Analyst Ratings for Spectra Energy Corp. (SE)

Updated: 2017-02-12

Shares of Spectra Energy Corp. (NYSE:SE) have received a consensus rating of Hold from Wall Street analysts. About 30 days ago, SE was issued an average rating of Hold.

12 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 1 gave SE a buy rating, 1 gave an overweight rating, 10 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Today, there are 1 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for SE. The highest price target was 55, implying potential capital gains of 30.58 percent. The lowest price target was 38, implying potential capital losses of -9.78 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 1.67 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes -3.03 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -0.41 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 1 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 2 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 2 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of SE's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 207.37 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. SE has a PEG ratio of 0.46.

In the last 52-weeks, SE has achieved a high of 44.00 and a low of 27.67. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 52.22 percent, and 4.27 percent below the high. SE has a P/E ratio of 94.73. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The SE value stock report compares SE to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of SE is $29.74 billion. SE's next earnings release will be on 2017-02-01, which is -655 days away.