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.

KYO was given price targets by several analysts. The maximum price target given was 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. 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. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 3.02 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 9.27 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the 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, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

KYO has an estimated earnings growth rate of 2.11 percent as forecasted by analysts. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of KYO is 10.56.

In the last 52-weeks, KYO has achieved a high of 61.50 and a low of 46.37. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 24.43 percent, 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 stock has a market capitalization of $21.36 billion. KYO will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.