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.

PBA was given price targets by several analysts. The maximum price target given was 55, implying potential capital gains of 60.91 percent. The lowest price target was 36.87, which equates to a potential downside of 7.87 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 1.92 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 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, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of PBA to grow at a rate of 16.14 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of PBA is 1.67.

PBA has traded between a high of 34.97 and a low of 27.44 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 24.56 percent, and below the high by 2.26 percent. PBA has a price/earnings 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 stock has a market capitalization of $17.11 billion. PBA will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.