The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company Grows Holdings in Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:KEYS)

The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company raised its position in Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:KEYSFree Report) by 0.8% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 125,958 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock after purchasing an additional 1,052 shares during the period. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company owned about 0.07% of Keysight Technologies worth $20,039,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Jennison Associates LLC purchased a new position in shares of Keysight Technologies during the 4th quarter worth about $395,789,000. Norges Bank purchased a new position in shares of Keysight Technologies during the 4th quarter worth about $303,444,000. Van ECK Associates Corp lifted its holdings 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 worth $379,134,000 after acquiring an additional 1,223,694 shares during the period. EP Wealth Advisors LLC raised its holdings in Keysight Technologies by 14,134.3% in the third 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 raised its holdings in Keysight Technologies by 128.6% in the fourth 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 hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Analyst Ratings Changes

Several research analysts recently commented on KEYS shares. Robert W. Baird raised their price target on shares of Keysight Technologies from $155.00 to $167.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a report on Tuesday, May 21st. Susquehanna cut their price target on shares of Keysight Technologies from $208.00 to $195.00 and set a “positive” rating on the stock in a report on Tuesday, May 21st. JPMorgan Chase & Co. lowered shares of Keysight Technologies from an “overweight” rating to a “neutral” rating and cut their price target for the company from $184.00 to $170.00 in a report on Thursday, February 15th. Citigroup increased their price objective on shares of Keysight Technologies from $157.00 to $168.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, February 21st. Finally, Barclays increased their price objective on shares of Keysight Technologies from $141.00 to $151.00 and gave the company an “equal weight” rating in a research report on Tuesday, May 21st. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Based on data from MarketBeat.com, Keysight Technologies presently has an average rating of “Moderate Buy” and a consensus price target of $166.33.

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Insider Buying and Selling at Keysight Technologies

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

Keysight Technologies Stock Down 0.1 %

Shares of NYSE:KEYS opened at $135.81 on Friday. The company has a current ratio of 1.99, a quick ratio of 1.48 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.24. Keysight Technologies, Inc. has a 12-month low of $118.57 and a 12-month high of $172.72. The company has a fifty day simple moving average of $148.75 and a 200 day simple moving average of $150.89. The firm has a market cap of $23.70 billion, a PE ratio of 29.59, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 4.66 and a beta of 1.00.

Keysight Technologies Profile

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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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