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Dominating the Market Today: Spectra Energy Partners, LP, (SEP)

Friday February 24th 2017: Spectra Energy Partners, LP, SEP is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Oil & Gas Pipelines in the sector of Basic Materials. Based in USA, Spectra Energy Partners, LP, SEPĀ  has a market cap of 13.96 B. Since its IPO date on the 7/26/2007, Spectra Energy Partners, LP, SEP performance year to date is -3.08%. Today Spectra Energy Partners, LP, SEP has gained 0.27%, with a current price of 44.55.

Ownership of the company is 81.04% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 20.50%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 96.20%. Return of assets are at 4.00%, with return on investment at 6.40%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Spectra Energy Partners, LP, SEP is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.53. While Total debt/equity is 0.66. With a profit margin of 32.50%, this is combined with a gross margin of 66.70%, and operating margin of 47.40%. Spectra Energy Partners, LP ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 0.3, while the quick ratio is 0.3.

For the last year Spectra Energy Partners, LP, SEP has seen a EPS growth of -13.80%. A performance for the year of -3.22%. The 52-week high is -9.91%, and the 52-week low is 10.85%. The average volume for Spectra Energy Partners, LP, SEP is 1554.

With a target price of 50.17, can Spectra Energy Partners, LP, SEP reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Spectra Energy Partners, LP, SEP. Spectra Energy Partners, LP has a P/E of 15.95 and a forward P/E of 13.73. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 3.47. Spectra Energy Partners, LP also has a P/S and a P/B of 5.35 and 1.18 respectively. For P/cash, Spectra Energy Partners, LP has a value of 49.51, while it is *TBA for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 44.55, Spectra Energy Partners, LP has a dividend yield of 6.32%. We see a return on equity of 7.40%.

Looking more long-term Spectra Energy Partners, LP, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 4.59%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 0.75% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -13.80% for this year and for the last five years a -13.30% growth has been seen.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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