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.

CG was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 29, implying potential capital gains of 40.95 percent. The lowest price target was 19, which equates to a potential downside of -7.65 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -8.42 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 3.66 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -1.19 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 48.45 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 3 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 5 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 3 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 5 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's 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. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of CG is 0.12.

CG has a 52-week high of 20.85 and a 52-week low of 14.35. Currently the stock is 43.38 percent higher than its low, and 1.32 percent below the high. CG has a P/E 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 stock has a market capitalization of $6.64 billion. CG is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.