Analyst Ratings for KCG Holdings Inc. (KCG)

Updated: 2017-07-18

Shares of KCG Holdings Inc. (NYSE:KCG) have received a consensus rating of Hold from Wall Street analysts. KCG had previously received a consensus rating of Hold a month ago.

Of the 2 analysts covering the stock, 0 gave it a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 2 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has decreased by 2. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for KCG. The maximum price target given was 20, which equates to a potential upside of 0.15 percent. The minimum price target given was 20, implying a possible loss of 0.15 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -57.14 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 -63.13 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -21.43 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -25.58 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 1 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 2 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of KCG's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -91.52 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. KCG has a PEG ratio of -0.08.

KCG has traded between a high of 20.02 and a low of 12.21 over the past year. Today's price is 63.55 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 0.25 percent. KCG has a price/earnings ratio of 7.21. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The KCG value stock report compares KCG to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of KCG is $1.29 billion. KCG's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.