Should You Hold Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (NYSE:EPD)


Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (NYSE:EPD) closed its last session at $28.61. The stock traded within a range of $28.35 and $28.65. The company operates in the Energy sector with a market capitalization of 61.66 Million. Trading volume for Enterprise Products Partners L.P. was 5.4 Million in its previous trading session. Currently, Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (NYSE:EPD) has an average volume of 6.09 Million.

Company Profile

Enterprise Products Partners L.P. is a leading integrated provider of processing and transportation services to producers of Natural Gas Liquids (NGLs) and consumers of NGL products. The Company fractionates for a processing fee mixed NGLs produced as by-products of oil and natural gas production into their component products: ethane, propane, isobutane, normal butane and natural gasoline; converts normal butane to isobutane through the process of isomerization; produces MTBE from isobutane and methanol; and transports NGL products to end users by pipeline and railcar.

Analyst Views

Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (NYSE:EPD) received a Buy rating from 4 analysts. 1 analysts gave its stock an Outperform rating. 1 analysts say it’s a Hold while 0 analysts provided their expert opinion as Sell.

Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (NYSE:EPD) touched its 1-Year High price of $30.25 on 01/26/17 and its 1-Year Low price of $23.59 on 11/15/17.

EPS & Financials

Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (NYSE:EPD) reported its EPS in the last quarter as $0.3/Share lagging the analyst estimate of $0.31/Share by a difference of $-0.01. This showed a surprise of -3.2% in the last quarter earnings.

For the current quarter, 15 analysts are projecting a mean EPS of $0.35/share. According to their observations and findings, the stock could provide a high EPS of $0.37/share and a low EPS of $0.32/share.

Analysts believe that the company has the potential to earn average revenue of $7.05 Billion for the current quarter. According to their predictions high & low revenue estimates are 8.06 Billion and 6.31 Billion respectively.

Technical Analysis

By taking a look at the stock’s current statistics it can gauged that the stock candle is BULLISH with HIGH volatility. Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (NYSE:EPD) has a 20-Day average volume of 6.02 Million. According to today’s trading volume Enterprise Products Partners L.P. is BELOW its 20-Day Avg. volume with the stock showing ABOVE Abnormal volume in the past 150 days.

Moving average convergence divergence (MACD) shows that the stock is on a PRICE RELATIVITY trend. The trend for the past 10-days shows that the company was in BULLISH territory while an analysis of the last 40-Day trend shows a BULLISH signal. The 100-Day trend also shows a BULLISH trend as well.

The company currently has an insider ownership of 0.1 Percent and Institutional ownership of 38.5 Percent. The return on assets stands at 5.1%, Return on Equity currently is 11.9% and the Return on Investment value is 7.8%.

Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (NYSE:EPD) gross margin percentage stands at 13% while its operating margin for the past trailing twelve month is 13.8 percent and its overall profit margin (ttm) is 9.8 Percent. The stock is currently moving above its 20-Day Simple Moving Average of 6.94% with a 50-Day Simple Moving Average of 12.33 percent. As of today, the company has a SMA200 (200-day simple moving average) of 8.56 Percent. The Stock has YTD (year to date) performance of 7.92 percent.

The TTM operating margin for the company stands at 13.8%. The return on invested capital is at 7.8%, which is good, compared to its peers. The Free Cash Flow or FCF margin is 0.

The company’s stock is currently moving with a +ve distance from the 200 day SMA of approximately 8.56%, and has a solid year to date (YTD) performance of 7.92% which means that the stock is constantly adding to its value from the previous fiscal year end price.