Plains All American Pipeline L.P. (NASDAQ:PAA) went up by 1.40% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $12.75. The company’s stock price has collected 1.99% of gains in the last five trading sessions. Barron’s reported on 07/04/22 that Insider Buys of Oil and Solar Stocks Are Plays on Russia Sanctions
Is It Worth Investing in Plains All American Pipeline L.P. (NASDAQ :PAA) Right Now?
Plains All American Pipeline L.P. (NASDAQ:PAA) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 8.46 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for PAA is at 1.66. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 12 analysts out of 22 who provided ratings for Plains All American Pipeline L.P. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 2 rated the stock as “overweight,” 8 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $15.11, which is $2.39 above the current price. PAA currently public float of 452.28M and currently shorts hold a 7.14% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of PAA was 4.77M shares.
PAA’s Market Performance
PAA stocks went up by 1.99% for the week, with a monthly jump of 8.46% and a quarterly performance of 5.48%, while its annual performance rate touched 17.13%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 1.97% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 2.09% for Plains All American Pipeline L.P. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 4.10% for PAA stocks with a simple moving average of 8.63% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of PAA
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for PAA stocks, with Citigroup repeating the rating for PAA by listing it as a “Buy.” The predicted price for PAA in the upcoming period, according to Citigroup is $14 based on the research report published on December 09th of the previous year 2022.
JP Morgan, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see PAA reach a price target of $14, previously predicting the price at $15. The rating they have provided for PAA stocks is “Neutral” according to the report published on November 21st, 2022.
Stifel gave a rating of “Buy” to PAA, setting the target price at $16 in the report published on August 15th of the previous year.
PAA Trading at 2.90% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought PAA to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -3.45% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 2.09%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 1.97%, as shares surge +6.67% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -2.38% lower at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, PAA rose by +1.99%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +14.09% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $11.86. In addition, Plains All American Pipeline L.P. saw 4.68% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at PAA starting from McCarthy Kevin S, who purchase 200,000 shares at the price of $9.81 back on Jun 23. After this action, McCarthy Kevin S now owns 200,000 shares of Plains All American Pipeline L.P., valued at $1,961,220 using the latest closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for PAA
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +4.71 for the present operating margin
- +5.39 for the gross margin
The net margin for Plains All American Pipeline L.P. stands at +1.38. Equity return is now at value 13.30, with 3.50 for asset returns.
The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.98.