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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.06
ETE's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
54% of the 95 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 0.05 vs. ETE: 0.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
ETE' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.02 Max: N/A
Current: 0.06
Equity to Asset 0.01
ETE's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
96% of the 100 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. ETE: 0.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
ETE' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.03  Med: 0.01 Max: 0.07
Current: 0.01
-0.03
0.07
Interest Coverage 1.80
ETE's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
95% of the 73 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 5.11 vs. ETE: 1.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
ETE' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.27  Med: 2.37 Max: 3.82
Current: 1.8
1.27
3.82
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 1.26
M-Score: -3.07
WACC vs ROIC
8.45%
7.66%
WACC
ROIC
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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 4.49
ETE's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 103 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 11.53 vs. ETE: 4.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
ETE' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 3.21  Med: 8.02 Max: 20.5
Current: 4.49
3.21
20.5
Net-margin (%) 1.41
ETE's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
73% of the 103 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. ETE: 1.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
ETE' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 0.41  Med: 2.94 Max: 19.18
Current: 1.41
0.41
19.18
ROE (%) 94.86
ETE's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 104 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 9.44 vs. ETE: 94.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
ETE' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 12.28  Med: 104.75 Max: 2122.84
Current: 94.86
12.28
2122.84
ROA (%) 1.20
ETE's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
72% of the 107 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 4.08 vs. ETE: 1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
ETE' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.4  Med: 1.80 Max: 4.15
Current: 1.2
0.4
4.15
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 6.57
ETE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 103 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 10.18 vs. ETE: 6.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
ETE' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 5.41  Med: 12.22 Max: 16.33
Current: 6.57
5.41
16.33
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 77.10
ETE's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 76 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. ETE: 77.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ETE' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -25.5  Med: 17.15 Max: 80.3
Current: 77.1
-25.5
80.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 25.30
ETE's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 71 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. ETE: 25.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ETE' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 7  Med: 20.65 Max: 35
Current: 25.3
7
35
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 17.70
ETE's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 65 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. ETE: 17.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ETE' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -16.8  Med: -5.65 Max: 35.3
Current: 17.7
-16.8
35.3
» ETE's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

ETE Guru Trades in Q2 2014

John Burbank 3,739 sh (New)
Jana Partners 187,190 sh (+12.58%)
NWQ Managers 34,550 sh (+5.98%)
John Keeley 13,980 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 44,600 sh (-21.20%)
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Q3 2014

ETE Guru Trades in Q3 2014

John Burbank 6,184 sh (+65.39%)
Jana Partners 205,450 sh (+9.75%)
Mario Gabelli 41,000 sh (-8.07%)
NWQ Managers 25,375 sh (-26.56%)
John Keeley 8,980 sh (-35.77%)
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Q4 2014

ETE Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Ron Baron 21,600 sh (New)
John Burbank 50,960 sh (+724.06%)
John Keeley 9,600 sh (+6.90%)
NWQ Managers Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 35,000 sh (-14.63%)
Jana Partners 93,280 sh (-54.60%)
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Q1 2015

ETE Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Daniel Loeb 270,000 sh (New)
Daniel Loeb 270,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 277,760 sh (New)
John Burbank 84,864 sh (+66.53%)
Ron Baron 26,300 sh (+21.76%)
John Keeley 9,600 sh (unchged)
Jana Partners Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 34,000 sh (-2.86%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 47.00
ETE's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
75% of the 85 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 28.30 vs. ETE: 47.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
ETE' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.34  Med: 31.46 Max: 122.96
Current: 47
7.34
122.96
Forward P/E 21.23
ETE's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
55% of the 82 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 22.37 vs. ETE: 21.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 47.20
ETE's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
75% of the 85 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 26.90 vs. ETE: 47.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
ETE' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 7.3  Med: 29.85 Max: 132.27
Current: 47.2
7.3
132.27
P/B 49.40
ETE's P/B is ranked lower than
99% of the 102 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. ETE: 49.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
ETE' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 4.21  Med: 46.20 Max: 533
Current: 49.4
4.21
533
P/S 0.66
ETE's P/S is ranked higher than
80% of the 102 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 2.75 vs. ETE: 0.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
ETE' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.32  Med: 0.87 Max: 1.54
Current: 0.66
0.32
1.54
POCF 11.99
ETE's POCF is ranked lower than
61% of the 93 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 10.59 vs. ETE: 11.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
ETE' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 3.14  Med: 9.52 Max: 18.23
Current: 11.99
3.14
18.23
EV-to-EBIT 35.33
ETE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
75% of the 88 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 24.57 vs. ETE: 35.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
ETE' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 11.3  Med: 22.90 Max: 42
Current: 35.33
11.3
42
PEG 2.35
ETE's PEG is ranked higher than
65% of the 34 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 4.14 vs. ETE: 2.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
ETE' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 1.07  Med: 2.35 Max: 6.33
Current: 2.35
1.07
6.33
Shiller P/E 84.83
ETE's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
93% of the 57 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 28.51 vs. ETE: 84.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
ETE' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 24.25  Med: 38.72 Max: 91.8
Current: 84.83
24.25
91.8
Current Ratio 1.27
ETE's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 104 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. ETE: 1.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ETE' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.68  Med: 1.07 Max: 1.45
Current: 1.27
0.68
1.45
Quick Ratio 1.00
ETE's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
51% of the 104 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. ETE: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ETE' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.51  Med: 0.82 Max: 1.11
Current: 1
0.51
1.11
Days Inventory 11.84
ETE's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
50% of the 74 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 11.84 vs. ETE: 11.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
ETE' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 11.4  Med: 19.44 Max: 31.78
Current: 11.84
11.4
31.78
Days Sales Outstanding 19.72
ETE's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
73% of the 97 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 31.22 vs. ETE: 19.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ETE' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 22.14  Med: 38.34 Max: 65.77
Current: 19.72
22.14
65.77

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.68
ETE's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
135% of the 110 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. ETE: 2.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
ETE' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.21  Med: 5.06 Max: 14
Current: 2.68
0.21
14
Dividend Payout 1.23
ETE's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
52% of the 87 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. ETE: 1.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
ETE' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.19  Med: 1.35 Max: 6
Current: 1.23
0.19
6
Dividend growth (3y) 8.50
ETE's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
50% of the 58 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 8.50 vs. ETE: 8.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
ETE' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0  Med: 6.45 Max: 92.3
Current: 8.5
0
92.3
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.78
ETE's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
119% of the 112 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 7.46 vs. ETE: 3.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
ETE' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.3  Med: 7.13 Max: 19.73
Current: 3.78
0.3
19.73
Share Buyback Rate -6.90
ETE's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
58% of the 73 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: -8.00 vs. ETE: -6.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
ETE' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 5.5  Med: -6.55 Max: -18.8
Current: -6.9

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 5.74
ETE's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
63% of the 8 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 3.49 vs. ETE: 5.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 0.76
ETE's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
79% of the 97 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. ETE: 0.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
ETE' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.39  Med: 0.96 Max: 1.73
Current: 0.76
0.39
1.73
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.18
ETE's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
60% of the 25 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 2.59 vs. ETE: 2.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
ETE' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 1.19  Med: 2.31 Max: 5.93
Current: 2.18
1.19
5.93
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 2.80
ETE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 104 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. ETE: 2.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
ETE' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 2.4  Med: 4.40 Max: 8.9
Current: 2.8
2.4
8.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 16.86
ETE's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 58 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 vs. ETE: 16.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
ETE' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: 5.1  Med: 13.00 Max: 17.8
Current: 16.86
5.1
17.8

Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - Midstream » Oil & Gas Midstream
Compare:WES, ENB, KMP, SE, PAA » details
Traded in other countries:48E.Germany,
Energy Transfer Equity LP was formed in September 2002 and completed its initial public offering on February 2006. The Company is a publicly traded partnership, which owns the general partner of Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. A limited partnership company, which through its wholly owned subsidiaries, owns and operates, natural gas gathering systems, natural gas intrastate pipeline systems and gas processing plants. The Company's reportable segments are: Intrastate Transportation and Storage, Interstate Transportation and Storage, Midstream, NGL Transportation and Services, Retail Marketing, Investment in Sunoco Logistics, Investment in Regency, and Corporate and other. Intrastate Transportation and Storage: consists of assets and operations held by ETP; Interstate Transportation and Storage: consists of assets and operations held by ETP and Southern Union; Midstream: consists of assets and operations held by ETP and Southern Union; NGL Transportation and Services: consists of assets and operations held by ETP and Lone Star; Retail Marketing: consists of retail marketing operations held by Sunoco; Investment in Sunoco Logistics: consists of ETP's interest in Sunoco Logistics; Investment in Regency: consists of the Parent Company's interest in Regency; and Corporate and Other: consists of various operations held by multiple subsidiaries. Natural gas transportation pipelines receive natural gas from other mainline transportation pipelines and gathering systems and deliver the natural gas to industrial end-users, utilities and other pipelines. Natural gas transportation pipelines receive natural gas from other mainline transportation pipelines and gathering systems and deliver the natural gas to industrial end-users, utilities and other pipelines. Through its interstate transportation and storage segment, it directly own and operate approximately 12,800 miles of interstate natural gas pipeline and have a 50% interest in the joint venture that owns the 185-mile Fayetteville Express pipeline. The Company's competitors include integrated oil companies, interstate and intrastate pipelines and companies that gather, compress, treat, process, transport and market natural gas, as well as pipeline companies and barge, rail and truck fleet operations. The Company's business is subject to federal, state and local laws and regulations that govern the product quality specifications of the petroleum products that it store and transport.
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