Analyst Ratings for Kellogg Co. (K)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Shares of Kellogg Co. (NYSE:K) have received a consensus rating of Hold from Wall Street analysts. K had previously received a consensus rating of Hold a month ago.

A buy rating was issued by 3 analysts, 0 gave an overweight rating, 17 gave a hold rating, 2 issued an underweight rating, and 1 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. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for K. The maximum price target given was 98, implying a possible profit of 44.86 percent. The minimum price target given was 63, implying a possible loss of -6.87 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.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -1.08 percent. That number becomes -6.11 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -0.13 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -0.25 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 3 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 1 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of K's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 78.36 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the 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. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. K has a PEG ratio of 0.39.

In the trailing 52-weeks, K hit 84.28 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 65.32. Today's price is 3.57 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 19.73 percent. K has a price/earnings ratio of 30.75. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The K value stock report compares K to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $23.71 billion. K's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.