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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Equity to Asset 0.52
BWP's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
85% of the 175 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. BWP: 0.52 )
BWP' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 0.53
Current: 0.52

0.4
0.53
Interest Coverage 2.54
BWP's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
64% of the 140 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. BWP: 2.54 )
BWP' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.23   Max: 6.01
Current: 2.54

2.23
6.01
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 0.92
M-Score: -2.71
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 30.28
BWP's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 176 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 10.87 vs. BWP: 30.28 )
BWP' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 32.39   Max: 44.16
Current: 30.28

32.39
44.16
Net-margin (%) 21.91
BWP's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 176 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 5.62 vs. BWP: 21.91 )
BWP' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 17.89   Max: 37.46
Current: 21.91

17.89
37.46
ROE (%) 6.70
BWP's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 180 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 7.15 vs. BWP: 6.70 )
BWP' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 4.92   Max: 17.47
Current: 6.7

4.92
17.47
ROA (%) 3.46
BWP's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 3.06 vs. BWP: 3.46 )
BWP' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 2.39   Max: 7.29
Current: 3.46

2.39
7.29
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 5.19
BWP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 176 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 9.39 vs. BWP: 5.19 )
BWP' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 4.84   Max: 23.08
Current: 5.19

4.84
23.08
Revenue Growth (%) -2.80
BWP's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. BWP: -2.80 )
BWP' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 7.8
Current: -2.8

0
7.8
EBITDA Growth (%) -4.10
BWP's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 119 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. BWP: -4.10 )
BWP' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 12
Current: -4.1

0
12
EPS Growth (%) -9.30
BWP's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 113 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. BWP: -9.30 )
BWP' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 24.5
Current: -9.3

0
24.5
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Financials


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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

BWP Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 453,000 sh (+6021.62%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 300,000 sh (+200%)
Murray Stahl 96,374 sh (+23.99%)
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Q1 2014

BWP Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Chris Davis 22,090 sh (New)
Ronald Muhlenkamp 42,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 963,735 sh (+112.75%)
Murray Stahl 130,655 sh (+35.57%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 150,000 sh (-50%)
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Q2 2014

BWP Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jean-Marie Eveillard 150,000 sh (unchged)
Chris Davis 22,090 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 565,900 sh (-41.28%)
Murray Stahl 41,110 sh (-68.54%)
Ronald Muhlenkamp 12,000 sh (-71.43%)
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Q3 2014

BWP Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Ronald Muhlenkamp 25,200 sh (+110%)
Jim Simons 607,700 sh (+7.39%)
Chris Davis 22,090 sh (unchged)
Jean-Marie Eveillard Sold Out
Murray Stahl 38,521 sh (-6.3%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with BWP

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Ronald Muhlenkamp 2014-09-30 Add 110%0.04%$18.06 - $20.44 $ 17.26-10%25200
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2014-09-30 Sold Out 0.01%$18.06 - $20.44 $ 17.26-10%0
Ronald Muhlenkamp 2014-06-30 Reduce -71.43%0.07%$13.53 - $18.83 $ 17.266%12000
Ronald Muhlenkamp 2014-03-31 New Buy0.1%$12.24 - $25.52 $ 17.26-5%42000
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2014-03-31 Reduce -50%0.01%$12.24 - $25.52 $ 17.26-5%150000
Chris Davis 2014-03-31 New Buy$12.24 - $25.52 $ 17.26-5%22090
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-12-31 Add 200%0.01%$24.28 - $31.75 $ 17.26-38%300000
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-06-30 New Buy0.01%$28.63 - $31.52 $ 17.26-43%100000
John Keeley 2012-03-31 Sold Out 0.01%$26.19 - $29.43 $ 17.26-32%0
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 19.90
BWP's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
90% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 32.20 vs. BWP: 19.90 )
BWP' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 6.81   Max: 37.45
Current: 19.9

6.81
37.45
P/B 1.00
BWP's P/B is ranked higher than
93% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 2.29 vs. BWP: 1.00 )
BWP' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 2.98
Current: 1

0.68
2.98
P/S 3.40
BWP's P/S is ranked higher than
72% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 2.57 vs. BWP: 3.40 )
BWP' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 2.3   Max: 7.49
Current: 3.4

2.3
7.49
PFCF 30.20
BWP's PFCF is ranked higher than
91% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BWP: 30.20 )
BWP' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 11.5   Max: 355.78
Current: 30.2

11.5
355.78
EV-to-EBIT 20.17
BWP's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
85% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 25.83 vs. BWP: 20.17 )
BWP' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 12   Max: 33
Current: 20.17

12
33
PEG 5.91
BWP's PEG is ranked higher than
87% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BWP: 5.91 )
BWP' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 1.15   Max: 124.75
Current: 5.91

1.15
124.75
Shiller P/E 15.30
BWP's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
97% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 56.37 vs. BWP: 15.30 )
BWP' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 9.62   Max: 23.01
Current: 15.3

9.62
23.01
Current Ratio 0.58
BWP's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. BWP: 0.58 )
BWP' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 3.67
Current: 0.58

0.28
3.67
Quick Ratio 0.56
BWP's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
58% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 0.92 vs. BWP: 0.56 )
BWP' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 3.51
Current: 0.56

0.25
3.51

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 2.40
BWP's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
86% of the 158 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 4.58 vs. BWP: 2.40 )
BWP' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.79   Max: 17.32
Current: 2.4

0.79
17.32
Dividend Payout 0.94
BWP's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
84% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. BWP: 0.94 )
BWP' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 7.61
Current: 0.94

0.23
7.61
Dividend growth (3y) 1.60
BWP's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
58% of the 100 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. BWP: 1.60 )
BWP' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 13.9
Current: 1.6

0
13.9
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.69
BWP's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
83% of the 158 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 5.66 vs. BWP: 2.69 )
BWP' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.89   Max: 19.41
Current: 2.69

0.89
19.41
Share Buyback Rate -5.60
BWP's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
83% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: -12.60 vs. BWP: -5.60 )
BWP' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0   Max: -21.8
Current: -5.6

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 1.08
BWP's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
97% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 3.69 vs. BWP: 1.08 )
BWP' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.71   Max: 3.13
Current: 1.08

0.71
3.13
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.21
BWP's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
96% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 30.86 vs. BWP: 1.21 )
BWP' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.3   Max: 9.93
Current: 1.21

1.3
9.93
Price/Median PS Value 0.70
BWP's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
90% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. BWP: 0.70 )
BWP' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 1.49
Current: 0.7

0.53
1.49
Price/Graham Number 1.26
BWP's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
92% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 2.33 vs. BWP: 1.26 )
BWP' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.49   Max: 1.69
Current: 1.26

0.49
1.69
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.00
BWP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
84% of the 170 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. BWP: 5.00 )
BWP' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3   Max: 8.3
Current: 5

3
8.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 3.53
BWP's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
79% of the 115 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. BWP: 3.53 )
BWP' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -17.9   Max: 10.6
Current: 3.53

-17.9
10.6

Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - Midstream » Oil & Gas Midstream
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Traded in other countries:B5P.Germany,
Boardwalk Pipeline Partners LP operates in the midstream portion of the natural gas and NGLs industry, providing transportation, storage, gathering and processing services for those commodities. Its pipeline systems originate in the Gulf Coast region, Oklahoma and Arkansas and extend north and east to the midwestern states of Tennessee, Kentucky, Illinois, Indiana and Ohio. It serves a broad mix of customers, including producers of natural gas, local distribution companies (LDCs), marketers, electric power generators, industrial users and interstate and intrastate pipelines. It operates in one segment, being pipeline and storage systems. It owns and operates approximately 14,195 miles of interconnected natural gas pipelines directly serving customers in thirteen states and indirectly serving customers throughout the northeastern and southeastern United States (U.S.) through numerous interconnections with unaffiliated pipelines. It also owns and operates more than 255 miles of NGLs pipelines in Louisiana. Its natural gas storage facilities are comprised of fourteen underground storage fields located in four states with aggregate working gas capacity of approximately 207.0 Bcf, and its NGLs storage facilities consist of eight salt-dome caverns located in Louisiana with an aggregate storage capacity of approximately 17.6 MMbbls. It also owns two salt-dome caverns for use in providing brine supply services and to support the NGLs storage operations. The principal sources of supply for its natural gas pipeline systems are regional supply hubs and market centers located in the Gulf Coast region, including offshore Louisiana, the Perryville, Louisiana area, the Henry Hub in Louisiana and the Carthage, Texas area. Its pipelines in the Carthage, Texas area provide access to natural gas supplies from the Bossier Sands, Barnett Shale, Haynesville Shale and other natural gas producing regions in eastern Texas and northern Louisiana. The Henry Hub serves as the designated delivery point for natural gas futures contracts traded on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Its pipeline systems also has access to unconventional supplies such as the Woodford Shale in southeastern Oklahoma, the Fayetteville Shale in Arkansas, the Eagle Ford Shale in southern Texas and wellhead supplies in northern and southern Louisiana and Mississippi and, with the recent development of the Marcellus and Utica shales, it also receive gas in the Lebanon, Ohio area. The Company accesses the Gulf Coast petrochemical industry through operations at Choctaw Hub in the Mississippi River corridor area of Louisiana and the Sulphur Hub in the Lake Charles, Louisiana area. The Company contracts directly with producers of natural gas, and with end-use customers including LDCs, marketers, electric power generators, industrial users and interstate and intrastate pipelines who, in turn, provide transportation and storage services to end-users. The Company competes with numerous other p
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