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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for PBA. The most optimistic price target was 55, implying a possible profit of 60.91 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 36.87, implying potential capital losses of 7.87 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 1.92 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 1.92 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 1.61 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 7.75 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 2 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 2 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of PBA's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 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, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. PBA has a PEG ratio of 1.67.

In the last 52-weeks, PBA has achieved a high of 34.97 and a low of 27.44. Today's price is 24.56 percent above the 52-week low, and 2.26 percent below the high. 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 market cap of PBA is $17.11 billion. PBA will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.