NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Brookfield Infrastructure Partners (BIP) - Get Brookfield Infrastructure Partners L.P. Report  are down 0.49% to $44.53 in afternoon trading after Credit Suisse downgraded the company's rating to "neutral" from "outperform," while maintaining a price target of $46. 

"We believe Brookfield's core asset base provides an attractive amount of growth, however, with less visibility than some other names in our coverage universe," analysts said. 

Brookfield reported earnings of 75 cents per share for its 2014 fiscal year, and revenue of $1.92 billion.

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Analysts increased their earnings estimates for fiscal years 2015 and 2016 to $2.21 and $2.51 per share, from $2.19 and $2.50 per share, respectively.

Credit Suisse also estimates total revenue of $3.12 billion and $3.36 billion for fiscal years 2015 and 2016, respectively. 

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The company owns and operates utilities, transport and energy businesses in North and South America, Australasia and Europe.

"We believe Brookfield is uniquely positioned for ongoing growth from the existing asset base and favorable mergers and acquisitions potential," the firm said. 

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