Analyst Ratings for Piedmont Natural Gas Company, Inc. (PNY)

Updated: 2016-10-02



Investment analysts gave a few price targets for PNY. The most optimistic price target was 60, which equates to a potential upside of -0.07 percent. The minimum price target given was 60, implying potential capital losses of -0.07 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 0 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 58.33 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -0 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of PNY's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 11.66 percent. 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. 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. PNY has a PEG ratio of 2.99.

In the trailing 52-weeks, PNY hit 60.35 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 39.96. Currently the stock is 50.25 percent higher than its low, and 0.51 percent below the high. PNY has a P/E ratio of 34.87. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The PNY value stock report compares PNY to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $4.99 billion. PNY is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 2016-12-21, days from today.