Analyst Ratings for Spectra Energy Partners L.P. (SEP)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Spectra Energy Partners L.P. (NYSE:SEP) was awarded an average rating of Overweight from investment analysts following the stock. Last month, SEP received an average rating of Overweight.

11 analysts declared SEP a buy, 1 gave an overweight rating, 3 gave a hold rating, 1 gave an underweight rating, and 1 issued a sell rating. Today, there are 0 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for SEP. The highest price target was 57, implying a possible profit of 26.55 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 45, implying potential capital losses of -0.09 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.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 1.35 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 0.65 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 1.11 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -2.75 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 2 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

SEP has an estimated earnings growth rate of 15.53 percent as forecasted by analysts. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of SEP is 1.04.

In the last 52-weeks, SEP has achieved a high of 49.39 and a low of 40.19. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 12.07 percent, and 8.81 percent lower than its 52-week high. SEP has a price/earnings ratio of 16.14. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The SEP value stock report compares SEP to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $13.99 billion. SEP will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.