Plains Stock Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation


USD 12.24  0.02  0.16%   

Considering the 90-day investment horizon and your above-average risk tolerance, our recommendation regarding Plains All American is 'Hold'. Macroaxis provides Plains All buy-hold-or-sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding PAA positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Plains All's available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site.
The advice is provided from Plains All's buy-and-hold perspective. Please check Plains All Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with the current analyst consensus. To check ratings for multiple equity instruments, please use the Instant Ratings tool. We conduct extensive research on individual companies such as Plains and provide practical buy, sell, or hold advice based on selected investing horizon and risk tolerance towards Plains All American.

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For the selected time horizon Plains All American has a Risk Adjusted Performance of 0.0749, Jensen Alpha of (0.017442), Total Risk Alpha of (0.06), Sortino Ratio of (0.012671) and Treynor Ratio of 0.0939
Our trade recommendations tool can cross-verify current analyst consensus on Plains All American and to analyze the firm potential to grow in the current economic cycle. To make sure Plains All is not overpriced, please check all Plains All American fundamentals, including its shares owned by institutions, price to sales, and the relationship between the shares outstanding and price to earning . Given that Plains All American has a price to earning of 15.06 X, we recommend you to check out Plains All American market performance and probability of bankruptcy to ensure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your recent risk tolerance and investing horizon.

Plains All Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

The company has 8.4 B in debt with debt to equity (D/E) ratio of 0.69, which is OK given its current industry classification. Plains All American has a current ratio of 0.95, suggesting that it has not enough short term capital to pay financial commitments when the payables are due. Debt can assist Plains All until it has trouble settling it off, either with new capital or with free cash flow. So, Plains All's shareholders could walk away with nothing if the company can't fulfill its legal obligations to repay debt. However, a more frequent occurrence is when companies like Plains All American sell additional shares at bargain prices, diluting existing shareholders. Debt, in this case, can be an excellent and much better tool for Plains to invest in growth at high rates of return. When we think about Plains All's use of debt, we should always consider it together with cash and equity.
About 35.0% of Plains All outstanding shares are owned by corporate insiders
On 14th of November 2022 Plains All paid $ 0.2175 per share dividend to its current shareholders

Plains All Returns Distribution Density

The distribution of Plains All's historical returns is an attempt to chart the uncertainty of Plains All's future price movements. The chart of the probability distribution of Plains All stock daily returns describes the distribution of returns around its average expected value. We use Plains All American price's Value At Risk and its Upside Potential as a relative measure of the distribution. The graph of the distribution of Plains All returns is essential to provide solid investment advice for Plains All.
Mean Return0.1Value At Risk-3.33
Potential Upside3.73Standard Deviation2.00
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Investment risk management requires an estimate of the probability of extreme price changes. Therefore, the correct representation of the distribution of Plains All historical returns presented in an easy-to-digest graphical form helps investors and money managers understand the risk-reward trade-off of different investement strategies.

Plains Stock Institutional Investors

Have you ever been surprised when a price of an equity instrument such as Plains All is soaring high without any particular reason? This is usually happening because many institutional investors are aggressively trading Plains All American backward and forwards among themselves. Plains All's institutional investor refers to the entity that pools money to purchase Plains All's securities or originate loans. Institutional investors include commercial and private banks, credit unions, insurance companies, pension funds, hedge funds, endowments, and mutual funds. Operating companies that invest excess capital in these types of assets may also be included in the term and may influence corporate governance by exercising voting rights in their investments.
Security TypeSharesValue
Zullo Investment Group IncCommon Shares500K
Zullo Investment Group IncCommon Shares500K
Zullo Investment Group IncCommon Shares500K
Zullo Investment Group IncCommon Shares500K
Zions Bancorporation NaCommon Shares1.5 K28 K
Zions Bancorporation NaCommon Shares1.5 K32 K
Zions Bancorporation NaCommon Shares1.9 K47 K
Note, although Plains All's institutional investors appear to be way more sophisticated than retail investors, it remains unclear if professional active investment managers can reliably enhance risk-adjusted returns by an amount that exceeds fees and expenses.

Plains All Greeks

Most traded equities are subject to two types of risk - systematic (i.e., market) and unsystematic (i.e., nonmarket or company-specific) risk. Unsystematic risk is the risk that events specific to Plains All or Oil, Gas & Consumable Fuels sector will adversely affect the stock's price. This type of risk can be diversified away by owning several different stocks in different industries whose stock prices have shown a small correlation to each other. On the other hand, systematic risk is the risk that Plains All's price will be affected by overall stock market movements and cannot be diversified away. So, no matter how many positions you have, you cannot eliminate market risk. However, you can measure a Plains stock's historical response to market movements and buy it if you are comfortable with its volatility direction. Beta and standard deviation are two commonly used measures to help you make the right decision.
Alpha over NYSE Composite
Beta against NYSE Composite0.92
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Information ratio -0.01

Plains All Volatility Alert

Plains All American currently demonstrates below-average downside deviation. It has Information Ratio of -0.01 and Jensen Alpha of -0.02. However, we advise investors to further question Plains All American expected returns to ensure all indicators are consistent with the current outlook about its relatively low value at risk. Understanding different market volatility trends often help investors to time the market. Properly using volatility indicators enable traders to measure Plains All's stock risk against market volatility during both bullish and bearish trends. The higher level of volatility that comes with bear markets can directly impact Plains All's stock price while adding stress to investors as they watch their shares' value plummet. This usually forces investors to rebalance their portfolios by buying different stocks as prices fall.

Plains All Fundamentals Vs Peers

Comparing Plains All's fundamentals to the average values of its peers is one of the most widely used and accepted methods of equity analyses. It helps to analyze Plains All's direct or indirect competition across all of the common fundamentals between Plains All and the related equities. This way, we can detect undervalued stocks with similar characteristics as Plains All or determine the stocks which would be an excellent addition to an existing portfolio. Peer analysis of Plains All's fundamental indicators could also be used in its relative valuation, which is a method of valuing Plains All by comparing valuation metrics with those of similar companies.
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FundamentalsPlains AllPeer Average
Return On Equity0.13 %(0.31) %
Return On Asset0.0456 %(0.14) %
Profit Margin0.0213 %(1.27) %
Operating Margin0.0328 %(5.51) %
Current Valuation16.58 B16.62 B
Shares Outstanding698.33 M571.82 M
Shares Owned by Insiders35.23 %10.09 %
Shares Owned by Institutions42.76 %39.21 %
Number of Shares Shorted30.84 M4.71 M
Price to Earning15.06 X28.72 X
Price to Book0.85 X9.51 X
Price to Sales0.15 X11.42 X
Revenue42.04 B9.43 B
Gross Profit2.51 B27.38 B
EBITDA1.44 B3.9 B
Net Income593 M570.98 M
Cash and Equivalents324 M2.7 B
Cash per Share0.46 X5.01 X
Total Debt8.4 B5.32 B
Debt to Equity0.69 %48.70 %
Current Ratio0.97 X2.16 X
Book Value Per Share10.96 X1.93 K
Cash Flow from Operations2 B971.22 M
Short Ratio5.20 X4.00 X
Earnings Per Share1.45 X3.12 X
Price to Earnings To Growth2.27 X4.89 X
Target Price14.74
Number of Employees4.1 K18.84 K
Market Capitalization8.67 B19.03 B
Total Asset28.61 B29.47 B
Working Capital(438 M)1.48 B
Current Asset2.97 B9.34 B
   Acquisition or disposition of Plains All securities by Paa Gp Holdings Llc [view details]

Plains All Market Momentum

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Is Plains All's industry expected to grow? Or is there an opportunity to expand the business' product line in the future? Factors like these will boost the valuation of Plains All. If investors know Plains will grow in the future, the company's valuation will be higher. The financial industry is built on trying to define current growth potential and future valuation accurately. All the valuation information about Plains All listed above have to be considered, but the key to understanding future value is determining which factors weigh more heavily than others.
The market value of Plains All American is measured differently than its book value, which is the value of Plains that is recorded on the company's balance sheet. Investors also form their own opinion of Plains All's value that differs from its market value or its book value, called intrinsic value, which is Plains All's true underlying value. Investors use various methods to calculate intrinsic value and buy a stock when its market value falls below its intrinsic value. Because Plains All's market value can be influenced by many factors that don't directly affect Plains All's underlying business (such as a pandemic or basic market pessimism), market value can vary widely from intrinsic value.
Please note, there is a significant difference between Plains All's value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine Plains All value by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, Plains All's price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.