How Analysts Feel About Kennedy-Wilson Holdings Inc. (KW)?


As of Friday close, Kennedy-Wilson Holdings Inc.’s (NYSE:KW) stock was down -$1.11, moving down -6.35 percent to $16.36. The average number of shares traded per day over the past five days has been 7,047,320 shares. 2 times new highs have been achieved over the past 5 days, with a -$0.53 fall in that time frame. In the last twenty days, the average volume was 2,695,465, while in the previous 50 days, it was 1,382,520.

Since last month, KW stock retreated -9.66%. Shares of the company fell to $15.86 on 03/17/23, the lowest level in the past month. A 52-week high of $25.30 was reached on 03/06/23 after having rallying from a 52-week low of $13.97. Since the beginning of this year, KW’s stock price has risen by 4.01% or $0.63, and marked a new high 14 times. However, the stock has declined by -35.34% since its 52-week high.

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KW stock investors should be aware that Kennedy-Wilson Holdings Inc. (KW) stock had its last reported insider trading activity 134 days ago on Nov 04. Boucher Richard Aidan Hugh, the Director of the company, disposed of 23,666 shares for $16.09 on Nov 04. It resulted in a $380,786 divestment by the insider. ZAX STANLEY R added 35,000 shares at an average price of $18.15 on Aug 26. The insider now owns 458,800 shares following the transaction. On Aug 24, PRESIDENT RICKS MARY sold 62,357 shares at $19.05 apiece. The transaction was valued at $1,187,901.

Valuation Metrics

Right now, Kennedy-Wilson Holdings Inc. (KW) has a P/E ratio of about 36.93. The stock’s beta is 1.19. Besides these, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio of 4.34, the price-to-book (PB) ratio of 1.64.

The latest dividend of $0.24 per share was paid out, remained unchanged from last year’s $0.24. On Wednesday November 3 2021, a $0.02 dividend increase was announced.

Financial Health

According to company report, the long-term debt-to-equity ratio for the quarter ending December 30 was 4.07, and the total debt-to-equity ratio was 4.07. In the year ended December 30, operating margins totaled 7.50%. Based on annual data, KW earned $540.0 million in gross profit and brought in $540.0 million in revenue.

A company’s management is another factor that investors consider when determining the profitability of an investment. In the past year, return on investment (ROI) was 0.10%. Return on equity (ROE) for the past 12 months was 4.70%.

In Kennedy-Wilson Holdings Inc.’s quarter-end financial report for December 30, it reported total debt of $3.02 billion. According to the earnings report, the company had a higher net income in the recent quarter than it did in the previous quarter. KW’s revenue rose 5.87% to $139.6 million during the quarter, while net income inched up to $139.6 million. While analysts expected Kennedy-Wilson Holdings Inc. to report $0.07 quarterly earnings, the actual figure was $0.16 per share, beating the consensus estimate by 128.60%. During the quarter, the company generated $149.6 million in EBITDA. The liabilities of Kennedy-Wilson Holdings Inc. were 6.26 billion at the end of its most recent quarter ended December 30, and its total debt was $5.6 billion. The value of shareholders’ equity is $137.97 million.

Technical Picture

This quick technical analysis looks at Kennedy-Wilson Holdings Inc.’s (KW) price momentum. With a historical volatility rate of 42.40%, the RSI 9-day stood at 35.12% on 17 March.

With respect to its five-day moving average, the current Kennedy-Wilson Holdings Inc. price is down by -3.14% percent or -$0.53. At present, KW shares trade -8.04% below its 20-day simple moving average and +4.20% percent above its 100-day simple moving average. However, the stock is currently trading approximately +2.44% above its SMA50 and -22.32% below its SMA200.

Stochastic coefficient K was 32.72% and Stochastic coefficient D was 38.27%, while ATR was 0.76. Given the Stochastic reading of 16.47% for the 14-day period, the RSI (14) reading has been calculated as 39.49%. As of today, the MACD Oscillator reading stands at -0.28, while the 14-day reading stands at -0.16.

Analyst Ratings

Kennedy-Wilson Holdings Inc. downgraded its rating on Kennedy-Wilson Holdings Inc. (NYSE: KW) to a Neutral in a note to investors on December 16, 2022. The analysts firm previously had an Overweight rating on the stock.Kennedy-Wilson Holdings Inc. (KW) has been rated Overweight by analysts. According to 0 brokerage firms, KW is a sell, and 2 firms recommend it is a Hold. There are 0 analysts who say the stock is underweight. A total of 0 analysts rate Kennedy-Wilson Holdings Inc. stock as buy, with 1 recommending it as overweight.

With a median target price of $20.00, the current consensus forecast for the stock is $18.00 – $20.00. Based on these forecasts, analysts predict Kennedy-Wilson Holdings Inc. (KW) will achieve an average price target of $19.33.


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