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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for GEL. The maximum price target given was 41, implying potential capital gains of 34.56 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 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. 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, while 2 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 2 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of GEL's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 11.97 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. GEL has a PEG ratio of 2.77.

In the trailing 52-weeks, GEL hit 38.36 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 28.16. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 8.2 percent, and 20.57 percent below the 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 stock has a market capitalization of $3.77 billion. GEL's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.