Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:KEYS) Shares Bought by Global Retirement Partners LLC

Global Retirement Partners LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:KEYSFree Report) by 14.7% during the 4th quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 1,803 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock after buying an additional 231 shares during the period. Global Retirement Partners LLC’s holdings in Keysight Technologies were worth $272,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Other hedge funds also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Ancora Advisors LLC acquired a new position in Keysight Technologies during the 3rd quarter valued at about $25,000. OFI Invest Asset Management acquired a new stake in Keysight Technologies during the 3rd quarter worth about $26,000. Quarry LP purchased a new stake in Keysight Technologies during the 2nd quarter valued at about $27,000. VitalStone Financial LLC acquired a new position in shares of Keysight Technologies in the first quarter valued at about $35,000. Finally, Vestor Capital LLC purchased a new position in shares of Keysight Technologies in the second quarter worth about $40,000. 84.58% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Wall Street Analyst Weigh In

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

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Insider Activity

In other news, SVP Kailash Narayanan sold 4,300 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, March 26th. The stock was sold at an average price of $152.88, for a total transaction 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 sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. Company insiders own 0.60% of the company’s stock.

Keysight Technologies Stock Down 0.8 %

KEYS opened at $153.75 on Wednesday. The company has a fifty day moving average of $154.36 and a two-hundred day moving average of $144.22. The stock has a market capitalization of $26.84 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 28.21, a PEG ratio of 7.17 and a beta of 1.05. Keysight Technologies, Inc. has a fifty-two week low of $118.57 and a fifty-two week high of $172.72. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.25, a quick ratio of 1.44 and a current ratio of 1.93.

Keysight Technologies (NYSE:KEYSGet Free Report) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, February 20th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $1.63 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.59 by $0.04. The firm had revenue of $1.26 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.25 billion. Keysight Technologies had a return on equity of 26.84% and a net margin of 18.14%. The company’s quarterly revenue was down 8.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm earned $1.72 EPS. On average, 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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