Contrasting of The KeyW Holding Corporation (KEYW) and Its Peers

The KeyW Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:KEYW) is a company in the Application Software industry and that’s how we compare it to its rivals. The comparing will be based on the profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, earnings and valuation.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

0% of The KeyW Holding Corporation’s shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 61.93% of all Application Software’s companies shares are owned by institutional investors. On other hand The KeyW Holding Corporation has 2.9% of its shares owned by company insiders and an average of 7.86% insiders ownership for its rivals.

Profitability

Table 1 has The KeyW Holding Corporation and its rivals’ return on equity, net margins and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
The KeyW Holding Corporation -4.40% -1.00% -0.40%
Industry Average 4.93% 49.47% 9.43%

Valuation & Earnings

The following data compares The KeyW Holding Corporation and its rivals’ gross revenue, valuation and net income.

Net Income Gross Revenue Price/Earnings Ratio
The KeyW Holding Corporation 22.28M 506.84M 0.00
Industry Average 46.64M 946.75M 160.91

Analyst Recommendations

Table 3 provides summary of current ratings for The KeyW Holding Corporation and its rivals.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
The KeyW Holding Corporation 0 0 1 3.00
Industry Average 1.13 2.72 3.99 2.66

The potential upside of the peers is 53.01%. The research analysts’ view based on the results delivered earlier is that The KeyW Holding Corporation’s rivals are looking more favorable than the stock itself.

Performance

Here are the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of The KeyW Holding Corporation and its rivals.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
The KeyW Holding Corporation 0% 2.79% -21.15% -11.72% -2.64% 10.31%
Industry Average 5.93% 15.92% 23.38% 22.64% 53.81% 28.94%

For the past year The KeyW Holding Corporation has weaker performance than The KeyW Holding Corporation’s competitors.

Liquidity

The KeyW Holding Corporation has a Current Ratio of 1.7 and a Quick Ratio of 1.4. Competitively, The KeyW Holding Corporation’s peers Current Ratio is 2.45 and has 2.42 Quick Ratio. The KeyW Holding Corporation’s competitors have better ability to pay short and long-term obligations than The KeyW Holding Corporation.

Volatility & Risk

The KeyW Holding Corporation is 27.00% more volatile than Standard and Poor’s 500 because the stock has a beta of 1.27. Competitively, The KeyW Holding Corporation’s rivals are 21.13% more volatile than Standard and Poor’s 500, because of the 1.21 beta.

Dividends

The KeyW Holding Corporation does not pay a dividend.

Summary

The KeyW Holding Corporation’s competitors beat The KeyW Holding Corporation on 3 of the 4 factors.