How is NuStar Energy L.P.’s (NYSE: NS) stock expected to perform amid current market woes?

After finishing at $16.33 in the prior trading day, NuStar Energy L.P. (NYSE: NS) closed at $16.60, up 1.65%. In other words, the price has increased by $+0.27 from its previous closing price. On the day, 533234 shares were traded. NS stock price reached its highest trading level at $16.67 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $16.23.

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Our goal is to gain a better understanding of NS by taking a closer look at its different ratios. It provided that stocks Price–to–Cash (P/C) ratio for the trailing twelve months (TTM) is standing at 242.51 whereas its Price-to-Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) for the term is 10.67. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 0.70 and its Current Ratio is at 0.80. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 18.17 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 18.14.

Upgrades & Downgrades

In addition, analysts’ ratings and any changes thereto give investors an idea of the stock’s future direction. In the most recent recommendation for the company, Wells Fargo on May 31, 2022, Upgraded its rating to Overweight and sets its target price to $18 from $17 previously.

On February 07, 2022, Wells Fargo Downgraded its rating to Equal Weight which previously was Overweight but kept the price unchanged to $17.

Insider Transactions:

The insider trade also gives investors a glimpse into the future direction of stock prices, which can be beneficial to investors. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on Aug 18 when GREEHEY WILLIAM E bought 110,299 shares for $15.81 per share. The transaction valued at 1,744,279 led to the insider holds 10,014,333 shares of the business.

Valuation Measures:

As of this moment, NuStar’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 44.86, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 12.53. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 1.09 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 10.85.

Stock Price History:

Over the past 52 weeks, NS has reached a high of $18.05, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $12.80. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is 15.20, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be 15.28.

Shares Statistics:

The stock has traded on average 472.15K shares per day over the past 3-months and 423.58k shares per day over the last 10 days, according to various share statistics. A total of 110.31M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 98.51M. Insiders hold about 9.10% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 58.00% stake in the company. Shares short for NS as of Oct 13, 2022 were 4.22M with a Short Ratio of 4.20M, compared to 4.26M on Sep 14, 2022. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 3.83% and a Short% of Float of 5.91%.

Dividends & Splits

In the trailing 12 months, NS’s forward annual dividend rate was 1.60, compared to 1.60 this year. Against a Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of 9.80%, it implies a Forward Annual Dividend Yield of 10.36%. The stock’s 5-year Average Dividend Yield is 12.36.

Earnings Estimates

Its stock is currently analyzed by 6 different market analysts. On average, analysts expect EPS of $0.36 for the current quarter, with a high estimate of $0.63 and a low estimate of $0.28, while EPS last year was -$1.48. The consensus estimate for the next quarter is $0.35, with high estimates of $0.66 and low estimates of $0.22.

Analysts are recommending an EPS of between $1.68 and $0.6 for the fiscal current year, implying an average EPS of $1.01. EPS for the following year is $1.54, with 7 analysts recommending between $2.52 and $1.04.

Revenue Estimates

2 analysts predict $463.45M in revenue for the current quarter. It ranges from a high estimate of $478M to a low estimate of $448.9M. As of the current estimate, NuStar Energy L.P.’s year-ago sales were $378.58M, an estimated increase of 22.40% from the year-ago figure. For the next quarter, 2 analysts are estimating revenue of $467.79M, an increase of 12.10% less than the figure of $22.40% in the same quarter last year. There is a high estimate of $481M for the next quarter, whereas the lowest estimate is $454.58M.

A total of 2 analysts have provided revenue estimates for NS’s current fiscal year. The highest revenue estimate was $1.8B, while the lowest revenue estimate was $1.74B, resulting in an average revenue estimate of $1.77B. In the same quarter a year ago, actual revenue was $1.62B, up 9.40% from the average estimate. Based on 3 analysts’ estimates, the company’s revenue will be $1.81B in the next fiscal year. The high estimate is $1.85B and the low estimate is $1.79B. The average revenue growth estimate for next year is up 2.30% from the average revenue estimate for this year.