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.

Several price targets were given for NS by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic price target was 57, which equates to a potential upside of 23.89 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 44, which equates to a potential downside of -4.37 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -7.69 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes -13.24 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. 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.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 2 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 1 analysts revised their estimates downwards. 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.

The growth rate of NS's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 42.42 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's 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, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. 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 below the high. NS has a price/earnings 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.