• Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: $24.00
  • Forecasted Upside: -5.77 %
  • Number of Analysts: 6
  • Breakdown:
  • 3 Sell Ratings
  • 3 Hold Ratings
  • 0 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
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Analyst Price Target for KMT

Analyst Price Target is $24.00
▼ -5.77% Downside Potential
This price target is based on 6 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Kennametal in the last 3 months. The average price target is $24.00, with a high forecast of $35.00 and a low forecast of $19.00. The average price target represents a -5.77% upside from the last price of $25.47.

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Current Consensus is Hold

The current consensus among 6 contributing investment analysts is to hold stock in Kennametal. This Hold consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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Latest Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
11/2/2022Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight$24.00 ➝ $23.00Low
10/13/2022Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight$27.00 ➝ $24.00Low
10/3/2022BarclaysLower TargetEqual Weight$25.00 ➝ $24.00Low
8/3/2022BarclaysLower Target$26.00 ➝ $25.00Low
7/20/2022Loop CapitalLower TargetHold$29.00 ➝ $22.00Low
7/18/2022Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight$32.00 ➝ $27.00Low
7/15/2022Jefferies Financial GroupLower Target$45.00 ➝ $35.00Low
7/12/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetUnderweight$31.00 ➝ $22.00Low
7/8/2022BarclaysLower TargetEqual Weight$28.00 ➝ $26.00N/A
7/8/2022UBS GroupDowngradeNeutral ➝ Sell$27.00 ➝ $19.00N/A
6/23/2022The Goldman Sachs GroupLower TargetSell$27.00 ➝ $23.00Low
6/17/2022UBS GroupLower TargetNeutral$35.00 ➝ $27.00High
5/4/2022BarclaysLower Target$30.00 ➝ $28.00Medium
4/7/2022The Goldman Sachs GroupLower TargetSell$33.00 ➝ $29.00High
4/6/2022Loop CapitalDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$41.00 ➝ $29.00High
4/4/2022BarclaysLower TargetEqual Weight$35.00 ➝ $30.00Medium
3/28/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeNeutral ➝ Underweight$37.00 ➝ $31.00Medium
11/19/2021Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuy$49.00Medium
10/27/2021Bank of AmericaUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Neutral$45.00Low
10/4/2021BarclaysLower TargetEqual Weight$37.00 ➝ $36.00Medium
8/30/2021Loop CapitalInitiated CoverageBuy$48.00Low
8/20/2021BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetMarket Perform$35.00 ➝ $39.00Low
5/5/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$38.00 ➝ $40.00Medium
4/12/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$35.00 ➝ $38.00Low
2/8/2021UBS GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$36.00 ➝ $35.00High
2/3/2021Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight$37.00 ➝ $35.00Low
2/3/2021BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetMarket Perform$30.00 ➝ $35.00Medium
1/22/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$34.00 ➝ $37.00Medium
1/15/2021Jefferies Financial GroupBoost TargetBuy$40.00 ➝ $48.00Medium
1/5/2021BarclaysBoost TargetEqual Weight$33.00 ➝ $35.00N/A
12/15/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$30.00 ➝ $34.00Low
11/5/2020UBS GroupLower TargetBuy$38.00 ➝ $36.00Low
11/4/2020Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight$33.00 ➝ $30.00High
11/3/2020KeyCorpDowngradeOverweight ➝ Sector WeightHigh
10/12/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$30.00 ➝ $33.00Medium
9/22/2020Bank of AmericaBoost TargetUnderperform$19.00 ➝ $22.00Low
8/10/2020BarclaysDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal Weight$34.00 ➝ $32.00Medium
8/5/2020Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight$33.00 ➝ $30.00Medium
6/26/2020Morgan StanleyInitiated CoverageEqual Weight$33.00High
6/11/2020KeyCorpBoost TargetOverweight$30.00 ➝ $38.00High
6/10/2020BMO Capital MarketsBoost Target$18.00 ➝ $29.00Medium
6/3/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetPositive ➝ Overweight$30.00 ➝ $35.00Medium
3/30/2020KeyCorpLower TargetOverweight$42.00 ➝ $30.00Low
3/22/2020BarclaysReiterated RatingBuy$27.00High
3/17/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetOverweight$37.00 ➝ $30.00High
2/19/2020UBS GroupLower TargetBuy$42.00 ➝ $40.00Low
2/5/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetOverweight$42.00 ➝ $37.00High
2/4/2020Bank of AmericaLower TargetUnderperform$27.00 ➝ $25.00High
12/16/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$35.00 ➝ $42.00Medium
11/26/2019UBS GroupUpgradeSell ➝ Buy$27.00 ➝ $42.00High
10/22/2019BMO Capital MarketsLower TargetMarket Perform$30.50 ➝ $25.00High
10/22/2019Longbow ResearchDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralHigh
10/15/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetMarket Perform$34.00 ➝ $32.00Medium
8/21/2019UBS GroupLower TargetSell$35.00 ➝ $27.00Low
8/21/2019BMO Capital MarketsLower TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$37.00 ➝ $30.50Low
8/6/2019Bank of AmericaLower TargetUnderperform$30.00 ➝ $27.00High
7/16/2019The Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Sell$43.00 ➝ $30.00High
6/13/2019Bank of AmericaSet TargetUnderperform$34.00 ➝ $30.00Low
5/8/2019KeyCorpLower TargetOverweight$52.00 ➝ $47.00Low
4/3/2019BarclaysUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$38.00 ➝ $44.00Medium
1/7/2019BarclaysLower TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$41.00 ➝ $38.00Medium
11/6/2018Bank of AmericaLower TargetUnderperform$40.00 ➝ $35.00High
10/2/2018The Goldman Sachs GroupInitiated CoverageBuy ➝ Buy$53.00Medium
9/10/2018Longbow ResearchUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$50.00High
8/9/2018Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingHold$47.00Low
8/8/2018BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$42.00 ➝ $46.00Low
8/8/2018BarclaysReiterated RatingHold$44.00Medium
8/8/2018Bank of AmericaDowngradeNeutral ➝ Underperform$52.00Medium
7/19/2018BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHold$42.00Medium
6/28/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingMarket PerformLow
6/20/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market PerformHigh
5/4/2018Stifel NicolausLower TargetHold ➝ Hold$52.00 ➝ $45.00High
5/1/2018Barrington ResearchReiterated RatingBuy$53.00Low
4/19/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingOutperform$53.00 ➝ $48.00Medium
4/18/2018BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHold$46.00Medium
4/10/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetNeutral ➝ Hold$48.00 ➝ $45.00Low
2/15/2018BarclaysInitiated CoverageEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$47.00Low
2/8/2018Barrington ResearchReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Outperform$53.00Medium
2/5/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeOverweight ➝ NeutralMedium
2/4/2018Stifel NicolausBoost TargetHold ➝ Hold$50.00 ➝ $52.00High
2/2/2018Bank of AmericaBoost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$51.00 ➝ $52.00High
1/18/2018Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuy$60.00Medium
1/10/2018KeyCorpReiterated RatingBuy$56.00Medium
12/13/2017BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetMarket Perform$45.00 ➝ $52.00Low
(Data available from 12/8/2017 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.60 (Buy)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

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Kennametal logo
Kennametal Inc. engages in development and application of tungsten carbides, ceramics, and super-hard materials and solutions for use in metal cutting and extreme wear applications to enable customers work against corrosion and high temperatures conditions worldwide. The company operates through two segments, Metal Cutting and Infrastructure. It offers standard and custom products, including turning, milling, hole making, tooling systems, and services, as well as specialized wear components and metallurgical powders for manufacturers engaged in various industries, such as the manufacturers of transportation vehicles and components, machine tools, and light and heavy machinery; airframe and aerospace components; and energy-related components for the oil and gas industry, as well as power generation. The company also provides specified product design, selection, application, and support services; and standard and custom metal cutting solutions to aerospace, general engineering, energy, and transportation customers. In addition, it produces compacts, nozzles, frac seats, and custom components used in oil and gas, and petrochemical industries; rod blanks and abrasive water jet nozzles for general industries; earth cutting tools and systems used in underground mining, trenching and foundation drilling, and road milling; tungsten carbide powders for the oil and gas, aerospace, and process industries; and ceramics used by the packaging industry for metallization of films and papers. It provides its products under the Kennametal, WIDIA, WIDIA Hanita, and WIDIA GTD brands through its direct sales force; a network of independent and national distributors; integrated supplier channels; and through the Internet. The company was founded in 1938 and is based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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Today's Range

Now: $25.47
Low: $25.23
High: $25.90

50 Day Range

MA: $24.71
Low: $20.58
High: $27.22

52 Week Range

Now: $25.47
Low: $20.21
High: $38.36


758,723 shs

Average Volume

807,939 shs

Market Capitalization

$2.05 billion

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Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Kennametal?

The following sell-side analysts have issued stock ratings on Kennametal in the last twelve months: Barclays PLC, Jefferies Financial Group Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Loop Capital, Morgan Stanley, StockNews.com, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., TheStreet, and UBS Group AG.
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What is the current price target for Kennametal?

7 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Kennametal in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $24.00, suggesting a possible downside of 5.7%. Jefferies Financial Group Inc. has the highest price target set, predicting KMT will reach $35.00 in the next twelve months. UBS Group AG has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $19.00 for Kennametal in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Kennametal?

Kennametal currently has 3 sell ratings and 3 hold ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Hold." A "hold" rating indicates that analysts believe investors should keep any existing positions they have in KMT, but not buy more shares or sell existing shares.
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What other companies compete with Kennametal?

Other companies that are similar to Kennametal include Barnes Group, Kadant, Verra Mobility, Lindsay and Arconic. Learn More about companies similar to Kennametal.

How do I contact Kennametal's investor relations team?

Kennametal's physical mailing address is 525 WILLIAM PENN PLACE SUITE 3300, PITTSBURGH PA, 15219. The industrial products company's listed phone number is (412) 248-8000 and its investor relations email address is [email protected] The official website for Kennametal is www.kennametal.com. Learn More about contacing Kennametal investor relations.