Media stories about Key Technology (NASDAQ:KTEC) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. Accern rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Key Technology earned a media sentiment score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the industrial products company an impact score of 45.7340307861062 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.
Key Technology (NASDAQ KTEC) traded down $0.11 during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $26.62. 9,700 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 86,852. The firm has a market capitalization of $172.09, a price-to-earnings ratio of 88.73 and a beta of 1.30. Key Technology has a twelve month low of $11.08 and a twelve month high of $28.26.
About Key Technology
Key Technology, Inc is a supplier of process automation solutions to the food processing industry and other industries, such as tobacco and pharmaceuticals. The Company designs, manufactures, sells and services automation equipment that processes product streams of discrete pieces. These systems integrate electro-optical automated inspection and digital sorting systems with other processing systems that include specialized conveying and preparation equipment.
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