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 maximum price target given was 25, implying a possible profit of 36.61 percent. The minimum price target given was 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.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes -2.08 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -0.94 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of KFRC to grow at a rate of 16.15 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 KFRC is 0.86.

In the trailing 52-weeks, KFRC hit 26.95 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 15.95. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 14.73 percent, and below the high by 32.1 percent. 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 market cap of KFRC is $0.49679 billion. KFRC is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.