Analyst Ratings for Kyocera Corp. ADR (KYO)

Updated: 2017-07-26

Kyocera Corp. ADR (NYSE:KYO) was awarded an average rating of Hold from investment analysts following the stock. About 30 days ago, KYO was issued an average rating of Hold.

18 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 1 gave KYO a buy rating, 1 gave an overweight rating, 13 gave a hold rating, 1 gave an underweight rating, and 2 issued a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has decreased by 1.

Several price targets were given for KYO by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 66.48, implying a possible profit of 15.22 percent. The lowest price target was 54.87, implying a possible loss of -4.9 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change 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 upwards by 3.02 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 9.27 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of KYO's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 2.11 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, 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, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. KYO has a PEG ratio of 10.56.

In the trailing 52-weeks, KYO hit 61.50 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 46.37. Today's price is 24.43 percent above the 52-week low, and 6.18 percent lower than its 52-week high. KYO has a price/earnings ratio of 22.28. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The KYO value stock report compares KYO to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of KYO is $21.36 billion. KYO will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.