US Bancorp DE Sells 451 Shares of Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:KEYS)

US Bancorp DE reduced its stake in shares of Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:KEYSFree Report) by 0.6% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 72,278 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock after selling 451 shares during the quarter. US Bancorp DE’s holdings in Keysight Technologies were worth $11,499,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other large investors have also recently bought and sold shares of KEYS. Jennison Associates LLC acquired a new position in Keysight Technologies during the 4th quarter valued at $395,789,000. Norges Bank acquired a new position in Keysight Technologies during the 4th quarter valued at $303,444,000. Van ECK Associates Corp raised its stake in Keysight Technologies by 105.5% during the 4th quarter. Van ECK Associates Corp now owns 2,383,143 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock valued at $379,134,000 after purchasing an additional 1,223,694 shares during the last quarter. EP Wealth Advisors LLC raised its stake in Keysight Technologies by 14,134.3% during the 3rd quarter. EP Wealth Advisors LLC now owns 314,720 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock valued at $41,641,000 after purchasing an additional 312,509 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Findlay Park Partners LLP raised its stake in Keysight Technologies by 35.8% during the 3rd quarter. Findlay Park Partners LLP now owns 1,127,071 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock valued at $149,123,000 after purchasing an additional 297,147 shares during the last quarter. 84.58% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Analyst Ratings Changes

Several equities analysts recently commented on KEYS shares. Barclays upped their target price on shares of Keysight Technologies from $141.00 to $151.00 and gave the company an “equal weight” rating in a research note on Tuesday, May 21st. Susquehanna dropped their price objective on shares of Keysight Technologies from $208.00 to $195.00 and set a “positive” rating for the company in a research note on Tuesday, May 21st. Citigroup increased their price objective on shares of Keysight Technologies from $157.00 to $168.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, February 21st. Robert W. Baird increased their price objective on shares of Keysight Technologies from $155.00 to $167.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research note on Tuesday, May 21st. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. cut shares of Keysight Technologies from an “overweight” rating to a “neutral” rating and dropped their price objective for the company from $184.00 to $170.00 in a research note on Thursday, February 15th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. According to data from MarketBeat.com, Keysight Technologies has a consensus rating of “Moderate Buy” and a consensus target price of $166.33.

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Keysight Technologies Stock Up 0.1 %

Shares of NYSE:KEYS opened at $144.05 on Monday. Keysight Technologies, Inc. has a 12 month low of $118.57 and a 12 month high of $172.72. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $151.71 and its two-hundred day moving average price is $150.36. The company has a quick ratio of 1.48, a current ratio of 1.99 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.24. The firm has a market cap of $25.15 billion, a P/E ratio of 31.38, a P/E/G ratio of 4.84 and a beta of 1.06.

Insiders Place Their Bets

In other news, SVP Kailash Narayanan sold 4,300 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, March 26th. The shares were sold at an average price of $152.88, for a total value of $657,384.00. Following the transaction, the senior vice president now owns 29,156 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $4,457,369.28. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Insiders own 0.60% of the company’s stock.

Keysight Technologies Company Profile

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Keysight Technologies, Inc provides electronic design and test solutions to commercial communications, networking, aerospace, defense and government, automotive, energy, semiconductor, electronic, and education industries in the Americas, Europe, and the Asia Pacific. The company operates in two segments, Communications Solutions Group and Electronic Industrial Solutions Group.

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