Is It Worth Investing in Kyndryl Holdings, Inc. Based on Wall Street’s Bullish Views?



When deciding whether to buy, sell, or hold a stock, investors often rely on analyst recommendations. Media reports about rating changes by these brokerage-firm-employed (or sell-side) analysts often influence a stock’s price, but are they really important?

Let’s take a look at what these Wall Street heavyweights have to say about Kyndryl Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: KD) before we discuss the reliability of brokerage recommendations and how to use them to your advantage.

Kyndryl Holdings, Inc. currently has an average brokerage recommendation of 1.40, on a scale of 1 to 5 (Strong Buy to Strong Sell), calculated based on the actual recommendations (Buy, Hold, Sell, etc.) made by five brokerage firms. An ABR of 1.40 approximates between Strong Buy and Buy.

Of the five recommendations that derive the current ABR, four are Strong Buy, representing 80% of all recommendations.

Brokerage Recommendation Trends for KD

The ABR suggests buying Kyndryl Holdings, Inc., but making an investment decision solely on the basis of this information might not be a good idea. According to several studies, brokerage recommendations have little to no success guiding investors to choose stocks with the most potential for price appreciation.

Do you wonder why? As a result of the vested interest of brokerage firms in a stock they cover, their …

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