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 price target was 66.48, implying a possible profit of 15.22 percent. The minimum price target given was 54.87, which equates to a potential downside of -4.9 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 0 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 3.02 percent, compared to last month. 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. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of KYO to grow at a rate of 2.11 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. KYO has a PEG ratio of 10.56.

KYO has a 52-week high of 61.50 and a 52-week low of 46.37. Currently the stock is 24.43 percent higher than its 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 market cap of KYO is $21.36 billion. KYO is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.