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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for KKR. The most optimistic price target was 27, implying a possible profit of 38.39 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 19, implying potential capital losses 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. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 35.39 percent. 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. 6 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. 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. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. 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.

KKR has traded between a high of 20.34 and a low of 13.58 over the past year. 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 stock has a market capitalization of $15.85 billion. KKR will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.