No. 4: Regency Energy Partners
Regency Energy Partners (RGNC) is an independent midstream energy partnership company engaged in the gathering, processing, marketing and transportation of natural gas and natural gas liquids.
Regency Energy anticipates to ramp up volumes during the fourth quarter as the fracking capacity constraint issue is near resolution. The company will continue to benefit from higher production from Eagle Ford Shale.During the past 12 months, the company maintained a profit margin of 13.4%. In comparison, Enbridge (ENB), Oneok Partners (OKS), Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), Plains All American Pipeline (PAA) and Sunoco Logistics Partners (SXL) have profit margins of 5.5%, 6.7%, 4.0%, 3.1% and 4.6%, respectively. In addition, the stock provides an attractive dividend yield of 6.71%. Of the nine analysts covering the stock, eight recommend buying it and one recommends holding it.