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How to buy Keysight Technologies (KEYS) stocks in Canada

Learn how to easily invest in Keysight Technologies stocks.

Keysight Technologies (KEYS) is a leading scientific & technical instruments business based in the US. It opened the day at $154.92 after a previous close of $154.17. During the day the price has varied from a low of $154.06 to a high of $155.91. The latest price was $155.81 (25 minute delay). Keysight Technologies is listed on the NYSE and employs 14,300 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

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Keysight Technologies stock price (NYSE:KEYS)

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Keysight Technologies shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-09.
Previous close$154.17
Change $1.64
Change % 1.0638%
Volume 475,480
Information last updated 2022-01-17.
52-week range$129.09 - $209.08
50-day moving average $195.45
200-day moving average $168.14
Wall St. target price$207.93
PE ratio 39.1506
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $4.78

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Is it a good time to buy Keysight Technologies stock?

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Keysight Technologies price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $155.81 from 2022-01-21

1 week (2022-01-14) -16.74%
1 month (2021-12-22) -22.33%
3 months (2021-10-22) -11.58%
6 months (2021-07-22) -1.75%
1 year (2021-01-22) 7.34%
2 years (2020-01-22) 47.67%
3 years (2019-01-22) 129.81%
5 years (2017-01-20) 330.89%

Is Keysight Technologies under- or over-valued?

Valuing Keysight Technologies stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Keysight Technologies's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Keysight Technologies's P/E ratio

Keysight Technologies's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 39x. In other words, Keysight Technologies shares trade at around 39x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

Keysight Technologies's PEG ratio

Keysight Technologies's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.3204. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Keysight Technologies's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Keysight Technologies's EBITDA

Keysight Technologies's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $1.4 billion.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Keysight Technologies's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Keysight Technologies financials

Revenue TTM $4.9 billion
Operating margin TTM 22.36%
Gross profit TTM $3.1 billion
Return on assets TTM 9.21%
Return on equity TTM 25.25%
Profit margin 18.09%
Book value $20.77
Market capitalisation $34.3 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Keysight Technologies's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Keysight Technologies.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

Keysight Technologies's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 14.25

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Keysight Technologies's overall score of 14.25 (as at 01/01/2019) is excellent – landing it in it in the 8th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Keysight Technologies is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

Keysight Technologies's environmental score

Environmental score: 7.81/100

Keysight Technologies's environmental score of 7.81 puts it squarely in the 7th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Keysight Technologies is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Keysight Technologies's social score

Social score: 5.19/100

Keysight Technologies's social score of 5.19 puts it squarely in the 7th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Keysight Technologies is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Keysight Technologies's governance score

Governance score: 10.25/100

Keysight Technologies's governance score puts it squarely in the 7th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Keysight Technologies is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Keysight Technologies's controversy score

Controversy score: 1/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Keysight Technologies scored a 1 out of 5 for controversy – the highest score possible, reflecting that Keysight Technologies has managed to keep its nose clean.

Keysight Technologies share dividends

We're not expecting Keysight Technologies to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Keysight Technologies share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Keysight Technologies's shares have ranged in value from as little as $129.09 up to $209.08. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

KEYS.US volatility(beta: 0.96)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Keysight Technologies's is 0.963. This would suggest that Keysight Technologies's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Keysight Technologies overview

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. Its Communications Solutions Group segment provides electronic design automation (EDA) software; radio frequency and microwave test instruments; hardware and virtual network test platforms and software applications, including data center, routing and switching, software defined networking, security, and encryption; oscilloscopes, logic and serial protocol analyzers, logic-signal sources, arbitrary waveform generators, and bit error rate testers; optical modulation analyzers, optical component analyzers, optical power meters, and optical laser source solutions; and repair, calibration, and consulting services, as well as resells refurbished used Keysight equipment. The company's Electronic Industrial Solutions Group segment offers design tools; design verification solutions; and digital multi-meters, function generators, frequency counters, data acquisition systems, audio analyzers, LCR meters, thermal imagers, precision source measure units, ultra-high precision device current analyzers, and test executive software platforms, as well as various power supplies comprising AC/DC modular supplies and electronically programmable loads. This segment also provides printed-circuit-board-assembly testers, integrated circuit parametric testers, and sub-nano-meter positioning sub-assemblies; test and measurement products and software; and repair, calibration, and consulting services, as well as resells refurbished used Keysight equipment. The company sells its products through direct sales force, distributors, resellers, and manufacturer's representatives. Keysight Technologies, Inc.

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