Analyst Ratings for Genesis Energy L.P. (GEL)

Updated: 2017-07-26

An average rating of Overweight has been given to Genesis Energy L.P. (NYSE:GEL) by analysts covering the stock. A consensus rating of Overweight was previously issued for GEL last month.

A buy rating was issued by 4 analysts, 1 issued an overweight rating, 4 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 1 gave a sell rating. Today, there are 1 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 1.

A number of analysts gave price targets for GEL. The most optimistic price target was 41, which equates to a potential upside of 34.56 percent. The minimum price target given was 31, implying potential capital losses of 1.74 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 upwards by an average of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -11.14 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -1.8 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -6.08 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 2 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 2 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

GEL has an estimated earnings growth rate of 11.97 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of GEL is 2.77.

GEL has a 52-week high of 38.36 and a 52-week low of 28.16. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 8.2 percent, and below the high by 20.57 percent. GEL has a price/earnings ratio of 33.12. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The GEL value stock report compares GEL to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of GEL is $3.77 billion. GEL's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.