Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd. Invests $79,000 in Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:KEYS)


Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd. bought a new position in Keysight Technologies, Inc.NYSE: MAKHIGet Votes) in the first column, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The investor purchased 500 shares of the scientific and technological equipment company’s stock, valued at approximately $79,000.

A number of other investors also modified their positions in KEYS. TCI Wealth Advisors Inc. grew its stake in shares of Keysight Technologies by 82.1% during the first quarter. TCI Wealth Advisors Inc. now owns 173 shares of the science and technology company’s stock valued at $27,000 after acquiring an additional 78 shares in the last quarter. Addison Advisors LLC grew its stake in shares of Keysight Technologies by 3,320.0% during the first quarter. Addison Advisors LLC now owns 171 shares of the scientific instruments and technology company’s stock worth $27,000 after acquiring an additional 166 shares in the last quarter. Riverview Trust Co purchased a new stake in shares of Keysight Technologies in the 1st quarter valued at about $30,000. TAP Consulting LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Keysight Technologies in the 4th quarter valued at about $32,000. Finally, Dixon Hughes Goodman Wealth Advisors LLC bought a new stake in Keysight Technologies in the 1st quarter valued at about $36,000. Institutional investors own 84.00% of the company’s stock.

Insider Transactions at Keysight Technologies

In related news, Director Kevin A. Stephens purchased 500 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, June 30th. The money was acquired at a price of $ 136.91 per share, with a total cost of $ 68,455.00. Following the acquisition, the director now owns 3,626 shares in the company, valued at approximately $496,435.66. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed via this link. In related news, Director Richard P. Hamada sold 1,626 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, June 6th. The products were sold at a price of $150.00, for a total of $243,900.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 42,160 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $6,324,000. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at SEC website. Also, Director Kevin A. Stephens bought 500 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, June 30th. The shares were acquired at an average price of $136.91 per share, for a total of $68,455.00. Following the completion of the purchase, the director now owns 3,626 shares in the company, valued at $496,435.66. Disclosure of this purchase can be found Here. 0.52% of the stock is owned by insiders.

Researchers Set New Price Targets

A number of analysts recently weighed in on the company. Morgan Stanley decreased their target price on Keysight Technologies from $190.00 to $180.00 and set an “equal weight” rating for the company in a research note on Tuesday, April 12th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. decreased their target price on Keysight Technologies from $200.00 to $176.00 and set an “overweight” rating for the company in a research note on Thursday, July 14th. Robert W. Baird reduced their price target on Keysight Technologies from $198.00 to $166.00 in a research note on Monday, May 16th. Goldman Sachs Group decreased their target price on Keysight Technologies from $185.00 to $165.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research note on Wednesday, June 1st. Finally, UBS Group decreased their target price on Keysight Technologies from $220.00 to $177.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research note on Friday, June 17th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eleven have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. According to data from MarketBeat.com, the stock has a “Moderate Buy” rating and a target price of $191.50.

Keysight Technologies Sales Down 1.8%

Sections a COUNTRIES opened at $150.58 on Monday. Keysight Technologies, Inc. it has a one year low of $127.93 and a one year high of $209.08. The company has a current ratio of 2.86, a quick ratio of 2.26 and a debt ratio of 0.47. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $140.81 and a 200-day moving average of $151.96. The stock has a market cap of $27.10 billion, a PE ratio of 27.23, a PEG ratio of 2.53 and a beta of 1.07.

Keysight Technologies (NYSE: MAKHIGet Votes) finally released its results on Tuesday, May 17th. The scientific instruments and technology company reported $1.68 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.48 by $0.20. Keysight Technologies had a profit margin of 30.60% and a margin of 19.90%. The business had revenue of $1.35 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.30 billion. During the same period last year, the company posted $1.34 EPS. Keysight Technologies’ revenue was up 10.6% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, sell-side analysts predict that Keysight Technologies, Inc. will post 6.53 EPS for the fiscal year.

Profile of Keysight Technologies

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Keysight Technologies, Inc provides electronic solutions and test solutions to the commercial, networking, aerospace, defense and government, automotive, energy, electronics, electronics, and education industries in the Americas, Europe, and Asia Pacific. Its Communications Solutions Group division provides electronic design automation (EDA) software; radio frequency and microwave test solutions, and related programs; hardware and network testing platforms and software, including data, routing and switching, network definition software, security, and encryption; oscilloscopes, logic and serial protocol analyzers, logic-signal sources, waveform generators, and bit-error testers; and optical modulation analyzers, optical component analyzers, optical power meters, and optical laser source solutions, as well as reselling Keysight’s modified equipment.

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