News articles about Sunoco Logistics Partners (NYSE:ETP) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Sunoco Logistics Partners earned a media sentiment score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the pipeline company an impact score of 44.7188761890805 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.
These are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s scoring:
- Jefferies Group Analysts Reduce Earnings Estimates for Sunoco Logistics Partners LP (ETP) (americanbankingnews.com)
- Energy Transfer Partners LP – Value Analysis (NYSE:ETP) : December 15, 2017 (finance.yahoo.com)
- Energy Transfer Announces FERC Approval to Place Rover Pipeline’s Phase 1B into Service (finance.yahoo.com)
- ETE, PAGP, WGP, WMB: Analyzing Earnings Growth in 3Q17 (finance.yahoo.com)
- Sunoco Logistics Partners LP (ETP) Given Average Recommendation of “Buy” by Analysts (americanbankingnews.com)
Several brokerages have issued reports on ETP. Tudor Pickering upgraded shares of Sunoco Logistics Partners from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, December 13th. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Sunoco Logistics Partners from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, December 1st. Robert W. Baird set a $28.00 target price on shares of Sunoco Logistics Partners and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Saturday, November 18th. Morgan Stanley dropped their target price on shares of Sunoco Logistics Partners from $25.00 to $23.00 and set an “equal weight” rating on the stock in a report on Friday, November 17th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Sunoco Logistics Partners from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $19.00 target price on the stock in a report on Tuesday, November 14th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating, fourteen have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. Sunoco Logistics Partners has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $26.46.
Sunoco Logistics Partners (NYSE:ETP) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November 7th. The pipeline company reported $0.33 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.22 by $0.11. Sunoco Logistics Partners had a net margin of 4.97% and a return on equity of 5.88%. The business had revenue of $6.97 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $7.31 billion. During the same period last year, the business earned ($0.49) EPS. The company’s revenue was up 26.1% compared to the same quarter last year. equities analysts expect that Sunoco Logistics Partners will post 0.64 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
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Sunoco Logistics Partners Company Profile
Energy Transfer Partners, L.P., formerly Sunoco Logistics Partners L.P., owns and operates a logistics business. The Company is engaged in the transport, terminaling and storage of crude oil, refined products and natural gas liquids (NGLs). The Company’s segments include Crude Oil, Natural Gas Liquids and Refined Products.
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