Analyst Ratings for Kaman Corp. (KAMN)

Updated: 2017-07-27

An average rating of Overweight has been given to Kaman Corp. (NYSE:KAMN) by analysts covering the stock. About 30 days ago, KAMN was issued an average rating of Hold.

6 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 2 gave KAMN a buy rating, 0 issued an overweight rating, 4 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 gave 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 KAMN. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 60, implying potential capital gains of 16.89 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 43, which equates to a potential downside of -16.23 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.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -14.31 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 2.12 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -1.99 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of KAMN's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 23.71 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at 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. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of KAMN is 1.1.

KAMN has a 52-week high of 53.41 and a 52-week low of 40.85. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 25.65 percent, and below the high by 3.89 percent. KAMN has a price/earnings ratio of 26.19. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The KAMN value stock report compares KAMN to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of KAMN is $1.39 billion. KAMN will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.