Analyst Ratings for KLX Inc. (KLXI)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Analysts covering KLX Inc. (NASDAQ:KLXI) have given it a consensus rating of Overweight. KLXI had previously received a consensus rating of Overweight a month ago.

5 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 3 gave KLXI a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 2 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Today, there are 1 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

KLXI was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic price target was 63, which equates to a potential upside of 20.94 percent. The lowest price target was 52, which equates to a potential downside of -0.17 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.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0.76 percent. That number becomes 38.16 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 6.88 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 29.76 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 1 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 1 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

KLXI has an estimated earnings growth rate of 119.27 percent as forecasted by analysts. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, 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, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. KLXI has a PEG ratio of 0.34.

KLXI has traded between a high of 53.13 and a low of 30.97 over the past year. Today's price is 68.2 percent above the 52-week low, and 1.96 percent below the high. KLXI has a P/E ratio of 40.63. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The KLXI value stock report compares KLXI to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $2.69 billion. KLXI's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.