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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

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industry
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Cash to Debt 0.44
KEYS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
73% of the 2206 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. KEYS: 0.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
KEYS' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 9999.00 Max: N/A
Current: 0.44
Equity to Asset 0.37
KEYS's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
80% of the 2187 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. KEYS: 0.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
KEYS' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25  Med: 0.49 Max: 0.61
Current: 0.37
0.25
0.61
Interest Coverage 9.13
KEYS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
78% of the 1334 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 156.90 vs. KEYS: 9.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
KEYS' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.37  Med: 10000.00 Max: 9999.99
Current: 9.13
9.37
9999.99
Z-Score: 3.30
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 3/10

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Operating margin (%) 14.71
KEYS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 2195 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 3.52 vs. KEYS: 14.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
KEYS' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.09  Med: 17.17 Max: 22.23
Current: 14.71
15.09
22.23
Net-margin (%) 17.96
KEYS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 2196 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 3.01 vs. KEYS: 17.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
KEYS' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.37  Med: 17.96 Max: 25.37
Current: 17.96
13.37
25.37
ROE (%) 50.00
KEYS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 2175 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 6.04 vs. KEYS: 50.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
KEYS' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 35.84  Med: 44.24 Max: 128.89
Current: 50
35.84
128.89
ROA (%) 16.29
KEYS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 2220 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 3.07 vs. KEYS: 16.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
KEYS' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.44  Med: 18.81 Max: 78.86
Current: 16.29
15.44
78.86
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 52.72
KEYS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 2215 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 10.53 vs. KEYS: 52.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
KEYS' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 52.01  Med: 57.75 Max: 164.53
Current: 52.72
52.01
164.53
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q4 2014

KEYS Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Vanguard Health Care Fund 2,812,100 sh (New)
David Einhorn 4,464,846 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 291,000 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 997,692 sh (+436.11%)
PRIMECAP Management 5,184,812 sh (+268.55%)
Paul Tudor Jones 223,447 sh (+113.68%)
David Dreman 1,318 sh (+9.29%)
First Eagle Investment Sold Out
John Burbank Sold Out
Ron Baron Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Chris Davis 1,476,620 sh (-0.91%)
John Keeley 7,080 sh (-71.01%)
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Q1 2015

KEYS Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Robert Olstein 121,000 sh (New)
Zeke Ashton 75,000 sh (New)
PRIMECAP Management 5,436,875 sh (+4.86%)
Vanguard Health Care Fund 2,812,100 sh (unchged)
John Keeley Sold Out
David Dreman Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
David Einhorn 4,426,446 sh (-0.86%)
Signature Select Canadian Fund 127,100 sh (-1.32%)
Chris Davis 1,306,521 sh (-11.52%)
Joel Greenblatt 739,641 sh (-25.86%)
Paul Tudor Jones 135,861 sh (-39.20%)
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Q2 2015

KEYS Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jeremy Grantham 90,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 357,200 sh (New)
Diamond Hill Capital 340,305 sh (New)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 334,010 sh (New)
David Dreman 8,700 sh (New)
Robert Olstein 397,000 sh (+228.10%)
Zeke Ashton 113,000 sh (+50.67%)
PRIMECAP Management 5,721,339 sh (+5.23%)
David Einhorn Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 736,216 sh (-0.46%)
Vanguard Health Care Fund 2,461,043 sh (-12.48%)
Paul Tudor Jones 45,865 sh (-66.24%)
Chris Davis 15,212 sh (-98.84%)
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Q3 2015

KEYS Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Michael Price 33,900 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 150,000 sh (+66.67%)
Diamond Hill Capital 501,670 sh (+47.42%)
Zeke Ashton 117,000 sh (+3.54%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 334,010 sh (unchged)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 334,010 sh (unchged)
Robert Olstein 397,000 sh (unchged)
Signature Select Canadian Fund Sold Out
Vanguard Health Care Fund Sold Out
PRIMECAP Management 5,614,039 sh (-1.88%)
Chris Davis 14,117 sh (-7.20%)
Jim Simons 214,400 sh (-39.98%)
Joel Greenblatt 280,491 sh (-61.90%)
Paul Tudor Jones 11,309 sh (-75.34%)
David Dreman 1,756 sh (-79.82%)
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Top Ranked Articles about Keysight Technologies Inc

Robert Olstein Adds to Stake in Keysight Technologies
It is likely that no other guru we follow knows as much about corporate financial disclosure and reporting practices as Robert Olstein (Trades, Portfolio), chairman and CIO of the Olstein Financial Alert Fund, and he uses that knowledge to effectively choose investment opportunities. His Olstein All Cap Value Fund recorded returns of 15.03% last year, 36.41% in 2013 and 15.3% in 2012. Read more...
Zeke Ashton Makes Nine New Buys in First Quarter
Zeke Ashton (Trades, Portfolio) maintains a modest personal portfolio, compared to most of the gurus we follow, with a quarter-over-quarter turnover rate of 35%. That is understandable. He stays busy as the managing partner of Centaur Capital Partners and manages the investments for the Centaur Value Fund. He is also manager of Tilson Dividend Fund, where his rates of return in the last three years have been 7.2% (in 2014), 16.78% (in 2013) and 17.94% (in 2012). Read more...
David Einhorn Buys Time Warner, Life Time Fitness in Q4
David Einhorn (Trades, Portfolio) founded Greenlight Capital in 1996 with $900,000, more than half of which came from his parents, according to Einhorn’s Forbes profile. Today, the firm has about $10 billion in assets under management. Read more...

Ratios

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history
P/E(ttm) 11.20
KEYS's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1541 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 15.50 vs. KEYS: 11.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
KEYS' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.2  Med: 20.87 Max: 38.17
Current: 11.2
11.2
38.17
Forward P/E 8.26
KEYS's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
83% of the 692 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 14.90 vs. KEYS: 8.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 11.20
KEYS's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1540 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 15.60 vs. KEYS: 11.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
KEYS' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.23  Med: 20.94 Max: 38.36
Current: 11.2
11.23
38.36
P/B 2.90
KEYS's P/B is ranked lower than
77% of the 2153 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. KEYS: 2.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
KEYS' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.4  Med: 5.37 Max: 7.65
Current: 2.9
3.4
7.65
P/S 1.32
KEYS's P/S is ranked lower than
64% of the 2180 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 0.82 vs. KEYS: 1.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
KEYS' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.32  Med: 1.89 Max: 2.19
Current: 1.32
1.32
2.19
PFCF 9.15
KEYS's PFCF is ranked higher than
66% of the 1051 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 14.36 vs. KEYS: 9.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
KEYS' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.15  Med: 12.92 Max: 16.39
Current: 9.15
9.15
16.39
POCF 7.62
KEYS's POCF is ranked higher than
64% of the 1418 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 10.96 vs. KEYS: 7.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
KEYS' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.62  Med: 10.86 Max: 13.93
Current: 7.62
7.62
13.93
EV-to-EBIT 9.64
KEYS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
63% of the 1590 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 12.61 vs. KEYS: 9.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
KEYS' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.6  Med: 12.20 Max: 14.3
Current: 9.64
8.6
14.3
EV-to-EBITDA 8.00
KEYS's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
59% of the 1733 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 9.39 vs. KEYS: 8.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
KEYS' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.1  Med: 10.20 Max: 12.1
Current: 8
7.1
12.1
Current Ratio 2.30
KEYS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 2185 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. KEYS: 2.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
KEYS' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.67  Med: 2.02 Max: 2.41
Current: 2.3
1.67
2.41
Quick Ratio 1.59
KEYS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 2184 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. KEYS: 1.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
KEYS' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.84  Med: 1.24 Max: 1.76
Current: 1.59
0.84
1.76
Days Inventory 139.53
KEYS's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
84% of the 2146 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 73.25 vs. KEYS: 139.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
KEYS' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 60.07  Med: 139.76 Max: 141.66
Current: 139.53
60.07
141.66
Days Sales Outstanding 50.86
KEYS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
76% of the 1813 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 77.66 vs. KEYS: 50.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
KEYS' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 42.97  Med: 43.80 Max: 50.86
Current: 50.86
42.97
50.86
Days Payable 60.35
KEYS's Days Payable is ranked higher than
51% of the 1905 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 58.87 vs. KEYS: 60.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
KEYS' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 37.8  Med: 43.90 Max: 60.11
Current: 60.35
37.8
60.11

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 10.64
KEYS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
94% of the 2099 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. KEYS: 10.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
KEYS' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.65  Med: 15.24 Max: 15.83
Current: 10.64
14.65
15.83
Price/Graham Number 1.87
KEYS's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
71% of the 1534 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. KEYS: 1.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
KEYS' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.78  Med: 2.87 Max: 2.95
Current: 1.87
2.78
2.95
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 10.40
KEYS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 2190 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. KEYS: 10.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
KEYS' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7  Med: 8.20 Max: 11.7
Current: 10.4
7
11.7

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $2856
EPS $ 2.99
Short Percentage of Float1.09%
52-Week Range $21.98 - 38.99
Shares Outstanding(Mil)170.85

Analyst Estimate

Oct16 Oct17 Oct18
Revenue(Mil) 2,993 3,032 3,067
EPS($) 2.59 2.69 2.75
EPS without NRI($) 2.59 2.69 2.75

Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Scientific & Technical Instruments
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Traded in other countries:1KT.Germany,
Keysight Technologies Inc was incorporated in Delaware on December 6, 2013. The Company 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, and related services that are used in the design, development, manufacture, installation, deployment and operation of electronics equipment. Related services include start-up assistance, instrument productivity, application services and instrument calibration and repair. It also offers customization, consulting and optimization services throughout the customer's product lifecycle. The Company reorganized its business into two operating segments, the measurement solutions segment and customer support and services segment. The measurement solutions segment provides electronic measurement instruments and systems and related software and software design tools that are used in the design, development, manufacture, installation, deployment and operation of electronics equipment. It provides start‑up assistance, consulting, optimization and application support throughout the customer's product lifecycle. Its electronic design and test solutions serve the following three markets: Communications Market; Aerospace and Defense Market; and Industrial, Computer and Semiconductor Market. The electronic design and test solutions include RF and microwave instruments, digital instruments and various other general purpose test instruments and targeted test solutions. It offers these products and related software in a variety of form factors, including benchtop, modular and handheld, depending on the specific requirements of the customer application. The Measurement Solutions segment customers include original equipment and contract manufacturers of electronic products, wireless device manufacturers and network equipment manufacturers who design, develop, manufacture and install network equipment. Other customers are service providers who implement, maintain and manage communication networks and services, and companies who design, develop, and manufacture semiconductors and semiconductor lithography systems. Its customers use the products to conduct research and development, manufacture, install and maintain radio frequency, microwave frequency, digital, semiconductor, and optical products and systems. Many of its customers purchase solutions across several of its product lines for their different business units. The customer support and services business provides accredited repair and calibration services for the Company's installed base instrument customers and facilitates the resale of used equipment. Its customer support and services business enables customers to maximize the value from their electronic measurement equipment through system uptime support, customer site resident professionals, on-site calibrations and localized servic
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Zeke Ashton Raises Several Stakes in 3rd Quarter Jan 11 2016 
Michael Price Buys Shares in Plains GP Holdings, MSB Financial, Boardwalk Pipeline Partners Dec 30 2015 
Robert Olstein Adds to Stake in Keysight Technologies Aug 18 2015 
Zeke Ashton Makes Nine New Buys in First Quarter Jun 17 2015 
Buy the Keysight Technologies Spinoff After the Dip Jun 17 2015 
Greenlight Capital: Fourth Quarter 13-F Filing Feb 17 2015 
David Einhorn Buys Time Warner, Life Time Fitness in Q4 Feb 16 2015 
Vanguard Health Care Fund Adds 4 Positions to Portfolio Feb 05 2015 
Vanguard Health Care Fund New Buys on 2014 Q4 Feb 02 2015 
Greenlight Capital Fourth Quarter Letter To Investors Jan 22 2015 

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