What do Analysts Say about: Plains GP Holdings, L.P. (NYSE:PAGP)


Plains GP Holdings, L.P. (NYSE:PAGP) will report its next earnings on 2-Nov-16. The company reported the earnings of $0.15/Share in the last quarter where the estimated EPS by analysts was $0.18/share. The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $-0.03/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of -16.7%.

Many analysts are providing their Estimated Earnings analysis for Plains GP Holdings, L.P. and for the current quarter 14 analysts have projected that the stock could give an Average Earnings estimate of $0.17/share. These analysts have also projected a Low Estimate of $0.04/share and a High Estimate of $0.45/share.

In case of Revenue Estimates, 9 analysts have provided their consensus Average Revenue Estimates for Plains GP Holdings, L.P. as 5.62 Billion. According to these analysts, the Low Revenue Estimate for Plains GP Holdings, L.P. is 4.24 Billion and the High Revenue Estimate is 8.42 Billion. The company had Year Ago Sales of 5.55 Billion.

These analysts also forecasted Growth Estimates for the Current Quarter for PAGP to be 21.4%. They are projecting Next Quarter growth of 172.7%. For the next 5 years, Plains GP Holdings, L.P. is expecting Growth of 45.29% per annum, whereas in the past 5 years the growth was 13.06% per annum.

Some buy side analysts are also providing their Analysis on Plains GP Holdings, L.P., where 4 analysts have rated the stock as Strong buy, 2 analysts have given a Buy signal, 17 said it’s a HOLD, 0 reported it as Underperform and 0 analysts rated the stock as Sell. (These Recommendations are for the Current Month Only reported by Yahoo Finance.)

When it comes to the Analysis of a Stock, Price Target plays a vital role. 20 Analysts reported that the Price Target for Plains GP Holdings, L.P. might touch $15 high while the Average Price Target and Low price Target is $12.44 and $10 respectively.

To analyze a stock, one should look for Upgrades and Downgrades of a stock. Plains GP Holdings, L.P. got Upgrade on 5-Oct-16 where investment firm Wells Fargo Upgrade the stock from Market Perform to Outperform.

Plains GP Holdings, L.P. closed its last trading session at $13.29 with the loss of -0.38%. The Market Capitalization of the company stands at 8.57 Billion. The Company has 52-week high of $18.89 and 52-week low of $4.72. The stock’s current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) is 2.66% where SMA50 and SMA200 are 9.86% and 38.21% respectively. The Company Touched its 52-Week High on Oct 20, 2015 and 52-Week Low on Feb 9, 2016.

The Relative Volume of the company is 0.45 and Average Volume (3 months) is 2.64 million. Plains GP Holdings, L.P. P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 24.34 and Forward P/E ratio of 14.89.

The company shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of 0.6%. The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 7.5%. While it’s Return on Investment (ROI) value is 7.9%.

While looking at the Stock’s Performance, Plains GP Holdings, L.P. currently shows a Weekly Performance of -2%, where Monthly Performance is 16.65%, Quarterly performance is 17.75%, 6 Months performance is 44.71% and yearly performance percentage is -21.64%. Year to Date performance value (YTD perf) value is 50.69%. The Stock currently has a Weekly Volatility of 2.56% and Monthly Volatility of 3.26%.