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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 : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.01
ETP's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
77% of the 97 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 0.05 vs. ETP: 0.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
ETP' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.02 Max: 0.16
Current: 0.01
0.01
0.16
Equity to Asset 0.29
ETP's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
69% of the 108 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. ETP: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
ETP' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.3 Max: 0.44
Current: 0.29
0.07
0.44
Interest Coverage 1.67
ETP's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
85% of the 96 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 4.95 vs. ETP: 1.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
ETP' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.67  Med: 2.74 Max: 5.65
Current: 1.67
1.67
5.65
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 0.73
M-Score: -2.34
WACC vs ROIC
8.19%
4.71%
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
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 10.20
ETP's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 108 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 17.01 vs. ETP: 10.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
ETP' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.35  Med: 10.45 Max: 20.81
Current: 10.2
3.35
20.81
Net-margin (%) 3.79
ETP's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 108 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 8.31 vs. ETP: 3.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
ETP' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.94  Med: 9.58 Max: 14.61
Current: 3.79
0.94
14.61
ROE (%) -2.83
ETP's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 109 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 6.06 vs. ETP: -2.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
ETP' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.83  Med: 7.68 Max: 33.68
Current: -2.83
-2.83
33.68
ROA (%) 1.22
ETP's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 112 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. ETP: 1.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
ETP' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.05  Med: 5.26 Max: 10.45
Current: 1.22
1.05
10.45
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 4.72
ETP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 111 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 6.37 vs. ETP: 4.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
ETP' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.72  Med: 12 Max: 20.99
Current: 4.72
4.72
20.99
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 7.80
ETP's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 76 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: -6.60 vs. ETP: 7.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ETP' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -38.9  Med: 7.8 Max: 81
Current: 7.8
-38.9
81
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -8.50
ETP's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
72% of the 67 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. ETP: -8.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ETP' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -26.1  Med: 8.2 Max: 40.8
Current: -8.5
-26.1
40.8
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Guru Trades

Q4 2015

ETP Guru Trades in Q4 2015

David Tepper 5,143,082 sh (New)
Richard Perry 109,737 sh (New)
Ronald Muhlenkamp 9,130 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,936,231 sh (+6.82%)
T Boone Pickens 74,100 sh (unchged)
Ken Fisher Sold Out
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Q1 2016

ETP Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Leon Cooperman 1,356,654 sh (New)
David Tepper 16,165,914 sh (+214.32%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Richard Perry Sold Out
Ronald Muhlenkamp Sold Out
T Boone Pickens 65,775 sh (-11.23%)
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Q2 2016

ETP Guru Trades in Q2 2016

T Boone Pickens Sold Out
Leon Cooperman 1,354,254 sh (-0.18%)
David Tepper 11,414,857 sh (-29.39%)
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Q3 2016

ETP Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Simons 1,378,431 sh (New)
David Tepper 11,615,657 sh (+1.76%)
Leon Cooperman 1,237,713 sh (-8.61%)
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Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - Midstream » Oil & Gas Midstream    NAICS: 453998    SIC: 4922
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Energy Transfer Partners LP is engaged in natural gas operations. Its activities include intrastate transportation & storage, interstate transportation & storage, midstream services, retail marketing and among others.

Energy Transfer Partners LP is engaged in natural gas operations. The Company's natural gas operations include natural gas midstream and intrastate transportation and storage through La Grange Acquisition, L.P., which it refers to as ETC OLP; and interstate natural gas transportation and storage through ET Interstate and Panhandle. Its liquids operations, including NGL transportation, storage and fractionation services through Lone Star. Its product & crude oil operations, include, product & crude oil transportation, terminalling services & acquisition and marketing activities through Sunoco Logistics; and retail marketing of gasoline & middle distillates through Sunoco, Inc. Its segments are Intrastate Transportation & Storage, Interstate Transportation & Storage, Midstream., Liquids Transportation & Services, Investment in Sunoco Logistics, Retail Marketing and all other segment. Under the intrastate transportation & storage segment, the natural gas transportation pipelines receive natural gas from other mainline transportation pipelines, storage facilities and gathering systems and deliver the natural gas to industrial end-users, storage facilities, utilities & other pipelines. Through intrastate transportation & storage segment, it owns & operates approximately 7,500 miles of natural gas transportation pipelines with approximately 14.1 Bcf/d of transportation capacity and three natural gas storage facilities located in the state of Texas. Under the interstate transportation & storage segment, the natural gas transportation pipelines receive natural gas from other mainline transportation pipelines, storage facilities and gathering systems and deliver the natural gas to industrial end-users, storage facilities, utilities & other pipelines. Through interstate transportation & storage segment, it directly owns & operates approximately 12,300 miles of interstate natural gas pipelines with approximately 11.2 Bcf per day of transportation capacity & have a 50% interest in the joint venture that owns the 185-mile Fayetteville Express pipeline and the 500 mile Midcontinent Express pipeline. The midstream natural gas industry is the link between the exploration and production of natural gas and the delivery of its components to end-use markets. The midstream industry consists of natural gas gathering, compression, treating, processing, storage, & transportation, and is characterized by regional competition based on the proximity of gathering systems and processing plants to natural gas producing wells and the proximity of storage facilities to production areas and end-use markets. Under the liquid transportation & services segment, the liquids transportation pipelines transport mixed NGLs & other hydrocarbons from natural gas processing facilities to fractionation plants & storage facilities. NGL storage facilities are used for the storage of mixed NGLs, NGL products & petrochemical products owned by third-parties in storage tanks & un

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Ratios

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industry
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history
Forward P/E 16.21
ETP's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
78% of the 69 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 23.20 vs. ETP: 16.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 0.98
ETP's P/B is ranked higher than
85% of the 109 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 2.17 vs. ETP: 0.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
ETP' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.74  Med: 1.74 Max: 3.3
Current: 0.98
0.74
3.3
P/S 0.81
ETP's P/S is ranked higher than
79% of the 108 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 3.14 vs. ETP: 0.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
ETP' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 0.81 Max: 1.84
Current: 0.81
0.28
1.84
POCF 5.35
ETP's POCF is ranked higher than
84% of the 99 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 9.49 vs. ETP: 5.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
ETP' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.06  Med: 7.31 Max: 12.62
Current: 5.35
3.06
12.62
EV-to-EBIT 29.26
ETP's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
72% of the 81 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 21.65 vs. ETP: 29.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
ETP' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.7  Med: 14.9 Max: 29.6
Current: 29.26
7.7
29.6
EV-to-EBITDA 15.46
ETP's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
53% of the 94 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 16.71 vs. ETP: 15.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
ETP' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.3  Med: 11.1 Max: 15.59
Current: 15.46
6.3
15.59
Shiller P/E 18.29
ETP's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
73% of the 45 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 25.76 vs. ETP: 18.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
ETP' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.42  Med: 20.48 Max: 44.49
Current: 18.29
10.42
44.49
Current Ratio 0.89
ETP's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
65% of the 112 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. ETP: 0.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ETP' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.61  Med: 1.04 Max: 1.81
Current: 0.89
0.61
1.81
Quick Ratio 0.63
ETP's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
71% of the 112 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. ETP: 0.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ETP' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.78 Max: 1.37
Current: 0.63
0.3
1.37
Days Inventory 29.48
ETP's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
74% of the 81 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 17.16 vs. ETP: 29.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
ETP' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.98  Med: 19.84 Max: 32.03
Current: 29.48
10.98
32.03
Days Sales Outstanding 46.10
ETP's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
79% of the 100 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 34.13 vs. ETP: 46.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ETP' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 22.11  Med: 30.99 Max: 67.64
Current: 46.1
22.11
67.64
Days Payable 55.93
ETP's Days Payable is ranked higher than
62% of the 78 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 39.77 vs. ETP: 55.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
ETP' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.02  Med: 30.89 Max: 82.89
Current: 55.93
18.02
82.89

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 11.80
ETP's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
89% of the 112 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 5.09 vs. ETP: 11.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
ETP' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.4  Med: 7.46 Max: 17.33
Current: 11.8
4.4
17.33
Dividend Growth (3y) 4.70
ETP's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked lower than
67% of the 57 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 8.00 vs. ETP: 4.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
ETP' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 5 Max: 31.3
Current: 4.7
0
31.3
Forward Dividend Yield 11.84
ETP's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
92% of the 112 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 7.55 vs. ETP: 11.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 13.35
ETP's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
79% of the 111 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 8.73 vs. ETP: 13.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
ETP' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.98  Med: 8.44 Max: 19.61
Current: 13.35
4.98
19.61
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -31.50
ETP's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
82% of the 72 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: -9.80 vs. ETP: -31.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
ETP' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -73.8  Med: -22.2 Max: -11.7
Current: -31.5
-73.8
-11.7

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 1.69
ETP's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
74% of the 92 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 2.92 vs. ETP: 1.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
ETP' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.41  Med: 3.45 Max: 53.16
Current: 1.69
1.41
53.16
Price/Median PS Value 1.00
ETP's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
65% of the 96 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. ETP: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
ETP' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 0.92 Max: 2.15
Current: 1
0.43
2.15
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 3.45
ETP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 112 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. ETP: 3.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
ETP' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.4  Med: 6.7 Max: 13
Current: 3.45
3.4
13
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -20.99
ETP's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
89% of the 56 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: -3.26 vs. ETP: -20.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
ETP' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.1  Med: 3 Max: 69.4
Current: -20.99
-23.1
69.4

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $21,126
EPS (TTM) $ -1.33
Beta1.41
Short Percentage of Float1.41%
52-Week Range $18.62 - 43.50
Shares Outstanding (Mil)828.53

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 24,056 30,722 30,162
EPS ($) 0.60 1.73 3.53
EPS w/o NRI ($) 0.60 1.73 3.53
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($) 4.22 4.22 4.34
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