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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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history
Cash-to-Debt 0.33
KEYW's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
86% of the 1477 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.61 vs. KEYW: 0.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
KEYW' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.2 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.33
Equity-to-Asset 0.53
KEYW's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
59% of the 1403 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. KEYW: 0.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
KEYW' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 0.65 Max: 0.93
Current: 0.53
0.49
0.93
Interest Coverage N/A
KEYW's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
68% of the 1534 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 173.00 vs. KEYW: N/A )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
KEYW' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: N/A  Med: N/A Max: No Debt
Current: N/A
N/A
No Debt
Piotroski F-Score: 6
Altman Z-Score: 1.46
Beneish M-Score: -3.14
WACC vs ROIC
8.56%
-5.19%
WACC
ROIC
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 : 5/10

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industry
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history
Operating Margin % -8.10
KEYW's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
78% of the 1433 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.12 vs. KEYW: -8.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
KEYW' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.58  Med: -3.62 Max: 1.31
Current: -8.1
-8.58
1.31
Net Margin % -11.56
KEYW's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
78% of the 1433 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.24 vs. KEYW: -11.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
KEYW' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.8  Med: -3.76 Max: 10.1
Current: -11.56
-18.8
10.1
ROE % -14.59
KEYW's ROE % is ranked lower than
80% of the 1393 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.23 vs. KEYW: -14.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
KEYW' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21.28  Med: -3.39 Max: 9.19
Current: -14.59
-21.28
9.19
ROA % -7.92
KEYW's ROA % is ranked lower than
77% of the 1477 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.97 vs. KEYW: -7.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
KEYW' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.74  Med: -2.52 Max: 8.01
Current: -7.92
-12.74
8.01
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -36.58
KEYW's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
76% of the 1446 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 25.16 vs. KEYW: -36.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
KEYW' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -35.64  Med: -16.5 Max: 210.2
Current: -36.58
-35.64
210.2
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 1.00
KEYW's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
64% of the 1327 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. KEYW: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
KEYW' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1  Med: 11.35 Max: 34.2
Current: 1
1
34.2
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

KEYW Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Jim Simons 187,500 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 718,197 sh (+90.00%)
Ron Baron 72,319 sh (+52.83%)
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Q2 2016

KEYW Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Ron Baron 85,027 sh (+17.57%)
Chuck Royce 830,997 sh (+15.71%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Q3 2016

KEYW Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Simons 27,500 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 21,950 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 14,449 sh (New)
Ron Baron 86,500 sh (+1.73%)
Chuck Royce 804,180 sh (-3.23%)
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Q4 2016

KEYW Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Jim Simons 323,900 sh (+1077.82%)
Ron Baron 95,000 sh (+9.83%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Chuck Royce 749,100 sh (-6.85%)
Joel Greenblatt 14,020 sh (-36.13%)
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Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application    NAICS: 561621    SIC: 7382
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KEYW Holding Corp provides engineering services, cybersecurity and analytic products, and integrated platforms that support the entire intelligence process, including collection, processing, analysis and impact.

KEYW Holding Corp was incorporated in Maryland in December 2009. It is a holding company and conducts its operations through The KEYW Corporation and Hexis Cyber Solutions, Inc. and their subsidiaries. The Company provides mission-critical cybersecurity, cyber superiority and geospatial intelligence solutions to U.S. Government defense, intelligence and national security agencies and commercial enterprises. Its core capabilities include solutions, services and products to support the collection, processing, analysis, use of intelligence data and information in the domains of cyberspace and geospace, and the protection of networks and related infrastructure. Its solutions are designed to respond to meet the critical needs for agile intelligence in the cyber age and to assist the U.S. government in national security priorities. The Company provides engineering services, cyber security and analytic products, and fully integrated platforms that support the entire intelligence process, including collection, processing, analysis and impact. Its platforms include a number of modified commercial turboprop aircraft for imagery and light detection and ranging (LIDAR), collection, products that it manufactures, as well as hardware and software that it integrates using the engineering services of its skilled and security-cleared workforce. Its Intelligence Community customers include the National Security Agency (NSA), the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO), the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency (NGA), the Army Geospatial Center (AGC) and various other agencies within the Intelligence Community and Department of Defense (DoD). In addition, it provides its products and services to U.S. federal, state and local law enforcement agencies. The Company's segments are: Government Solutions and Commercial Cyber Solutions. The Company competes either as prime contractor or as a subcontractor, depending on the requirements and scope of the project. In its government market, its competitors include both large competitors that offer services and capabilities and smaller boutique organizations that are focused on particular capabilities, solutions, and customers. The Company's larger competitors include divisions of large defense contractors such as Lockheed Martin Corporation, The Boeing Company and Northrop Grumman Corporation. It also faces competition from a number of large, well-established government contractors such as Science Applications International Corporation, CACI International, Inc. and others. The Company owns six patents, nine trademarks and two copyrights.

Guru Investment Theses on KEYW Holding Corp

Baron Funds Comments on The KEYW Holding Corp - Aug 10, 2016

The KEYW Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:KEYW) is a government services company that specializes in cybersecurity and intelligence gathering applications. Shares have increased dramatically since fourth quarter earnings. At that time, the incoming CEO announced his strategic initiatives to drive growth in the core services business, and to stem operating losses and/or sell KEYW’s money losing commercial cybersecurity software business. In the second quarter, management executed against this strategy by completing the divestiture of the commercial software business, and by significantly increasing its backlog of government services business. This has started to unlock what he have always believed is the hidden value in the company. The market has finally recognized this as well, and the stock now trades at a more reasonable sector valuation.



From Baron Discovery Fund's second quarter 2016 commentary.





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Baron Funds Comments on The KEYW Holding Corp Guru stock highlight
The KEYW Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:KEYW) is a government services company that specializes in cybersecurity and intelligence gathering applications. Shares have increased dramatically since fourth quarter earnings. At that time, the incoming CEO announced his strategic initiatives to drive growth in the core services business, and to stem operating losses and/or sell KEYW’s money losing commercial cybersecurity software business. In the second quarter, management executed against this strategy by completing the divestiture of the commercial software business, and by significantly increasing its backlog of government services business. This has started to unlock what he have always believed is the hidden value in the company. The market has finally recognized this as well, and the stock now trades at a more reasonable sector valuation. Read more...

Ratios

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history
Forward PE Ratio 50.76
KEYW's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
83% of the 350 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 22.22 vs. KEYW: 50.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PB Ratio 1.69
KEYW's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
70% of the 1412 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. KEYW: 1.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
KEYW' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.66  Med: 1.52 Max: 2.7
Current: 1.69
0.66
2.7
PS Ratio 1.25
KEYW's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 1428 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. KEYW: 1.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
KEYW' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 1.42 Max: 2.82
Current: 1.25
0.52
2.82
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 175.64
KEYW's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
96% of the 593 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 25.00 vs. KEYW: 175.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
KEYW' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.72  Med: 63.47 Max: 247.17
Current: 175.64
21.72
247.17
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 33.78
KEYW's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
80% of the 730 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 17.92 vs. KEYW: 33.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
KEYW' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13  Med: 26.18 Max: 132.53
Current: 33.78
13
132.53
Current Ratio 2.92
KEYW's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
71% of the 1326 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 vs. KEYW: 2.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
KEYW' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.76  Med: 1.28 Max: 7.1
Current: 2.92
0.76
7.1
Quick Ratio 2.51
KEYW's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 1326 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. KEYW: 2.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
KEYW' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.66  Med: 1.11 Max: 5.74
Current: 2.51
0.66
5.74
Days Inventory 29.73
KEYW's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
63% of the 864 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 16.73 vs. KEYW: 29.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
KEYW' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.93  Med: 22.72 Max: 56.66
Current: 29.73
16.93
56.66
Days Sales Outstanding 56.65
KEYW's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
61% of the 1109 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 66.95 vs. KEYW: 56.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
KEYW' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 49.25  Med: 76.57 Max: 102.96
Current: 56.65
49.25
102.96
Days Payable 15.10
KEYW's Days Payable is ranked lower than
83% of the 1009 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 39.59 vs. KEYW: 15.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
KEYW' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.78  Med: 16.58 Max: 30.04
Current: 15.1
5.78
30.04

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -3.40
KEYW's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
59% of the 1051 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: -2.10 vs. KEYW: -3.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
KEYW' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -44.2  Med: -13.25 Max: -3.4
Current: -3.4
-44.2
-3.4

Valuation & Return

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history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.86
KEYW's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
53% of the 767 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. KEYW: 1.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
KEYW' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.04  Med: 1.5 Max: 2.12
Current: 1.86
1.04
2.12
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.88
KEYW's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
76% of the 1228 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. KEYW: 0.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
KEYW' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 1.01 Max: 1.96
Current: 0.88
0.53
1.96
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -5.20
KEYW's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
79% of the 1511 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. KEYW: -5.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
KEYW' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 1.1 Max: 20.5
Current: -5.2
0.2
20.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -23.92
KEYW's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
95% of the 749 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 10.41 vs. KEYW: -23.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
KEYW' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -31.5  Med: -18.95 Max: 3.8
Current: -23.92
-31.5
3.8

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $308.1
EPS (TTM) $ -0.89
Beta1.18
Short Percentage of Float29.36%
52-Week Range $4.42 - 13.57
Shares Outstanding (Mil)40.96

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 292 313 331
EPS ($) 0.16 0.19 0.16
EPS without NRI ($) 0.16 0.19 0.16
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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