Hot Performer of the day: MPLX LP (NYSE:MPLX)

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MPLX LP (NYSE:MPLX) belonging to the Oils-Energy sector has surged 1.25% and closed its last trading session at $32.48.

The company reported its EPS on 10/27/2016. Currently, the stock has a 1 Year Price Target of $39.72.

The consensus recommendation, according to Zacks Investment research, is 1.87. The scale runs from 1 to 5 with 1 recommending Strong Buy and 5 recommending a Strong Sell. The Stock had a 1.93 Consensus Analyst Recommendation 30 Days Ago, whereas 60 days ago and 90 days ago the analyst recommendations were 2.21 and 2.25 respectively.

MPLX LP on 10/27/2016 reported its EPS as $0.21 with the analysts projecting the EPS of the stock as $0.21. The company beat the analyst EPS Estimate with the difference of $0. This shows a surprise factor of 0%.

Many analysts have provided their estimated foresights on MPLX LP Earnings, with 14 analysts believing the company would generate an Average Estimate of $0.24. Whereas they predicted High and Low Earnings Estimate as $0.46 and $0.15 respectively. While in the same Quarter Previous year, the Actual EPS was $-0.14.

Analysts are also projecting an Average Revenue Estimate for MPLX LP as $687.26 Million in the Current Quarter. This estimate is provided by 6 analysts. The High Revenue estimate is predicted as 738.37 Million, while the Low Revenue Estimate prediction stands at 559 Million. The company’s last year sales total was 269 Million.

For the Current Quarter, the growth estimate for MPLX LP is 271.4%, while for the Next Quarter the stock growth estimate is 178.8%. In the past 5 years, the stock showed growth of -5.37% per annum. While for the next 5 years, the growth estimate is -0.95%.

The Company got Upgrade by Raymond James on 31-Oct-16 from Mkt Perform to Strong Buy.

Insider Trades for MPLX LP show that the latest trade was made on 20 Nov 2016 where Semple (Frank M), the Affiliated Person completed a transaction type “Sell” in which 45000 shares were traded at a price of $34.

Over the period of 6 months, Insider Purchases show a total of 5 transaction in which 26450 shares were traded.

18 analysts projected Price Targets for MPLX LP. The analysts believe that the company stock price could grow as high as $45. The Low Price target projection by analysts is $35 and the Mean Price Target is $39.72.

MPLX LP (NYSE:MPLX) has the market capitalization of $11.75 Billion. The company rocked its 52-Week High of $40.41 on Dec 31, 2015 and touched its 52-Week Low of $16.34 on Feb 12, 2016. The stock has Return on Assets (ROA) of -0.5 percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at -0.9% and Return on Investment (ROI) of 1.4 percent.

The stock is currently showing YTD performance of -12.05 Percent. The company has Beta Value of 1.32 and ATR value of 0.86. The Weekly and Monthly Volatility stands at 2.01% and 2.61%.

Company profile:

MPLX LP is a fee-based limited partnership formed to own, operate, develop and acquire crude oil, refined product and other hydrocarbon-based product pipelines and other midstream assets. The Company’s assets consist of a network of common carrier crude oil and product pipeline systems and associated storage assets in the Midwest and Gulf Coast regions of the United States. MPLX LP is based in Findlay, Ohio.