Keysight Technologies Inc (KEYS) Stock: Tracking the Weekly Performance

The stock of Keysight Technologies Inc (KEYS) has seen a 2.52% increase in the past week, with a -0.88% drop in the past month, and a 0.40% flourish in the past quarter. The volatility ratio for the week is 1.70%, and the volatility levels for the past 30 days are at 1.64% for KEYS. The simple moving average for the past 20 days is 1.84% for KEYS’s stock, with a 6.32% simple moving average for the past 200 days.

Is It Worth Investing in Keysight Technologies Inc (NYSE: KEYS) Right Now?

Keysight Technologies Inc (NYSE: KEYS) has a price-to-earnings ratio of 28.68x that is above its average ratio. Additionally, the 36-month beta value for KEYS is 1.06. There are mixed opinions on the stock, with 3 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 4 rating it as “overweight,” 2 rating it as “hold,” and 0 rating it as “sell.”

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The public float for KEYS is 173.12M and currently, short sellers hold a 2.01% ratio of that float. The average trading volume of KEYS on April 04, 2024 was 1.23M shares.

KEYS) stock’s latest price update

Keysight Technologies Inc (NYSE: KEYS)’s stock price has increased by 1.53 compared to its previous closing price of 153.75. However, the company has seen a 2.52% increase in its stock price over the last five trading sessions. Market Watch reported 2024-03-28 that Spirent Communications shares surged 10% on Thursday after the British company backed a takeover offer put forward by Keysight Technologies that saw the California company outbid its rival Viavi Solutions to take over the struggling telecoms testing firm.

Analysts’ Opinion of KEYS

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for KEYS stocks, with JP Morgan repeating the rating for KEYS by listing it as a “Neutral.” The predicted price for KEYS in the upcoming period, according to JP Morgan is $170 based on the research report published on February 15, 2024 of the current year 2024.

Morgan Stanley, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see KEYS reach a price target of $165. The rating they have provided for KEYS stocks is “Overweight” according to the report published on September 15th, 2023.

Goldman gave a rating of “Buy” to KEYS, setting the target price at $164 in the report published on September 05th of the previous year.

KEYS Trading at 1.15% from the 50-Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought KEYS to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -9.62% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 1.64%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 1.70%, as shares surge +0.22% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +0.72% upper at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, KEYS rose by +2.52%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -5.62% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $153.31. In addition, Keysight Technologies Inc saw -1.87% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.

Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at KEYS starting from NARAYANAN KAILASH, who sale 4,300 shares at the price of $152.88 back on Mar 26 ’24. After this action, NARAYANAN KAILASH now owns 29,156 shares of Keysight Technologies Inc, valued at $657,384 using the latest closing price.

Nersesian Ronald S., the Director of Keysight Technologies Inc, sale 29,672 shares at $159.82 during a trade that took place back on Dec 27 ’23, which means that Nersesian Ronald S. is holding 296,619 shares at $4,742,179 based on the most recent closing price.

Stock Fundamentals for KEYS

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

  • 0.23 for the present operating margin
  • 0.65 for the gross margin

The net margin for Keysight Technologies Inc stands at 0.18. The total capital return value is set at 0.18. Equity return is now at value 21.02, with 11.07 for asset returns.

Based on Keysight Technologies Inc (KEYS), the company’s capital structure generated 0.28 points at debt to capital in total, while cash flow to debt ratio is standing at 0.74. The debt to equity ratio resting at 0.39. The interest coverage ratio of the stock is 31.85.

Currently, EBITDA for the company is 1.65 billion with net debt to EBITDA at 0.21. When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 5.16. The receivables turnover for the company is 6.61for trailing twelve months and the total asset turnover is 0.59. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.93.


In conclusion, Keysight Technologies Inc (KEYS) has seen mixed performance in recent times. Analysts have a bullish opinion on the stock, with some rating it as a “buy” and others rating it as a “hold”. It is worth mentioning that the stock is currently trading in close proximity to its 50-day moving average and its 52-week high.

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