Boston Partners increased its stake in shares of KEYW Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:KEYW) by 23.9% during the 4th quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 1,329,500 shares of the software maker’s stock after purchasing an additional 256,756 shares during the quarter. Boston Partners’ holdings in KEYW were worth $7,804,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. SG Capital Management LLC bought a new position in shares of KEYW during the 4th quarter valued at approximately $4,533,000. Susquehanna International Group LLP increased its position in shares of KEYW by 330.7% during the 3rd quarter. Susquehanna International Group LLP now owns 58,138 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $442,000 after purchasing an additional 44,638 shares during the last quarter. Neuberger Berman Group LLC increased its position in shares of KEYW by 5.7% during the 3rd quarter. Neuberger Berman Group LLC now owns 4,051,773 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $30,834,000 after purchasing an additional 217,613 shares during the last quarter. Bamco Inc. NY increased its position in shares of KEYW by 38.8% during the 3rd quarter. Bamco Inc. NY now owns 649,400 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $4,942,000 after purchasing an additional 181,400 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Jane Street Group LLC bought a new position in shares of KEYW during the 3rd quarter valued at approximately $386,000. 97.25% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

KEYW has been the topic of several research analyst reports. Royal Bank of Canada set a $7.00 price objective on KEYW and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, November 16th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded KEYW from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 8th. BidaskClub downgraded KEYW from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, December 6th. Maxim Group cut their price objective on KEYW from $13.00 to $10.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research report on Friday, November 3rd. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus initiated coverage on KEYW in a research report on Tuesday, November 21st. They issued a “hold” rating and a $6.00 price objective on the stock. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating, four have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $9.20.

KEYW Holding Corp. (NASDAQ KEYW) opened at $6.69 on Friday. The company has a market capitalization of $320.18, a price-to-earnings ratio of -11.53 and a beta of 0.93. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.88, a current ratio of 1.48 and a quick ratio of 1.25. KEYW Holding Corp. has a 12-month low of $4.94 and a 12-month high of $10.50.

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KEYW Company Profile

The KeyW Holding Corporation is a holding company. The Company is a provider of engineering and technology solutions to support the collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of information across the full spectrum of the Intelligence, cyber and counterterrorism communities missions. It operates through Government Solutions segment.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for KEYW (NASDAQ:KEYW)

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