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 maximum price target given was 60, implying a possible profit of 16.89 percent. The lowest price target was 43, implying a possible loss of -16.23 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. That number becomes -14.31 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 2.12 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -1.99 percent.

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. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

KAMN has an estimated earnings growth rate of 23.71 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of KAMN is 1.1.

KAMN has traded between a high of 53.41 and a low of 40.85 over the past year. Currently the stock is 25.65 percent higher than its low, and 3.89 percent below the high. KAMN has a P/E 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.