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.

KBR was given price targets by several analysts. The maximum price target given was 22, implying a possible profit of 47.45 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 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.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 9.54 percent. That number becomes 47.8 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0.76 percent, as compared to a month ago. 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, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 2 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's 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. Currently the stock is 13.37 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 16.88 percent. 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.