PBA stock: buy or sell?

PBA stock price: $17.22 -17.53% At close on March 27th, 2020

Updated on:
March 27th, 2020

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Shares of Pembina Pipeline closed yesterday at $17.22 and plummed a spooky -17.53%. On Wednesday PBA boosted an extraordinary 11.05%.

Pembina Pipeline Corporation provides transportation and midstream services for the energy industry in North America. It operates through five segments: Conventional Pipelines, Oil Sands & Heavy Oil, Gas Services, Midstream, and Veresen.

Should I buy PBA stock?

Make a decision about when to buy or sell stocks is one of the hardest parts of being a trader or investor. That's why is so important to choose your own trading plan that matches with your character as inversor. There are thousands of trading strategies for you to choose, but at Stocks2.com we prefer those that are simple but successful.

Currently, Pembina Pipeline stock doesn't match any of these trading strategies, so our recommendation is not to buy.

Buy setupElegible
New all-time highNo
New 52 week highNo
Price crossing up 200d MANo
100d MA crossing up 200d MANo
This doesn't mean PBA will slide in coming sessions, or it will not rise higher. Simply, it doesn't match our recommended trading systems.

Is Pembina Pipeline stock a buy?

Everyday, hundreds of stock ratings are published by financial analysts to indicate a particular stock's attractiveness. Unfortunately, we couldn't find any rating for PBA stock for the last 30 days.

PBA stock analysis

Daily outlook

Pembina Pipeline closed yesterday at $17.22 and plummed a spooky -17.53%.

Pembina Pipeline shares plummed -17.53% to $17.22 yesterday. Since Mar/5 when PBA stock price broke down the SMA200d line, it slid $-18.70 per share (-52.06%). On Feb 20th, PBA hit new all time highs, pushing higher previous ATH of $39.71 recorded on February 19th. New ATHs are usual entry points for many trading setups as there aren't higher resistences.

PBA stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

After sliding a frightening -28.94% in a week last week, Pembina Pipeline closed this week at $17.22 and climbed a super good 8.10%. After 4 weeks sliding, this week raised a 6.28%.

Not so far away is the last all-time high Pembina Pipeline marked by mid February, but since then it dropped a 56.98%. Since price and 40-weeks moving average lines crossed down early March, PBA fell $-18.54 per share (-51.85%). Stocks under the 200 days moving average line are usually not recommended for average traders.

PBA stock chart (weekly)

PBA stock price history

PBA IPO was on October 6th, 2010 at $11.41 per share1. Since then, PBA stock surged a 50.90%, with a yearly average of 5.70%. If you had invested $1,000 in PBA stock in 2010, it would worth $509.00 today.

1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.

PBA stock historical price chart

PBA stock reached all-time highs on February 20th with a price of $40.03.

PBA stock price target

Predicting the price evolution of a stock or any financial instrument in a reliable and repeatable way is probably impossible. However, many stock price predictions are published every day by banks, financial institutions and independent analysts. You should not follow the analysts' PBA stock price predictions in the hope that they will be met as they may be wrong and not met. For the last 30 days we have not found any price prediction for Pembina Pipeline stock by any trusted analyst.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

Pembina Pipeline presented slightly fine results for 2018-Q4 . Pembina Pipeline gained Earnings per Share (EPS) by 4.20%, beating experts estimates of $0.48. Pembina Pipeline posted $0.50.
PBA earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise
2017-Q2-n/an/an/a
2017-Q3-n/an/an/a
2017-Q42018-02-220.410.5226.8%
2018-Q12018-05-030.450.474.4%
2018-Q22018-08-020.40.33-17.5%
2018-Q32018-11-010.470.46-2.1%
2018-Q42019-02-210.480.54.2%
2019-Q1-n/an/an/a
2019-Q2-n/an/an/a
2019-Q3-n/an/an/a

Annual financial results

Compared to 2017, last anual turnover report draw an exceptional gain of 35.93% to $7,351.00 million USD. In contrast, its profit margin (compared to sales) remained constant to 17.39%, that is $1,278.00 million.

PBA annual Sales and Income evolution
YearSalesYoYIncome/(margin)YoY
2013$5,030 M-$351 M7.0%-
2014$5,222 M3.83%$330 M6.3%-6.10%
2015$4,635 M-11.25%$406 M8.8%23.19%
2016$4,265 M-7.98%$466 M10.9%14.78%
2017$5,408 M26.80%$891 M16.5%91.20%
2018$7,351 M35.93%$1,278 M17.4%43.43%

Quarterly financial results

Pembina Pipeline posted $1,524.00 M in sales for 2018-Q4, a -25.48% less compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked $368.00 M with a profit margin of 24.15%. Profit margin rose a 7.81% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 16.33%. When comparing sales to same quarter last year, Pembina Pipeline sales marked a great growth and rocketed a 11.17%.
PBA quarterly Sales and Income evolution
QuarterSales1QoQ2Income1/(margin)QoQ2
2017-Q2$1,170 M-$124 M10.6%-
2017-Q3$839 M-28.27%$86 M10.3%-30.44%
2017-Q4$1,371 M63.36%$360 M26.3%317.60%
2018-Q1$1,837 M34.00%$330 M18.0%-8.39%
2018-Q2$1,945 M5.88%$246 M12.6%-25.45%
2018-Q3$2,045 M5.14%$334 M16.3%35.77%
2018-Q4$1,524 M-25.48%$368 M24.1%10.18%
2019-Q1$1,968 M29.13%$313 M15.9%-14.95%

Pembina Pipeline ownership

When you are planning to buy a company, it's worth to review its ownership structure.

Management staff in all public traded companies that hold equity is required to report every transaction to the SEC. For Pembina Pipeline, of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.

Bearish positions for PBA stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.

For a better context understanding, the following table shows ownership data compared to other related stocks:

PBA
Market cap$9.4 B
Total shares547.8 M
Float shares546.8 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)0.0%
  - Insider holdings (%)0.0%
Shares in short selling0.0%

PBA summary

Friday, March 27th, 2020
Open$19.87
Close$17.22
Day range$17.16 - $20.02
Previous close$20.88
Session gain-17.53%
Average true range$4.08
50d mov avg$32.09
100d mov avg$33.68
200d mov avg$34.38
Daily patternlt03a
Weekly pattern

Pembina Pipeline performance

To measure stock performance is always good to compare with competitors or related stocks. In the following table, we compare Pembina Pipeline performance to :
Stock3m6m12m
PBAPembina Pipeline-52.34%-52.05%-49.85%

Pembina Pipeline competitors

Unfortunately, we could not find any public company that could be defined as Pembina Pipeline competitor. This doesn't mean Pembina Pipeline does not have any competitor in the market, it's just we could not detected it.

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