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.
EPD was given price targets by several analysts. The maximum price target given was 36, implying a possible profit of 32.4 percent. The minimum price target given was 29.5, which equates to a potential downside 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. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 0 percent. 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.
Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 5 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 4 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.
The growth rate of EPD's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 10.93 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at 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. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of EPD is 2.01.
EPD has a 52-week high of 30.25 and a 52-week low of 24.01. Today's price is 13.24 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 10.12 percent. 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.