Financial Snapshot: Analyzing Keysight Technologies Inc (KEYS)’s Key Ratio Metrics

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The closing price of Keysight Technologies Inc (NYSE: KEYS) was $137.01 for the day, down -1.06% from the previous closing price of $138.48. In other words, the price has decreased by -$1.06 from its previous closing price. On the day, 1.39 million shares were traded. KEYS stock price reached its highest trading level at $139.87 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $136.12.


Our analysis of KEYS’s different ratios will help us gain a deeper understanding of the company. It provided that stocks Price–to–Cash (P/C) ratio for the trailing twelve months (TTM) is standing at 14.43 whereas its Price-to-Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) for the term is 26.84. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 1.35 and its Current Ratio is at 1.97. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 0.42 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 0.28.

Upgrades & Downgrades

In addition, analysts’ ratings and any changes thereto give investors an idea of the stock’s future direction. In the most recent recommendation for the company, JP Morgan on February 15, 2024, Downgraded its rating to Neutral and sets its target price to $170 from $184 previously.

On September 15, 2023, Morgan Stanley Upgraded its rating to Overweight which previously was Equal-Weight but kept the price unchanged to $165.

Goldman Upgraded its Neutral to Buy on September 05, 2023, whereas the target price for the stock was revised from $146 to $164.

Insider Transactions:

Also, insider trades can serve as a great indicator of what management thinks about the future direction of a stock’s price. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on May 28 ’24 when Stephens Kevin A bought 460 shares for $143.35 per share. The transaction valued at 65,941 led to the insider holds 7,681 shares of the business.

NARAYANAN KAILASH sold 4,300 shares of KEYS for $657,384 on Mar 26 ’24. The SVP now owns 29,156 shares after completing the transaction at $152.88 per share. On Dec 27 ’23, another insider, Nersesian Ronald S., who serves as the Director of the company, sold 29,672 shares for $159.82 each. As a result, the insider received 4,742,179 and left with 296,619 shares of the company.

Valuation Measures:

Investors should consider key stock statistics when deciding whether to invest or divest. In the wake of the recent closing price, KEYS now has a Market Capitalization of 23913588736 and an Enterprise Value of 24303945728. As of this moment, Keysight’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 29.90, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 19.77. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 4.63 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 4.88. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 4.703 whereas that against EBITDA is 18.097.

Stock Price History:

Over the past 52 weeks, KEYS has reached a high of $172.72, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $118.57. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is -9.12%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be -4.84%.

Shares Statistics:

KEYS traded an average of 1.24M shares per day over the past three months and 1809880 shares per day over the past ten days. A total of 174.60M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 173.18M. Insiders hold about 0.79% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 89.43% stake in the company. Shares short for KEYS as of 1715731200 were 3347979 with a Short Ratio of 2.70, compared to 1713139200 on 3996419. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 3347979 and a Short% of Float of 2.4899999999999998.

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