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How to buy Enterprise Products Partners L-P stock

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Enterprise Products Partners L.P is an oil & gas midstream business based in the US. Enterprise Products Partners L-P shares (EPD) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars.

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Enterprise Products Partners L-P share price

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Enterprise Products Partners L-P shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-05-08.
52-week range$13.92 - $23.61
50-day moving average $22.86
200-day moving average $21.09
Wall St. target price$27.87
PE ratio 13.6124
Dividend yield $1.79 (7.69%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $1.71

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Is Enterprise Products Partners L-P under- or over-valued?

Valuing Enterprise Products Partners L-P stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Enterprise Products Partners L-P's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Enterprise Products Partners L-P's P/E ratio

Enterprise Products Partners L-P's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 14x. In other words, Enterprise Products Partners L-P shares trade at around 14x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Enterprise Products Partners L-P's PEG ratio

Enterprise Products Partners L-P's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.5661. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Enterprise Products Partners L-P's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Enterprise Products Partners L-P's EBITDA

Enterprise Products Partners L-P's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $7.8 billion.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Enterprise Products Partners L-P's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Enterprise Products Partners L-P financials

Revenue TTM $28.9 billion
Operating margin TTM 19.87%
Gross profit TTM $5.7 billion
Return on assets TTM 5.46%
Return on equity TTM 15.16%
Profit margin 13.05%
Book value $11.14
Market capitalisation $50.7 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Enterprise Products Partners L-P shares

There are currently 36.8 million Enterprise Products Partners L-P shares held short by investors – that's known as Enterprise Products Partners L-P's "short interest". This figure is 48.2% up from 24.8 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Enterprise Products Partners L-P shares can be evaluated.

Enterprise Products Partners L-P's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Enterprise Products Partners L-P's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Enterprise Products Partners L-P shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Enterprise Products Partners L-P shares traded daily (recently around 6.0 million). Enterprise Products Partners L-P's SIR currently stands at 6.14. In other words for every 100,000 Enterprise Products Partners L-P shares traded daily on the market, roughly 6140 shares are currently held short.

However Enterprise Products Partners L-P's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Enterprise Products Partners L-P shares, or, against the total number of tradable Enterprise Products Partners L-P shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Enterprise Products Partners L-P's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Enterprise Products Partners L-P shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.025% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Enterprise Products Partners L-P shares, roughly 25 shares are currently held short).

A SIR below 10% would generally be considered to indicate a fairly optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Enterprise Products Partners L-P.

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Enterprise Products Partners L-P share dividends

85%

Dividend payout ratio: 84.83% of net profits

Recently Enterprise Products Partners L-P has paid out, on average, around 84.83% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 7.74% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Enterprise Products Partners L-P shareholders could enjoy a 7.74% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Enterprise Products Partners L-P's case, that would currently equate to about $1.79 per share.

Enterprise Products Partners L-P's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.

Enterprise Products Partners L-P's most recent dividend payout was on 11 May 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 28 April 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Enterprise Products Partners L-P's shares ever split?

Enterprise Products Partners L-P's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 21 August 2014. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Enterprise Products Partners L-P shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Enterprise Products Partners L-P shares which in turn could have impacted Enterprise Products Partners L-P's share price.

Enterprise Products Partners L-P share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Enterprise Products Partners L-P's shares have ranged in value from as little as $13.9237 up to $23.6094. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

EPD.US volatility(beta: 1.37)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Enterprise Products Partners L-P's is 1.3652. This would suggest that Enterprise Products Partners L-P's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Enterprise Products Partners L-P overview

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. The company operates through four segments: NGL Pipelines & Services, Crude Oil Pipelines & Services, Natural Gas Pipelines & Services, and Petrochemical & Refined Products Services. The NGL Pipelines & Services segment offers natural gas processing and related NGL marketing services. It operates 21 natural gas processing facilities located in Colorado, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, Texas, and Wyoming; NGL pipelines; NGL fractionation facilities; NGL and related product storage facilities; and NGL marine terminals. The Crude Oil Pipelines & Services segment operates crude oil pipelines; and crude oil storage and marine terminals, which include a fleet of 310 tractor-trailer tank trucks that are used to transport liquefied petroleum gas.

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