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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
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history
Cash to Debt 0.03
EPB's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
65% of the 144 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 0.05 vs. EPB: 0.03 )
EPB' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.03

Equity to Asset 0.37
EPB's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
70% of the 175 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. EPB: 0.37 )
EPB' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 0.7
Current: 0.37

0.23
0.7
Interest Coverage 2.98
EPB's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
68% of the 140 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. EPB: 2.98 )
EPB' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.95   Max: 9999.99
Current: 2.98

2.95
9999.99
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 1.65
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 : 5/10

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Operating margin (%) 58.59
EPB's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 176 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 10.87 vs. EPB: 58.59 )
EPB' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 46.91   Max: 70.13
Current: 58.59

46.91
70.13
Net-margin (%) 40.12
EPB's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 176 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 5.62 vs. EPB: 40.12 )
EPB' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 28.16   Max: 81.15
Current: 40.12

28.16
81.15
ROE (%) 24.88
EPB's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 180 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 7.15 vs. EPB: 24.88 )
EPB' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 15.61   Max: 33.69
Current: 24.88

15.61
33.69
ROA (%) 8.28
EPB's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 3.06 vs. EPB: 8.28 )
EPB' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 7.57   Max: 14.91
Current: 8.28

7.57
14.91
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 14.79
EPB's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 176 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 9.39 vs. EPB: 14.79 )
EPB' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 10.8   Max: 26.88
Current: 14.79

10.8
26.88
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -14.30
EPB's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. EPB: -14.30 )
EPB' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 79
Current: -14.3

0
79
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -13.40
EPB's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 119 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. EPB: -13.40 )
EPB' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 77.8
Current: -13.4

0
77.8
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -6.80
EPB's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 113 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. EPB: -6.80 )
EPB' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 26
Current: -6.8

0
26
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

EPB Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 432,600 sh (+52.75%)
John Keeley 32,140 sh (+17%)
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Q1 2014

EPB Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 1,482,351 sh (+242.66%)
John Keeley 28,960 sh (-9.89%)
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Q2 2014

EPB Guru Trades in Q2 2014

John Keeley 32,010 sh (+10.53%)
Jim Simons 409,500 sh (-72.37%)
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Q3 2014

EPB Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons Sold Out
John Keeley 16,760 sh (-47.64%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with EPB

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

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John Keeley 2014-09-30 Reduce -47.64%0.01%$33.04 - $42.92 $ 44.115%16760
John Keeley 2011-12-31 Add 858.05%0.01%$32.02 - $38.01 $ 44.131%22610
John Keeley 2011-09-30 New Buy$32.1 - $37.72 $ 44.124%2360
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 26.70
EPB's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
82% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 32.20 vs. EPB: 26.70 )
EPB' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 5.49   Max: 192.31
Current: 26.7

5.49
192.31
P/B 3.40
EPB's P/B is ranked higher than
65% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 2.29 vs. EPB: 3.40 )
EPB' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.18   Max: 4.76
Current: 3.4

1.18
4.76
P/S 6.65
EPB's P/S is ranked higher than
60% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 2.57 vs. EPB: 6.65 )
EPB' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.92   Max: 416.67
Current: 6.65

1.92
416.67
PFCF 12.71
EPB's PFCF is ranked higher than
96% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. EPB: 12.71 )
EPB' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 4.63   Max: 151.5
Current: 12.71

4.63
151.5
EV-to-EBIT 17.22
EPB's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
90% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 25.83 vs. EPB: 17.22 )
EPB' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 10.2   Max: 321.5
Current: 17.22

10.2
321.5
Shiller P/E 20.52
EPB's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
91% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 56.37 vs. EPB: 20.52 )
EPB' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 14.03   Max: 22.13
Current: 20.52

14.03
22.13
Current Ratio 1.11
EPB's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
76% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. EPB: 1.11 )
EPB' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 8.54
Current: 1.11

0.09
8.54
Quick Ratio 1.00
EPB's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
79% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 0.92 vs. EPB: 1.00 )
EPB' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 8.54
Current: 1

0.09
8.54

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 5.90
EPB's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
66% of the 158 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 4.58 vs. EPB: 5.90 )
EPB' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 8.69
Current: 5.9

0.53
8.69
Dividend Payout 1.58
EPB's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
71% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. EPB: 1.58 )
EPB' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 100
Current: 1.58

0.08
100
Dividend growth (3y) 17.40
EPB's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
90% of the 100 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. EPB: 17.40 )
EPB' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 22.8
Current: 17.4

0
22.8
Yield on cost (5-Year) 13.16
EPB's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
92% of the 158 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 5.66 vs. EPB: 13.16 )
EPB' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.18   Max: 19.38
Current: 13.16

1.18
19.38
Share Buyback Rate -21.20
EPB's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
68% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: -12.60 vs. EPB: -21.20 )
EPB' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0   Max: -45.3
Current: -21.2

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 3.40
EPB's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
76% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 3.69 vs. EPB: 3.40 )
EPB' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.47   Max: 4.74
Current: 3.4

1.47
4.74
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.30
EPB's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
95% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 30.86 vs. EPB: 1.30 )
EPB' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.84   Max: 2.28
Current: 1.3

0.84
2.28
Price/Median PS Value 1.30
EPB's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
68% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. EPB: 1.30 )
EPB' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 80.81
Current: 1.3

0.37
80.81
Price/Graham Number 1.60
EPB's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
85% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 2.33 vs. EPB: 1.60 )
EPB' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.81   Max: 2.33
Current: 1.6

0.81
2.33
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.80
EPB's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
88% of the 170 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. EPB: 5.80 )
EPB' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 9.8
Current: 5.8

0.3
9.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -10.97
EPB's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
63% of the 115 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. EPB: -10.97 )
EPB' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -11   Max: 99.6
Current: -10.97

-11
99.6

Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - Midstream » Oil & Gas Midstream
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El Paso Pipeline Partners LP is a Delaware Master Limited Partner formed in 2007. The Company owns and operates interstate natural gas transportation and terminaling facilities. The pipelines that the company owns are WIC, SLNG, Elba Express, SNG, CIG, SLC and CPG. WIC and CIG are interstate pipeline systems serving the Rocky Mountain region. CPG is an interstate pipeline that serves the Rocky Mountain and Midwest regions. SLNG owns the Elba Island LNG storage and regasification terminal near Savannah, Georgia. Elba Express and SNG are interstate pipeline systems serving the southeastern region of the U.S. SNG is comprised of pipelines extending from natural gas supply basins in Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama to market areas in Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina and Tennessee, including the metropolitan areas of Atlanta and Birmingham. SNG owns pipeline facilities serving southeastern markets in Alabama, Georgia and South Carolina. CIG is comprised of pipelines that deliver natural gas from production areas in the Rocky Mountains and the Anadarko Basin directly to customers in Colorado, Wyoming and indirectly to the Midwest, Southwest, California and Pacific Northwest. CIG also owns interests in five storage facilities located in Colorado and Kansas and one natural gas processing plant located in Wyoming. WIC is comprised of a mainline system that extends from western Wyoming to northeast Colorado (the Cheyenne Hub) and several lateral pipeline systems that extend from various interconnections along the WIC mainline into western Colorado, northeast Wyoming and eastern Utah. WIC owns interstate natural gas transportation systems providing takeaway capacity from the mature Overthrust, Piceance, Uinta, Powder River and Green River Basins. CPG is a pipeline system that extends from Cheyenne Hub in Weld County, Colorado and extends southerly to a variety of delivery points in the vicinity of the Greensburg Hub in Kiowa County, Kansas. CPG provides pipeline takeaway capacity from the natural gas basins in the Central Rocky Mountain area to the major natural gas markets in the Mid-Continent region. Elba Express owns the Elba Express pipeline that is capable of transporting natural gas supplies in a northerly direction from the Elba Island LNG terminal to markets in the southeastern and eastern U.S. or transporting natural gas in a southerly direction from interconnections with Transcontinental pipeline to markets located on Elba Express or to interconnections between Elba Express and SNG, Carolina Gas Transmission and SLNG. SLNG owns the Elba Island LNG receiving terminal, located near Savannah, Georgia. The Elba Island LNG terminal is one of nine land-based terminal facilities in the U.S. capable of providing domestic storage and vaporization services to international producers of LNG. The Company faces competition from other existing and proposed pipelines and LNG facilities, as well as from a
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