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.
Investment analysts gave a few price targets for EPD. The highest price target was 36, implying a possible profit of 32.4 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 29.5, implying a possible loss of 8.5 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 -1.47 percent. That number becomes 0 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 2.55 percent.
People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 5 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 4 analysts decreased their estimates.
Analysts estimate earnings of EPD to grow at a rate of 10.93 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, 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, 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. Today's price is 13.24 percent above the 52-week low, and 10.12 percent below the high. EPD has a price/earnings 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 market cap of EPD is $59.11 billion. EPD is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.