Analyst Ratings for KT Corp. ADR (KT)

Updated: 2017-07-29

Shares of KT Corp. ADR (NYSE:KT) have received a consensus rating of Overweight from Wall Street analysts. About 30 days ago, KT was issued an average rating of Buy.

Of the 23 analysts covering the stock, 14 gave it a buy rating, 5 gave an overweight rating, 4 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an decrease of 3 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

KT was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic price target was 19.99, which equates to a potential upside of 7.47 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 15.34, which equates to a potential downside of -17.53 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes 0 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 downwards by -0.7 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -1.38 percent in FY estimates.

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

Analysts estimate earnings of KT to grow at a rate of 8.32 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. 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. 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. KT has a PEG ratio of 1.72.

KT has a 52-week high of 18.82 and a 52-week low of 13.43. Today's price is 38.5 percent above the 52-week low, and 1.17 percent lower than its 52-week high. KT has a price/earnings ratio of 14.32. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The KT value stock report compares KT to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of KT is $8.1 billion. KT will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.