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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 0.04
SEP's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
56% of the 95 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 0.05 vs. SEP: 0.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
SEP' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.03 Max: N/A
Current: 0.04
Equity to Asset 0.62
SEP's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
83% of the 100 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. SEP: 0.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
SEP' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.33  Med: 0.69 Max: 0.78
Current: 0.62
0.33
0.78
Interest Coverage 4.77
SEP's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
51% of the 73 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 5.11 vs. SEP: 4.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
SEP' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.2  Med: 3.54 Max: 5.41
Current: 4.77
2.2
5.41
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.51
M-Score: -2.62
WACC vs ROIC
5.53%
6.80%
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
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history
Operating margin (%) 49.65
SEP's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 103 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 11.53 vs. SEP: 49.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
SEP' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 33.06  Med: 45.90 Max: 51.14
Current: 49.65
33.06
51.14
Net-margin (%) 45.99
SEP's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 103 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. SEP: 45.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
SEP' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 33.07  Med: 72.88 Max: 167.55
Current: 45.99
33.07
167.55
ROE (%) 9.83
SEP's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 104 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 9.44 vs. SEP: 9.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
SEP' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 6.54  Med: 10.40 Max: 19.21
Current: 9.83
6.54
19.21
ROA (%) 6.07
SEP's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 107 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 4.08 vs. SEP: 6.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
SEP' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 4.95  Med: 7.10 Max: 14.01
Current: 6.07
4.95
14.01
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 11.14
SEP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 103 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 10.18 vs. SEP: 11.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
SEP' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 10.89  Med: 17.23 Max: 23.27
Current: 11.14
10.89
23.27
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 53.00
SEP's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 76 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. SEP: 53.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SEP' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: 10.10 Max: 97.7
Current: 53
0
97.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 30.70
SEP's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 71 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. SEP: 30.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SEP' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: 6.20 Max: 75.5
Current: 30.7
0
75.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 20.30
SEP's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 65 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. SEP: 20.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SEP' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: 20.30 Max: 61.4
Current: 20.3
0
61.4
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Financials


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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

SEP Guru Trades in Q2 2014

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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 15.82
SEP's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
82% of the 85 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 28.30 vs. SEP: 15.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
SEP' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.76  Med: 17.25 Max: 79.14
Current: 15.82
4.76
79.14
Forward P/E 13.77
SEP's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
84% of the 82 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 22.37 vs. SEP: 13.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 15.80
SEP's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
81% of the 85 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 26.90 vs. SEP: 15.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
SEP' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 4.76  Med: 17.13 Max: 75.76
Current: 15.8
4.76
75.76
P/B 1.24
SEP's P/B is ranked higher than
78% of the 102 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. SEP: 1.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
SEP' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.55  Med: 1.51 Max: 2.67
Current: 1.24
0.55
2.67
P/S 5.84
SEP's P/S is ranked lower than
76% of the 102 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 2.75 vs. SEP: 5.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
SEP' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.44  Med: 12.35 Max: 69.89
Current: 5.84
1.44
69.89
PFCF 112.42
SEP's PFCF is ranked lower than
89% of the 46 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 24.07 vs. SEP: 112.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
SEP' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 11.01  Med: 18.48 Max: 3075
Current: 112.42
11.01
3075
POCF 10.64
SEP's POCF is ranked lower than
53% of the 93 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 10.59 vs. SEP: 10.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
SEP' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.62  Med: 12.69 Max: 170.83
Current: 10.64
2.62
170.83
EV-to-EBIT 15.18
SEP's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
89% of the 88 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 24.57 vs. SEP: 15.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SEP' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 3.8  Med: 34.00 Max: 45.1
Current: 15.18
3.8
45.1
PEG 0.47
SEP's PEG is ranked higher than
94% of the 34 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 4.14 vs. SEP: 0.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
SEP' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.25 Max: 3.22
Current: 0.47
0.1
3.22
Shiller P/E 13.08
SEP's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
86% of the 57 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 28.51 vs. SEP: 13.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
SEP' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 13  Med: 17.07 Max: 29.1
Current: 13.08
13
29.1
Current Ratio 1.13
SEP's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
52% of the 104 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. SEP: 1.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SEP' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.62 Max: 8.49
Current: 1.13
0.13
8.49
Quick Ratio 1.06
SEP's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 104 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. SEP: 1.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SEP' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.62 Max: 8.42
Current: 1.06
0.13
8.42
Days Sales Outstanding 49.32
SEP's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
80% of the 97 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 31.22 vs. SEP: 49.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SEP' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 33.31  Med: 40.41 Max: 65.94
Current: 49.32
33.31
65.94

Dividend & Buy Back

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history
Dividend Yield 5.06
SEP's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
78% of the 110 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. SEP: 5.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
SEP' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.18  Med: 5.16 Max: 8.75
Current: 5.06
1.18
8.75
Dividend Payout 0.78
SEP's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
69% of the 87 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. SEP: 0.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
SEP' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.92 Max: 1.28
Current: 0.78
0.12
1.28
Dividend growth (3y) 6.80
SEP's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked lower than
60% of the 58 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 8.50 vs. SEP: 6.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
SEP' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0  Med: 6.80 Max: 78.3
Current: 6.8
0
78.3
Yield on cost (5-Year) 7.28
SEP's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
54% of the 112 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 7.46 vs. SEP: 7.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
SEP' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.7  Med: 7.44 Max: 12.62
Current: 7.28
1.7
12.62
Share Buyback Rate -45.70
SEP's Share Buyback Rate is ranked lower than
95% of the 73 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: -8.00 vs. SEP: -45.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
SEP' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0  Med: -8.30 Max: -45.7
Current: -45.7

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 1.72
SEP's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
75% of the 85 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 3.25 vs. SEP: 1.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
SEP' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.15  Med: 2.03 Max: 4.05
Current: 1.72
1.15
4.05
Price/Projected FCF 1.29
SEP's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
67% of the 45 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. SEP: 1.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
SEP' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.58  Med: 1.43 Max: 1.85
Current: 1.29
0.58
1.85
Price/Median PS Value 0.47
SEP's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
94% of the 97 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. SEP: 0.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
SEP' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.12  Med: 1.02 Max: 5.23
Current: 0.47
0.12
5.23
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.63
SEP's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
80% of the 25 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 2.59 vs. SEP: 0.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
SEP' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.44 Max: 3.18
Current: 0.63
0.2
3.18
Price/Graham Number 0.98
SEP's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
85% of the 68 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. SEP: 0.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
SEP' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.53  Med: 1.05 Max: 1.55
Current: 0.98
0.53
1.55
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 6.63
SEP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 104 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. SEP: 6.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
SEP' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 2.2  Med: 2.90 Max: 26.4
Current: 6.63
2.2
26.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 44.05
SEP's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 58 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 vs. SEP: 44.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
SEP' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: 4.1  Med: 40.20 Max: 58.9
Current: 44.05
4.1
58.9

Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - Midstream » Oil & Gas Midstream
Compare:WES, ENB, ETE, KMP, SE » details
Traded in other countries:SEZ.Germany,
Spectra Energy Partners LP was formed on March 19, 2007 as a Delaware master limited partnership. The Company along with its subsidiaries and equity affiliates, is engaged in the transmission, storage and gathering of natural gas, the transportation and storage of crude oil, and the transportation of natural gas liquids, through interstate pipeline systems with over 17,000 miles of transmission and transportation pipelines and the storage of natural gas in underground facilities with aggregate working gas storage capacity of approximately 166 billion cubic feet in the United States. It owns and operates natural gas transmission, gathering and storage assets, and crude oil transportation and storage assets, in central, southern and eastern United States as well as western Canada. Through its investments in DCP Sand Hills Pipeline, LLC and DCP Southern Hills Pipeline, LLC, the Company also is engaged in the transportation of NGLs. The Company's customers include local gas distribution companies, municipal utilities, interstate and intrastate pipelines, direct industrial users, electric power generators, marketers and producers, and exploration and production companies. The Company currently manages its business in two reportable segments: U.S. Transmission, and Liquids. Its U.S. Transmission business mainly provides transportation and storage of natural gas for customers in various regions of the northeastern and southeastern United States. Its pipeline systems consist of approximately 14,000 miles of pipelines with eight primary transmission systems: Texas Eastern, Algonquin, East Tennessee Natural Gas, LLC, M&N US, Ozark, Big Sandy, Gulfstream and SESH. U.S. Transmission provides natural gas storage services through Saltville Gas Storage Company L.L.C. (Saltville), Market Hub, Steckman Ridge, Bobcat and Texas Eastern's facilities. Gathering services are provided through Ozark Gas Gathering. In the course of providing transportation services, U.S. Transmission also processes natural gas on Texas Eastern system. The Company's Liquids business provides transportation and storage of crude oil and transportation of NGLs for customers in central and southern United States and Canada. Its Liquids pipeline system contains more than 3,500 miles of pipelines with three main systems: Express-Platte, Sand Hills and Southern Hills. The Company is subject to various U.S. federal, state and local laws and regulations, as well as Canadian federal and provincial regulations. The Company's interstate gas transmission pipeline and storage operations and its liquids crude oil transportation and storage operations are regulated by either the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, the U.S. Department of Transportation, or the National Energy Board.
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