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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for NS. The maximum price target given was 57, implying a possible profit of 23.89 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 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.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -7.69 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -13.24 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -5.18 percent, as compared to a month ago. 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, while 1 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 1 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

NS has an estimated earnings growth rate of 42.42 percent as forecasted by analysts. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, 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, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. NS has a PEG ratio of 0.92.

In the last 52-weeks, NS has achieved a high of 55.64 and a low of 42.40. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 8.51 percent, and 17.31 percent lower than its 52-week high. 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.