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.

KFRC was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic price target was 25, implying potential capital gains of 36.61 percent. The minimum price target given was 24, implying a possible loss of 31.15 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 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.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, 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, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

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 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. The PEG ratio of KFRC is 0.86.

KFRC has a 52-week high of 26.95 and a 52-week low of 15.95. Currently the stock is 14.73 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 32.1 percent. 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.