Analyst Ratings for Pembina Pipeline Corp. (PBA)

Updated: 2017-07-29

Pembina Pipeline Corp. (NYSE:PBA) was awarded an average rating of Buy from investment analysts following the stock. About 30 days ago, PBA was issued an average rating of Buy.

Of the 17 analysts covering the stock, 13 gave it a buy rating, 2 gave an overweight rating, 2 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 0. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

Several price targets were given for PBA by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 55, which equates to a potential upside of 60.91 percent. The lowest price target was 36.87, which equates to a potential downside of 7.87 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 upwards for this quarter, by about 1.92 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 1.92 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 1.61 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 7.75 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 2 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of PBA to grow at a rate of 16.14 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, 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. PBA has a PEG ratio of 1.67.

In the trailing 52-weeks, PBA hit 34.97 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 27.44. Today's price is 24.56 percent above the 52-week low, and 2.26 percent lower than its 52-week high. PBA has a P/E ratio of 26.91. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The PBA value stock report compares PBA to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of PBA is $17.11 billion. PBA will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.