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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for SXL. The highest price target was 38, which equates to a potential upside of 55.87 percent. The minimum price target given was 25, implying a possible loss of 2.54 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -19.79 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -19.87 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -7.69 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -20.46 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 1 analysts that decreased their estimates. 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.

SXL has an estimated earnings growth rate of -24.07 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. 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. Currently the stock is 10.47 percent higher than its low, 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.