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 most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 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. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.
Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -1.47 percent on average, compared to last month. 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. 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, while 4 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's 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. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, 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 EPD is 2.01.
In the last 52-weeks, EPD has achieved a high of 30.25 and a low of 24.01. Currently the stock is 13.24 percent higher than its low, and 10.12 percent lower than its 52-week 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 stock has a market capitalization of $59.11 billion. EPD's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.