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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for KYO. The highest price target was 66.48, implying potential capital gains of 15.22 percent. The lowest price target was 54.87, implying potential capital losses of -4.9 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 0 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 0 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 3.02 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 9.27 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

KYO has an estimated earnings growth rate of 2.11 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. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of KYO is 10.56.

KYO has traded between a high of 61.50 and a low of 46.37 over the past year. Today's price is 24.43 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 6.18 percent. 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 stock has a market capitalization of $21.36 billion. KYO's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.