News headlines about Enbridge Energy Partners (NYSE:EEP) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Enbridge Energy Partners earned a coverage optimism score of 0.23 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the pipeline company an impact score of 47.2043578540769 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

EEP has been the subject of a number of analyst reports. Barclays lowered their target price on shares of Enbridge Energy Partners from $21.00 to $16.00 and set an “equal weight” rating for the company in a report on Monday, November 20th. Morgan Stanley lowered their target price on shares of Enbridge Energy Partners from $18.00 to $17.00 and set an “equal weight” rating for the company in a report on Friday, November 17th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Enbridge Energy Partners from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $18.00 target price for the company in a report on Tuesday, October 10th. Royal Bank of Canada reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $21.00 target price on shares of Enbridge Energy Partners in a report on Sunday, September 17th. Finally, Mizuho reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $17.00 target price on shares of Enbridge Energy Partners in a report on Friday, October 20th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have issued a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $18.56.

Shares of Enbridge Energy Partners (EEP) traded down $0.10 during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $14.83. 1,570,800 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 2,040,000. Enbridge Energy Partners has a one year low of $12.25 and a one year high of $26.10. The firm has a market cap of $4,840.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.77 and a beta of 1.19. The company has a quick ratio of 0.31, a current ratio of 0.31 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.94.

Enbridge Energy Partners (NYSE:EEP) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 1st. The pipeline company reported $0.24 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $0.24. Enbridge Energy Partners had a net margin of 8.47% and a return on equity of 6.03%. The company had revenue of $616.40 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $637.68 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.09 EPS. The firm’s revenue was down 2.9% on a year-over-year basis. sell-side analysts predict that Enbridge Energy Partners will post 0.72 earnings per share for the current year.

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About Enbridge Energy Partners

Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P is a geographically and operationally diversified organization that provides crude oil and liquid petroleum gathering and transportation and storage services. The Company operates through the Liquids business segment. Its Liquids segment includes the operations of its Lakehead, North Dakota and mid-continent systems.

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