Kyocera Corp (NYSE:KYO) has received a consensus broker rating score of 4.00 (Sell) from the one analysts that provide coverage for the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation.

Analysts have set a one year consensus price objective of $59.00 for the company, according to Zacks. Zacks has also assigned Kyocera an industry rank of 54 out of 265 based on the ratings given to its competitors.

KYO has been the subject of a number of research reports. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Kyocera from a “sell” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $71.00 price target for the company in a research note on Wednesday, October 4th. ValuEngine cut shares of Kyocera from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, December 1st.

Several institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in KYO. Morgan Stanley boosted its stake in shares of Kyocera by 345.0% in the 1st quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 42,306 shares of the electronics maker’s stock valued at $2,375,000 after purchasing an additional 32,800 shares in the last quarter. Bank of America Corp DE boosted its stake in shares of Kyocera by 94.2% in the 1st quarter. Bank of America Corp DE now owns 11,967 shares of the electronics maker’s stock valued at $672,000 after purchasing an additional 5,804 shares in the last quarter. US Bancorp DE boosted its stake in shares of Kyocera by 16.9% in the 2nd quarter. US Bancorp DE now owns 11,023 shares of the electronics maker’s stock valued at $643,000 after purchasing an additional 1,594 shares in the last quarter. Bessemer Group Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Kyocera by 142.8% in the 2nd quarter. Bessemer Group Inc. now owns 3,261 shares of the electronics maker’s stock valued at $190,000 after purchasing an additional 1,918 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Wetherby Asset Management Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Kyocera by 9.4% in the 2nd quarter. Wetherby Asset Management Inc. now owns 8,323 shares of the electronics maker’s stock valued at $485,000 after purchasing an additional 716 shares in the last quarter. 0.57% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Kyocera (NYSE KYO) traded up $0.71 during mid-day trading on Monday, reaching $67.53. 4,826 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 13,255. The company has a current ratio of 3.88, a quick ratio of 2.93 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.01. Kyocera has a fifty-two week low of $48.71 and a fifty-two week high of $71.92. The stock has a market cap of $24,964.10, a PE ratio of 21.28, a PEG ratio of 5.11 and a beta of 0.60.

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Kyocera Company Profile

Kyocera Corporation is engaged in various fields, from fine ceramic components to electronic devices, equipment, services and networks. The Company operates through seven segments: Fine Ceramic Parts Group, Semiconductor Parts Group, Applied Ceramic Products Group, Electronic Device Group, Telecommunications Equipment Group, Information Equipment Group and Others.

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