How to buy Plains GP Holdings shares | $8.22

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Plains GP Holdings, L.P is an oil & gas midstream business based in the US. Plains GP Holdings shares (PAGP.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $8.22 – an increase of 7.17% over the previous week. Plains GP Holdings employs 0 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $26.5 billion.

How to buy shares in Plains GP Holdings

  1. Choose a platform. If you're a beginner, our share-dealing table below can help you choose.
  2. Open your account. You'll need your ID, bank details and national insurance number.
  3. Confirm your payment details. You'll need to fund your account with a bank transfer, debit card or credit card.
  4. Search the platform for stock code: PAGP in this case.
  5. Research Plains GP Holdings shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your Plains GP Holdings shares. It's that simple.
The whole process can take as little as 15 minutes.

How has Coronavirus impacted Plains GP Holdings's share price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Plains GP Holdings's share price has had significant negative movement.

Its last market close was $8.22, which is 49.45% down on its pre-crash value of $16.26 and 170.39% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as $3.04.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of Plains GP Holdings shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth $311.08 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth $494.60.

Plains GP Holdings share price

Use our graph to track the performance of PAGP stocks over time.

Plains GP Holdings shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-11-27.
Latest market close$8.22
52-week range$2.8336 - $18.0734
50-day moving average $7.2354
200-day moving average $8.0766
Wall St. target price$11.27
PE ratio 3.6429
Dividend yield $0.72 (8.26%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $2.521
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£100
0.45%
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0.05-0.25%
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Is it a good time to buy Plains GP Holdings stock?

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Plains GP Holdings price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $8.22

1 week (2021-01-08) -15.86%
1 month (2020-12-17) -9.07%
3 months (2020-10-16) 20.18%
6 months (2020-07-17) -0.36%
1 year (2020-01-17) -57.34%
2 years (2019-01-17) -65.15%
3 years (2018-01-17) -64.66%
5 years (2016-01-15) -60.17%

Is Plains GP Holdings under- or over-valued?

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

Plains GP Holdings's P/E ratio

Plains GP Holdings's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 4x. In other words, Plains GP Holdings shares trade at around 4x 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 GP Holdings's PEG ratio

Plains GP Holdings's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.4161. 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 GP Holdings'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 GP Holdings's EBITDA

Plains GP Holdings's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is a whopping $1.8 billion (£1.4 billion).

The EBITDA is a measure of a Plains GP Holdings's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Plains GP Holdings financials

Revenue TTM $26.5 billion
Operating margin TTM 4.45%
Gross profit TTM $2.9 billion
Return on assets TTM 2.66%
Return on equity TTM -16.5%
Profit margin -1.89%
Book value $7.86
Market capitalisation $1.6 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

How to short and sell Plains GP Holdings shares

  1. Create a CFD or spread betting account.
  2. Search for the stock code. E.g. "PAGP.US"
  3. Choose your position size.
  4. Select "sell" rather than "buy".
  5. Confirm your position and keep tabs on it. You may wish to set limits on your position.

There are currently 4.6 million Plains GP Holdings shares held short by investors – that's known as Plains GP Holdings's "short interest". This figure is 125.7% up from 2.0 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Plains GP Holdings shares can be evaluated.

Plains GP Holdings's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Plains GP Holdings's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Plains GP Holdings shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Plains GP Holdings shares traded daily (recently around 3.4 million). Plains GP Holdings's SIR currently stands at 1.35. In other words for every 100,000 Plains GP Holdings shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1350 shares are currently held short.

However Plains GP Holdings's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Plains GP Holdings shares, or, against the total number of tradable Plains GP Holdings shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Plains GP Holdings's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Plains GP Holdings shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.025% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Plains GP Holdings shares, roughly 25 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 GP Holdings.

Find out more about how you can short Plains GP Holdings stock.

Plains GP Holdings share dividends

We're not expecting Plains GP Holdings to pay a dividend over the next 12 months. However, you can browse other dividend-paying shares in our guide.

Have Plains GP Holdings's shares ever split?

Plains GP Holdings's shares were split on a 375:1000 basis on 16 November 2016. So if you had owned 1000 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 375 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Plains GP Holdings shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 166.7% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Plains GP Holdings shares which in turn could have impacted Plains GP Holdings's share price.

Plains GP Holdings share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Plains GP Holdings's shares have ranged in value from as little as $2.8336 up to $18.0734. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

PAGP.US volatility(beta: 2.22)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Plains GP Holdings's is 2.2215. This would suggest that Plains GP Holdings's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

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Plains GP Holdings overview

Plains GP Holdings, L.P. owns and operates midstream energy infrastructure in the United States and Canada. It operates through three segments: Transportation, Facilities, and Supply and Logistics. The Transportation segment engages in the transportation of crude oil and natural gas liquids (NGLs) on pipelines, gathering systems, trucks, and barges. As of December 31, 2019, it owned and leased assets comprising 18,535 miles of crude oil and NGL pipelines and gathering systems; 35 million barrels of above-ground tank capacity; 825 trailers; 50 transport and storage barges; and 20 transport tugs. The Facilities segment engages in the provision of storage, terminalling, and throughput services primarily for crude oil, NGLs, and natural gas; NGL fractionation and isomerization services; and natural gas and condensate processing services. This segment owned and operated approximately 79 million barrels of crude oil storage capacity; 34 million barrels of NGL storage capacity; 63 billion cubic feet of natural gas storage capacity; 25 billion cubic feet of base gas; seven natural gas processing plants; a condensate processing facility; eight fractionation plants; 30 crude oil and NGL rail terminals; six marine facilities; and 430 miles of pipelines. The Supply and Logistics segment engages in merchant-related activities, including purchase of crude oil, as well as NGL from producers, refiners, processors, and other marketers; storage of NGL and natural gas; and resale and transport of crude oil and NGL. This segment owned 16 million barrels of crude oil and NGL linefill; 4 million barrels of crude oil and NGL linefill in pipelines owned by third parties and other inventory; 760 trucks and 900 trailers; and 8,000 crude oil and NGL railcars. The company offers logistics services, primarily for crude oil, NGLs, and natural gas. PAA GP Holdings LLC operates as a general partner of the company. Plains GP Holdings, L.P. was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

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