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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 0.05
NYSE:WGP's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
53% of the 94 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 0.05 vs. NYSE:WGP: 0.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
NYSE:WGP' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.06 Max: N/A
Current: 0.05
Equity to Asset 0.14
NYSE:WGP's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
86% of the 106 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. NYSE:WGP: 0.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
NYSE:WGP' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.19 Max: 0.3
Current: 0.14
0.04
0.3
Interest Coverage 4.23
NYSE:WGP's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
54% of the 95 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 4.94 vs. NYSE:WGP: 4.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NYSE:WGP' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 8.08 Max: 456.02
Current: 4.23
0.37
456.02
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 1.22
M-Score: -2.60
WACC vs ROIC
13.57%
5.71%
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 : 5/10

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history
Operating margin (%) 23.18
NYSE:WGP's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 107 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 16.83 vs. NYSE:WGP: 23.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
NYSE:WGP' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.11  Med: 24.37 Max: 32.99
Current: 23.18
2.11
32.99
Net-margin (%) 34.68
NYSE:WGP's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 107 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. NYSE:WGP: 34.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
NYSE:WGP' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.64  Med: 16.15 Max: 49.81
Current: 34.68
9.64
49.81
ROE (%) 20.52
NYSE:WGP's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 106 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 6.07 vs. NYSE:WGP: 20.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
NYSE:WGP' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 9.28 Max: 20.52
Current: 20.52
0.34
20.52
ROA (%) 8.02
NYSE:WGP's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 112 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 2.44 vs. NYSE:WGP: 8.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
NYSE:WGP' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.6  Med: 5.36 Max: 24.45
Current: 8.02
3.6
24.45
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 8.10
NYSE:WGP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 109 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 7.38 vs. NYSE:WGP: 8.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
NYSE:WGP' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.69  Med: 13.4 Max: 51.97
Current: 8.1
0.69
51.97
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 22.20
NYSE:WGP's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 75 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: -4.00 vs. NYSE:WGP: 22.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NYSE:WGP' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -23.45 Max: 22.2
Current: 22.2
0
22.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -6.10
NYSE:WGP's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 66 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. NYSE:WGP: -6.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NYSE:WGP' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -22.5 Max: 16.9
Current: -6.1
0
16.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 239.10
NYSE:WGP's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 59 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. NYSE:WGP: 239.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NYSE:WGP' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -17.55 Max: 239.1
Current: 239.1
0
239.1
» NYSE:WGP's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-10-29)


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

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Guru Trades

Q3 2015

WGP Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jim Simons 232,400 sh (New)
Ron Baron 184,010 sh (-12.08%)
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WGP Guru Trades in Q4 2015

T Boone Pickens 15,789 sh (unchged)
Ron Baron 154,010 sh (-16.30%)
Jim Simons 149,252 sh (-35.78%)
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Q1 2016

WGP Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Jim Simons 154,052 sh (+3.22%)
T Boone Pickens Sold Out
Ron Baron 21,376 sh (-86.12%)
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Q2 2016

WGP Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Ron Baron 21,376 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 106,652 sh (-30.77%)
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Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - Midstream » Oil & Gas Midstream
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Traded in other countries:1WG.Germany,
Western Gas Equity Partners LP is engaged in gathering, processing, compressing, treating and transporting Anadarko and third-party natural gas, condensate, NGLs and crude oil in the U.S.

Western Gas Equity Partners LP were formed in September 2012 upon the conversion of WGR Holdings, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company, into a Delaware MLP, and closed its initial public offering in December 2012. The Company through its subsidiary is engaged in the business of gathering, processing, compressing, treating and transporting natural gas, condensate, NGLs and crude oil for Anadarko Petroleum Corporation and its subsidiaries, as well as third-party producers and customers. It owns or has investments in assets located in the Rocky Mountains (Colorado, Utah and Wyoming), the Mid-Continent (Kansas and Oklahoma), North-central Pennsylvania and Texas. The Company's operations are subject to stringent and complex federal, tribal, state and local environmental laws and regulations governing the discharge of materials into the environment or otherwise relate to environmental protection.

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 41.29
WGP's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
77% of the 77 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 21.68 vs. WGP: 41.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
WGP' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 34.76  Med: 61.77 Max: 3425
Current: 41.29
34.76
3425
Forward P/E 26.60
WGP's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
60% of the 72 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 22.03 vs. WGP: 26.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 41.29
WGP's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
76% of the 76 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 21.82 vs. WGP: 41.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
WGP' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 34.76  Med: 61.77 Max: 3425
Current: 41.29
34.76
3425
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 32.92
WGP's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
72% of the 29 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 15.53 vs. WGP: 32.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
WGP' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 22.55  Med: 29.12 Max: 34.29
Current: 32.92
22.55
34.29
P/B 8.53
WGP's P/B is ranked lower than
88% of the 106 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 2.13 vs. WGP: 8.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
WGP' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.25  Med: 10.12 Max: 15.09
Current: 8.53
4.25
15.09
P/S 5.51
WGP's P/S is ranked lower than
74% of the 105 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 2.97 vs. WGP: 5.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
WGP' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.93  Med: 7.3 Max: 10.51
Current: 5.51
1.93
10.51
PFCF 47.35
WGP's PFCF is ranked lower than
86% of the 58 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 14.86 vs. WGP: 47.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
WGP' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 37.87  Med: 45.48 Max: 127.73
Current: 47.35
37.87
127.73
POCF 13.15
WGP's POCF is ranked lower than
80% of the 93 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 8.56 vs. WGP: 13.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
WGP' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.02  Med: 17.62 Max: 30.49
Current: 13.15
5.02
30.49
EV-to-EBIT 39.56
WGP's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
84% of the 82 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 21.00 vs. WGP: 39.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
WGP' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 33.2  Med: 39.3 Max: 137.3
Current: 39.56
33.2
137.3
EV-to-EBITDA 23.63
WGP's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
82% of the 93 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 14.51 vs. WGP: 23.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
WGP' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 20.2  Med: 27.2 Max: 40.7
Current: 23.63
20.2
40.7
Current Ratio 1.60
WGP's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
77% of the 109 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. WGP: 1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
WGP' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 1.14 Max: 2.57
Current: 1.6
0.28
2.57
Quick Ratio 1.59
WGP's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
80% of the 109 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. WGP: 1.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
WGP' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 1.13 Max: 2.56
Current: 1.59
0.28
2.56
Days Inventory 2.37
WGP's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
92% of the 83 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 16.53 vs. WGP: 2.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
WGP' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.91  Med: 2.38 Max: 3.17
Current: 2.37
0.91
3.17
Days Sales Outstanding 39.45
WGP's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
70% of the 99 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 33.32 vs. WGP: 39.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
WGP' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.12  Med: 14.67 Max: 39.45
Current: 39.45
4.12
39.45

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 3.98
WGP's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 117 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. WGP: 3.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
WGP' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 1.71 Max: 6.8
Current: 3.98
0.09
6.8
Dividend Payout 1.59
WGP's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
87% of the 119 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 0.88 vs. WGP: 1.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
WGP' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 1 Max: 1.59
Current: 1.59
0.3
1.59
Forward Dividend Yield 4.22
WGP's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
98% of the 120 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 7.79 vs. WGP: 4.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.98
WGP's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 117 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 8.72 vs. WGP: 3.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
WGP' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 1.71 Max: 6.8
Current: 3.98
0.09
6.8

Valuation & Return

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Price/Median PS Value 0.76
WGP's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
82% of the 98 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. WGP: 0.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
WGP' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 1.07 Max: 1.46
Current: 0.76
0.29
1.46
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 2.54
WGP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 110 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. WGP: 2.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
WGP' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 2.5 Max: 3
Current: 2.54
0.7
3

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,639
EPS (TTM) $ 1.00
Beta1.98
Short Percentage of Float2.13%
52-Week Range $19.21 - 46.58
Shares Outstanding (Mil)218.92

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 1,825 1,982 2,207
EPS ($) 1.46 1.55 1.99
EPS w/o NRI ($) 1.46 1.55 1.99
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($) 1.77 1.98 2.32
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