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.

Several price targets were given for SE by the analysts covering the stock. The highest price target was 55, implying a possible profit of 30.58 percent. The lowest price target was 38, which equates to a potential downside of -9.78 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.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 1.67 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -3.03 percent. 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. Over the past month, 1 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 2 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 2 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

SE has an estimated earnings growth rate of 207.37 percent as forecasted by analysts. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of SE is 0.46.

In the trailing 52-weeks, SE hit 44.00 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 27.67. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 52.22 percent, and 4.27 percent lower than its 52-week high. SE has a price/earnings 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 will post this quarters earnings in -776 days, on 2017-02-01.