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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for KT. The maximum price target given was 19.99, implying potential capital gains of 7.47 percent. The minimum price target given was 15.34, implying a possible loss 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.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 0 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -0.7 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -1.38 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

KT has an estimated earnings growth rate of 8.32 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, 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, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of KT is 1.72.

In the last 52-weeks, KT has achieved a high of 18.82 and a low of 13.43. Currently the stock is 38.5 percent higher than its low, and 1.17 percent below the 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.