Thomson Reuters, a distinguished brokerage company, has placed a 52-week price target of $60.00 on Piedmont Natural Gas Company, Inc. (NYSE:PNY) shares after it surveyed top market analysts. Calculating estimated earnings after taking into consideration different elements, it is predicted to come at $1.94 for the next fiscal and $N/A for underway quarter.
Analysts take into account the price to earnings ratio to estimate the firm’s valuation. This ratio, which is also called as the P/E ratio evaluates the company on relative expense factor. The formula to calculate ratio is stock’s latest price/ per share earnings. The P/E ratio of Piedmont Natural Gas Company, Inc. (NYSE:PNY) stands at 34.77.
Analysts also work out Price/Earnings Growth ratio in an attempt to estimate the valuation of a firm. This ratio commonly known as the PEG ratio implies the stock’s valuation compared to earnings growth potential. Investors look to invest in the stocks with a lower PEG ratio. For Piedmont Natural Gas Company, I, the PEG ratio for coming 3-5 years is 7.72.
The technical analysis highlights that Piedmont Natural Gas Company, I current is trading $0.04 points away or +0.07% from its 50-day moving average of $59.84. Further it is trading $0.11 or +0.19% away its 200-day moving average of $59.77.
The 52-week high of Piedmont Natural Gas Company, Inc. (NYSE:PNY) was $60.35 while lowest point recorded in 52-week was $36.11. It implies if stock price makes a movement of over $-0.47, it will record a new 52-week high. In the case of +65.83% drop, it will touch a new 52-week low.
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