Hot Stocks to Watch: EQT Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:EQM), MasTec, Inc. (NYSE:MTZ)

EQT Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:EQM)

Morgan Stanley Maintains EQT Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:EQM)’s stock to Overweight with the price target of $55. This rating was issued on 10/30/18. The stock recently closed its previous session at $47.84 by showing a percentage change of 2.66% from its previous day closing price of $46.6.

Price Target is basically a projection of future price of a company’s stock by the expert analysis of investment analysts or investment firms. There may be various price targets for a stock. These analysts and investment firms use various valuation methods to decide a price target for a stock.

Several investment firms issued their expert ratings on EQT Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:EQM) in which Barclays Maintains EQT Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:EQM) to Overweight by settling a price target of $59 on 10/12/18. Credit Suisse Initiates Coverage On the stock to Neutral on 10/11/18 by stationing a price target of $57. Stifel Nicolaus Maintains the company’s stock to Buy on 10/09/18 by setting a price target of $60. Barclays Maintains EQT Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:EQM) to Overweight with a price target of $60.

EQT Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:EQM) currently has a consensus Price Target of $58.94. While some analysts have a High Price target for the stock of $77 and a Low Price Target of $51.

Several sell side analysts reviewed their recommendations on EQT Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:EQM) where 3 analyst have rated the stock as Strong Buy, 6 analysts said it’s a Buy, 6 rated the stock as Hold, 0 analysts reported Underperform and 0 analysts gave their recommendations as Sell. (Current Month Yahoo Finance Ratings)

Zacks Investment Research also rated the stock with a value of 1.79. This scale runs from 1 to 5 where 1 represents Strong Buy and 5 represents Sell.

In the last Quarter, EQT Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:EQM) reported its Actual EPS of $1.14/share. The analysts offering Earnings Estimates for the company were believing that EQT Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:EQM) could bring EPS of $1.22/share. The difference between Actual EPS and Estimated EPS was -0.08 Percent. Thus the company showed an Earnings Surprise of -6.6 Percent.

EQT Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:EQM) has a market capitalization of 5.76 Billion. The stock traded with the volume of 1.27 Million shares in the last trading session. The stock touched its high share price of $77.97 on 01/16/18 and the stock also touched its Lowest price in the last 52-weeks of trading on 11/07/18 as $42.87. The company has a 1 Year high price target of $58.53. The stock is currently trading with a distance of 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of 0.84%. The Moving Average SMA50 is -7.33% while SMA200 is -15.12%.

EQT Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:EQM) is currently showing its ROA (Return on Assets) of 7%. The Return on Investment (ROI) is at 7.7% while it’s Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 12.2%. The stock currently shows its YTD (Year to Date) performance of -34.56 percent while its Weekly performance value is 9%. The Monthly and Yearly performances are -8.35 percent and -30.95 percent respectively. The Relative Volume value measured for EQT Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:EQM) is 1.91. The Average Volume (3 months) is 667.91 Million.

The stock currently has its Annual Dividend of $4.46 and an annual Dividend Yield of 9.32 Percent. EQM has P/E (Price to Earnings ttm) value of 10.46, Forward P/E of 10.22, P/C (Price to cash per share) of 1185.62 and Price to Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) value of 0. The stock is showing its Operating Margin of 71.6 percent.

Company Profile:

EQT Midstream Partners, LP is formed to own, operate, acquire and develop midstream assets in the Appalachian Basin. The Company provides substantially all of its natural gas transmission, storage and gathering services under contracts with fixed reservation and/or usage fees. It operates primarily in the Marcellus Shale area of southern Pennsylvania and northern West Virginia. EQT Midstream Partners, LP is based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

MasTec, Inc. (NYSE:MTZ)

Baird Downgrades MasTec, Inc. (NYSE:MTZ)’s stock to Neutral with no specific Price Target. This rating was issued on 11/09/18. The stock recently closed its previous session at $45.63 by showing a percentage change of -2.25% from its previous day closing price of $46.68.

Price Target is basically a projection of future price of a company’s stock by the expert analysis of investment analysts or investment firms. There may be various price targets for a stock. These analysts and investment firms use various valuation methods to decide a price target for a stock.

Several investment firms issued their expert ratings on MasTec, Inc. (NYSE:MTZ) in which Canaccord Genuity Maintains MasTec, Inc. (NYSE:MTZ) to Buy by settling a price target of $62 on 11/05/18. Baird Maintains the stock to Outperform on 11/02/18 by stationing a price target of $52. Baird Upgrades the company’s stock to Outperform on 8/07/18 with no specific Price Target. Credit Suisse Maintains MasTec, Inc. (NYSE:MTZ) to Outperform with a price target of $64.

MasTec, Inc. (NYSE:MTZ) currently has a consensus Price Target of $62.17. While some analysts have a High Price target for the stock of $71 and a Low Price Target of $54.

Several sell side analysts reviewed their recommendations on MasTec, Inc. (NYSE:MTZ) where 7 analyst have rated the stock as Strong Buy, 5 analysts said it’s a Buy, 1 rated the stock as Hold, 0 analysts reported Underperform and 0 analysts gave their recommendations as Sell. (Current Month Yahoo Finance Ratings)

Zacks Investment Research also rated the stock with a value of 1.25. This scale runs from 1 to 5 where 1 represents Strong Buy and 5 represents Sell.

In the last Quarter, MasTec, Inc. (NYSE:MTZ) reported its Actual EPS of $1.33/share. The analysts offering Earnings Estimates for the company were believing that MasTec, Inc. (NYSE:MTZ) could bring EPS of $1.26/share. The difference between Actual EPS and Estimated EPS was 0.07 Percent. Thus the company showed an Earnings Surprise of 5.6 Percent.

MasTec, Inc. (NYSE:MTZ) has a market capitalization of 3.52 Billion. The stock traded with the volume of 1.27 Million shares in the last trading session. The stock touched its high share price of $55.53 on 02/01/18 and the stock also touched its Lowest price in the last 52-weeks of trading on 11/15/17 as $39.83. The company has a 1 Year high price target of $62.08. The stock is currently trading with a distance of 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of 1.92%. The Moving Average SMA50 is 4.24% while SMA200 is -3.73%.

MasTec, Inc. (NYSE:MTZ) is currently showing its ROA (Return on Assets) of 8.7%. The Return on Investment (ROI) is at 9.6% while it’s Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 27.2%. The stock currently shows its YTD (Year to Date) performance of -6.78 percent while its Weekly performance value is -5.39%. The Monthly and Yearly performances are 8.1 percent and 7.49 percent respectively. The Relative Volume value measured for MasTec, Inc. (NYSE:MTZ) is 0.79. The Average Volume (3 months) is 1.61 Million.

The stock currently has its Annual Dividend of $0 and an annual Dividend Yield of 0 Percent. MTZ has P/E (Price to Earnings ttm) value of 13.65, Forward P/E of 10.69, P/C (Price to cash per share) of 53.39 and Price to Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) value of 0. The stock is showing its Operating Margin of 6.2 percent.

Company Profile:

MASTEC INC. is one of the largest providers of construction services to the telecommunications industry in the United States. The Company’s principal business consists of the installation and maintenance of aerial, underground and buried copper and fiber optic cable, underground conduit, manhole systems and relatessed construction for local telephone companies, including Regional Bell Operating Companies such as BellSouth Telecommunications, Inc., U.S. West, Inc. and SBC Communications, Inc., and non-Bell local telephone companies such as Sprint Corp., and GTE Corp.