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Current Fundamentals: Keysight Technologies (NYSE: KEYS)


Keysight Technologies is part of the technology sector and trades as part of the computer hardware industry. The company CEO is Ronald S. Nersesian. Keysight Technologies Inc is a measurement company providing core electronic design and test solutions to communications and electronics industries. It provides electronic measurement instruments and systems and related software, software design tools.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The KEYS stock showed a previous change of 5.32% with an open at 75.25 and a close of 78.16. It reached an intraday high of 78.37 and a low of 75.15.

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The stock has a market cap of $14.7b with 188.2m shares outstanding, of which the float is 186.7m shares. Trading volume reached 2,411,505 shares compared to its average volume of 2,083,206 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Keysight Technologies shares returned 9.44% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -15.29%. Over three months, it changed -8.30%. In one year it has changed 27.90% and within that year its 52-week high was 93.77 and its 52-week low was 53.21. KEYS stock is 46.89% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 71.75 and a 50 day moving average of 85.01. Currently KEYS stock is trading 8.93% above its 200 day moving average.

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The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 0.87 that ended on 31st of October 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 89.84. Based on 4 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.72. The TTM EPS is 3.37, which comes to a TTM PE of 23.19.

Below was the last reported quarterly diluted earnings per share:

Apr19 (Reported on 05/29/2019): 0.80
Jan19 (Reported on 02/21/2019): 0.60
Oct18 (Reported on 11/20/2018): -0.61
Jul18 (Reported on 08/21/2018): 0.63
Apr18 (Reported on 05/30/2018): 0.34

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 58.22, which means it may be overvalued by -34.24%.

Indicators to Watch:

Short-interest was 2,600,595, which was 1.38% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 1.82. This stock has some short interest, but it may be normal and no cause for concern if long the position.

The current calculated beta is 1.23.

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 10.66%, return on assets is 4.69%, profit margin is 6.64%, price-to-sales is 3.37 and price-to-book is 4.99.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 0  :Valuation Score
 2  :Past Performance Score
 4  :Financial Strength Score
 5  :Future Growth Score
 0  :Dividend Score
 2  :Overall Score

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