Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:KEYS) Stock Holdings Lessened by Donoghue Forlines LLC

Donoghue Forlines LLC decreased its stake in shares of Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:KEYSGet Rating) by 15.1% during the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 13,853 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock after selling 2,457 shares during the period. Donoghue Forlines LLC’s holdings in Keysight Technologies were worth $2,861,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Caldwell Investment Management Ltd. acquired a new position in Keysight Technologies during the 4th quarter worth about $1,367,000. Fort L.P. increased its position in Keysight Technologies by 27.2% during the 4th quarter. Fort L.P. now owns 8,617 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $1,779,000 after buying an additional 1,841 shares during the period. Covestor Ltd bought a new position in shares of Keysight Technologies in the fourth quarter worth $101,000. Rhumbline Advisers grew its position in Keysight Technologies by 3.7% in the fourth quarter. Rhumbline Advisers now owns 294,042 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock valued at $60,723,000 after acquiring an additional 10,481 shares during the last quarter. Finally, L2 Asset Management LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Keysight Technologies during the fourth quarter valued at about $1,702,000. 84.00% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Shares of NYSE:KEYS traded up $4.48 during mid-day trading on Tuesday, reaching $139.66. The stock had a trading volume of 29,143 shares, compared to its average volume of 995,868. The firm has a market cap of $25.42 billion, a PE ratio of 27.05, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.44 and a beta of 1.08. The firm has a 50 day simple moving average of $148.62 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of $170.88. The company has a current ratio of 3.03, a quick ratio of 2.39 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.47. Keysight Technologies, Inc. has a twelve month low of $127.93 and a twelve month high of $209.08.

Keysight Technologies (NYSE:KEYSGet Rating) last released its earnings results on Thursday, February 17th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $1.41 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.47 by ($0.06). The firm had revenue of $1.25 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.25 billion. Keysight Technologies had a net margin of 18.98% and a return on equity of 29.55%. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $1.23 earnings per share. On average, equities analysts anticipate that Keysight Technologies, Inc. will post 6.23 EPS for the current fiscal year.

In other Keysight Technologies news, SVP Ingrid A. Estrada sold 2,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, February 23rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $159.62, for a total value of $319,240.00. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. Also, Director Kevin A. Stephens purchased 1,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, March 24th. The shares were acquired at an average price of $158.92 per share, with a total value of $158,920.00. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Insiders own 0.55% of the company’s stock.

Several research analysts have weighed in on KEYS shares. Susquehanna Bancshares reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $222.00 price objective on shares of Keysight Technologies in a research report on Monday, February 7th. Robert W. Baird dropped their price objective on Keysight Technologies from $198.00 to $166.00 in a report on Monday. Morgan Stanley reduced their price objective on Keysight Technologies from $190.00 to $180.00 and set an “equal weight” rating for the company in a research report on Tuesday, April 12th. Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft upgraded Keysight Technologies from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $176.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Friday, March 11th. Finally, Susquehanna reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $222.00 target price on shares of Keysight Technologies in a research report on Monday, February 7th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and twelve have assigned a buy rating to the company. According to MarketBeat.com, the stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $200.31.

About Keysight Technologies (Get Rating)

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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