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.

KEY was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic price target was 23, implying a possible profit of 28.42 percent. The minimum price target given was 17, implying a possible loss of -5.08 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -1.39 percent. That number becomes -1.39 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0.01 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0.01 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 2 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 7 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 3 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 8 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's 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 people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. 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. The PEG ratio of KEY is 0.46.

KEY has traded between a high of 19.53 and a low of 11.35 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 57.8 percent, and 8.29 percent lower than its 52-week high. KEY has a price/earnings 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 market cap of KEY is $19.8 billion. KEY will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.