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 maximum price target given was 22, which equates to a potential upside of 47.45 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 14, which equates to a potential downside of -6.17 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 9.54 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 47.8 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0.76 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 5.59 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 3 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

In the last 52-weeks, KBR has achieved a high of 17.95 and a low of 13.16. Currently the stock is 13.37 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 16.88 percent. 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.