Analyst Ratings for KeyCorp (KEY)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Analysts covering KeyCorp (NYSE:KEY) have given it a consensus rating of Overweight. KEY had previously received a consensus rating of Overweight a month ago.

Of the 30 analysts covering the stock, 18 gave it a buy rating, 1 gave an overweight rating, 10 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 1 gave a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 4. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

Several price targets were given for KEY by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic price target was 23, which equates to a potential upside of 28.42 percent. The minimum price target given was 17, which equates to a potential downside of -5.08 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -1.39 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes -1.39 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0.01 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0.01 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 2 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 7 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 3 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 8 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of KEY to grow at a rate of 39.48 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of KEY is 0.46.

In the last 52-weeks, KEY has achieved a high of 19.53 and a low of 11.35. Currently the stock is 57.8 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 8.29 percent. KEY has a P/E ratio of 18.09. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The KEY value stock report compares KEY to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $19.8 billion. KEY is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.