Analyst Ratings for Korn/Ferry International (KFY)

Updated: 2017-07-29

Shares of Korn/Ferry International (NYSE:KFY) have received a consensus rating of Overweight from Wall Street analysts. Last month, KFY received an average rating of Overweight.

3 analysts declared KFY a buy, 0 gave an overweight rating, 3 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 increased by 1. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for KFY. The most optimistic price target was 43, implying a possible profit of 28.7 percent. The lowest price target was 34, implying a possible loss of 1.77 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. That number becomes 1.92 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 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of KFY's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 66.03 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. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of KFY is 0.34.

In the trailing 52-weeks, KFY hit 36.07 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 19.94. Today's price is 67.55 percent above the 52-week low, and 7.37 percent lower than its 52-week high. KFY has a P/E ratio of 22.73. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The KFY value stock report compares KFY to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of KFY is $1.9 billion. KFY's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.