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.
BIP was given price targets by several analysts. The maximum price target given was 48, which equates to a potential upside of 18.05 percent. The minimum price target given was 42, implying potential capital losses of 3.3 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 upwards for this quarter, by about 11.36 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 11.36 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 7.08 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -2.98 percent in FY estimates.
Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 1 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 1 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.
Analysts estimate earnings of BIP to grow at a rate of 248.77 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. 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. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 34.99 percent, 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 stock has a market capitalization of $10.52 billion. BIP will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.