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.

Several price targets were given for KBR by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 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. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 9.54 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 47.8 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0.76 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 5.59 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 3 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

In the trailing 52-weeks, KBR hit 17.95 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 13.16. Currently the stock is 13.37 percent higher than its low, and 16.88 percent lower than its 52-week high. KBR has a P/E 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 stock has a market capitalization of $2.14 billion. KBR will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.