Unfortunately, the Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (EPD) stocks have been down for more than -36.40% over the present year- but they have seen a small increase of 0.02%, or a paltry sum of $0.38 so as to settle at around $17.49. Most of the analysts are expecting the EPD Stocks to start shrinking their earnings at an annual rate of -3.68% in the next 5 years. The short ratio of the EPD stock is 4.10. This simply means that the market seems to be a little less bullish as far as the EPD stocks are considered.
Yahoo Finance recently published a news that spoke about how NYSE:EPD and EPD Stocks conjoined with the board of directors to announce that the general partner had already declared the distribution of quarterly cash which was paid to limited partners who had been holding on to the common units of the Enterprise- in context with the third quarters of this year- or a sum of $0.445 for every unit.
Analyst Birdseye View of the EPD Stock
The latest analyst activity that took place on the EPD stock was in the month of April this year; it was downgraded with a rating of peer reform from Wolfe Research. Piper Sandler, too, got out an Overweight rating for the firm, while elevating the target price to $22. Morgan Stanley also brought a rating for Overweight, and increased the price target to $32. Piper Jaffray soon followed- with an Overweight rating, and a $37 price target. Johnson Rice started a buy rating on the 30th of May, and Goldman Sachs upgraded their buy rating, and boosted the target amount of the stock from $30 to $32.
In the last 52 weeks, the EPD stock has been oscillating between a peak of $29.22 and a low of $10.27. Currently, the 12-month mark for the middling Wall Street amount is $24. In the latest market close, the shares of NYSE:EPD had been valued at $17.49, but investors are expecting a potential return of -3.04%- owing to the forecast for the average price.
Fundamental Analysis of the EPD Stock
The quarterly earnings result of the company was most recently revealed with sales of $5.43 billion- which actually represented a growth of around -30.50%. The revenue of this publicly-traded company was around $4,455,548 for every employee, while the income was $625,151 for every employee. The Gross Margin for this company is currently fixed at 29.60%- with the operating margin at around 20%, the Net Margin at around +14.03, and the Pretax Margin at around +14.55.
When we discuss the EPS of the EPD stock, we need to remember that it was reported at around $0.47 in this quarter. Most of the Wall Street analysts had been expecting an EPS of $0.48- with a -2.10% surprise value.