Kennedy-Wilson Holdings Inc (KW) Given Consensus Rating of “Hold” by Analysts

Shares of Kennedy-Wilson Holdings Inc (NYSE:KW) have been assigned an average rating of “Hold” from the six research firms that are currently covering the stock, reports. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, one has assigned a hold recommendation and three have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 12-month target price among analysts that have covered the stock in the last year is $26.75.

KW has been the topic of a number of research reports. ValuEngine downgraded Kennedy-Wilson from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, February 7th. JMP Securities raised Kennedy-Wilson from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating and set a $22.00 price target on the stock in a research note on Friday.

Several institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of KW. SG Americas Securities LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Kennedy-Wilson during the third quarter valued at approximately $129,000. Ellington Management Group LLC bought a new position in Kennedy-Wilson during the fourth quarter valued at $180,000. Wayne Hummer Investments L.L.C. bought a new position in Kennedy-Wilson during the fourth quarter valued at $187,000. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank grew its holdings in Kennedy-Wilson by 160.0% during the fourth quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 10,952 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $190,000 after purchasing an additional 6,740 shares during the period. Finally, GSA Capital Partners LLP bought a new position in Kennedy-Wilson during the third quarter valued at $206,000. 83.72% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Shares of Kennedy-Wilson (NYSE KW) traded up $0.30 during trading on Friday, hitting $17.30. The company had a trading volume of 1,110,000 shares, compared to its average volume of 927,305. Kennedy-Wilson has a 52 week low of $15.95 and a 52 week high of $22.65. The company has a current ratio of 1.03, a quick ratio of 1.03 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.59. The company has a market cap of $2,612.82, a price-to-earnings ratio of 25.07 and a beta of 1.34.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, April 5th. Investors of record on Thursday, March 29th will be paid a dividend of $0.19 per share. This represents a $0.76 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.39%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, March 28th. Kennedy-Wilson’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 110.15%.

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Kennedy-Wilson Company Profile

Kennedy-Wilson Holdings, Inc is a real estate investment company. The Company owns, operates, and invests in real estate both on its own and through its investment management platform. The Company focuses on multifamily and commercial properties located in the Western United States, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Spain, Italy and Japan.

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