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.

Several price targets were given for CG by the analysts covering the stock. The maximum price target given was 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. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

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. 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.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 3 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 5 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 3 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 5 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of CG's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 222.77 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, 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, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. CG has a PEG ratio of 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 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.