Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:KEYS) Stock Holdings Increased by Kestra Advisory Services LLC

Kestra Advisory Services LLC boosted its position in Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:KEYSGet Rating) by 4.9% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 10,288 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock after buying an additional 485 shares during the quarter. Kestra Advisory Services LLC’s holdings in Keysight Technologies were worth $1,619,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Private Trust Co. NA increased its holdings in Keysight Technologies by 134.2% in the third quarter. Private Trust Co. NA now owns 185 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock valued at $29,000 after buying an additional 106 shares during the last quarter. GHP Investment Advisors Inc. acquired a new position in Keysight Technologies in the second quarter valued at approximately $26,000. Pinnacle Financial Partners Inc. acquired a new position in Keysight Technologies in the third quarter valued at approximately $39,000. Geneos Wealth Management Inc. boosted its stake in Keysight Technologies by 37.1% in the second quarter. Geneos Wealth Management Inc. now owns 277 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock valued at $37,000 after acquiring an additional 75 shares during the period. Finally, CoreCap Advisors LLC acquired a new position in Keysight Technologies in the second quarter valued at approximately $40,000. 81.69% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Insider Buying and Selling at Keysight Technologies

In other Keysight Technologies news, insider Ronald S. Nersesian sold 18,069 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, December 23rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $170.00, for a total transaction of $3,071,730.00. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 275,209 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $46,785,530. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. In other Keysight Technologies news, SVP Ingrid A. Estrada sold 3,500 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, December 6th. The shares were sold at an average price of $175.71, for a total transaction of $614,985.00. Following the sale, the senior vice president now directly owns 94,582 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $16,619,003.22. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Also, insider Ronald S. Nersesian sold 18,069 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, December 23rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $170.00, for a total transaction of $3,071,730.00. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 275,209 shares in the company, valued at $46,785,530. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last 90 days, insiders have sold 38,639 shares of company stock valued at $6,680,634. Corporate insiders own 0.52% of the company’s stock.

Keysight Technologies Price Performance

NYSE KEYS opened at $178.92 on Monday. The stock has a market capitalization of $31.99 billion, a P/E ratio of 28.95, a P/E/G ratio of 2.84 and a beta of 1.06. Keysight Technologies, Inc. has a 1 year low of $127.93 and a 1 year high of $189.45. The business’s fifty day moving average is $175.38 and its two-hundred day moving average is $167.12. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.43, a quick ratio of 2.40 and a current ratio of 3.01.

Keysight Technologies (NYSE:KEYSGet Rating) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 17th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $2.02 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.86 by $0.16. The company had revenue of $1.44 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.40 billion. Keysight Technologies had a return on equity of 32.51% and a net margin of 20.74%. The firm’s revenue was up 11.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $1.71 earnings per share. On average, research analysts forecast that Keysight Technologies, Inc. will post 7.6 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Wall Street Analysts Forecast Growth

A number of equities analysts have commented on the company. Wells Fargo & Company assumed coverage on Keysight Technologies in a research note on Thursday, November 3rd. They issued an “overweight” rating and a $200.00 target price for the company. UBS Group lifted their target price on Keysight Technologies from $187.00 to $205.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, November 29th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. boosted their price objective on Keysight Technologies from $215.00 to $225.00 and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a research report on Monday, October 10th. Susquehanna reduced their price objective on Keysight Technologies from $205.00 to $200.00 and set a “positive” rating for the company in a research report on Friday, November 18th. Finally, Susquehanna Bancshares reduced their price objective on Keysight Technologies from $205.00 to $200.00 and set a “positive” rating for the company in a research report on Friday, November 18th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and ten have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Based on data from MarketBeat, the stock currently has a consensus rating of “Moderate Buy” and a consensus target price of $199.58.

Keysight Technologies Profile

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Keysight Technologies, Inc engages in the provision of electronic design and test solutions that are used in the design, development, manufacture, installation, deployment, validation, optimization and secure operation of electronics systems to communications, networking and electronics industries. It operates through the following segments: Communications Solutions Group, and Electronic Industrial Solutions Group.

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