Analyst Ratings for KKR & Co. L.P. (KKR)

Updated: 2017-07-26

An average rating of Overweight has been given to KKR & Co. L.P. (NYSE:KKR) by analysts covering the stock. About 30 days ago, KKR was issued an average rating of Overweight.

A buy rating was issued by 9 analysts, 1 gave an overweight rating, 6 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Today, there are 1 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

Several price targets were given for KKR by the analysts covering the stock. The highest price target was 27, implying a possible profit of 38.39 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 19, implying a possible loss of -2.61 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 26.32 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes 35.39 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 6.23 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 17.87 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 6 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 6 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of KKR to grow at a rate of 26.22 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the 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. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. KKR has a PEG ratio of 0.41.

In the trailing 52-weeks, KKR hit 20.34 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 13.58. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 43.67 percent, and 4.08 percent below the high. KKR has a price/earnings ratio of 10.88. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The KKR value stock report compares KKR to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $15.85 billion. KKR's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.