NEW YORK, February 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
Stock-Callers.com today focuses attention to Energy Transfer Partners L.P. (NYSE: ETP), QEP Resources Inc. (NYSE: QEP), Spectra Energy Corp. (NYSE: SE), and Sunoco Logistics Partners L.P. (NYSE: SXL). These stocks belong to the Oil and Gas Pipelines industry, which mostly consists of companies that are structured as master limited partnerships, and offer very high dividend yields. Operators in this space transport fuel through pipelines, often over great distances. Learn more about these stocks by downloading their free research reports in PDF format at:
Energy Transfer Partners
Texas-based Transfer Partners L.P.'s stock finished Thursday's session 0.77% higher at $39.29. A total volume of 4.63 million shares was traded, which was above their three months average volume of 4.01 million shares. The Company's shares have advanced 9.60% in the past month, 16.85% in the previous three months, and 9.72% since the start of this year. The stock is trading 9.54% above its 50-day moving average and 9.07% above its 200-day moving average. Additionally, shares of Transfer Partners, which engages in the natural gas midstream, and intrastate transportation and storage businesses in the US, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 68.22.
On January 09th, 2017, research firm Bernstein downgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Outperform' to 'Market Perform'.
On January 26th, 2017, Energy Transfer Partners announced its quarterly cash distribution for Q4 2016 of $1.055 per ETP common unit. This cash distribution will be paid on February 14th, 2017, to unit-holders of record as of the close of business on February 07th, 2017. The Company also announced that it plans to release earnings for Q4 2016 on February 22nd, 2017, after the market closes. Sign up and read the free research report on ETP at:
On Thursday, shares in Colorado headquartered QEP Resources Inc. recorded a trading volume of 2.36 million shares. The stock ended the session 0.75% higher at $17.35. The Company's shares have advanced 7.36% in the previous three months. The stock is trading 4.64% below its 200-day moving average. Moreover, shares of QEP Resources, which through its subsidiaries, operates as a natural gas and crude oil exploration and production company in the US, have an RSI of 36.38.
On January 03rd, 2017, research firm FBR & Co. upgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Market Perform' to 'Outperform' while revising its previous target price from $20 a share to $24 a share.
On January 23rd, 2017, QEP announced that it will host a teleconference to discuss its Q4 2016 and full year 2016 results beginning at 9:00 a.m. ET on February 23rd, 2017. QEP will issue the related financial and operational results news release on February 22nd, 2017 after market close. The complimentary research report on QEP can be downloaded at:
Shares in Texas headquartered Spectra Energy Corp. closed the day 2.04% higher at $42.10. The stock recorded a trading volume of 2.47 million shares. The Company's shares have gained 1.42% in the last month, 1.66% over the previous three months, and 2.46% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 1.17% and 11.89% above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages, respectively. Additionally, shares of Spectra Energy, which owns and operates a portfolio of natural gas-related energy assets in North America, have an RSI of 51.87.
On January 05th, 2017, Spectra Energy announced a $0.14 per share increase in its annual dividend on its common stock to $1.76 per share, or $0.44 on a quarterly basis. The quarterly cash dividend for Q1 2017 is payable on March 01st, 2017, to shareholders of record at the close of business on February 15th, 2017. Register for free on Stock-Callers.com and access the latest report on SE at:
Sunoco Logistics Partners
At the close of trading on Thursday, shares in Pennsylvania-based Sunoco Logistics Partners L.P. finished 0.80% higher at $26.35. The stock recorded a trading volume of 2.19 million shares. The Company's shares have advanced 9.47% in the last one month, 5.91% over the previous three months, and 9.70% since the start of this year. The stock is trading above its 50-day moving average by 9.32%. Furthermore, shares of Sunoco Logistics Partners, which transports, terminals, and stores crude oil, refined products, and natural gas liquids, have an RSI of 67.51.
On January 12th, 2017, research firm Jefferies upgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Hold' to 'Buy'.
On January 26th, 2017, Sunoco Logistics announced that Sunoco Partners LLC, its general partner, has declared a cash distribution for Q4 2016 of $0.52 per common unit, a 9% y-o-y increase, to be paid on February 14th, 2017 to unit-holders of record on February 07th, 2017. This is the 47th successive quarter the Partnership has increased its distribution. Get free access to your research report on SXL at:
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