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.

KFY was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 43, which equates to a potential upside of 28.7 percent. The lowest price target was 34, which equates to a potential downside of 1.77 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

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. 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.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

KFY has an estimated earnings growth rate of 66.03 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, 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, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. KFY has a PEG ratio of 0.34.

In the trailing 52-weeks, KFY hit 36.07 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 19.94. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 67.55 percent, and 7.37 percent below the 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 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.