EPS for Western Gas Partners, LP (WES) Expected At $0.51

July 17, 2017 - By Nellie Frank

 EPS for Western Gas Partners, LP (WES) Expected At $0.51
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.07 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.28, from 1.35 in 2016Q3. It turned negative, as 13 investors sold Western Gas Partners, LP shares while 56 reduced holdings. 22 funds opened positions while 52 raised stakes. 64.77 million shares or 3.07% less from 66.82 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.
136,159 are owned by Creative Planning. Linscomb & Williams invested in 0.05% or 9,610 shares. C V Starr Inc stated it has 13.12% in Western Gas Partners, LP (NYSE:WES). Kings Point Capital Mngmt accumulated 400 shares. Guggenheim Lc holds 51,800 shares. Shikiar Asset Management Incorporated has invested 0.6% in Western Gas Partners, LP (NYSE:WES). Adams Asset Advisors Limited Liability Corp invested in 0.21% or 26,962 shares. Ftb Advsr stated it has 0.01% in Western Gas Partners, LP (NYSE:WES). Moreover, Bb&T has 0.01% invested in Western Gas Partners, LP (NYSE:WES) for 8,285 shares. First Advsr L P has 0.01% invested in Western Gas Partners, LP (NYSE:WES). Salem Counselors holds 1,000 shares. Tower Capital (Trc) has invested 0% in Western Gas Partners, LP (NYSE:WES). Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt System stated it has 0.24% of its portfolio in Western Gas Partners, LP (NYSE:WES). Conning Inc has invested 0.16% in Western Gas Partners, LP (NYSE:WES). Lpl Finance Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 0% of its portfolio in Western Gas Partners, LP (NYSE:WES).

Analysts expect Western Gas Partners, LP (NYSE:WES) to report $0.51 EPS on July, 25.They anticipate $0.04 EPS change or 7.27 % from last quarter’s $0.55 EPS. WES’s profit would be $81.28 million giving it 27.80 P/E if the $0.51 EPS is correct. After having $0.01 EPS previously, Western Gas Partners, LP’s analysts see 5,000.00 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.75% or $0.43 during the last trading session, reaching $56.72. About 178,319 shares traded. Western Gas Partners, LP (NYSE:WES) has risen 10.32% since July 18, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 6.38% the S&P500.

Western Gas Partners, LP (NYSE:WES) Ratings Coverage

Among 16 analysts covering Western Gas Partners (NYSE:WES), 9 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 56% are positive. Western Gas Partners had 28 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Barclays Capital maintained it with “Overweight” rating and $70 target in Monday, November 2 report. The stock has “Overweight” rating by JP Morgan on Wednesday, March 30. On Tuesday, October 11 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Outperform”. The rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Neutral” on Thursday, April 7. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Citigroup given on Thursday, November 5. The stock of Western Gas Partners, LP (NYSE:WES) earned “Overweight” rating by CapitalOne on Friday, December 16. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Friday, June 17 by MUFG. FBR Capital maintained Western Gas Partners, LP (NYSE:WES) rating on Monday, September 28. FBR Capital has “Outperform” rating and $72 target. The stock of Western Gas Partners, LP (NYSE:WES) earned “Underperform” rating by Bank of America on Monday, February 27. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Tuesday, January 12 by Bank of America.

Western Gas Partners, LP is a master limited partnership that acquires, owns, develops and operates midstream energy assets. The company has market cap of $9.04 billion. The Firm is engaged in the business of gathering, processing, compressing, treating and transporting natural gas, condensate, natural gas liquids (NGLs) and crude oil in the United States. It has a 35.98 P/E ratio. The Firm provides midstream services for Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (Anadarko), as well as for third-party producers and customers.

Another recent and important Western Gas Partners, LP (NYSE:WES) news was published by Prnewswire.com which published an article titled: “Western Gas To Present At Upcoming JP Morgan Energy Equity Investor Conference” on June 22, 2017.

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