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 price target was 27, implying potential capital gains of 38.39 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 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. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 6.23 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 17.87 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 6 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, 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. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 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.

KKR has a 52-week high of 20.34 and a 52-week low of 13.58. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 43.67 percent, and 4.08 percent lower than its 52-week high. 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.