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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for KKR. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 27, which equates to a potential upside of 38.39 percent. The lowest price target was 19, implying potential capital losses of -2.61 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 26.32 percent. 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. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 17.87 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 6 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, 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. 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. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of KKR is 0.41.

In the trailing 52-weeks, KKR hit 20.34 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 13.58. Today's price is 43.67 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 4.08 percent. 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 market cap of KKR is $15.85 billion. KKR will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.