Energy Transfer Partners L.P. Earnings: Here’s Why Investors Like These Results

Energy Transfer Partners L.P. (NYSE:ETP) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, AND beat the revenue expectation. The revenue beat is a positive sign to shareholders seeking high growth out of the company. Shares are up 0.78%.

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Energy Transfer Partners L.P. Earnings Cheat Sheet

Results: Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased 86.21% to $0.6 in the quarter versus EPS of $4.35 in the year-earlier quarter.

Revenue: Rose 731.18% to $10.85 billion from the year-earlier quarter.

Actual vs. Wall St. Expectations: Energy Transfer Partners L.P. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.6 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.48. It beat the average revenue estimate of $7.92 billion.

Quoting Management: There was no comment from the management.

Key Stats (on next page)…

Revenue decreased 7.71% from $11.76 billion in the previous quarter. EPS decreased 3.23% from $0.62 in the previous quarter.

Looking Forward: Analysts have a more positive outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings has risen from a profit of $0.41 to a profit $0.49. For the current year, the average estimate has moved up from a profit of $1.87 to a profit of $2.13 over the last ninety days.

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(Company fundamentals provided by Xignite Financials. Email any earnings discrepancies to earnings [at] wallstcheatsheet.com)