Analyst Ratings for Black Stone Minerals L.P. (BSM)

Updated: 2017-07-26

Black Stone Minerals L.P. (NYSE:BSM) was awarded an average rating of Overweight from investment analysts following the stock. Last month, BSM received an average rating of Buy.

A buy rating was issued by 3 analysts, 1 issued an overweight rating, 1 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Today, there are 3 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

A number of analysts gave price targets for BSM. The highest price target was 20, implying potential capital gains of 22.1 percent. The lowest price target was 17, implying a possible loss of 3.79 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 5.26 percent. That number becomes 25.88 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0.65 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 22.62 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 2 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 2 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of BSM's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 143.36 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. 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 BSM is 0.33.

In the trailing 52-weeks, BSM hit 19.86 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 15.07. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 8.69 percent, and 17.52 percent lower than its 52-week high. BSM has a P/E ratio of 47.82. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The BSM value stock report compares BSM to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of BSM is $3.13 billion. BSM will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.