$0.46 EPS Expected for Western Gas Partners, LP (WES)
February 12, 2018 – By Adrian Mccoy
Investors sentiment increased to 1.52 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.07, from 1.45 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 15 investors sold Western Gas Partners, LP shares while 50 reduced holdings. 18 funds opened positions while 81 raised stakes. 90.45 million shares or 23.46% more from 73.26 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Exane Derivatives stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Western Gas Partners, LP (NYSE:WES). Gsa Cap Prns Ltd Liability Partnership has 8,473 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Hite Hedge Asset Mgmt Ltd Llc reported 101,919 shares stake. Hap Trading Limited Liability stated it has 0.03% of its portfolio in Western Gas Partners, LP (NYSE:WES). Magnetar Limited Liability invested in 1.95% or 1.69M shares. Stifel Finance invested in 37,432 shares. Envestnet Asset Inc has invested 0% in Western Gas Partners, LP (NYSE:WES). Parametric Associate Limited Co accumulated 260,071 shares. Biondo Inv Advsrs Llc has invested 0.06% in Western Gas Partners, LP (NYSE:WES). 43,085 were accumulated by Royal Natl Bank Of Canada. Susquehanna International Gp Limited Liability Partnership has 0% invested in Western Gas Partners, LP (NYSE:WES) for 26,599 shares. Savings Bank Of New York Mellon Corporation holds 0% of its portfolio in Western Gas Partners, LP (NYSE:WES) for 26,711 shares. First Advisors L P owns 173,354 shares. Peak6 Ltd Partnership invested 0% in Western Gas Partners, LP (NYSE:WES). Amer Registered Advisor holds 0.26% in Western Gas Partners, LP (NYSE:WES) or 10,150 shares.
Analysts expect Western Gas Partners, LP (NYSE:WES) to report $0.46 EPS on February, 28.They anticipate $0.11 EPS change or 31.43 % from last quarter’s $0.35 EPS. WES’s profit would be $71.38 million giving it 25.66 P/E if the $0.46 EPS is correct. After having $0.38 EPS previously, Western Gas Partners, LP’s analysts see 21.05 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 1.83% or $0.88 during the last trading session, reaching $47.21. About 1.59 million shares traded or 156.18% up from the average. Western Gas Partners, LP (NYSE:WES) has risen 10.32% since February 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 6.38% the S&P500.
Western Gas Partners, LP (NYSE:WES) Ratings Coverage
Among 17 analysts covering Western Gas Partners (NYSE:WES), 10 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 59% are positive. Western Gas Partners had 43 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by FBR Capital with “Outperform” on Monday, September 28. Bank of America downgraded the stock to “Underperform” rating in Monday, February 27 report. The company was downgraded on Thursday, January 28 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Sunday, August 20 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock has “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, July 13. Citigroup downgraded the shares of WES in report on Thursday, November 5 to “Neutral” rating. The stock has “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Tuesday, October 11. maintained the stock with “Overweight” rating in Monday, October 10 report. On Thursday, August 31 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Hold”. The rating was upgraded by CapitalOne to “Overweight” on Friday, December 16.
Western Gas Partners, LP acquires, develops, owns, and operates midstream energy assets in the Rocky Mountains, North-central Pennsylvania, and Texas. The company has market cap of $7.33 billion. It is involved in gathering, processing, compressing, treating, and transporting natural gas, condensate, natural gas liquids, and crude oil. It has a 37.62 P/E ratio. Western Gas Holdings, LLC serves as the general partner of Western Gas Partners, LP.
More recent Western Gas Partners, LP (NYSE:WES) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Reminder - Western Gas Partners (WES) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon” on January 29, 2018. Also Nasdaq.com published the news titled: “First Week of March 16th Options Trading For Western Gas Partners (WES)” on January 23, 2018. Twst.com‘s news article titled: “Western Gas Partners LP: Western Gas Announces Fourth Quarter 2017 …” with publication date: January 19, 2018 was also an interesting one.
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