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, implying potential capital gains of 28.7 percent. The minimum price target given 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.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 1.92 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of KFY to grow at a rate of 66.03 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. 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, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. 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. Currently the stock is 67.55 percent higher than its 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 stock has a market capitalization of $1.9 billion. KFY's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.