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How to buy Plains All American Pipeline L-P stock | $10.53

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Plains All American Pipeline, L.P
NASDAQ: PAA - USD
OIL & GAS MIDSTREAM
$10.01
-$0.01 (-0.10%)

Plains All American Pipeline, L.P is an oil & gas midstream business based in the US. Plains All American Pipeline L-P shares (PAA) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Plains All American Pipeline L-P employs 4,400 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Plains All American Pipeline L-P shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-23.
Latest market close$10.53
52-week range$4.90 - $12.38
50-day moving average $11.18
200-day moving average $9.81
Wall St. target price$12.39
PE ratio 15.6231
Dividend yield $0.72 (7.02%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.66

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Plains All American Pipeline L-P price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $10.53 from 2021-05-28

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1 month (2021-07-01) -10.08%
3 months (2021-04-30) 15.97%
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1 year (2020-07-27) N/A
2 years (2019-07-27) N/A
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Is Plains All American Pipeline L-P under- or over-valued?

Valuing Plains All American Pipeline L-P stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Plains All American Pipeline L-P's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Plains All American Pipeline L-P's P/E ratio

Plains All American Pipeline L-P's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 16x. In other words, Plains All American Pipeline L-P shares trade at around 16x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Plains All American Pipeline L-P's PEG ratio

Plains All American Pipeline L-P's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.3186. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Plains All American Pipeline L-P's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Plains All American Pipeline L-P's EBITDA

Plains All American Pipeline L-P's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $1.9 billion.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Plains All American Pipeline L-P's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Plains All American Pipeline L-P financials

Revenue TTM $23.4 billion
Operating margin TTM 5.38%
Gross profit TTM $2 billion
Return on assets TTM 3.21%
Return on equity TTM 6.92%
Profit margin 2.9%
Book value $10.60
Market capitalisation $7.4 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Plains All American Pipeline L-P shares

There are currently 13.3 million Plains All American Pipeline L-P shares held short by investors – that's known as Plains All American Pipeline L-P's "short interest". This figure is 25.9% down from 18.0 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Plains All American Pipeline L-P shares can be evaluated.

Plains All American Pipeline L-P's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Plains All American Pipeline L-P's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Plains All American Pipeline L-P shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Plains All American Pipeline L-P shares traded daily (recently around 4.7 million). Plains All American Pipeline L-P's SIR currently stands at 2.82. In other words for every 100,000 Plains All American Pipeline L-P shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2820 shares are currently held short.

However Plains All American Pipeline L-P's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Plains All American Pipeline L-P shares, or, against the total number of tradable Plains All American Pipeline L-P shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Plains All American Pipeline L-P's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Plains All American Pipeline L-P shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.0285% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Plains All American Pipeline L-P shares, roughly 29 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Plains All American Pipeline L-P.

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Plains All American Pipeline L-P share dividends

58%

Dividend payout ratio: 57.6% of net profits

Recently Plains All American Pipeline L-P has paid out, on average, around 57.6% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 7.02% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Plains All American Pipeline L-P shareholders could enjoy a 7.02% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Plains All American Pipeline L-P's case, that would currently equate to about $0.72 per share.

Plains All American Pipeline L-P's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.

Plains All American Pipeline L-P's most recent dividend payout was on 12 August 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 28 July 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Plains All American Pipeline L-P's shares ever split?

Plains All American Pipeline L-P's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 1 October 2012. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Plains All American Pipeline L-P shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Plains All American Pipeline L-P shares which in turn could have impacted Plains All American Pipeline L-P's share price.

Plains All American Pipeline L-P share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Plains All American Pipeline L-P's shares have ranged in value from as little as $4.9017 up to $12.38. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

PAA.US volatility(beta: 2.28)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Plains All American Pipeline L-P's is 2.2824. This would suggest that Plains All American Pipeline L-P's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Plains All American Pipeline L-P overview

Plains All American Pipeline, L. P. , through its subsidiaries, engages in the pipeline transportation, terminalling, storage, and gathering of crude oil and natural gas liquids (NGL) in the United States and Canada. The company operates through three segments: Transportation, Facilities, and Supply and Logistics. The Transportation segment transports crude oil and NGL through pipelines, gathering systems, and trucks. As of December 31, 2020, this segment owned and leased 18,370 miles of active crude oil and NGL pipelines and gathering systems; 35 million barrels of active and above-ground tank capacity; and 815 trailers. The Facilities segment provides storage, terminalling, and throughput services for crude oil, NGL, and natural gas; and NGL fractionation and isomerization, and natural gas and condensate processing services.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Plains All American Pipeline L-P is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 34.587% of Plains All American Pipeline L-P shares are held by insiders and 45.386% by institutions.
How many people work for Plains All American Pipeline L-P?
Latest data suggests 4,400 work at Plains All American Pipeline L-P.
When does the fiscal year end for Plains All American Pipeline L-P?
Plains All American Pipeline L-P's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Plains All American Pipeline L-P based?
Plains All American Pipeline L-P's address is: 333 Clay Street, Houston, TX, United States, 77002
What is Plains All American Pipeline L-P's ISIN number?
Plains All American Pipeline L-P's international securities identification number is: US7265031051
What is Plains All American Pipeline L-P's CUSIP number?
Plains All American Pipeline L-P's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 726503105

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