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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for KKR. The most optimistic price target was 27, which equates to a potential upside of 38.39 percent. The lowest price target was 19, which equates to a potential downside of -2.61 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 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. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 6.23 percent, as compared to a month ago. 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. 6 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 6 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of KKR's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 26.22 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, 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 below the high by 4.08 percent. KKR has a P/E 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.