EPD, KMI, BHI, PSX And HAL, Pushing Energy Industry Downward

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All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 68 points (0.4%) at 15,371 as of Thursday, May 30, 2013, 12:50 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,814 issues advancing vs. 1,135 declining with 104 unchanged.

The Energy industry currently sits down 0.38 versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.5%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include Boardwalk Pipeline Partners ( BWP), down 4.84, Energy Transfer Equity ( ETE), down 2.14 and Plains All American Pipeline ( PAA), down 1.98.

TheStreet Ratings group would like to highlight 5 stocks pushing the industry lower today:

5. Enterprise Products Partners ( EPD) is one of the companies pushing the Energy industry lower today. As of noon trading, Enterprise Products Partners is down $1.34 (-2.2%) to $60.09 on heavy volume Thus far, 1.7 million shares of Enterprise Products Partners exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $59.34-$61.26 after having opened the day at $61.16 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $61.43.

Enterprise Products Partners L.P. provides midstream energy services to producers and consumers of natural gas, natural gas liquids (NGLs), crude oil, refined products, and petrochemicals in the United States and internationally. Enterprise Products Partners has a market cap of $56.9 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.2, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 24.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 17 analysts that rate Enterprise Products Partners a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Enterprise Products Partners as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full Enterprise Products Partners Ratings Report now.

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