Enbridge Energy Partners LP

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EEP : NYSE : Basic Materials
$23.26 up 0.29 | 1.26%
Today's Range: 22.78 - 23.32
Avg. Daily Volume: 1,178,100
08/31/16 - 4:00 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
Debt/Capital0.650.56
Interest Expense122.984.1
Interest Coverage2.222.97


Share Data Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)348.04340.44
Div / share0.580.57
EPS0.08-0.44
Book value / share13.1715.92
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume1180822.01292302.0

Valuation


HOLD. ENBRIDGE ENERGY PRTNRS -LP's P/E ratio indicates a significant premium compared to an average of 74.63 for the Oil, Gas & Consumable Fuels industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.13. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.80 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.82 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 13.98. The price-to-sales ratio is similar to the S&P 500 average, but it is significantly below the industry average, indicating a discount.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
EEP 296.13 Peers 74.63   EEP 8.86 Peers 10.83

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.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
EEP 28.20 Peers 44.69   EEP NM Peers 1.04

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 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.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
EEP 1.80 Peers 13.98   EEP -72.42 Peers -231.15

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.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
EEP 1.83 Peers 2.57   EEP -33.17 Peers -26.35

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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