$0.46 EPS Expected for MPLX LP (MPLX)

April 16, 2018 - By Kristen Paramore

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.82 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.22, from 1.04 in 2017Q3. It fall, as 32 investors sold MPLX LP shares while 89 reduced holdings. 26 funds opened positions while 73 raised stakes. 250.53 million shares or 3.20% less from 258.81 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Captrust Advsr has invested 0.01% in MPLX LP (NYSE:MPLX). Obermeyer Wood Investment Counsel Lllp, a Colorado-based fund reported 235,278 shares. Naples Advisors Lc accumulated 10,300 shares. Vantage Inv Advisors Ltd Liability Corporation owns 0.01% invested in MPLX LP (NYSE:MPLX) for 1,000 shares. Barclays Pcl holds 2.04M shares. Toth Advisory reported 1,350 shares. Natl Bank Of Montreal Can holds 5.47 million shares. Samson Cap Management Limited Liability Corporation reported 10.48% stake. Cadence Cap Limited Liability Corporation, Massachusetts-based fund reported 387,710 shares. Advisors Asset Incorporated reported 59,576 shares. State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D stated it has 0.1% of its portfolio in MPLX LP (NYSE:MPLX). Bessemer Grp Inc has 0% invested in MPLX LP (NYSE:MPLX) for 14,355 shares. Comerica has invested 0.03% of its portfolio in MPLX LP (NYSE:MPLX). Pinnacle Lc reported 1.24% in MPLX LP (NYSE:MPLX). State Street Corporation accumulated 0% or 35,313 shares.

Since December 11, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 1 insider sale for $74,000 activity.

Analysts expect MPLX LP (NYSE:MPLX) to report $0.46 EPS on April, 26.They anticipate $0.27 EPS change or 142.11 % from last quarter’s $0.19 EPS. MPLX’s profit would be $370.03M giving it 18.27 P/E if the $0.46 EPS is correct. After having $0.31 EPS previously, MPLX LP’s analysts see 48.39 % EPS growth. The stock increased 3.67% or $1.191 during the last trading session, reaching $33.611. About 619,867 shares traded. MPLX LP (NYSE:MPLX) has declined 6.29% since April 16, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 17.84% the S&P500.

MPLX LP (NYSE:MPLX) Ratings Coverage

Among 11 analysts covering MPLX LP (NYSE:MPLX), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 73% are positive. MPLX LP had 15 analyst reports since October 17, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy” on Friday, February 2. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, January 17 by Barclays Capital. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, December 18 by Guggenheim. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of MPLX in report on Thursday, October 26 with “Buy” rating. Citigroup maintained the shares of MPLX in report on Tuesday, April 10 with “Buy” rating. Mizuho maintained MPLX LP (NYSE:MPLX) on Friday, February 2 with “Buy” rating. Citigroup initiated MPLX LP (NYSE:MPLX) on Friday, February 2 with “Buy” rating. The stock of MPLX LP (NYSE:MPLX) has “Overweight” rating given on Friday, March 23 by Morgan Stanley. The stock has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Tuesday, January 16. Raymond James maintained the shares of MPLX in report on Friday, December 1 with “Buy” rating.

MPLX LP owns, operates, develops, and acquires midstream energy infrastructure assets. The company has market cap of $27.04 billion. It operates through Logistics and Storage; and Gathering and Processing divisions. It has a 31.71 P/E ratio. The firm engages in gathering, processing, and transportation of natural gas; the gathering, transportation, fractionation, storage, and marketing of natural gas liquids; and the gathering, transportation, and storage of crude oil and refined petroleum products.

MPLX LP (NYSE:MPLX) Institutional Positions Chart

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