Analyst Ratings for Carlyle Group L.P. (CG)

Updated: 2017-07-26

An average rating of Overweight has been given to Carlyle Group L.P. (NASDAQ:CG) by analysts covering the stock. Last month, CG received an average rating of Overweight.

14 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 8 gave CG a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 6 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 3. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

A number of analysts gave price targets for CG. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 29, implying potential capital gains of 40.95 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 19, which equates to a potential downside of -7.65 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -8.42 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 3.66 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -1.19 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 48.45 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 3 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 5 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 3 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 5 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of CG's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 222.77 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of CG is 0.12.

In the last 52-weeks, CG has achieved a high of 20.85 and a low of 14.35. Today's price is 43.38 percent above the 52-week low, and 1.32 percent below the high. CG has a price/earnings ratio of 26.08. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The CG value stock report compares CG to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of CG is $6.64 billion. CG's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.