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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for KCG. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 20, implying potential capital gains of 0.15 percent. The lowest price target was 20, implying a possible loss 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.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change 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. 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.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 1 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 2 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of KCG to grow at a rate of -91.52 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. KCG has a PEG ratio of -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 0.25 percent below the high. 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 stock has a market capitalization of $1.29 billion. KCG will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.