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.

KCG was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 20, implying a possible profit of 0.15 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 20, implying potential capital losses of 0.15 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -57.14 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -63.13 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -21.43 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -25.58 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 1 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 2 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of KCG to grow at a rate of -91.52 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of KCG is -0.08.

KCG has a 52-week high of 20.02 and a 52-week low of 12.21. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 63.55 percent, and below the high by 0.25 percent. KCG has a P/E 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.