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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 0.02
SE's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
62% of the 144 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 0.04 vs. SE: 0.02 )
SE' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.02

Equity to Asset 0.25
SE's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
60% of the 174 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. SE: 0.25 )
SE' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 0.38
Current: 0.25

0.23
0.38
Interest Coverage 2.54
SE's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
62% of the 140 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. SE: 2.54 )
SE' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.06   Max: 9999.99
Current: 2.54

2.06
9999.99
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 1.07
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 (%) 31.22
SE's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 175 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 11.32 vs. SE: 31.22 )
SE' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -2.78   Max: 33.85
Current: 31.22

-2.78
33.85
Net-margin (%) 17.08
SE's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 175 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 6.44 vs. SE: 17.08 )
SE' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -5.88   Max: 27.45
Current: 17.08

-5.88
27.45
ROE (%) 11.68
SE's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 179 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 7.16 vs. SE: 11.68 )
SE' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -9.13   Max: 18.21
Current: 11.68

-9.13
18.21
ROA (%) 2.94
SE's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 181 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 3.06 vs. SE: 2.94 )
SE' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -2.26   Max: 5.03
Current: 2.94

-2.26
5.03
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 8.31
SE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 175 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 9.82 vs. SE: 8.31 )
SE' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -1.76   Max: 13.53
Current: 8.31

-1.76
13.53
Revenue Growth (%) 2.60
SE's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. SE: 2.60 )
SE' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -46.2   Max: 22
Current: 2.6

-46.2
22
EBITDA Growth (%) 1.40
SE's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 119 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. SE: 1.40 )
SE' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 20.8
Current: 1.4

0
20.8
EPS Growth (%) -1.10
SE's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 113 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. SE: -1.10 )
SE' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 19.5
Current: -1.1

0
19.5
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Financials


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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

SE Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 307,800 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 593,663 sh (+0.09%)
Chris Davis 11,750 sh (unchged)
Jeff Auxier 6,121 sh (-0.41%)
Mario Gabelli 127,454 sh (-2.15%)
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Q1 2014

SE Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Steven Cohen 16,744 sh (New)
Jeff Auxier 6,121 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Chris Davis Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 591,228 sh (-0.41%)
Mario Gabelli 125,054 sh (-1.88%)
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Q2 2014

SE Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Pioneer Investments 618,303 sh (+4.58%)
Jeff Auxier 6,121 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 124,754 sh (-0.24%)
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Q3 2014

SE Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 606,800 sh (New)
Jeff Auxier 6,121 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 122,994 sh (-1.41%)
Pioneer Investments 63,744 sh (-89.69%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with SE

(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
Chris Davis 2014-03-31 Sold Out $34.52 - $37.73 $ 39.278%0
James Barrow 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.72%$32.58 - $36.75 $ 39.2714%0
Chris Davis 2013-06-30 Reduce -44.71%$29.79 - $34.66 $ 39.2725%11750
James Barrow 2013-03-31 Reduce -59.03%1%$27 - $30.75 $ 39.2737%12581631
Brian Rogers 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.37%$27 - $30.75 $ 39.2737%0
Chris Davis 2012-12-31 Add 90.58%$26.74 - $30.16 $ 39.2739%21250
Mario Gabelli 2012-09-30 Reduce -30.44%0.01%$28.26 - $30.85 $ 39.2734%151464
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 26.30
SE's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
84% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 39.00 vs. SE: 26.30 )
SE' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 6.82   Max: 28.26
Current: 26.3

6.82
28.26
P/B 3.10
SE's P/B is ranked higher than
69% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 2.73 vs. SE: 3.10 )
SE' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.25   Max: 5.95
Current: 3.1

1.25
5.95
P/S 4.50
SE's P/S is ranked higher than
68% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 2.67 vs. SE: 4.50 )
SE' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.48   Max: 22.71
Current: 4.5

1.48
22.71
PFCF 93.10
SE's PFCF is ranked higher than
84% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SE: 93.10 )
SE' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 16.08   Max: 901
Current: 93.1

16.08
901
EV-to-EBIT 23.39
SE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
80% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 27.84 vs. SE: 23.39 )
SE' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 11.9   Max: 44.7
Current: 23.39

11.9
44.7
PEG 8.73
SE's PEG is ranked higher than
85% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SE: 8.73 )
SE' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.64   Max: 55.38
Current: 8.73

0.64
55.38
Shiller P/E 24.20
SE's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
91% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 64.17 vs. SE: 24.20 )
SE' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 12.88   Max: 35.16
Current: 24.2

12.88
35.16
Current Ratio 0.65
SE's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 181 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. SE: 0.65 )
SE' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 1.16
Current: 0.65

0.31
1.16
Quick Ratio 0.52
SE's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
56% of the 181 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 0.92 vs. SE: 0.52 )
SE' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 1.06
Current: 0.52

0.24
1.06

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 3.50
SE's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
60% of the 158 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 3.98 vs. SE: 3.50 )
SE' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.81   Max: 8.46
Current: 3.5

0.81
8.46
Dividend Payout 0.88
SE's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
85% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. SE: 0.88 )
SE' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 1.52
Current: 0.88

0.4
1.52
Dividend growth (3y) 6.90
SE's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
77% of the 100 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. SE: 6.90 )
SE' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 6.9
Current: 6.9

0
6.9
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.57
SE's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
59% of the 158 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 5.27 vs. SE: 4.57 )
SE' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.06   Max: 11.06
Current: 4.57

1.06
11.06
Share Buyback Rate -1.10
SE's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
93% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: -12.60 vs. SE: -1.10 )
SE' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 17.9   Max: -121.1
Current: -1.1

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Tangible Book 7.30
SE's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
64% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 3.97 vs. SE: 7.30 )
SE' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 3.38   Max: 15.16
Current: 7.3

3.38
15.16
Price/DCF (Projected) 3.10
SE's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
85% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SE: 3.10 )
SE' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.89   Max: 4.27
Current: 3.1

0.89
4.27
Price/Median PS Value 1.30
SE's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
75% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. SE: 1.30 )
SE' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 6.21
Current: 1.3

0.52
6.21
Price/Graham Number 2.70
SE's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
75% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 2.72 vs. SE: 2.70 )
SE' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.13   Max: 3.93
Current: 2.7

1.13
3.93
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 4.30
SE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
79% of the 162 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. SE: 4.30 )
SE' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.2   Max: 8.4
Current: 4.3

2.2
8.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 3.19
SE's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
80% of the 119 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 3.07 vs. SE: 3.19 )
SE' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -13.4   Max: 22.9
Current: 3.19

-13.4
22.9

Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - Midstream » Oil & Gas Midstream
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Traded in other countries:N4D.Germany
Spectra Energy Corp through its subsidiaries and equity affiliates, owns and operates a diversified portfolio of complementary natural gas-related energy assets and is North America's natural gas infrastructure companies. It also owns and operates a crude oil pipeline system that connects Canadian and U.S. producers to refineries in the U.S. Rocky Mountain and Midwest regions. It operates in three key areas of the natural gas industry: gathering and processing, transmission and storage, and distribution. It provides transmission and storage of natural gas to customers in various regions of the northeastern and southeastern United States, the Maritime Provinces in Canada and the Pacific Northwest in the United States and Canada, and in the province of Ontario, Canada. It also provide natural gas sales and distribution services to retail customers in Ontario, and natural gas gathering and processing services to customers in western Canada. Its natural gas pipeline systems consist of approximately 21,000 miles of transmission pipelines. Its storage facilities provide approximately 305 billion cubic feet (Bcf) of net storage capacity in the United States and Canada. Its crude oil pipeline system, Express-Platte, acquired in March 2013, consists of approximately 1,700 miles of transmission pipeline. The Company manages its business in four reportable segments: Spectra Energy Partners, Distribution, Western Canada Transmission & Processing, and Field Services. The Spectra Energy Partners business primarily provides transmission, storage and gathering of natural gas, as well as the transportation and storage of crude oil and natural gas liquids (NGLs) through interstate pipeline systems for customers in various regions of the midwestern, northeastern and southeastern United States and Canada. Its pipeline systems consist of approximately 17,000 miles of transmission and transportation pipelines. The pipeline systems in Spectra Energy Partners business receive natural gas and crude oil from major North American producing regions for delivery to their respective markets. The Distribution provides distribution services in Canada through its subsidiary, Union Gas Limited (Union Gas). Union Gas is a Canadian natural gas storage, transmission and distribution company based in Ontario with over 100 years of experience and service to customers. The distribution business serves approximately 1.4 million residential, commercial and industrial customers in more than 400 communities across northern, southwestern and eastern Ontario. Union Gas' storage and transmission business offers storage and transmission services to customers at Dawn Hub, the integrated underground storage facility in Canada and one of the largest in North America. The Western Canada Transmission & Processing business is comprised of the BC Pipeline, BC Field Services, Canadian Midstream and Empress NGL operations, and M&N Canada. The Field Services segment produces, fractionat
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