Boardwalk Pipeline Partners, Receives Consensus Rating of “Hold” from Brokerages (NYSE:BWP)
Boardwalk Pipeline Partners, (NYSE:BWP) has earned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the twelve analysts that are currently covering the company, Stock Ratings Network.com reports. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company. The average 1-year target price among analysts that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $20.78.
BWP has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Analysts at Citigroup Inc. reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Boardwalk Pipeline Partners, in a research note on Wednesday, August 6th. They now have a $22.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $18.50. Separately, analysts at Credit Suisse raised their price target on shares of Boardwalk Pipeline Partners, from $20.00 to $24.00 in a research note on Tuesday, August 5th. They now have an “outperform” rating on the stock. Finally, analysts at RBC Capital raised their price target on shares of Boardwalk Pipeline Partners, from $22.00 to $25.00 in a research note on Tuesday, August 5th. They now have an “outperform” rating on the stock.
Boardwalk Pipeline Partners, (NYSE:BWP) opened at 20.36 on Monday. Boardwalk Pipeline Partners, has a 52 week low of $11.99 and a 52 week high of $31.91. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $19.1 and its 200-day moving average is $16.49. The company has a market cap of $4.952 billion and a P/E ratio of 21.16.
Boardwalk Pipeline Partners, (NYSE:BWP) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, August 4th. The company reported $0.23 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.15 by $0.08. The company had revenue of $293.40 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $261.09 million. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.28 earnings per share. Boardwalk Pipeline Partners,’s revenue was up 1.6% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts expect that Boardwalk Pipeline Partners, will post $0.99 EPS for the current fiscal year.
Boardwalk Pipeline Partners, LP is a limited partnership company. The Company owns and operates three interstate natural gas pipeline systems including integrated storage facilities.
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