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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for CG. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 29, implying a possible profit of 40.95 percent. The lowest price target was 19, implying potential capital losses of -7.65 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -8.42 percent on average, compared to last month. 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 revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 3 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 5 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of CG to grow at a rate of 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. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. 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 below the high by 1.32 percent. 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.