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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for KLXI. The most optimistic price target was 63, implying a possible profit of 20.94 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 52, implying a possible loss of -0.17 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 0.76 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 38.16 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 6.88 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 29.76 percent.

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

KLXI has an estimated earnings growth rate of 119.27 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of KLXI is 0.34.

In the trailing 52-weeks, KLXI hit 53.13 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 30.97. Today's price is 68.2 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 1.96 percent. 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 market cap of KLXI is $2.69 billion. KLXI's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.