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.

GEL was given price targets by several analysts. The highest price target was 41, implying potential capital gains of 34.56 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 31, implying potential capital losses of 1.74 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -11.14 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -1.8 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -6.08 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, 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.

Analysts estimate earnings of GEL to grow at a rate of 11.97 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, 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, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. GEL has a PEG ratio of 2.77.

In the last 52-weeks, GEL has achieved a high of 38.36 and a low of 28.16. Today's price is 8.2 percent above the 52-week low, and 20.57 percent lower than its 52-week high. 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.