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.

Several price targets were given for KFY by the analysts covering the stock. The maximum price target given was 43, which equates to a potential upside of 28.7 percent. The minimum price target given was 34, implying a possible loss of 1.77 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 1.92 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. 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. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, 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, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of KFY is 0.34.

KFY has traded between a high of 36.07 and a low of 19.94 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 67.55 percent, and below the high by 7.37 percent. 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 stock has a market capitalization of $1.9 billion. KFY is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.