ENTERPRISE PRODS PRTNRS -LP's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2014 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have dropped, although the growth in revenues underperformed the average competitor within the industry, the net income growth did not.
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|Income Statement||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Net Sales ($mil)||10190.3||13101.3|
|Net Income ($mil)||659.8||698.9|
|Balance Sheet||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||0.0||122.5|
|Total Assets ($mil)||0.0||40138.7|
|Total Debt ($mil)||0.0||17351.5|
|Profitability||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Gross Profit Margin||8.87||9.27|
|Return on Assets||0.0||6.46|
|Return on Equity||0.0||17.06|
|Debt||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Share Data||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||1880.22||1871.37|
|Div / share||0.37||0.35|
|Book value / share||0.0||8.13|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||3654563.0||2614612.0|
BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 53.22 for the Oil, Gas & Consumable Fuels industry and a premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 19.08. The price-to-sales ratio is below the S&P 500 average and is well below the industry average, indicating a discount. After reviewing these and other key valuation criteria, ENTERPRISE PRODS PRTNRS -LP proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|EPD 23.29||Peers 53.22||EPD 15.52||Peers 10.71|
Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.
EPD is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
Premium. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.
EPD is trading at a significant premium to its peers.
|EPD 21.75||Peers 22.25||EPD NM||Peers 3.99|
Average. An average price-to-projected earnings ratio can signify an industry neutral stock price and average future growth expectations.
EPD is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.
Neutral. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.
EPD's negative PEG ratio makes this valuation measure meaningless.
|EPD NA||Peers 13.68||EPD 4.60||Peers 14.67|
Neutral. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.
Ratio not available.
Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
However, EPD is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|EPD 1.35||Peers 2.32||EPD 0.46||Peers 9.22|
Discount. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.
EPD is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.
Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.
EPD significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth
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