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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Energy Transfer Partners, L.P., ETP

Energy Transfer Partners, L.P., ETP is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Oil & Gas Pipelines in the sector of Basic Materials. Based in USA, Energy Transfer Partners, L.P., ETPĀ  has a market cap of 18146.88. Since its IPO date on the 6/25/1996, Energy Transfer Partners, L.P., ETP performance year to date is 12.47%. Today Energy Transfer Partners, L.P., ETP has gained 4.13%, with a current price of 34.82.

Ownership of the company is 3.76% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 59.70%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of *TBA. Return of assets are at -0.90%, with return on investment at 4.70%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Energy Transfer Partners, L.P., ETP is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 1.53. While Total debt/equity is 1.59. With a profit margin of -2.70%, this is combined with a gross margin of 29.80%, and operating margin of 8.70%. Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 0.9, while the quick ratio is 0.6.

For the last year Energy Transfer Partners, L.P., ETP has seen a EPS growth of -102.60%. A performance for the year of -0.72%. The 52-week high is -17.44%, and the 52-week low is 104.17%. The average volume for Energy Transfer Partners, L.P., ETP is 1097256.

With a target price of 45.8, can Energy Transfer Partners, L.P., ETP reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Energy Transfer Partners, L.P., ETP. Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. has a P/E of *TBA and a forward P/E of 17.25. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of *TBA. Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. also has a P/S and a P/B of 0.86 and 0.89 respectively. For P/cash, Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. has a value of 44.59, while it is *TBA for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 34.82, Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. has a dividend yield of 12.62%. We see a return on equity of -2.90%.

Looking more long-term Energy Transfer Partners, L.P., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 5.00%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 153.66% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -102.60% for this year and for the last five years a -15.20% 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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