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 most optimistic price target was 57, which equates to a potential upside of 26.55 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 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.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 1.35 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 0.65 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 1.11 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -2.75 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 2 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 2 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

SEP has an estimated earnings growth rate of 15.53 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, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. 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. The PEG ratio of SEP is 1.04.

SEP has traded between a high of 49.39 and a low of 40.19 over the past year. Currently the stock is 12.07 percent higher than its low, 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 market cap of SEP is $13.99 billion. SEP will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.