Nustar Energy L.P. Common Units (NS): Price and Financial Metrics

Nustar Energy L.P. Common Units (NS): $13.45

0.27 (+2.05%)

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NS POWR Grades

  • NS scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 96.24% of US stocks.
  • NS's strongest trending metric is Quality; it's been moving up over the last 179 days.
  • NS's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 3.18% of US stocks).

NS Stock Summary

  • For NS, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 91.12% of US equities we're observing.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, NuStar Energy LP is reporting a growth rate of 682.36%; that's higher than 96.93% of US stocks.
  • NuStar Energy LP's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is 35.7%, greater than the shareholder yield of 95.32% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to NuStar Energy LP are LPI, ETRN, CMRE, MPLN, and AMC.
  • Visit NS's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

NS Valuation Summary

  • NS's price/earnings ratio is 74.7; this is 271.64% higher than that of the median Energy stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, NS's EV/EBIT ratio has gone up 11.4.
  • Over the past 243 months, NS's price/sales ratio has gone down 2.3.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for NS.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
NS 2021-09-03 1.2 1.5 74.7 20.6
NS 2021-09-02 1.2 1.6 75.6 20.6
NS 2021-09-01 1.2 1.5 73.7 20.5
NS 2021-08-31 1.2 1.5 72.6 20.3
NS 2021-08-30 1.2 1.5 74.3 20.5
NS 2021-08-27 1.2 1.5 75.0 20.6

NS Growth Metrics

    Its 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -86.48%.
  • The 5 year revenue growth rate now stands at -20.25%.
  • Its 3 year revenue growth rate is now at 1.94%.
Over the past 34 months, NS's revenue has gone down $353,845,000.

The table below shows NS's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-12-31 1,618.5 501.478 38.225
2021-09-30 1,587.726 540.238 -3.761
2021-06-30 1,537.972 469.794 24.532
2021-03-31 1,450.419 520.227 -9.085
2020-12-31 1,481.564 525.998 -198.983
2020-09-30 1,494.616 546.955 -136.107

NS's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • NS has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 58.9% of graded US stocks.
  • NS's asset turnover comes in at 0.268 -- ranking 75th of 137 Transportation stocks.
  • FDX, RRTS, and MPLX are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with NS.

The table below shows NS's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.268 0.351 0.034
2021-03-31 0.251 0.354 0.030
2020-12-31 0.253 0.368 0.004
2020-09-30 0.252 0.377 0.011
2020-06-30 0.251 0.372 0.029
2020-03-31 0.251 0.365 0.029

NS Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of NS, see our NS price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $19.09 Average Broker Recommendation 1.82 (Hold)

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NS Price/Volume Stats

Current price $13.45 52-week high $18.95
Prev. close $13.18 52-week low $12.84
Day low $13.10 Volume 952,700
Day high $13.57 Avg. volume 713,654
50-day MA $15.14 Dividend yield 12.14%
200-day MA $15.62 Market Cap 1.48B

Nustar Energy L.P. Common Units (NS) Company Bio

NuStar Energy LP engages in the terminalling, storage, and marketing of petroleum products; and transportation of petroleum products and anhydrous ammonia primarily in the United States and the Netherlands. It operates through three segments: Pipeline, Storage, and Fuels Marketing. The company was founded in 1999 and is based in San Antonio, Texas.

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Latest NS News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about NuStar Energy LP that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate NS as an investment opportunity.

NuStar to Participate in the Barclays Select Series: Midstream & Clean Infrastructure Corporate Access Days

SAN ANTONIO, February 23, 2022--NuStar Energy L.P. (NYSE: NS) announced today that members of management will participate in virtual meetings with members of the investment community at the Barclays Select Series: Midstream & Clean Infrastructure Corporate Access Days on Tuesday, March 1, 2022 and Wednesday, March 2, 2022. The materials to be discussed in the meetings will be available on the partnership’s website at 10:30 a.m. Eastern Time, Tuesday, March 1, 2022.

Yahoo | February 23, 2022

NuStar Energy's Quandary

NuStar Energy L.P.'s (NS) reported slightly weaker results than expected at its last conference. But, on the other side, strong energy demands with its steady price increase, leave investors considering balancing acts to further understand NuStar's rewards vs. risks. The Report Management opened the results interestingly with this comment, "We...

Patient Tech Investor on Seeking Alpha | February 22, 2022

NuStar Energy''s Quandary

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Seeking Alpha | February 22, 2022

NuStar Energy to sell Nova Scotia terminal, maintains adjusted EBITDA guidance (NYSE:NS)

NuStar Energy (NS) agrees to sell its 7.8M-barrel storage terminal in Nova Scotia to EverWind Fuels for $60M

Seeking Alpha | February 14, 2022

NuStar Energy L.P. Announces Agreement to Sell Terminal in Nova Scotia

SAN ANTONIO, February 14, 2022--NuStar Energy L.P. (NYSE: NS) announced today that it has entered into an agreement to sell its terminal in Nova Scotia, Canada to EverWind Fuels for $60 million. The 7.8 million-barrel storage terminal is located at Point Tupper on the Strait of Canso, near Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia. The sale is expected to close in the first half of 2022, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions.

Yahoo | February 14, 2022

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NS Price Returns

1-mo -13.39%
3-mo -9.92%
6-mo -3.31%
1-year -16.78%
3-year -30.97%
5-year -50.14%
YTD -10.99%
2021 21.45%
2020 -37.07%
2019 34.94%
2018 -22.10%
2017 -33.37%

NS Dividends

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