Investors Catching Stocks: Kennametal Inc. (NYSE:KMT)

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Kennametal Inc. (NYSE:KMT) will report its next earnings on Feb 1 – Feb 6 (Est.). The company reported the earnings of $0.11/Share in the last quarter where the estimated EPS by analysts was $0.15/share. The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $-0.04/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of -26.7%.

Many analysts are providing their Estimated Earnings analysis for Kennametal Inc. and for the current quarter 12 analysts have projected that the stock could give an Average Earnings estimate of $0.22/share. These analysts have also projected a Low Estimate of $0.17/share and a High Estimate of $0.27/share.

In case of Revenue Estimates, 10 analysts have provided their consensus Average Revenue Estimates for Kennametal Inc. as 488.72 Million. According to these analysts, the Low Revenue Estimate for Kennametal Inc. is 468.21 Million and the High Revenue Estimate is 528.04 Million. The company had Year Ago Sales of 524.02 Million.

These analysts also forecasted Growth Estimates for the Current Quarter for KMT to be 57.1%. They are projecting Next Quarter growth of 10.8%. For the next 5 years, Kennametal Inc. is expecting Growth of 22.49% per annum, whereas in the past 5 years the growth was -26.97% per annum.

Some buy side analysts are also providing their Analysis on Kennametal Inc., where 2 analysts have rated the stock as Strong buy, 1 analysts have given a Buy signal, 7 said it’s a HOLD, 4 reported it as Underperform and 0 analysts rated the stock as Sell. (These Recommendations are for the Current Month Only reported by Yahoo Finance.)

When it comes to the Analysis of a Stock, Price Target plays a vital role. 11 Analysts reported that the Price Target for Kennametal Inc. might touch $36 high while the Average Price Target and Low price Target is $28.91 and $21 respectively.

To analyze a stock, one should look for Upgrades and Downgrades of a stock. Kennametal Inc. got Upgrade on 10-Jan-17 where investment firm KeyBanc Capital Mkts Upgrade the stock from Sector Weight to Overweight.

Kennametal Inc. closed its last trading session at $31.73 with the gain of 6.46%. The Market Capitalization of the company stands at 2.71 Billion. The Company has 52-week high of $35.66 and 52-week low of $15.11. The stock’s current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) is 4.22% where SMA50 and SMA200 are 4.49% and 25.57% respectively. The Company Touched its 52-Week High on Dec 1, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Jan 20, 2016.

The Relative Volume of the company is 1.3 and Average Volume (3 months) is 1.14 million. Kennametal Inc. P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 0 and Forward P/E ratio of 19.58.

The company shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of -10%. The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at -23.2%. While it’s Return on Investment (ROI) value is -12%.

While looking at the Stock’s Performance, Kennametal Inc. currently shows a Weekly Performance of 5.89%, where Monthly Performance is -1.26%, Quarterly performance is 17.04%, 6 Months performance is 49.87% and yearly performance percentage is 104.66%. Year to Date performance value (YTD perf) value is 8.06%. The Stock currently has a Weekly Volatility of 3.06% and Monthly Volatility of 2.99%.