Keysight Technologies, Inc. (KEYS) – Much Better Than You Think

    Estrada Ingrid A, SVP, subtracted 3,500 shares of Keysight Technologies, Inc. (KEYS) from its portfolio at the rate of $100.00 per share valuing $350,000 on Sep 27. The insider left behind 73,159 shares of the company to its portfolio. Currently, the 1st Resistance Point for this stock is $102.68, with a 2nd Resistance Point sitting at $103.62. Meanwhile, this company’s stock has a 1st Support Level at $100.62 and a 2nd Support Level at $99.50. Before making a move on any particular stock, readers often pay close attention to support and resistance markers. The last reported price for shares of Keysight Technologies, Inc. (KEYS) was $101.74. Keysight Technologies, Inc. (KEYS) stock has lost -$4.56, or -3.77%, in the past five days. In the last full month, these shares have lost -$0.16, or -0.16%. In the past three months, this stock’s price has risen by $6.95, or 7.33%. This year-to-date, Keysight Technologies, Inc. (KEYS) shares have gained $39.66, or 63.89%.

    Analyzing price projection indicators is a helpful way to determine whether a potential stock buy is a wise choice for profits in the short term, medium term, and long term. For Keysight Technologies, Inc. (KEYS) stock, 50% of short-term indicators suggest that these shares are a “ Hold .” Meanwhile, 100% of medium-term indicators point to this stock being a “ Buy .” Looking further ahead, 100% of long-term indicators suggest that this stock is a “ Buy .”

    With 187,578 K shares outstanding, this company currently has a market capitalization of $19,374,932K. Keysight Technologies, Inc. (KEYS) generates $4,303 M in annual sales, amounting to annual net income of $621,000 K. This stock has generated a 1-Year Total Return of 63.02%, a 3-Year Total Return of 178.26%, and a 5-year Total Return of 214.33%. This stock’s 5-Year Dividend Growth is 0.00%. Its Annual Dividend Yield is 0.00%, and its Annual Dividend Rate is 0.00.

    In the most recently-reported fiscal quarter, which ended in 10/19, Keysight Technologies, Inc. (KEYS) reported earnings of $1.27 per share. Wall Street analysts, on average, were expecting the company to report earnings of $1.12 per share, representing a 0.15 difference and 13.39% surprise. In the previous quarter ending in 07/19, the reported earnings of $1.17 represented a 0.22 difference from the consensus estimate calling for $0.95 per share, which was a 23.16% surprise.

    For the current fiscal quarter, which is set to end in 01/2020, the average earnings estimate is $0.93 per share. This estimate came from a total of 3 Wall Street Analysts. Of those market experts, the high estimate was $0.95 and the low estimate was $0.88. In the year-ago quarter, Keysight Technologies, Inc. (KEYS) generated per-share earnings of $0.81. If the analysts are correct about the current quarter’s earnings, the growth will be +14.81%.

    Turning our focus now to insider trading activity, there have been 20 purchases (458,870 shares in total) and 47 sale (205,993 shares in total) in the last 3 months. In the last 6 months, there have been 23 insider buys amounting to 494,830 shares and 51 insider sales amounting to 241,851 shares. In the past full year, 41 insider purchases were made (involving 613,346 shares) and 69 insider sell-offs equivalent to 428,396 shares.

    Moving onto liquidity, Keysight Technologies, Inc. (KEYS) has a Current Ratio of 3.21, a Quick Ratio of 2.50 and a Cash Ratio of 1.59. Looking at this company’s capital structure, its Total Debt to Total Equity is 59.52, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 37.31, and its Total Debt to Total Assets is now 27.00. Looking even further ahead into the future, its Long-Term Debt to Equity is 8.64 and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 59.52.