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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for ARLP. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 32, which equates to a potential upside of 60.8 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 25, implying potential capital losses of 25.63 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -0.64 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 14.83 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 12.98 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 1 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 2 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of ARLP to grow at a rate of -22.13 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. ARLP has a PEG ratio of -0.22.

In the last 52-weeks, ARLP has achieved a high of 26.65 and a low of 18.15. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 9.64 percent, and 25.33 percent below the 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.