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 highest price target was 55, implying a possible profit of 60.91 percent. The lowest price target was 36.87, implying a possible loss 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.

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. 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 have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

PBA has an estimated earnings growth rate of 16.14 percent as forecasted by analysts. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, 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. 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. Currently the stock is 24.56 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 2.26 percent. 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.