Enbridge Energy Partners LP

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EEP : NYSE : Basic Materials
$25.43 up 0.29 | 1.15%
Today's Range: 25.09 - 25.49
Avg. Daily Volume: 1,146,300
09/30/16 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis

ENBRIDGE ENERGY PRTNRS -LP's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has significantly increased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales decreased, the net income has increased. ENBRIDGE ENERGY PRTNRS -LP has very weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.24 which clearly shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year, indicating improving cash flow.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has decreased by 15.43% from the same quarter last year. The key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the near future.

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Income Statement Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)1048.91313.1
EBITDA ($mil)417.2378.9
EBIT ($mil)272.3249.4
Net Income ($mil)107.4-70.5

Balance Sheet Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)155.8144.2
Total Assets ($mil)18913.518013.2
Total Debt ($mil)8513.87020.6
Equity ($mil)4582.35418.5

Profitability Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Gross Profit Margin60.0744.57
EBITDA Margin39.7728.85
Operating Margin25.9618.99
Sales Turnover0.240.38
Return on Assets1.842.12
Return on Equity5.515.12
Debt Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Current Ratio0.390.42
Interest Expense122.984.1
Interest Coverage2.222.97

Share Data Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)348.04340.44
Div / share0.580.57
Book value / share13.1715.92
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume1182241.01057458.0


HOLD. ENBRIDGE ENERGY PRTNRS -LP's P/E ratio indicates a significant premium compared to an average of 80.60 for the Oil, Gas & Consumable Fuels industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.19. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.90 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.82 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 15.56. The price-to-sales ratio is similar to the S&P 500 average, but it is significantly below the industry average, indicating a discount.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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EEP 311.88 Peers 80.60   EEP 9.34 Peers 10.97

Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.

EEP is trading at a significant premium to its peers.


Discount. 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.

EEP is trading at a discount to its peers.

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  Price to
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premium   discount
EEP 26.26 Peers 49.84   EEP NM Peers 3.87

Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.

EEP is trading at a significant discount to 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.

EEP's negative PEG ratio makes this valuation measure meaningless.

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  Earnings Growth
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lower   higher
EEP 1.90 Peers 15.56   EEP -72.42 Peers -227.20

Discount. 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.

EEP is trading at a significant discount to its peers.


Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

EEP is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

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  Sales Growth
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premium   discount
EEP 1.92 Peers 2.58   EEP -33.17 Peers -26.14

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.

EEP 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.

EEP significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth



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