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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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.04
ETE's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
73% of the 153 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 0.04 vs. ETE: 0.04 )
ETE' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.04

Equity to Asset 0.01
ETE's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
51% of the 177 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. ETE: 0.01 )
ETE' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.03   Max: 0.07
Current: 0.01

-0.03
0.07
Interest Coverage 1.27
ETE's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
53% of the 144 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 4.03 vs. ETE: 1.27 )
ETE' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.27   Max: 3.82
Current: 1.27

1.27
3.82
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.25
M-Score: -2.41
WACC vs ROIC
8.82%
6.95%
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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 3.93
ETE's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 177 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 11.72 vs. ETE: 3.93 )
ETE' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 3.21   Max: 20.5
Current: 3.93

3.21
20.5
Net-margin (%) 0.63
ETE's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 177 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 6.84 vs. ETE: 0.63 )
ETE' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 19.18
Current: 0.63

0.41
19.18
ROE (%) 34.42
ETE's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 181 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 9.50 vs. ETE: 34.42 )
ETE' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 12.28   Max: 2122.84
Current: 34.42

12.28
2122.84
ROA (%) 0.62
ETE's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 4.03 vs. ETE: 0.62 )
ETE' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 4.15
Current: 0.62

0.4
4.15
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 6.39
ETE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 177 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 9.55 vs. ETE: 6.39 )
ETE' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 5.25   Max: 19.12
Current: 6.39

5.25
19.12
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 80.30
ETE's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 137 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. ETE: 80.30 )
ETE' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -25.5   Max: 80.3
Current: 80.3

-25.5
80.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 18.50
ETE's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. ETE: 18.50 )
ETE' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 7   Max: 35
Current: 18.5

7
35
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -9.80
ETE's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 120 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: -2.10 vs. ETE: -9.80 )
ETE' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -16.8   Max: 35.3
Current: -9.8

-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

Q1 2014

ETE Guru Trades in Q1 2014

NWQ Managers 32,600 sh (New)
Jana Partners 166,275 sh (+20.45%)
Mario Gabelli 56,600 sh (-53.91%)
John Keeley 13,980 sh (-62.8%)
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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 (-21.2%)
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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 (+6.9%)
NWQ Managers Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 35,000 sh (-14.63%)
Jana Partners 93,280 sh (-54.6%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with ETE

(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
John Burbank 2014-12-31 Add 724.06%0.07%$46.97 - $64.48 $ 63.510%50960
NWQ Managers 2014-12-31 Sold Out 0.02%$46.97 - $64.48 $ 63.510%0
Ron Baron 2014-12-31 New Buy0.01%$46.97 - $64.48 $ 63.510%21600
NWQ Managers 2014-09-30 Reduce -26.56%0.01%$54 - $62.66 $ 63.58%25375
John Keeley 2014-09-30 Reduce -35.77%0.01%$54 - $62.66 $ 63.58%8980
John Burbank 2014-09-30 Add 65.39%$54 - $62.66 $ 63.58%6184
John Burbank 2014-06-30 New Buy$46.06 - $58.41 $ 63.526%3739
Mario Gabelli 2014-06-30 Reduce -21.2%$46.06 - $58.41 $ 63.526%44600
John Keeley 2014-03-31 Reduce -62.8%0.02%$39.245 - $46.83 $ 63.547%13980
NWQ Managers 2014-03-31 New Buy0.01%$39.245 - $46.83 $ 63.547%32600
Mario Gabelli 2014-03-31 Reduce -53.91%0.01%$39.245 - $46.83 $ 63.547%56600
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 98.90
ETE's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
62% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 34.70 vs. ETE: 98.90 )
ETE' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.34   Max: 122.96
Current: 98.9

7.34
122.96
Forward P/E 19.42
ETE's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
85% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 25.06 vs. ETE: 19.42 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 98.30
ETE's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
62% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 33.70 vs. ETE: 98.30 )
ETE' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 7.3   Max: 132.27
Current: 98.3

7.3
132.27
P/B 48.40
ETE's P/B is ranked higher than
51% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 2.44 vs. ETE: 48.40 )
ETE' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 4.21   Max: 533
Current: 48.4

4.21
533
P/S 0.60
ETE's P/S is ranked higher than
89% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 2.47 vs. ETE: 0.60 )
ETE' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 1.54
Current: 0.6

0.32
1.54
POCF 11.43
ETE's POCF is ranked higher than
79% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 12.67 vs. ETE: 11.43 )
ETE' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 3.14   Max: 18.23
Current: 11.43

3.14
18.23
EV-to-EBIT 39.36
ETE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
68% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 27.61 vs. ETE: 39.36 )
ETE' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 11.3   Max: 42
Current: 39.36

11.3
42
PEG 6.42
ETE's PEG is ranked higher than
89% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. ETE: 6.42 )
ETE' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 1.07   Max: 6.33
Current: 6.42

1.07
6.33
Shiller P/E 88.70
ETE's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
72% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 56.08 vs. ETE: 88.70 )
ETE' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 24.25   Max: 88.64
Current: 88.7

24.25
88.64
Current Ratio 0.95
ETE's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
70% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. ETE: 0.95 )
ETE' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 1.45
Current: 0.95

0.68
1.45
Quick Ratio 0.74
ETE's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
63% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 0.88 vs. ETE: 0.74 )
ETE' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 1.11
Current: 0.74

0.51
1.11
Days Inventory 12.22
ETE's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
82% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 25.51 vs. ETE: 12.22 )
ETE' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 11.4   Max: 31.78
Current: 12.22

11.4
31.78
Days Sales Outstanding 31.44
ETE's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
75% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 35.64 vs. ETE: 31.44 )
ETE' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 23.82   Max: 65.77
Current: 31.44

23.82
65.77

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 2.50
ETE's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
81% of the 164 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 4.38 vs. ETE: 2.50 )
ETE' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 14
Current: 2.5

0.21
14
Dividend Payout 2.68
ETE's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
66% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. ETE: 2.68 )
ETE' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.19   Max: 6
Current: 2.68

0.19
6
Dividend growth (3y) 6.50
ETE's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
72% of the 106 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. ETE: 6.50 )
ETE' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 92.3
Current: 6.5

0
92.3
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.33
ETE's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
75% of the 164 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. ETE: 3.33 )
ETE' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 18.65
Current: 3.33

0.28
18.65
Share Buyback Rate -7.90
ETE's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
80% of the 133 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: -10.60 vs. ETE: -7.90 )
ETE' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 5.5   Max: -18.8
Current: -7.9

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Median PS Value 0.69
ETE's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
91% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. ETE: 0.69 )
ETE' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 1.62
Current: 0.69

0.36
1.62
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 4.87
ETE's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
88% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. ETE: 4.87 )
ETE' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 1.19   Max: 5.93
Current: 4.87

1.19
5.93
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 2.50
ETE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
66% of the 176 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. ETE: 2.50 )
ETE' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.4   Max: 8.9
Current: 2.5

2.4
8.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 16.97
ETE's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
94% of the 119 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 0.62 vs. ETE: 16.97 )
ETE' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 5.1   Max: 17.8
Current: 16.97

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 12,700 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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