KBR Given Average Recommendation of “Buy” by Analysts (NYSE:KBR)
Shares of KBR (NYSE:KBR) have earned an average rating of “Buy” from the nineteen analysts that are covering the company, ARN reports. Seven equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 1-year price target among brokerages that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $35.40.
KBR (NYSE:KBR) opened at 26.03 on Friday. KBR has a one year low of $25.34 and a one year high of $36.70. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $27.09 and a 200-day moving average of $31.05. The company has a market cap of $3.856 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.90.
KBR (NYSE:KBR) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February 27th. The company reported $0.18 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.91 by $0.73. The company had revenue of $1.70 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.94 billion. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.20 earnings per share. KBR’s revenue was down 5.6% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts expect that KBR will post $1.89 EPS for the current fiscal year.
Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. Analysts at Credit Agricole reiterated an “outperform” rating on shares of KBR in a research note on Thursday, April 10th. They now have a $32.00 price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Goldman Sachs downgraded shares of KBR from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Tuesday, March 25th. They now have a $32.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $34.00. Finally, analysts at Cowen and Company initiated coverage on shares of KBR in a research note on Monday, March 17th. They set a “market perform” rating and a $27.00 price target on the stock.
KBR, Inc (NYSE:KBR) is a global engineering, construction and services company supporting the energy, hydrocarbons, Government services, minerals, civil infrastructure, power, industrial and commercial markets.
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