Analyst Ratings for Sunoco Logistics Partners L.P. (SXL)

Updated: 2017-04-09

Shares of Sunoco Logistics Partners L.P. (NYSE:SXL) have received a consensus rating of Overweight from Wall Street analysts. About 30 days ago, SXL was issued an average rating of Overweight.

13 analysts declared SXL a buy, 1 gave an overweight rating, 8 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 4 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.

SXL was given price targets by several analysts. The highest price target was 38, implying a possible profit of 55.87 percent. The lowest price target was 25, implying a possible loss of 2.54 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -19.79 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -19.87 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -7.69 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -20.46 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 1 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 1 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of SXL's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -24.07 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 people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. 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. SXL has a PEG ratio of -1.

In the last 52-weeks, SXL has achieved a high of 31.49 and a low of 22.07. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 10.47 percent, and below the high by 22.58 percent. SXL has a price/earnings ratio of 23.98. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The SXL value stock report compares SXL to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $8.05 billion. SXL's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.