have modified their ratings and price targets on shares of Keysight Technologies (NYSE: KEYS) recently:

  • 11/21/2022 – Keysight Technologies had its price target lowered by analysts at Barclays PLC to $175.00.
  • 11/18/2022 – Keysight Technologies had its price target lowered by analysts at Susquehanna Bancshares, Inc. from $205.00 to $200.00. They now have a “positive” rating on the stock.
  • 11/18/2022 – Keysight Technologies had its price target lowered by analysts at Susquehanna from $205.00 to $200.00. They now have a “positive” rating on the stock.
  • 11/18/2022 – Keysight Technologies had its price target lowered by analysts at Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft from $193.00 to $190.00. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 11/14/2022 – Keysight Technologies had its price target lowered by analysts at Morgan Stanley from $172.00 to $170.00. They now have an “equal weight” rating on the stock.
  • 11/3/2022 – Keysight Technologies is now covered by analysts at Wells Fargo & Company. They set an “overweight” rating and a $200.00 price target on the stock.
  • 10/12/2022 – Keysight Technologies is now covered by analysts at StockNews.com. They set a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 10/11/2022 – Keysight Technologies had its price target raised by analysts at Morgan Stanley from $170.00 to $172.00. They now have an “equal weight” rating on the stock.
  • 10/10/2022 – Keysight Technologies had its price target raised by analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. from $215.00 to $225.00. They now have an “overweight” rating on the stock.

Keysight Technologies Stock Up 1.0 %

KEYS stock opened at $176.04 on Friday. Keysight Technologies, Inc. has a fifty-two week low of $127.93 and a fifty-two week high of $209.08. The business’s 50 day moving average price is $165.55 and its two-hundred day moving average price is $156.12. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.43, a quick ratio of 2.40 and a current ratio of 3.01. The company has a market capitalization of $31.48 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 28.49, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.78 and a beta of 1.06.

Keysight Technologies (NYSE:KEYSGet Rating) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 17th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $2.14 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.99 by $0.15. Keysight Technologies had a return on equity of 32.51% and a net margin of 20.74%. The firm had revenue of $1.44 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.40 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $1.71 EPS. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 11.5% compared to the same quarter last year. As a group, analysts forecast that Keysight Technologies, Inc. will post 7.56 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Insider Activity at Keysight Technologies

In other news, SVP John Page sold 6,910 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, September 30th. The stock was sold at an average price of $161.48, for a total transaction of $1,115,826.80. Following the transaction, the senior vice president now directly owns 57,201 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $9,236,817.48. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. 0.52% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

Institutional Investors Weigh In On Keysight Technologies

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of KEYS. GHP Investment Advisors Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of Keysight Technologies in the 2nd quarter worth $26,000. Private Trust Co. NA increased its stake in Keysight Technologies by 134.2% in the 3rd quarter. Private Trust Co. NA now owns 185 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $29,000 after buying an additional 106 shares in the last quarter. Altshuler Shaham Ltd purchased a new stake in Keysight Technologies in the 3rd quarter worth $31,000. CVA Family Office LLC increased its stake in Keysight Technologies by 130.0% in the 3rd quarter. CVA Family Office LLC now owns 230 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $36,000 after buying an additional 130 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Geneos Wealth Management Inc. increased its stake in Keysight Technologies by 37.1% in the 2nd quarter. Geneos Wealth Management Inc. now owns 277 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $37,000 after buying an additional 75 shares in the last quarter. 81.87% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

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. Its Communications Solutions Group segment provides electronic design automation (EDA) software; radio frequency and microwave test solutions, and related software; hardware and virtual network test platforms and software applications, including data center, routing and switching, software defined networking, security, and encryption; oscilloscopes, logic and serial protocol analyzers, logic-signal sources, arbitrary waveform generators, and bit error rate testers; and optical modulation analyzers, optical component analyzers, optical power meters, and optical laser source solutions, as well as resells refurbished used Keysight equipment.

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