Energy Transfer Partners LP (ETP) Earnings Report Preview For Thursday's Release
Energy Transfer Partners LP (NYSE:ETP) will be releasing last fiscal quarter's results after the closing bell on February 16, 2012. We can review how Energy Transfer Partners LP has executed for investors recently.
Who They Are:
Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. engages in the natural gas midstream, and intrastate transportation and storage businesses in the United States. The company was founded in 2002 and is based in Dallas, Texas. Energy Tran Ptr shares trade an average of 873,000 shares per day and has a marketcap of $9.7 Billion.
52 Week High: $55.50
52 Week Low: $38.08
Book Value: $24.59
Float Short: 1.45%
What To Expect:
Analysts are expecting an improvement of $0.89 in earnings per share compared to last quarter's results of $-0.19. A surprise above $0.70 per share will top the estimated per share earnings.
Wall Street is expecting results within $0.52 and $0.80 per share.
Here is a look at the fiscal year revenue for Energy Transfer Partners LP.
Recent Stock and Valuation Performance:
Relative to the earnings, investors have not been as aggressive accumulating shares, as the current trailing twelve months P/E ratio is 27.2, while the forward P/E ratio is now 19.42. It appears based on the lower PE that investors are pricing in less growth.
In the last month, the stock has decreased in price -1.47%, and changing from last year at this time -11.74%.
When comparing to the S&P 500, the year to date difference is -4.84%.
The company has rising revenue year-over-year of $5.88 billion for 2010 vs. $5.42 billion for 2009. The bottom line has falling earnings year-over-year of $617.22 million for 2010 vs. $791.54 million for 2009.The company's earnings before interest and taxes are falling with an EBIT year-over-year of $1.06 billion for 2010 vs. $1.13 billion for 2009.
The short interest is relatively low at 1.45%.
Here is the last few quarters to get an idea how well they perform compared to estimates
Reported earnings per share compared to the mean estimate. Differences are rounded.
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