Enbridge Inc. [NYSE: ENB] closed the trading session at $34.60 on 01/13/21. The day’s price range saw the stock hit a low of $33.70, while the highest price level was $34.65. The company report on January 12, 2021 that Michigan Governor’s Attempt to Revoke Line 5 Easement is Unlawful and Ignores Science and Evidence.
Enbridge Rejects State’s Notice on Easement, Says State’s Action is Unlawful.
Enbridge Inc. (TSX: ENB) (NYSE: ENB) (Enbridge or the company) responded to Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s attempt to terminate an easement that has been in place since 1953 and thereby close Enbridge’s Line 5 dual pipelines located in that easement. Line 5 enables the safe transport of fuel to heat homes and provides energy to Michigan, neighboring U.S. states and Canada’s two largest provinces.
The stocks have a year to date performance of 8.16 percent and weekly performance of 4.91 percent. The stock has been moved at 11.68 percent over the last six months. The stock has performed 1.47 percent around the most recent 30 days and changed 16.85 percent over the most recent 3-months.
If compared to the average trading volume of 4.66M shares, ENB reached to a volume of 7349677 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Here’s what leading stock market gurus have to say about Enbridge Inc. [ENB]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for ENB shares is $41.66 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on ENB stock is a recommendation set at 2.30. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.
Citigroup have made an estimate for Enbridge Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Buy, with their previous recommendation back on August 13, 2020. The new note on the price target was released on July 22, 2020, representing the official price target for Enbridge Inc. stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Enbridge Inc. is set at 0.74, with the Price to Sales ratio for ENB stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 2.17. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 1.54, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 0.25.
ENB stock trade performance evaluation
Enbridge Inc. [ENB] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 4.91. With this latest performance, ENB shares gained by 1.47% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 11.68% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -13.99% in the past year of trading.
Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for ENB stock in for the last two-week period is set at 67.77, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 72.64, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 64.67 for Enbridge Inc. [ENB]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 31.52, while it was recorded at 33.72 for the last single week of trading, and 30.96 for the last 200 days.
Enbridge Inc. [ENB]: An insightful look at the core fundamentals
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Enbridge Inc. [ENB] shares currently have an operating margin of +15.70 and a Gross Margin at +29.88. Enbridge Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +11.48.
Return on Total Capital for ENB is now 5.71, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 4.45. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 8.42, with Return on Assets sitting at 3.46. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Enbridge Inc. [ENB] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 99.55. Additionally, ENB Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 49.89, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 40.27. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 103.52, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 45.79.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Enbridge Inc. [ENB] managed to generate an average of $504,867 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 8.19 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.30.Enbridge Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 0.40 and a Current Ratio set at 0.60.
Earnings per share (EPS) analysis for Enbridge Inc. [ENB] stock
With the latest financial reports released by the company, Enbridge Inc. posted 0.45/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.47/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company fail the estimates by a Surprise Factor of -4.30%. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for ENB. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Enbridge Inc. go to 5.83%.
Enbridge Inc. [ENB]: Insider Ownership positions
There are presently around $36,737 million, or 70.50% of ENB stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of ENB stocks are: ROYAL BANK OF CANADA with ownership of 148,626,273, which is approximately -2.449% of the company’s market cap and around 9.20% of the total institutional ownership; CAPITAL INTERNATIONAL INVESTORS, holding 85,568,935 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $2.96 billion in ENB stocks shares; and VANGUARD GROUP INC, currently with $2.3 billion in ENB stock with ownership of nearly -1.069% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Enbridge Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of February and at the time of the February reporting period, where 367 institutional holders increased their position in Enbridge Inc. [NYSE:ENB] by around 43,462,262 shares. Additionally, 472 investors decreased positions by around 71,356,937 shares, while 173 investors held positions by with 946,940,143 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 1,061,759,342 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. ENB stock had 62 new institutional investments in for a total of 684,609 shares, while 83 institutional investors sold positions of 3,425,470 shares during the same period.