Crestwood Equity Partners LP (CEQP) shares are trading at lower $14.76 and the avg recommendation for the stock is Moderate Buy, while the current analyst price target stands at $15.00.
To add more color to this target, the company’s high over the last year is $37.01 and the low is $2.65. Over the last 52 weeks, CEQP is down -57.66% while the S&P 500 is up 11.51%. The catalyst for this interesting swing was the company’s recent earnings report.
A Notable Earnings Report
In the last quarter, CEQP reported a profit of $127.0 million. Crestwood Equity Partners LP also saw revenues increase to $352.7 million. In addition, CEQP has free cash flow of $40.2 million as of 06-2020. The company’s EBITDA came in at $63.7 million which compares well with its peers.
CEQP booked profit margins of -2.50%, its Return on Equity (ROE) is -5.40%, and its Return on Assets is -1.30%. All told, it is clear that, CEQP needs to be on your watchlist.
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Of course, we must look beyond the financials and question how well those numbers represent the sustainable earnings power of the business. Investors need to know how sustainable this current run. CEQP has a short ratio of 5.62 and outstanding shares of 73.20M.
CEQP has seen increased volume after this news and investors are putting their support behind the value proposition. Traders will also note the company’s earnings per share came in at -0.95. Crestwood Equity Partners LP CEQP also noted assets of $5.32 billion at the end of the last quarter. Investors should also keep an eye on sector updates as CEQP has historically followed its peers on positive news.
All told, Crestwood Equity Partners LP CEQP has strung together solid data and demonstrated underlying fundamentals. At its current valuation, CEQP represents an interesting risk/reward case. Traders should stay tuned to see if this recent report will push the stock to test recent resistance levels.
Crestwood Equity Partners LP CEQP is now commanding a market cap of 1.08B and a float of 50.43M. CEQP is increasing its credibility in this sector and that could lead to more upside down the line. Sign-up for continuing coverage on shares of CEQP stock, as well as other hot stock picks, get our free newsletter today and get our next breakout pick!
Disclosure: we hold no position in CEQP, either long or short, and we have not been compensated for this article.