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87% of Analysts Rate Hi-Crush Partners as a ‘Buy’

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Recommendations for HCLP

Analysts surveyed by Reuters seem bullish on Hi-Crush Partners (HCLP) with 87% rating the MLP as a “buy” and the remaining 13% rating it a “hold.” None of the surveyed analysts rated HCLP a “sell.” The mean price target for HCLP is $16.8, which implies an upside of 51% in a year from HCLP’s current price of $11.15.

The above graph shows how analysts’ recommendations on Hi-Crush Partners have changed over the last six months.

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Peers’ ratings

In comparison, nearly 33% of the surveyed analysts rated Emerge Energy Services (EMES) as a “buy” and 67% rated it a “hold.” The consensus price target for EMES is $11.5. If EMES attains the price target in a year, it would mean an upside of 80% from its current price of $6.40.

Nearly 59% of analysts rated Fairmount Santrol Holdings (FMSA) as a “buy,” 35% rated it as a “hold,” and 6% rated the stock a “sell.” FMSA’s consensus price target of $5.85 implies an upside of 34% in a year from its current price of $4.35.

In comparison, 95% of analysts rated U.S. Silica Holdings (SLCA) as a “buy.” 5% of analysts rated it as a “hold.” The consensus price target for SLCA is $38. If SLCA attains its price target in a year, it would imply an upside of 52% from its current price of $25.08.

On March 26, 2018, SunTrust Robinson cut U.S. Silica Holdings’ price target from $38 to $37.

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