Keysight Technologies, Inc. (KEYS) Shares Appear To Be Priced For Virtually Growth

Wall Street analysts will be watching closely when Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:KEYS) reports its quarterly earnings next, which is scheduled for Thu 7 Mar (In 53 Days). Looking at the latest analyst forecasts, the current earnings-per-share (EPS) consensus estimate is sitting at $0.80 per share. In the preceding quarter, the company reportedly generated EPS of $1.01 per share of its common stock. Looking at profitability indicators, this organization has an operating margin of -8.90%, a profit margin of 4.30% and a gross margin of 54.90%.

Speaking of Wall Street analysts, a number of market experts at top investment banks have recently posted their updated ratings on shares of Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:KEYS). Most recently, on October 23rd, 2018, Stifel Resumed a Buy rating. Before that, on October 18th, 2018, Goldman Upgrade to Buy. Barclays Initiated a Overweight rating on August 7th, 2017, Robert W. Baird Upgrade an Outperform rating on June 16th, 2017, and Stifel Reiterated a Hold rating on June 7th, 2017.

At its current price point, combined with the fact that this company has 187.70M shares outstanding, the current market capitalization sits at 12.62B. In the last trading day, 1,168,056 shares of Keysight Technologies, Inc. were traded, which compares to its usual volume of about 2.45M shares per day of trading.

If we compare this company’s current price to its recent pricing activity, we can see that the price has changed by $5.29 in the past five trading days, resulting in a percentage change of +8.54% and a moving average of 66.34. In the past 20 days, its price changed by $6.57 (which is +10.83%) and the stock’s moving average was 61.42. Looking back a full 50 days, shares of KEYS changed by $10.73 (which is +18.99%) and demonstrated a moving average of 59.89.

Staying in the same analytical area, this company’s stock has demonstrated a 9-day Stochastic %K score of 97.95%, a 14-day Stochastic %K score of 98.30% and a 20-day Stochastic %K score of 98.30%. Using a similar metric, Keysight Technologies, Inc. (KEYS) shares showed a Stochastic %D of 98.08% over the past 9 days, a Stochastic %D score of 98.26% over the last 14 days, and a 20-day Stochastic %D of 98.26%. Meanwhile, this stock’s MACD Oscillator was 3.25 over the past 9 days, 5.27 over the past two weeks, and 5.78 in the last 20 days.

As recent trading data suggests, this company’s shares have been hovering close to the $67.24 level. Over the past 12 months, this stock has experienced a high price of $70.40 and a low of $42.13. Top market experts pay heightened attention to a stock as it is getting closer to a notable historic high price or low price.

T Rowe Price Associates Inc sold more shares of this company during the last fiscal quarter, as we can observe in the latest corresponding filing from Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:KEYS) with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). This specific major shareholder, at the end of the quarter, held 23,958,198 shares of the company’s stock following the subtraction of -4,490,680 to this investor’s holdings during the three-month period. This share count represents that T Rowe Price Associates Inc now held 12.77% stake in Keysight Technologies, Inc. (KEYS)’s shares.

Just in the most recent trading day, Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:KEYS) experienced a high price of $67.59 and low point of $66.62. At the end of the last trading session, this stock was at 67.24 per share, following a loss of -$0.37, or -0.03% during the full day.