Analyst Ratings for DCP Midstream LP (DPM)

Updated: 2017-01-22

DCP Midstream LP (NYSE:DPM) was awarded an average rating of Hold from investment analysts following the stock. Last month, DPM received an average rating of Hold.

A buy rating was issued by 2 analysts, 0 gave an overweight rating, 12 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 3 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 0. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 1 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for DPM. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 42, implying a possible profit of 11.7 percent. The lowest price target was 33, implying potential capital losses of -12.23 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.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -2.98 percent. That number becomes -3 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 downwards by -0.87 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 5.48 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 5 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 2 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of DPM to grow at a rate of -12.34 percent. 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, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. DPM has a PEG ratio of -1.72.

DPM has a 52-week high of 39.49 and a 52-week low of 15.25. Today's price is 146.56 percent above the 52-week low, and 4.79 percent below the high. DPM has a price/earnings ratio of 21.24. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The DPM value stock report compares DPM to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of DPM is $4.36 billion. DPM is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 2017-02-22, days from today.