Keysight Technologies (KEYS) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Tuesday

Keysight Technologies (NYSE:KEYS) will be issuing its quarterly earnings data after the market closes on Tuesday, November 26th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $1.12 per share for the quarter. Keysight Technologies has set its Q4 2019 guidance at $1.14-1.20 EPS.Parties interested in participating in the company’s conference call can do so using this link.

Keysight Technologies (NYSE:KEYS) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, August 21st. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $1.17 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.95 by $0.22. The firm had revenue of $1.09 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.04 billion. Keysight Technologies had a return on equity of 28.65% and a net margin of 7.38%. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 7.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.89 earnings per share. On average, analysts expect Keysight Technologies to post $4 EPS for the current fiscal year and $5 EPS for the next fiscal year.

Shares of NYSE:KEYS opened at $107.37 on Tuesday. The company has a market cap of $20.04 billion, a P/E ratio of 35.79, a PEG ratio of 2.31 and a beta of 1.27. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.44, a current ratio of 2.05 and a quick ratio of 1.56. Keysight Technologies has a 1 year low of $53.21 and a 1 year high of $110.00. The stock’s fifty day moving average price is $100.56 and its 200-day moving average price is $91.48.

In other Keysight Technologies news, SVP Ingrid A. Estrada sold 3,500 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, September 27th. The stock was sold at an average price of $100.00, for a total value of $350,000.00. Following the transaction, the senior vice president now owns 73,159 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $7,315,900. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, SVP Satish Dhanasekaran sold 2,600 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, August 29th. The shares were sold at an average price of $96.56, for a total value of $251,056.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the senior vice president now directly owns 33,140 shares in the company, valued at approximately $3,199,998.40. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last three months, insiders sold 24,167 shares of company stock worth $2,299,535. 0.65% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

A number of research analysts have recently issued reports on KEYS shares. Barclays started coverage on Keysight Technologies in a report on Wednesday, August 7th. They set an “overweight” rating and a $103.00 price target on the stock. ValuEngine downgraded Keysight Technologies from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, September 4th. Credit Suisse Group reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and set a $110.00 price target (up from $90.00) on shares of Keysight Technologies in a report on Thursday, August 22nd. Susquehanna Bancshares started coverage on Keysight Technologies in a report on Friday, October 18th. They set a “positive” rating and a $115.00 price target on the stock. Finally, Robert W. Baird raised Keysight Technologies from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating and upped their price target for the company from $82.00 to $100.00 in a report on Thursday, August 22nd. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating, eight have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $102.00.

About Keysight Technologies

Keysight Technologies, Inc provides electronic design and test solutions to commercial communications, networking, aerospace, defense and government, automotive, energy, semiconductor, and electronic industries in the Americas and the Asia Pacific. Its Communications Solutions Group segment provides radio frequency and microwave test instruments, and electronic design automation software tools; oscilloscopes, logic and serial protocol analyzers, logic-signal sources, arbitrary waveform generators, and bit error rate testers; optical modulation analyzers, component analyzers, power meters, and optical laser source solutions, as well as optical amplifier, filter, and other passive component solutions; and related software solutions.

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