Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:KEYS) Shares Sold by Crossmark Global Holdings Inc.

Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. cut its holdings in Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:KEYSFree Report) by 3.6% in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 11,518 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock after selling 430 shares during the period. Crossmark Global Holdings Inc.’s holdings in Keysight Technologies were worth $1,832,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of KEYS. Jennison Associates LLC acquired a new position in Keysight Technologies in the 4th quarter valued at $395,789,000. Norges Bank purchased a new stake in shares of Keysight Technologies during the 4th quarter valued at $303,444,000. Van ECK Associates Corp grew its stake in shares of Keysight Technologies by 105.5% during the 4th quarter. Van ECK Associates Corp now owns 2,383,143 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock valued at $379,134,000 after buying an additional 1,223,694 shares during the period. EP Wealth Advisors LLC grew its stake in shares of Keysight Technologies by 14,134.3% during the 3rd quarter. EP Wealth Advisors LLC now owns 314,720 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock valued at $41,641,000 after buying an additional 312,509 shares during the period. Finally, Corient Private Wealth LLC grew its stake in shares of Keysight Technologies by 128.6% during the 4th quarter. Corient Private Wealth LLC now owns 475,998 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock valued at $75,710,000 after buying an additional 267,804 shares during the period. 84.58% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades

Several brokerages have recently issued reports on KEYS. Citigroup boosted their price objective 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. Susquehanna decreased their price target on shares of Keysight Technologies from $208.00 to $195.00 and set a “positive” rating for the company in a research report on Tuesday, May 21st. Barclays upped their price target on shares of Keysight Technologies from $141.00 to $151.00 and gave the stock an “equal weight” rating in a research report on Tuesday, May 21st. JPMorgan Chase & Co. cut shares of Keysight Technologies from an “overweight” rating to a “neutral” rating and decreased their price target for the stock from $184.00 to $170.00 in a research report on Thursday, February 15th. Finally, Robert W. Baird upped their price target on shares of Keysight Technologies from $155.00 to $167.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research report on Tuesday, May 21st. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company. According to data from MarketBeat, Keysight Technologies presently has a consensus rating of “Moderate Buy” and an average target price of $166.33.

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Insider Activity

In other news, SVP Kailash Narayanan sold 4,300 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, March 26th. The shares were sold at an average price of $152.88, for a total value of $657,384.00. Following the sale, the senior vice president now owns 29,156 shares in the company, valued at approximately $4,457,369.28. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. In related news, Director Kevin A. Stephens bought 460 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, May 28th. The shares were acquired at an average price of $143.35 per share, for a total transaction of $65,941.00. Following the purchase, the director now owns 7,681 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,101,071.35. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. Also, SVP Kailash Narayanan sold 4,300 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, March 26th. The stock was sold at an average price of $152.88, for a total transaction of $657,384.00. Following the sale, the senior vice president now owns 29,156 shares in the company, valued at approximately $4,457,369.28. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Company insiders own 0.60% of the company’s stock.

Keysight Technologies Stock Performance

NYSE:KEYS opened at $135.81 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.24, a current ratio of 1.99 and a quick ratio of 1.48. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $149.17 and a two-hundred day moving average of $150.88. The stock has a market cap of $23.70 billion, a P/E ratio of 29.59, a PEG ratio of 4.66 and a beta of 1.00. Keysight Technologies, Inc. has a 1-year low of $118.57 and a 1-year high of $172.72.

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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