KKR & Co Inc (KKR) Given News Impact Score of 0.13

News coverage about KKR & Co Inc (NYSE:KKR) has been trending neutral on Monday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 6,000 news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. KKR & Co Inc earned a media sentiment score of 0.13 on their scale. InfoTrie also assigned media coverage about the asset manager an news buzz score of 7 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is likely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

Here are some of the headlines that may have effected KKR & Co Inc’s ranking:

Several equities research analysts have commented on the company. Zacks Investment Research raised KKR & Co Inc from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $27.00 target price on the stock in a report on Thursday, March 21st. Sanford C. Bernstein downgraded KKR & Co Inc from a “market perform” rating to an “underperform” rating in a report on Tuesday, April 2nd. Citigroup lowered their price target on KKR & Co Inc from $33.00 to $32.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a report on Wednesday, December 19th. Morgan Stanley set a $22.00 price target on KKR & Co Inc and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, January 4th. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group downgraded KKR & Co Inc from a “conviction-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, January 4th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and nine have given a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $30.03.

Shares of KKR opened at $23.34 on Monday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.94, a current ratio of 1.09 and a quick ratio of 1.09. The stock has a market capitalization of $12.41 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 12.09, a P/E/G ratio of 3.12 and a beta of 1.67. KKR & Co Inc has a 52 week low of $18.30 and a 52 week high of $28.73.

KKR & Co Inc (NYSE:KKR) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Friday, February 1st. The asset manager reported $0.55 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.49 by $0.06. The business had revenue of $541.58 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $489.48 million. KKR & Co Inc had a return on equity of 6.86% and a net margin of 48.08%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.45 earnings per share. As a group, research analysts anticipate that KKR & Co Inc will post 1.74 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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KKR & Co Inc Company Profile

KKR & Co L.P. is a private equity and real estate investment firm specializing in direct and fund of fund investments. It specializes in acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, management buyouts, credit special situations, growth equity, mature, mezzanine, distressed, turnaround, lower middle market and middle market investments.

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