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.

Several price targets were given for KLXI by the analysts covering the stock. The highest price target was 63, implying potential capital gains of 20.94 percent. The minimum price target given was 52, which equates to a potential downside of -0.17 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing 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.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their 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, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of KLXI to grow at a rate of 119.27 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. KLXI has a PEG ratio of 0.34.

KLXI has a 52-week high of 53.13 and a 52-week low of 30.97. Currently the stock is 68.2 percent higher than its 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.