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 regions.
Solid track record with excellent balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Keysight Technologies's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: 1KT has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: 1KT exceeded the German Electronic industry which returned 8.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: 1KT exceeded the German Market which returned 13.7% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Keysight Technologies's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is Keysight Technologies undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: 1KT (€91.5) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€98.43)
Significantly Below Fair Value: 1KT is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: 1KT is good value based on its PE Ratio (29.8x) compared to the Electronic industry average (30.7x).
PE vs Market: 1KT is poor value based on its PE Ratio (29.8x) compared to the German market (20.9x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: 1KT is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.8x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: 1KT is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (6.1x) compared to the DE Electronic industry average (1.9x).
How is Keysight Technologies forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 9 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: 1KT's forecast earnings growth (16.9% per year) is above the savings rate (-0.4%).
Earnings vs Market: 1KT's earnings (16.9% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the German market (13.1% per year).
High Growth Earnings: 1KT's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: 1KT's revenue (7.2% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the German market (5% per year).
High Growth Revenue: 1KT's revenue (7.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: 1KT's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (22%)
How has Keysight Technologies performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: 1KT has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: 1KT's current net profit margins (14.4%) are higher than last year (4.3%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: 1KT's earnings have declined by -11.3% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: 1KT's earnings growth over the past year (276.4%) exceeds its 5-year average (-11.3% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: 1KT earnings growth over the past year (276.4%) exceeded the Electronic industry -3.9%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: 1KT's Return on Equity (20.7%) is considered high.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is Keysight Technologies's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: 1KT's short term assets ($3.2B) exceed its short term liabilities ($1.0B).
Long Term Liabilities: 1KT's short term assets ($3.2B) exceed its long term liabilities ($2.6B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: 1KT's debt to equity ratio (59.5%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: 1KT's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 142.6% to 59.5% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: 1KT's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (55.8%).
Interest Coverage: 1KT's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (13.6x coverage).
Inventory Level: 1KT has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: 1KT's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 1.8x debt).
What is Keysight Technologies's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Current dividend yield vs market & industry
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate 1KT's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate 1KT's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if 1KT's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if 1KT's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of 1KT's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the German market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Ron Nersesian (60yo)
Mr. Ronald S. Nersesian, also known as Ron, has been the Chief Executive Officer and President at Keysight Technologies, Inc. since September 18, 2013 and has been its Chairman of the Board since November ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Ron's total compensation ($USD11.12M) is above average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD4.31M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Ron's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Chairman of the Board||6.2yrs||US$11.12m||0.016% $2.8m|
|CFO & Senior VP||6.2yrs||US$3.09m||0.0091% $1.6m|
|CTO & Senior VP||5.8yrs||US$2.77m||0.026% $4.5m|
|Senior VP & President of Electronic Industrial Solutions Group||4.3yrs||US$4.38m||0.096% $16.4m|
|Senior VP & President of the Communications Solutions Group||2.6yrs||US$2.84m||0.0069% $1.2m|
|Principal Accounting Officer||6.2yrs||no data||0.014% $2.4m|
|Senior VP||2.5yrs||US$718.56k||0.030% $5.1m|
|Vice President of Treasurer & Investor Relations||5.5yrs||no data||no data|
|SVP, General Counsel & Secretary||0.6yrs||no data||0.0043% $732.8k|
|Senior Vice President of Global Sales||3.3yrs||no data||0.015% $2.6m|
Experienced Management: 1KT's management team is considered experienced (4.9 years average tenure).
|Chairman of the Board||6.2yrs||US$11.12m||0.016% $2.8m|
|Independent Director||5.3yrs||US$299.27k||no data|
|Independent Director||5.3yrs||US$299.27k||0.022% $3.8m|
|Lead Independent Director||0.3yrs||US$464.27k||0.00020% $34.3k|
|Independent Director||5.3yrs||US$319.27k||0.0065% $1.1m|
|Independent Director||4.3yrs||US$309.27k||no data|
|Independent Director||5.3yrs||US$339.27k||0.0083% $1.4m|
|Independent Director||0.9yrs||US$306.77k||0.0013% $214.5k|
|Independent Director||0.8yrs||US$204.69k||0.00094% $161.3k|
Experienced Board: 1KT's board of directors are considered experienced (4.3 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: 1KT insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Keysight Technologies, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Keysight Technologies, Inc.
- Ticker: 1KT
- Exchange: DB
- Founded: 2013
- Industry: Electronic Equipment and Instruments
- Sector: Tech
- Market Cap: US$18.527b
- Listing Market Cap: US$17.161b
- Shares outstanding: 188.13m
- Website: https://www.keysight.com
Number of Employees
- Keysight Technologies, Inc.
- 1400 Fountaingrove Parkway
- Santa Rosa
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|KEYS||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Oct 2014|
|1KT||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Oct 2014|
|KEYS *||BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)||Yes||Common Stock||MX||MXN||Oct 2014|
|K1SG34||BOVESPA (Bolsa de Valores de Sao Paulo)||BDR EACH 2 REPR 1 SHS UNSPON||BR||BRL||Jan 2020|
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 regions. Its Communications Solutions Group segment provides electronic design automation (EDA) software; and radio frequency and microwave test instruments; 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; 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. Its Ixia Solutions Group segment offers software applications and services, including warranty and maintenance offerings, and hardware platforms. The company sells its products through direct sales force, distributors, resellers, and manufacturer's representatives. The company was incorporated in 2013 and is headquartered in Santa Rosa, California.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/02/20 22:52|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/20 00:00|
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