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 price target was 32, implying potential capital gains of 60.8 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 25, implying potential capital losses of 25.63 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -0.64 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 14.83 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 12.98 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 1 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 2 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

ARLP has an estimated earnings growth rate of -22.13 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. 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. Today's price is 9.64 percent above the 52-week low, 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.