Plains GP Holdings L.P. [NYSE: PAGP] loss -2.21% or -0.2 points to close at $8.87 with a heavy trading volume of 3734363 shares. The company report on December 2, 2020 that Plains All American Pipeline and Plains GP Holdings Announce Transfer of Stock Exchange Listings to Nasdaq.
Ticker symbols to remain “PAA” and “PAGP”.
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Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (NYSE: PAA) and Plains GP Holdings (NYSE: PAGP) (“Plains”) announced plans to voluntarily transfer the stock exchange listings of their common equity securities from the New York Stock Exchange to The Nasdaq Global Select Market effective December 11, 2020 after market close. PAA common units and PAGP Class A shares will begin trading as Nasdaq-listed securities on December 14, 2020 under their existing ticker symbols.
It opened the trading session at $9.15, the shares rose to $9.45 and dropped to $8.615, the range by which the price of stock traded the whole day. The daily chart for PAGP points out that the company has recorded -15.44% loss over the past six months. However, it is still -191.78% lower than its most recent low trading price.
If we look at the average trading volume of 3.62M shares, PAGP reached to a volume of 3734363 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Here is what top equities market gurus are saying about Plains GP Holdings L.P. [PAGP]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for PAGP shares is $11.27 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on PAGP stock is a recommendation set at 2.00. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.
Morgan Stanley have made an estimate for Plains GP Holdings L.P. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Overweight, with their previous recommendation back on September 25, 2020. The new note on the price target was released on July 21, 2020, representing the official price target for Plains GP Holdings L.P. stock. On April 02, 2020, analysts decreased their price target for PAGP shares from 13 to 8.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Plains GP Holdings L.P. is set at 0.55, with the Price to Sales ratio for PAGP stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 0.06. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 1.12, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 0.14. Price to Free Cash Flow for PAGP in the course of the last twelve months was 0.97 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 0.70.
Trading performance analysis for PAGP stock
Plains GP Holdings L.P. [PAGP] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -6.04. With this latest performance, PAGP shares gained by 18.58% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -15.44% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -48.91% in the past year of trading.
Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for PAGP stock in for the last two-week period is set at 56.30, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 53.90, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 57.62 for Plains GP Holdings L.P. [PAGP]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 7.55, while it was recorded at 9.04 for the last single week of trading, and 7.97 for the last 200 days.
Plains GP Holdings L.P. [PAGP]: A deeper dive into fundamental analysis
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Plains GP Holdings L.P. [PAGP] shares currently have an operating margin of +5.03 and a Gross Margin at +5.93. Plains GP Holdings L.P.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +0.99.
Return on Total Capital for PAGP is now 7.10, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 2.91. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 16.55, with Return on Assets sitting at 1.17. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Plains GP Holdings L.P. [PAGP] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 472.02. Additionally, PAGP Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 82.52, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 33.94. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 444.27, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 77.67.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Plains GP Holdings L.P. [PAGP] managed to generate an average of $66,200 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 10.99 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 1.17.Plains GP Holdings L.P.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 0.70 and a Current Ratio set at 0.90.
Plains GP Holdings L.P. [PAGP]: An earnings per share (EPS) analysis
With the latest financial reports released by the company, Plains GP Holdings L.P. posted 0.35/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.49/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company fail the estimates by a Surprise Factor of -28.60%. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for PAGP. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Plains GP Holdings L.P. go to -13.50%.
An analysis of insider ownership at Plains GP Holdings L.P. [PAGP]
There are presently around $1,375 million, or 81.50% of PAGP stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of PAGP stocks are: TORTOISE CAPITAL ADVISORS, L.L.C. with ownership of 16,772,783, which is approximately -10.169% of the company’s market cap and around 1.20% of the total institutional ownership; MASSACHUSETTS FINANCIAL SERVICES CO /MA/, holding 13,207,227 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $119.79 million in PAGP stocks shares; and CHICKASAW CAPITAL MANAGEMENT LLC, currently with $96.74 million in PAGP stock with ownership of nearly 1.859% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Plains GP Holdings L.P. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of November and at the time of the November reporting period, where 115 institutional holders increased their position in Plains GP Holdings L.P. [NYSE:PAGP] by around 24,510,334 shares. Additionally, 113 investors decreased positions by around 22,504,924 shares, while 33 investors held positions by with 104,544,817 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 151,560,075 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. PAGP stock had 26 new institutional investments in for a total of 3,241,966 shares, while 39 institutional investors sold positions of 4,790,564 shares during the same period.