Analyst Ratings for KBR Inc. (KBR)

Updated: 2017-07-29

Shares of KBR Inc. (NYSE:KBR) have received a consensus rating of Overweight from Wall Street analysts. A consensus rating of Overweight was previously issued for KBR last month.

Of the 13 analysts covering the stock, 9 gave it a buy rating, 0 issued an overweight rating, 3 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 1 gave a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for KBR. The highest price target was 22, which equates to a potential upside of 47.45 percent. The minimum price target given was 14, which equates to a potential downside of -6.17 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 9.54 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 47.8 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0.76 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 5.59 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 3 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

KBR has traded between a high of 17.95 and a low of 13.16 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 13.37 percent, and 16.88 percent below the high. KBR has a price/earnings ratio of 0. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The KBR value stock report compares KBR to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of KBR is $2.14 billion. KBR's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.