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.

Many analysts weighed in on 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 a possible loss of 31.15 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average 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. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -0.94 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

KFRC has an estimated earnings growth rate of 16.15 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. KFRC has a PEG ratio of 0.86.

KFRC has a 52-week high of 26.95 and a 52-week low of 15.95. 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 P/E 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 stock has a market capitalization of $0.49679 billion. KFRC will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.