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Relatively High Forward P/E Ratio Detected in Shares of Keyw Holding Cor in the Aerospace & Defense Industry (KEYW, AVAV, HEI, MRCY, KTOS)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Aerospace & Defense industry with the highest forward price to earnings (P/E) ratios. Forward P/E uses estimated earnings to compare relative value among companies in the same industry. Generally, the lower the forward P/E, the more undervalued a company is believed to be.

Keyw Holding Cor ranks highest with a a forward P/E ratio of 74.91. Aerovironment In is next with a a forward P/E ratio of 71.64. Heico Corp ranks third highest with a a forward P/E ratio of 35.05.

Mercury Systems follows with a a forward P/E ratio of 29.68, and Kratos Defense & rounds out the top five with a a forward P/E ratio of 28.50.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Keyw Holding Cor on January 11th, 2018 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $6.40. Since that recommendation, shares of Keyw Holding Cor have risen 28.8%. We continue to monitor Keyw Holding Cor for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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Ticker(s): KEYW AVAV HEI MRCY KTOS