Jefferies Believes KKR & Co (NYSE: KKR) Won’t Stop Here

By Carrie Williams

In a report released yesterday, Gerald O’Hara from Jefferies reiterated a Buy rating on KKR & Co (NYSE: KKR), with a price target of $26. The company’s shares closed yesterday at $23.03, close to its 52-week high of $23.32.

According to, O’Hara is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 48.2% and a 100.0% success rate. O’Hara covers the Financial sector, focusing on stocks such as Apollo Global Management LLC, Oaktree Capital Group Llc, and WisdomTree Investments.

Currently, the analyst consensus on KKR & Co is Strong Buy and the average price target is $27.67, representing a 20.1% upside.

In a report issued on January 9, Goldman Sachs also upgraded the stock to Buy with a $29 price target.

KKR & Co’s market cap is currently $10.9B and has a P/E ratio of 11.63. The company has a book value ratio of 1.7077.

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KKR & Co. LP provides investment and private equity asset management services. It manages investments across multiple asset classes includes private equity, energy, infrastructure, real estate, credit and hedge funds. The firm operates business through four business segments: Private Markets, Public Markets and Capital Markets and Principal Activities.