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 most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 48, implying potential capital gains of 18.05 percent. The lowest price target was 42, which equates to a potential downside of 3.3 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average 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. 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. Over the past month, 1 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. 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.

Analysts estimate earnings of BIP to grow at a rate of 248.77 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of BIP is 0.18.

BIP has traded between a high of 41.55 and a low of 30.12 over the past year. Today's price is 34.99 percent above the 52-week low, and 2.14 percent lower than its 52-week high. BIP has a P/E 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.