Analyst Ratings for Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (EPD)Updated: 2017-07-28
An average rating of Buy has been given to Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (NYSE:EPD) by analysts covering the stock. About 30 days ago, EPD was issued an average rating of Buy.
Of the 27 analysts covering the stock, 25 gave it a buy rating, 1 gave an overweight rating, 1 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an decrease of 4 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.
Many analysts weighed in on price targets for EPD. The most optimistic price target was 36, implying a possible profit of 32.4 percent. The minimum price target given was 29.5, implying a possible loss of 8.5 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 downwards by an average of -1.47 percent. That number becomes 0 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 2.55 percent in FY estimates.
People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 5 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 4 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.
The growth rate of EPD's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 10.93 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. 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. EPD has a PEG ratio of 2.01.
EPD has traded between a high of 30.25 and a low of 24.01 over the past year. Currently the stock is 13.24 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 10.12 percent. EPD has a P/E ratio of 21.93. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The EPD value stock report compares EPD to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $59.11 billion. EPD will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.