How Does Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. (EEP) Stack Up Right Now?

Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. (EEP) is an interesting player in the Basic Materials space, with a focus on Oil & Gas Pipelines. The stock has been active on the tape, currently trading at $10.08, up from yesterday’s close by 1.41%. Given the stock’s recent action, it seemed like a good time to take a closer look at the company’s recent data.

Fundamental Analysis

Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. (EEP) currently trades with a market capitalization of $4.11 Billion. That value represents a market adjusting for revenues that have been falling by -2.10 % on a quarterly year/year basis as of the company’s last quarterly report.

You can get a sense of how sustainable that is by a levered free cash flow of -$164.7 Million over the past twelve months. Generally speaking, earnings are expected to fall in coming quarters. Analysts are forecasting earnings of $0.18 on a per share basis this quarter. Perhaps, that suggests something about why 2.91% of the outstanding share supply is held by institutional investors.

Technical Analysis

It’s important to check the technicals to get a sense of how EEP has been acting. Looking at the stock’s movement on the chart, Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. recorded a 52-week high of $17.94. It is now trading 7.86% off that level. The stock is trading $10.27 its 50-day moving average by 0.19%. The stock carved out a 52-week low down at $8.89.

In recent action, Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. (EEP) has made a move of -5.17% over the past month, which has come on Strong relative transaction volume. Over the trailing year, the stock is underperforming the S&P 500 by 14.61, and it’s gotten there by action that has been more volatile on a day-to-day basis than most other stocks on the exchange. In terms of the mechanics underlying that movement, traders will want to note that the stock is trading on a float of 3.85% with $149.53 Million sitting short, betting on future declines. That suggests something of the likelihood of a short squeeze in shares of EEP.

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