Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:KEYS) Holdings Increased by Caprock Group LLC

Caprock Group LLC grew its stake in shares of Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:KEYSFree Report) by 18.5% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 2,785 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock after buying an additional 435 shares during the quarter. Caprock Group LLC’s holdings in Keysight Technologies were worth $443,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Quarry LP bought a new stake in shares of Keysight Technologies during the 2nd quarter worth about $27,000. VitalStone Financial LLC bought a new stake in shares of Keysight Technologies in the 1st quarter worth approximately $35,000. Ancora Advisors LLC acquired a new stake in Keysight Technologies during the third quarter valued at approximately $25,000. OFI Invest Asset Management acquired a new stake in Keysight Technologies during the third quarter valued at approximately $26,000. Finally, Vestor Capital LLC acquired a new stake in Keysight Technologies during the second quarter valued at approximately $40,000. 84.58% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

Insider Buying and Selling at Keysight Technologies

In other Keysight Technologies news, SVP Kailash Narayanan sold 4,300 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, March 26th. The shares were sold at an average price of $152.88, for a total value of $657,384.00. Following the transaction, the senior vice president now owns 29,156 shares in the company, valued at approximately $4,457,369.28. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. Company insiders own 0.60% of the company’s stock.

Analyst Ratings Changes

Several research firms recently commented on KEYS. TheStreet raised shares of Keysight Technologies from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a research note on Wednesday, December 13th. Citigroup increased their target price on shares of Keysight Technologies from $157.00 to $168.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, February 21st. JPMorgan Chase & Co. lowered shares of Keysight Technologies from an “overweight” rating to a “neutral” rating and cut their target price for the company from $184.00 to $170.00 in a research note on Thursday, February 15th. Finally, Barclays upped their price target on shares of Keysight Technologies from $134.00 to $141.00 and gave the company an “equal weight” rating in a research report on Wednesday, February 21st. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the stock. According to MarketBeat, the company has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $160.63.

View Our Latest Stock Analysis on KEYS

Keysight Technologies Stock Up 0.3 %

Shares of NYSE:KEYS opened at $156.38 on Monday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.25, a quick ratio of 1.44 and a current ratio of 1.93. The company has a market cap of $27.30 billion, a PE ratio of 28.69, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 7.17 and a beta of 1.05. Keysight Technologies, Inc. has a 52 week low of $118.57 and a 52 week high of $172.72. The firm has a 50 day simple moving average of $154.39 and a 200 day simple moving average of $143.92.

Keysight Technologies (NYSE:KEYSGet Free Report) last released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, February 20th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $1.63 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.59 by $0.04. The firm had revenue of $1.26 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.25 billion. Keysight Technologies had a net margin of 18.14% and a return on equity of 26.84%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 8.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $1.72 EPS. As a group, research analysts expect that Keysight Technologies, Inc. will post 5.39 earnings per share for the current year.

About Keysight Technologies

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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.

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