Energy Transfer LP [NYSE: ET] stock went on an upward path that rose over 2.05% on Tuesday, amounting to a one-week price decrease of less than -1.42%. The company report on February 12, 2021 that Energy Transfer Announces Expanded Effort Focused on the Development of Alternative Energy Projects.
Tom Mason tapped to lead the Partnership’s increased focus on developing solar power projects and other technologies to continue its decade-long effort to reduce its environmental footprint.
Energy Transfer LP (NYSE: ET) announced it has created a new group within the Partnership tasked with increasing the Partnership’s efforts to develop alternative energy projects aimed at continuing to reduce its environmental footprint throughout its operations. The Alternative Energy Group will be led by Tom Mason, who has more than 30 years of industry experience, including 14 years as Energy Transfer’s General Counsel, a role in which he will continue.
Over the last 12 months, ET stock dropped by -45.28%. The one-year Energy Transfer LP stock forecast points to a potential upside of 32.36. The average equity rating for ET stock is currently 1.90, trading closer to a bullish pattern in the stock market.
The market cap for the stock reached $18.67 billion, with 2.70 billion shares outstanding and 2.31 billion shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 23.49M shares, ET stock reached a trading volume of 22141480 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Guru’s Opinion on Energy Transfer LP [ET]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for ET shares is $10.29 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on ET stock is a recommendation set at 1.90. 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.
Barclays have made an estimate for Energy Transfer LP shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Overweight, with their previous recommendation back on January 12, 2021. The new note on the price target was released on December 11, 2020, representing the official price target for Energy Transfer LP stock. Previously, the target price had yet another drop from $11 to $10, while RBC Capital Mkts kept a Outperform rating on ET stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Energy Transfer LP is set at 0.23, with the Price to Sales ratio for ET stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 0.44. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 1.03, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 0.10. Price to Free Cash Flow for ET in the course of the last twelve months was 11.77 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 0.70.
ET Stock Performance Analysis:
Energy Transfer LP [ET] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -1.42. With this latest performance, ET shares dropped by -2.38% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 5.14% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -45.28% 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 ET stock in for the last two-week period is set at 58.22, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 61.23, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 56.67 for Energy Transfer LP [ET]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 6.68, while it was recorded at 6.83 for the last single week of trading, and 6.65 for the last 200 days.
Insight into Energy Transfer LP Fundamentals:
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Energy Transfer LP [ET] shares currently have an operating margin of +13.67 and a Gross Margin at +14.95. Energy Transfer LP’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +6.62.
Return on Total Capital for ET is now 9.04, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 5.21. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 16.93, with Return on Assets sitting at 3.80. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Energy Transfer LP [ET] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 238.28. Additionally, ET Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 70.44, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 52.12. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 237.88, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 70.32.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Energy Transfer LP [ET] managed to generate an average of $280,050 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 11.37 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.57.Energy Transfer LP’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 0.70 and a Current Ratio set at 1.00.
ET Stock EPS
With the latest financial reports released by the company, Energy Transfer LP posted 0.38/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.36/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 5.60%. 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 ET. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Energy Transfer LP go to -6.90%.
Energy Transfer LP [ET] Insider Position Details
There are presently around $7,989 million, or 37.50% of ET stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of ET stocks are: BLACKSTONE GROUP INC with ownership of 133,615,682, which is approximately -7.837% of the company’s market cap and around 1.50% of the total institutional ownership; HARVEST FUND ADVISORS LLC, holding 102,422,972 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $712.86 million in ET stocks shares; and ALPS ADVISORS INC, currently with $474.57 million in ET stock with ownership of nearly 22.611% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Energy Transfer LP stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of February and at the time of the February reporting period, where 320 institutional holders increased their position in Energy Transfer LP [NYSE:ET] by around 117,476,287 shares. Additionally, 370 investors decreased positions by around 91,797,140 shares, while 156 investors held positions by with 938,578,290 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 1,147,851,717 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. ET stock had 113 new institutional investments in for a total of 12,967,300 shares, while 92 institutional investors sold positions of 16,539,351 shares during the same period.