Analyst Ratings for Kforce Inc. (KFRC)

Updated: 2017-07-28

An average rating of Overweight has been given to Kforce Inc. (NASDAQ:KFRC) by analysts covering the stock. About 30 days ago, KFRC was issued an average rating of Overweight.

2 analysts declared KFRC a buy, 1 issued an overweight rating, 3 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. 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 KFRC. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 25, which equates to a potential upside of 36.61 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 24, implying potential capital losses of 31.15 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.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -2.08 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -0.94 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of KFRC's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 16.15 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. KFRC has a PEG ratio of 0.86.

KFRC has traded between a high of 26.95 and a low of 15.95 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 14.73 percent, and 32.1 percent lower than its 52-week high. KFRC has a price/earnings ratio of 13.81. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The KFRC value stock report compares KFRC to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of KFRC is $0.49679 billion. KFRC will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.