EPD stock: buy or sell?
July 16th, 2019
Enterprise Products Partners L.P. provides midstream energy services to producers and consumers of natural gas, natural gas liquids (NGLs), crude oil, petrochemicals, and refined products.
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Only 1 of our buy setups matches with Enterprise Products Partners stock now:
|New all-time high||No|
|New 52 week high||Yes|
|Price crossing up 200d MA||No|
|100d MA crossing up 200d MA||No|
Is Enterprise Products Partners stock a buy?
Everyday, hundreds of stock ratings are published by financial analysts to indicate a particular stock's attractiveness.At Stocks2.com, we found 1 rating published for EPD stock in the last month.
|Date||Analyst / Broker||Previous rating||Current rating|
EPD stock analysis
Enterprise Products Partners closed today at $30.32 and stayed steady a tight 0.03%.
Enterprise Products Partners closed today at $30.32 and stayed stable a tight 0.03%. Since last April when SMA100d and SMA200d crossed up, EPD price gained $1.57 per share (5.46%). Since price and SMA100d lines crossed up on Jun/4, EPD climbed $2.37 (8.48%).
Shares of Enterprise Products Partners closed this week at $30.32 and depreciated an ugly -0.82%.
Enterprise Products Partners stock is drawing an uptrend with rising tops and bottoms. Now trading in between its last bottom and last top, EPD might consolidate in a flat-base, waiting to break out over or down under . Since late April when SMA20w and SMA40w crossed up, EPD price gained $1.89 per share (6.65%). Since price and SMA40w lines crossed up by mid January, EPD climbed $4.11 (15.68%).
EPD stock price history
EPD stock went public on July 28th, 1998 with a price of $0.261. Since then, EPD stock grew a 11,561.50%, with a yearly average of 578.10%. If you had invested $1,000 in EPD stock in 1998, it would worth $115,615.00 today.
1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.
EPD stock historical price chart
EPD stock reached 52-week highs on Friday at $30.82, and all-time highs 2014-09-10 with a price of 31.44.
EPD stock price targetNobody can reliably foresee how stock prices may evolve in the future. However, banks and other financial institutions analysts, with the help of lots of data and algorithms do their best to predict the stock prices movement. We do not recommend to follow these stock price predictions without a critical thinking from your side, as their accuracy is usually low. For the last 30 days we have not found any price target for Enterprise Products Partners stock by any trusted analyst.
Financials and fundamental analysis
Earnings date and Earnings per ShareAfter presenting its last earnings report on April, Enterprise Products Partners gained a beatiful 4.84%. As soon as we get its actual EPS from the earnings report, we will extend this report.
|Quarter||Reporting date||Estimated EPS||Actual EPS||Surprise|
Annual financial resultsIn 2018, Enterprise Products Partners annual turnover climbed a super good 24.94% to $36,534.20 M dollars from $29,241.50 marked in 2017. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, on the other hand, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) gained a 1.85% to 11.42%. To have an updated picture of the financial situation of Enterprise Products Partners, we have calculated the trailing twelve month (TTM) sales and income figures. TTM values are the sum of the last 4 quarters and aproximate to an annual fiscal report ending in 2019-Q1 that can be compared to 2018 fiscal year results. Annual Enterprise Products Partners TTM sales up to March 2019 were $35,779.20 and earnings were $4,532.20 million dollars. If we compare this TTM figures with the last reported annuality, we can review Enterprise Products Partners business evolution since December 2018: Annual revenues up to March, compared to lastest yearly report, slightly fell a lame -2.07%. Regarding profit margin, Enterprise Products Partners raised 1.25% to 11.42%
|2013||$47,800 M||-||$2,600 M5.4%||-|
|2014||$47,951 M||0.32%||$2,787 M5.8%||7.21%|
|2015||$27,028 M||-43.63%||$2,521 M9.3%||-9.55%|
|2016||$23,022 M||-14.82%||$2,513 M10.9%||-0.32%|
|2017||$29,242 M||27.01%||$2,799 M9.6%||11.39%|
|2018||$36,534 M||24.94%||$4,172 M11.4%||49.05%|
|TTM||$35,779 M||-2.07%||$4,532 M12.7%||8.62%|
Quarterly financial resultsEnterprise Products Partners reported $8,543.50 million in sales for 2019-Q1, a -6.96% less compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter earnings marked $1,260.50 M with a profit margin of 14.75%. Profit margin stayed stable a 0.76% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 13.99%. When comparing sales to same quarter last year, Enterprise Products Partners sales marked a terrifying slide and fell a -8.12%. Looking back to recent quarterly results, Enterprise Products Partners posted 2 negative quarters in a row.
|2017-Q2||$6,510 M||-||$650 M10.0%||-|
|2017-Q3||$6,887 M||5.79%||$611 M8.9%||-5.97%|
|2017-Q4||$8,427 M||22.36%||$774 M9.2%||26.70%|
|2018-Q1||$9,299 M||10.35%||$901 M9.7%||16.37%|
|2018-Q2||$8,468 M||-8.94%||$674 M8.0%||-25.19%|
|2018-Q3||$9,586 M||13.21%||$1,313 M13.7%||94.89%|
|2018-Q4||$9,182 M||-4.21%||$1,285 M14.0%||-2.17%|
|2019-Q1||$8,544 M||-6.96%||$1,261 M14.8%||-1.88%|
Enterprise Products Partners ownershipWhen you are planning to invest in a company, it's always worth to overview its ownership structure.
Management staff in all public traded companies that hold equity is required to report every transaction to the SEC. For Enterprise Products Partners, 32.06% of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.
In case of Enterprise Products Partners stock, 37.62% of its shares are held by institutions (mutual funds, pension funds, big banks and other large financial institutions). Bearish positions for EPD stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.
The following table compares ownership indicators for other stocks related to Enterprise Products Partners:
|Market cap||$66.4 B||$36.7 B||$0.0 M||$16.1 B||$48.0 B|
|Total shares||2,190.0 M||501.9 M||0.0 M||1,080.0 M||2,260.0 M|
|Float shares||1,480.0 M||500.7 M||81.1 M||2,250.0 M||1,940.0 M|
|- Institutional holdings (%)||37.6%||88.5%||59.3%||56.9%||65.0%|
|- Insider holdings (%)||32.1%||0.3%||36.9%||13.0%||13.5%|
|Shares in short selling||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%|
|Tuesday, July 16th, 2019|
|Day range||$30.16 - $30.44|
|Average true range||$0.42|
|50d mov avg||$28.85|
|100d mov avg||$28.63|
|200d mov avg||$27.43|
Enterprise Products Partners performanceTo measure stock performance is always good to compare with competitors or related stocks. For Enterprise Products Partners, the benchmark is made against Anadarko Petroleum, , Energy Transfer, Kinder Morgan, Plains All American Pipeline and Williams Companies.
|PAAPlains All Americ...||3.89%||5.23%||10.29%|
Enterprise Products Partners competitorsOne check before investing in any stock is to have a look a list of its competitors, in this case for Enterprise Products Partners. We picked 6 companies as Enterprise Products Partners competitors as they are in the same industry or have similar market objectives.
- Anadarko Petroleum (APC)
- Energy Transfer (ET)
- Kinder Morgan (KMI)
- Plains All American Pipeline (PAA)
- Williams Companies (WMB)
Latest EPD stock news
- Seeking AlphaEnterprise Products Partners: Positioning Itself For The Growth In ExportsJune 26, 2019
- Seeking AlphaEnterprise Products Partners: Poised To Prosper From Growing ExportsMay 21, 2019
- Seeking AlphaEnterprise Products Partners: Positioned To Take Advantage Of Near-Term Energy Sector GrowthApril 4, 2019
- Seeking AlphaEnterprise Products Partners: The Bull Case StrengthensFebruary 4, 2019
- Seeking AlphaEnterprise Products Partners: A Compelling Case For UpsideJanuary 6, 2019