Why Boardwalk Pipeline Partners (BWP) Stock Is Up Today

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Boardwalk Pipeline Partners (BWP) was gaining 6.4% to $20.00 Monday after beating analysts' estimates for earnings and revenue in the second quarter.

The company reported earnings of 23 cents a share for the second quarter, beating the Capital IQ Consensus Estimate of 15 cents a share by 8 cents. Revenue grew 1.6% year-over-year to $293.4 million for the quarter. Analysts expected second-quarter revenue of $261.1 million.

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TheStreet Ratings team rates BOARDWALK PIPELINE PRTNRS-LP as a Hold with a ratings score of C. TheStreet Ratings Team has this to say about their recommendation:

"We rate BOARDWALK PIPELINE PRTNRS-LP (BWP) a HOLD. The primary factors that have impacted our rating are mixed ? some indicating strength, some showing weaknesses, with little evidence to justify the expectation of either a positive or negative performance for this stock relative to most other stocks. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in net income and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity, a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share."

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