Analyst Ratings for Alliance Resource Partners L.P. (ARLP)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Alliance Resource Partners L.P. (NASDAQ:ARLP) was awarded an average rating of Overweight from investment analysts following the stock. ARLP had previously received a consensus rating of Overweight a month ago.

4 analysts declared ARLP a buy, 1 gave an overweight rating, 2 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 1 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

Several price targets were given for ARLP by the analysts covering the stock. The highest price target was 32, implying a possible profit of 60.8 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 25, implying a possible loss of 25.63 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -0.64 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 14.83 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 12.98 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 1 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 2 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of ARLP's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -22.13 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of ARLP is -0.22.

ARLP has traded between a high of 26.65 and a low of 18.15 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 9.64 percent, and 25.33 percent lower than its 52-week high. ARLP has a price/earnings ratio of 4.82. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The ARLP value stock report compares ARLP to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.5 billion. ARLP will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.