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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for CG. The maximum price target given was 29, implying a possible profit of 40.95 percent. The lowest price target was 19, implying a possible loss of -7.65 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change 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. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -1.19 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 48.45 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 3 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 5 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 3 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 5 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

CG has an estimated earnings growth rate of 222.77 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, 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.

CG has traded between a high of 20.85 and a low of 14.35 over the past year. 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 market cap of CG is $6.64 billion. CG is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.