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 maximum price target given was 63, implying a possible profit of 20.94 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 52, implying potential capital losses of -0.17 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0.76 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 38.16 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 6.88 percent, as compared to a month ago. 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 have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 1 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of KLXI's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 119.27 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. KLXI has a PEG ratio of 0.34.

In the last 52-weeks, KLXI has achieved a high of 53.13 and a low of 30.97. Currently the stock is 68.2 percent higher than its 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.