Energy Transfer Equity LP

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ETE : NYSE : Basic Materials
$16.59 -0.13 | -0.78%
Today's Range: 16.42 - 16.87
Avg. Daily Volume: 13,233,300
07/29/16 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis

ENERGY TRANSFER EQUITY LP's gross profit margin for the first 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. ENERGY TRANSFER EQUITY LP has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.58 which shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has significantly decreased by 338.47% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the future.

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Income Statement Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)7682.09644.0
EBITDA ($mil)1263.01110.0
EBIT ($mil)701.0617.0
Net Income ($mil)312.0284.0

Balance Sheet Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)807.01863.0
Total Assets ($mil)72765.067004.0
Total Debt ($mil)38331.033427.0
Equity ($mil)-1686.0707.0

Profitability Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Gross Profit Margin18.4713.12
EBITDA Margin16.4411.5
Operating Margin9.136.4
Sales Turnover0.510.75
Return on Assets1.671.11
Return on Equity0.0100.28
Debt Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Current Ratio0.981.27
Interest Expense484.0403.0
Interest Coverage1.451.53

Share Data Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)1044.81078.6
Div / share0.290.23
Book value / share-1.610.66
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume1.4384758E72.6456344E7


HOLD. ENERGY TRANSFER EQUITY LP's P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 70.76 for the Oil, Gas & Consumable Fuels industry and a significant discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.05. Normally, for additional comaprison, we would look at the price-to-book ratio; however, this company's price-to-book ratio is negative making the value useless for comparisons. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount. After reviewing these and other key valuation criteria, ENERGY TRANSFER EQUITY LP proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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ETE 14.55 Peers 70.76   ETE 5.05 Peers 306.30

Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.

ETE is trading at a significant discount 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.

ETE is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

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  Price to
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ETE 12.14 Peers 39.26   ETE 16.17 Peers 2.07

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

ETE is trading at a significant discount to its peers.


Premium. 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.

ETE trades at a significant premium to its peers.

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  Earnings Growth
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ETE NM Peers 11.73   ETE 78.46 Peers -202.73

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.

ETE's P/B is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.


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

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

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  Sales Growth
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ETE 0.48 Peers 2.43   ETE -26.26 Peers -25.78

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.

ETE 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.

ETE significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth



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