Western Gas Partners

Western Gas Partners (WES) has the most “buy” ratings among the select peers we’ve examined in this series. 64.7% of analysts surveyed by Reuters rate Western Gas Partners a “buy” as of November 20 while the remaining 35.3% rate it a “hold.” Stifel Nicolaus last upgraded WES to “buy” from “hold.” Overall, the partnership has seen four rating updates in 2017, including one upgrade, one downgrade, and two new coverage instances. WES is currently trading below the low range ($51) of analysts’ target price. WES’s average target price of $59.2 implies ~31% upside potential from current price levels.

WES, ENLK, ENBL, DCP: Comparing Wall Street Ratings

EnLink Midstream Partners

56.3% of analysts rate EnLink Midstream Partners (ENLK) a “hold,” 37.5% rate it a “buy,” and the remaining 6.2% rate it a “sell” as of November 20. Seaport Global last initiated coverage on ENLK with a “neutral” rating, which is equivalent to “hold.” Overall, ENLK has seen six rating updates in 2017, including three new coverage instances, two upgrades, and one downgrade. ENLK’s average target price of $18.4 implies a ~23% upside potential from the current price levels.

Enable Midstream Partners

Enable Midstream Partners (ENBL) has the most “sell” ratings among our select peer group. 50.0% of analysts rate ENBL a “buy,” 30.0% rate it a “hold,” and the remaining 20.0% rate it a “sell” as of November 20. ENBL is currently trading below the low range ($15) of analysts’ target price. ENBL’s average target price of $17.1 implies ~15% upside potential from the current price levels.

DCP Midstream

53.8% of analysts rate DCP Midstream (DCP) a “hold,” 30.8% rate it a “buy,” and the remaining 15.4% rate it a “sell” as of November 20. DCP’s average target price of $37.1 implies an ~11% upside potential from the current price levels.

For more coverage on midstream companies, check out our Master Limited Partnerships page.

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