Pembina Pipeline Corporation [NYSE:PBA]: Analyst Rating and Earnings

Expert stock traders often make certain they pay attention what leading Wall Street analysts think regarding a potential stock purchase. As it relates to Pembina Pipeline Corporation [PBA] currently, the latest ratings from Wall St. experts that can be seen publicly is related to the fiscal quarter that’s scheduled to end in December. On average, stock market experts give PBA an Outperform rating. Its stock price has been found in the range of 52.03 to 73.28. This is compared to its latest closing price of $33.04.

Wall Street analysts provide their ratings on a scale of 1 to 5, and the current average score for Pembina Pipeline Corporation [PBA] is sitting at 1.83. This is compared to 1 month ago, when its average rating was 1.88.

For the quarter ending in Sep-18 Pembina Pipeline Corporation [PBA] generated $2.05 billion in sales. That’s 3.98% higher than the average estimate of $1.97 billion as provided by Wall Street analysts. The three indicators above suggest that overall, this stock is demonstrating a mixed bag of positive appeal and some drawbacks, making it a somewhat risky investment that also has the potential to generate high ROI in the long run.

Pay attention to the next-scheduled financial results for this company to be released, which is slated for Thu 28 Feb (In 45 Days).

Fundamental Analysis of Pembina Pipeline Corporation [PBA]

Now let’s turn to look at profitability: with a current Operating Margin for Pembina Pipeline Corporation [PBA] sitting at +21.99 and its Gross Margin at +25.92.

Turning to investigate this organization’s capital structure, Pembina Pipeline Corporation [PBA] has generated a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio of 54.80. Similarly, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 35.40, while its Total Debt to Total Assets stands at 29.55. Looking toward the future, this publicly-traded company’s Long-Term Debt to Equity is 64.23, and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 34.20. This company has a healthy balance between its debt and its current holdings, suggesting it is a reliable investment due to its ability to leverage debt in an efficient way.

What about valuation? This company’s Enterprise Value to EBITDA is 18.06 and its Total Debt to EBITDA Value is 4.77. The Enterprise Value to Sales for this firm is now 3.79, and its Total Debt to Enterprise Value stands at 0.26. Pembina Pipeline Corporation [PBA] has a Price to Book Ratio of 2.01, a Price to Cash Flow Ratio of 13.56 and P/E Ratio of 17.30. These metrics all suggest that Pembina Pipeline Corporation is more likely to generate a positive ROI.

Shifting the focus to workforce efficiency, Pembina Pipeline Corporation [PBA] earns $3,513,970 for each employee under its payroll. Similarly, this company’s Receivables Turnover is 11.42 and its Total Asset Turnover is 0.27. This publicly-traded organization’s liquidity data is also interesting: its Quick Ratio is 0.75 and its Current Ratio is 0.89. This company is not investing its short-term assets in an optimally efficient way, making it a riskier investment.

Performance Indicators

Let’s now turn our attention to trading performance: Pembina Pipeline Corporation [PBA] has 506.00M shares outstanding, amounting to a total market cap of $16.68B. Its stock price has been found in the range of 28.30 to 36.84. At its current price, it has moved by -10.53% from its 52-week high, and it has moved 16.47% from its 52-week low.

This stock’s Beta value is currently , which indicates that it is more volatile that the wider market. This stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is at 58.98. This RSI score is good, suggesting this stock is neither overbought or oversold.

Conclusion: Is Pembina Pipeline Corporation [PBA] a Reliable Buy?

Shares of Pembina Pipeline Corporation [PBA], on the whole, present investors with both positive and negative signals. Wall Street analysts have mixed reviews when it comes to the 12-month price outlook, and this company’s financials show a combination of strengths and weaknesses. Based on the price performance, this investment is somewhat risky while presenting reasonable potential for ROI.