Komatsu Ltd (OTCMKTS:KMTUY) – Jefferies Financial Group decreased their FY2022 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for shares of Komatsu in a report released on Sunday, June 28th. Jefferies Financial Group analyst S. Fukuhara now anticipates that the industrial products company will post earnings per share of $1.37 for the year, down from their previous forecast of $1.54. Jefferies Financial Group has a “Buy” rating on the stock. Jefferies Financial Group also issued estimates for Komatsu’s FY2023 earnings at $1.53 EPS and FY2025 earnings at $1.45 EPS.

Several other equities research analysts also recently issued reports on KMTUY. ValuEngine raised Komatsu from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, May 19th. Zacks Investment Research lowered Komatsu from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, April 1st. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group lowered Komatsu from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Tuesday, March 31st. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the stock. Komatsu presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $25.00.

Shares of KMTUY opened at $20.44 on Tuesday. The company has a market capitalization of $19.66 billion, a PE ratio of 13.63, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.88 and a beta of 1.58. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.24, a current ratio of 1.68 and a quick ratio of 0.99. Komatsu has a one year low of $13.38 and a one year high of $25.35. The company’s fifty day moving average price is $20.13 and its 200 day moving average price is $20.40.

Komatsu (OTCMKTS:KMTUY) last released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, May 18th. The industrial products company reported $0.18 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.35 by ($0.17). The firm had revenue of $5.67 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $4.46 billion. Komatsu had a net margin of 6.29% and a return on equity of 8.23%.

About Komatsu

Komatsu Ltd. manufactures and sells construction, mining, and utility equipment worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Construction, Mining, and Utility Equipment; Retail Finance; and Industrial Machinery and Others. It offers construction and mining equipment, including electric rope shovels, continuous miners, hydraulic excavators, wheel loaders, bulldozers, motor graders, dump trucks, mini excavators, utility equipment, and other mining equipment.

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