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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for KBR. The maximum price target given was 22, implying a possible profit of 47.45 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 14, implying a possible loss of -6.17 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

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.

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, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 2 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

In the last 52-weeks, KBR has achieved a high of 17.95 and a low of 13.16. Today's price is 13.37 percent above the 52-week low, 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 stock has a market capitalization of $2.14 billion. KBR's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.