Keysight Technologies, Inc. [NYSE: KEYS] stock went up by 0.56% or 0.47 points up from its previous closing price of $84.36. The stock reached $84.83 during the last trading session. During the course of the last 5 trading session in the week, KEYS share price went up during 2 out of 5 days, that way gaining +6.14% in the period of the last 7 days.
KEYS had two major price movements with the latest trading session as the price jumped to a high of $85.32, at one point touching $84.29. The latest high is set lower that the high price recorded in the period of the last 52 weeks, set at $85.32. The 52-week high currently stands at $93.77 distance from the present share price, noting recovery 37.71% after the recent low of $53.21.
Keysight Technologies, Inc. [NYSE:KEYS]: Analyst Rating and Earnings
Equities traders oftentimes stay updated on what leading stock market analysts say about a potential stock purchase. When it comes to Keysight Technologies, Inc. [KEYS], the most recently available average analyst rating is from the quarter that ends in October. On average, stock market experts give KEYS an Outperform rating. Its stock price has been found in the range of 53.21 to 93.77. This is compared to its latest closing price of $84.36.
Wall Street analysts provide their ratings on a scale of 1 to 5, and the current average score for Keysight Technologies, Inc. [KEYS] is sitting at 1.67. This is compared to 1 month ago, when its average rating was 1.44.
For the quarter ending in Apr-19 Keysight Technologies, Inc. [KEYS] generated $1.09 billion in sales. That’s 1.89% higher than the average estimate of $1.07 billion as provided by Wall Street analysts. The three indicators above suggest that overall, this stock is demonstrating a mixed bag of positive appeal and some drawbacks, making it a somewhat risky investment that also has the potential to generate high ROI in the long run.
Keep looking out for the next-scheduled quarterly financial results that this company is expected to put out, which is slated to occur on Tue 20 Aug (In 67 Days).
Fundamental Analysis of Keysight Technologies, Inc. [KEYS]
Now let’s turn to look at profitability: with a current Operating Margin for Keysight Technologies, Inc. [KEYS] sitting at +10.93 and its Gross Margin at +55.67, this company’s Net Margin is now 6.60%. These metrics indicate that this company is not generating as much profit, after accounting for expenses, compared to its market peers.
This company’s Return on Total Capital is 9.88, and its Return on Invested Capital has reached -1.50%. Its Return on Equity is 6.96, and its Return on Assets is 2.81. These metrics suggest that this Keysight Technologies, Inc. does a poor job of managing its assets, and likely won’t be able to provide successful business outcomes for its investors in the near term.
Turning to investigate this organization’s capital structure, Keysight Technologies, Inc. [KEYS] has generated a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio of 73.57. Similarly, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 42.39, while its Total Debt to Total Assets stands at 30.73. Looking toward the future, this publicly-traded company’s Long-Term Debt to Equity is 53.06, and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 30.57. This company is not leveraging its assets to take on debt, which stunts its growth and limits the ROI for investors.
What about valuation? This company’s Enterprise Value to EBITDA is 22.34 and its Total Debt to EBITDA Value is 2.45. The Enterprise Value to Sales for this firm is now 3.94, and its Total Debt to Enterprise Value stands at 0.15. Keysight Technologies, Inc. [KEYS] has a Price to Book Ratio of 4.38, a Price to Cash Flow Ratio of 19.64 and P/E Ratio of 59.53. These metrics show that this company has a mixed appeal, and ROI could be a gain or a loss.
Shifting the focus to workforce efficiency, Keysight Technologies, Inc. [KEYS] earns $300,620 for each employee under its payroll. Similarly, this company’s Receivables Turnover is 6.49 and its Total Asset Turnover is 0.66. This publicly-traded organization’s liquidity data is also interesting: its Quick Ratio is 1.20 and its Current Ratio is 1.63. This company, considering these metrics, has a healthy ratio between its short-term liquid assets and its short-term liabilities, making it a less risky investment.
Keysight Technologies, Inc. [KEYS] has 188.00M shares outstanding, amounting to a total market cap of $15.95B. Its stock price has been found in the range of 53.21 to 93.77. At its current price, it has moved down by -9.53% from its 52-week high, and it has moved up 59.42% from its 52-week low.
This stock’s Beta value is currently 1.24, which indicates that it is 1.79% more volatile that the wider market. This stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is at 57.42. This RSI score is good, suggesting this stock is neither overbought or oversold.
Conclusion: Is Keysight Technologies, Inc. [KEYS] a Reliable Buy?
Shares of Keysight Technologies, Inc. [KEYS], on the whole, present investors with both positive and negative signals. Wall Street analysts have mixed reviews when it comes to the 12-month price outlook, and this company’s financials show a combination of strengths and weaknesses. Based on the price performance, this investment is somewhat risky while presenting reasonable potential for ROI.