Achmea Investment Management B.V. Has $7.31 Million Stock Holdings in Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:KEYS)

Achmea Investment Management B.V. lessened its stake in Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:KEYSGet Rating) by 11.5% during the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 46,266 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock after selling 5,997 shares during the quarter. Achmea Investment Management B.V.’s holdings in Keysight Technologies were worth $7,309,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other large investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in KEYS. abrdn plc increased its stake in shares of Keysight Technologies by 3.4% during the 4th quarter. abrdn plc now owns 95,083 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $19,635,000 after purchasing an additional 3,127 shares during the last quarter. Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd. increased its stake in shares of Keysight Technologies by 45.2% during the 4th quarter. Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd. now owns 7,615 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $1,573,000 after purchasing an additional 2,372 shares during the last quarter. Pinebridge Investments L.P. increased its stake in shares of Keysight Technologies by 199.1% during the 4th quarter. Pinebridge Investments L.P. now owns 23,123 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $4,775,000 after purchasing an additional 15,392 shares during the last quarter. Pictet Asset Management SA increased its stake in shares of Keysight Technologies by 2.2% during the 4th quarter. Pictet Asset Management SA now owns 87,206 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $18,009,000 after purchasing an additional 1,918 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Confluence Wealth Services Inc. acquired a new position in shares of Keysight Technologies during the 4th quarter worth $256,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 81.87% of the company’s stock.

Insider Transactions at Keysight Technologies

In other Keysight Technologies news, Director Kevin A. Stephens acquired 500 shares of Keysight Technologies stock in a transaction dated Thursday, June 30th. The stock was bought at an average cost of $136.91 per share, with a total value of $68,455.00. Following the acquisition, the director now owns 3,626 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $496,435.66. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. 0.52% of the stock is owned by insiders.

Analyst Ratings Changes

Several research analysts have recently commented on the stock. Citigroup increased their price target on shares of Keysight Technologies from $220.00 to $225.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 18th. The Goldman Sachs Group raised their target price on shares of Keysight Technologies from $165.00 to $182.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 18th. UBS Group lowered their target price on shares of Keysight Technologies from $220.00 to $177.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research note on Friday, June 17th. Barclays raised their target price on shares of Keysight Technologies from $151.00 to $179.00 and gave the company an “equal weight” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 18th. Finally, Morgan Stanley raised their target price on shares of Keysight Technologies from $168.00 to $170.00 and gave the company an “equal weight” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 18th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eleven have assigned a buy rating to the company. According to data from MarketBeat.com, the stock has a consensus rating of “Moderate Buy” and a consensus target price of $196.23.

Keysight Technologies Price Performance

Shares of Keysight Technologies stock opened at $172.36 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.46, a current ratio of 3.02 and a quick ratio of 2.38. Keysight Technologies, Inc. has a fifty-two week low of $127.93 and a fifty-two week high of $209.08. The firm has a fifty day moving average price of $159.38 and a two-hundred day moving average price of $150.66. The company has a market cap of $30.82 billion, a PE ratio of 28.54, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.29 and a beta of 1.09.

Keysight Technologies (NYSE:KEYSGet Rating) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 17th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $1.90 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.66 by $0.24. The company had revenue of $1.38 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.35 billion. Keysight Technologies had a net margin of 21.00% and a return on equity of 32.13%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 10.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm earned $1.46 EPS. Analysts expect that Keysight Technologies, Inc. will post 6.85 EPS for the current year.

Keysight Technologies Company 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. 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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