Analyst Ratings for Brookfield Infrastructure Partners L.P. (BIP)Updated: 2017-07-26
Brookfield Infrastructure Partners L.P. (NYSE:BIP) was awarded an average rating of Overweight from investment analysts following the stock. A consensus rating of Overweight was previously issued for BIP last month.
A buy rating was issued by 6 analysts, 1 issued an overweight rating, 2 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Today, there are 1 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.
A number of analysts gave price targets for BIP. The maximum price target given was 48, which equates to a potential upside of 18.05 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 42, implying a possible loss of 3.3 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.
Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 11.36 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 11.36 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 7.08 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -2.98 percent.
Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 1 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 1 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.
BIP has an estimated earnings growth rate of 248.77 percent as forecasted by analysts. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of BIP is 0.18.
In the last 52-weeks, BIP has achieved a high of 41.55 and a low of 30.12. Today's price is 34.99 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 2.14 percent. BIP has a price/earnings ratio of 43.98. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The BIP value stock report compares BIP to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of BIP is $10.52 billion. BIP's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.