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.

Several price targets were given for KAMN by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic price target was 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. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes -14.31 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 2.12 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -1.99 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 0 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of KAMN's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 23.71 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of KAMN is 1.1.

In the trailing 52-weeks, KAMN hit 53.41 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 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 stock has a market capitalization of $1.39 billion. KAMN's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.