NuStar Energy L.P. (NS): Facts to know about NS?

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NuStar Energy L.P. (NYSE:NS) changes shares on Wednesday trading session, with a change of 3.33% or $0.49 shares. The trading starts at $15.03 and closed at $14.72 throughout the day. The trading session low price was $14.9401 and day high was $15.46 on Wednesday, August 05. After the session, the Energy sector daily volume shifted to 0.79 million while its average volume is 890.53K. In other hand, the NS market cap reached to $1.65B. While, its current target price is $16.57.

On October 15, 2019, Three ethanol tanks burning at NuStar California storage facility -Fire Dept. According to the news reported on Reuters, Three tanks containing thousands of gallons of ethanol are burning at NuStar Energy’s Crockett, California, storage facility, a fire department spokesman said on Tuesday.

Checking out the performance report which defines the increase or decrease of prices for a specific period. For the last 5 trading sessions, its performance is up 2.84% and up 8.49% for month. Its quarterly performance was 32.84% above, while its half year performance is down -46.08%. NS yearly performance stood at negative -43.03% and fall -41.16% for year-to-date. Current recommendation for NuStar Energy L.P. is 2.70.

Earnings per share or EPS is an important financial measure, which defines the profitability of a company. NS EPS (TTM) for 12-month is -1.03. EPS for this year is 117.80%, while for the next year its value is 0.75. It has an EPS of -22.60% down for past five years and for the next five years will be up 13.60%.

Alps Advisors Inc., Invesco Ltd. and Tortoise Capital Advisors, LLC are the top three holders in NuStar Energy L.P. (NS) stock. On Mar 30, 2020, Alps Advisors Inc. has 12.72 million shares which valued 109.3 million. On Mar 30, 2020, Invesco Ltd. owned 10.38 million shares which valued at 89.13 million. On Mar 30, 2020, Tortoise Capital Advisors, LLC has a total of 6.18 million shares which valued at 53.09 million. In the end, Tortoise Capital Advisors, LLC have 5.66% shares outstanding of NuStar Energy L.P. (NS) on Mar 30, 2020. The insider ownership moved to 10.00% and institutional holding shifted to 71.40%.

The company posted an EPS (TTM) of -1.03. According to the most recent quarter report on (Sep 2020), 9 analysts estimated an average EPS of 0.08, while 0.11 EPS posted a year ago period. Analyst Estimated EPS for NS published in the report was -$0.52 – $0.31 during the same period. Comparing with last year, the average estimated EPS was 0.11 which is higher than -0.06 which was posted for recent quarter EPS.

A brief look on simple moving average (SMA) that determines the market price can impact a market. The SMA for NS fall -22.74% for period of 200 days. SMA for 50 days was -0.03% which is showing red signal, while SMA-20 was 9.47%. The moving average value for NuStar Energy L.P. (NS) is 15.99 and 14.38 for 200 and 50 days respectively.

Let’s take a look on the insider transactions, in which multiple shareholders are showing interest in NS stock. On Mar 31, Bates Jesse D, Director, bought 2,000 trading shares at the cost of $7.44, which valued at 14880.0. On Mar 19, Munch Robert J, Director, bought 4,000 shares at the cost of $7.77, with total shares of 23,213. On Mar 19, ROSIER WILLIAM GRADY, Director, bought 25,000 shares at the cost of 7.29. After this transaction, ROSIER WILLIAM GRADY total shares reached to 64,715 which valued at 0.18 million.