Analyst Ratings for NuSTAR Energy L.P. (NS)

Updated: 2017-07-26

Shares of NuSTAR Energy L.P. (NYSE:NS) have received a consensus rating of Hold from Wall Street analysts. Last month, NS received an average rating of Overweight.

Of the 13 analysts covering the stock, 2 gave it a buy rating, 1 issued an overweight rating, 10 issued 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 1 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for NS. The highest price target was 57, which equates to a potential upside of 23.89 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 44, implying a possible loss of -4.37 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 downwards by an average of -7.69 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -13.24 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -5.18 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -9.45 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 2 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 1 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 1 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of NS to grow at a rate of 42.42 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 people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. NS has a PEG ratio of 0.92.

In the trailing 52-weeks, NS hit 55.64 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 42.40. Today's price is 8.51 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 17.31 percent. NS has a P/E ratio of 38.88. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The NS value stock report compares NS to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $4.35 billion. NS's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.