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Morning Buzz: Spectra Energy Partners, LP (NYSE:SEP)

The company in question is, Spectra Energy Partners, LP (NYSE:SEP) currently with a stock price of 43.06 (-0.23% today). The market cap for Spectra Energy Partners, LP is 13.65 B, and is in the sector Basic Materials, and Oil & Gas Pipelines industry. The target price for Spectra Energy Partners, LP is 49.78. Currently Spectra Energy Partners, LP is trading with a P/E of 15.46, and a forward P/E of 13.14. Average volume for Spectra Energy Partners, LP is 390.5 and so far today it is 290232.

Performance in the last year for Spectra Energy Partners, LP has been 1.68%. For EPS growth, Spectra Energy Partners, LP has seen a growth of -13.80%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 1.02%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been -13.30% over the last five years and could be 4.04% for the next five years. Spectra Energy Partners, LP has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 12.20%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -8.20%. The 20-day simple moving average is -1.87%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 0.14%.

Since the IPO date for Spectra Energy Partners, LP on the 7/26/2007, Spectra Energy Partners, LP has seen performance year to date to be -3.10%. With Spectra Energy Partners, LP trading at 43.06, the dividend yield is 6.53%, and the EPS is 2.79.

So could Spectra Energy Partners, LP, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 15.46. The PEG is 3.83, P/S is 5.23 and the P/B is at 1.14. The P/cash is 48.4, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

Spectra Energy Partners, LP ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 0.3, and the quick ratio is 0.3. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.53, and total debt/equity at 0.66.

In terms of margins, Spectra Energy Partners, LP has a gross margin of 66.70%, an operating margin of 47.40% and a profit margin of 32.50%.Payout ratio for Spectra Energy Partners, LP is 96.20%. Return on assets come to 4.00% with return on investment coming to 6.40%.

Insider ownership for Spectra Energy Partners, LP, is at 81.04% and institutional ownership comes to 20.90%. Outstanding shares are at 316.97. While shares float is 77.85. The float short is currently 3.26%, and short ratio is 6.49.

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