Analyst Ratings for RSP Permian Inc. (RSPP)

Updated: 2017-07-26

Analysts covering RSP Permian Inc. (NYSE:RSPP) have given it a consensus rating of Buy. Last month, RSPP received an average rating of Buy.

A buy rating was issued by 28 analysts, 3 gave an overweight rating, 1 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 2 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

A number of analysts gave price targets for RSPP. The highest price target was 63, implying a possible profit of 81.24 percent. The lowest price target was 33, implying a possible loss of -5.06 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -16.08 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 -26.19 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -17.96 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -21.29 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 2 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 10 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 10 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of RSPP's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 339.19 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, 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, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. RSPP has a PEG ratio of 0.57.

RSPP has traded between a high of 46.92 and a low of 29.67 over the past year. Currently the stock is 17.16 percent higher than its low, and 25.92 percent lower than its 52-week high. RSPP has a price/earnings ratio of 193.11. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The RSPP value stock report compares RSPP to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of RSPP is $5.46 billion. RSPP's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.