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, which equates to a potential upside of 16.89 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 43, which equates to a potential downside of -16.23 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.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change 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. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 2.12 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -1.99 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of KAMN's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 23.71 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's 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. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. KAMN has a PEG ratio of 1.1.

KAMN has traded between a high of 53.41 and a low of 40.85 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 25.65 percent, and 3.89 percent lower than its 52-week high. 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.