Analyst Ratings for Kate Spade & Co. (KATE)

Updated: 2017-07-11

Analysts covering Kate Spade & Co. (NYSE:KATE) have given it a consensus rating of Hold. About 30 days ago, KATE was issued an average rating of Hold.

Of the 17 analysts covering the stock, 0 gave it a buy rating, 0 issued an overweight rating, 17 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an decrease of 7 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for KATE. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 23, implying a possible profit of 24.39 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 18, which equates to a potential downside of -2.65 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. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -15.07 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -11.34 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of KATE's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -30.34 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, 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, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. KATE has a PEG ratio of -0.55.

In the last 52-weeks, KATE has achieved a high of 24.24 and a low of 14.02. Currently the stock is 31.88 percent higher than its low, and 23.72 percent lower than its 52-week high. KATE has a P/E ratio of 16.78. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The KATE value stock report compares KATE to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $2.38 billion. KATE's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.