Equities analysts predict that NuStar Energy L.P. (NYSE:NS) will announce earnings of $0.10 per share for the current quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Two analysts have issued estimates for NuStar Energy’s earnings. The lowest EPS estimate is ($0.01) and the highest is $0.36. The company is expected to report its next quarterly earnings report on Thursday, February 14th.

On average, analysts expect that NuStar Energy will report full-year earnings of ($2.06) per share for the current fiscal year. For the next year, analysts expect that the company will report earnings of $0.94 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.06 to $1.61. Zacks Investment Research’s EPS calculations are an average based on a survey of research analysts that cover NuStar Energy.

NuStar Energy (NYSE:NS) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Monday, November 5th. The pipeline company reported $0.13 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.13. The company had revenue of $490.40 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $472.87 million. NuStar Energy had a net margin of 12.03% and a return on equity of 32.29%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 11.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.15 EPS.

Several research analysts have weighed in on the stock. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of NuStar Energy from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, August 10th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised their price objective on shares of NuStar Energy from $25.00 to $28.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a report on Friday, August 24th. Stifel Nicolaus raised their price objective on shares of NuStar Energy from $27.00 to $28.00 and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 15th. Citigroup raised their price objective on shares of NuStar Energy from $22.00 to $27.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 8th. Finally, Barclays raised their price objective on shares of NuStar Energy from $25.00 to $27.00 and gave the stock an “equal weight” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 8th. Nine analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company. NuStar Energy has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $26.88.

Institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Chemical Bank bought a new position in shares of NuStar Energy in the 3rd quarter worth about $218,000. Independent Advisor Alliance bought a new position in shares of NuStar Energy in the 3rd quarter worth about $231,000. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. bought a new position in shares of NuStar Energy in the 3rd quarter worth about $229,000. Sheaff Brock Investment Advisors LLC bought a new position in shares of NuStar Energy in the 3rd quarter worth about $259,000. Finally, Prospera Financial Services Inc bought a new position in shares of NuStar Energy in the 3rd quarter worth about $216,000. Institutional investors own 49.08% of the company’s stock.

Shares of NS stock opened at $23.95 on Friday. The firm has a market cap of $2.63 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 37.42 and a beta of 1.73. The company has a quick ratio of 0.79, a current ratio of 0.87 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.12. NuStar Energy has a 1-year low of $19.22 and a 1-year high of $35.91.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, November 14th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, November 8th were given a $0.60 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, November 7th. This represents a $2.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 10.02%. NuStar Energy’s payout ratio is currently 375.00%.

NuStar Energy Company Profile

NuStar Energy L.P. engages in the terminalling, storage, and marketing of petroleum products in Texas. The company also engages in the transportation of petroleum products and anhydrous ammonia. It operates through three segments: Pipeline, Storage, and Fuels Marketing. The Pipeline segment transports refined petroleum products, crude oil, and anhydrous ammonia.

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