Oil & Gas Stocks Under Review -- Kinder Morgan, Williams Cos., Energy Transfer Equity, and Energy Transfer Partners

31 Aug, 2016, 07:30 ET from Chelmsford Park SA

NEW YORK, August 31, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

Stock-Callers.com this morning has issued research reports on the following U.S. Oil and Gas Pipelines equities: Kinder Morgan Inc. (NYSE: KMI), Williams Cos. Inc. (NYSE: WMB), Energy Transfer Equity L.P. (NYSE: ETE), and Energy Transfer Partners L.P. (NYSE: ETP). According to IBISWorld's market research report dated April 2016, the industry's contribution to the overall economy in the ten years to 2021 is forecasted to grow at an annualized rate of 1.9%. The reports adds that over the five years to 2016, the Oil and Gas Pipeline Construction industry boomed due to heavy investment in natural gas and oil infrastructure construction, and that looking ahead, the industry is projected to experience strong demand. Learn more about these stocks by downloading their free research reports in PDF format at: http://stock-callers.com/registration

Kinder Morgan  

Houston, Texas headquartered Kinder Morgan Inc.'s shares climbed 0.64% and finished Tuesday's trading session at $21.91. A total volume of 8.98 million shares was traded. The stock has advanced 12.01% in the past month, 22.75% in the previous three months, and 50.10% on an YTD basis. The Company's shares are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 8.56% and 21.94%, respectively. Moreover, shares of Kinder Morgan, which operates as an energy infrastructure company in North America, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 61.21.

On August 18th, 2016, research firm Morgan Stanley upgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Equal-Weight' to 'Overweight'. Sign up and read the free research report on KMI at: http://stock-callers.com/registration/?symbol=KMI

Williams Cos. 

On Tuesday, shares in Tulsa, Oklahoma headquartered Williams Cos. Inc. recorded a trading volume of 6.00 million shares, and ended the session 0.18% lower at $28.01. The stock has gained 24.32% in the last one month, 27.75% in the previous three months, and 16.44% since the start of this year. The Company's shares are trading 16.55% above their 50-day moving average and 33.11% above their 200-day moving average. Furthermore, shares of Williams Cos., which operates as an energy infrastructure company primarily in the US, have an RSI of 65.27.

On August 03rd, 2016, research firm Raymond James upgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Market Perform' to 'Outperform'.

On August 26th, 2016, Williams Cos. announced that it has agreed to purchase, in a private placement from Williams Partners, approximately 6.975 million common units representing limited partner interests in Williams Partners, for a total purchase price of approximately $250 million. The price per common unit of $35.84 is equal to the average of the high and low trading prices of the Partnership's common units on the NYSE for each of the five trading days from August 19th to August 25th, 2016, less a discount of 2.5% per common unit. The complimentary research report on WMB can be downloaded at: http://stock-callers.com/registration/?symbol=WMB

Energy Transfer Equity  

Shares in Dallas, Texas-based Energy Transfer Equity L.P. closed the day at $18.23, up 0.28%. The stock recorded a trading volume of 3.23 million shares. The Company's shares have surged 18.87% in the last one month, 35.76% over the previous three months, and 43.43% on a YTD basis. The stock is trading 13.67% and 53.81% above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages, respectively. Additionally, shares of Energy Transfer Equity, which provides diversified energy-related services in the US, have an RSI of 70.67.

On August 3rd, 2016, the company reported that net income attributable to partners was $241 million for the three months ended June 30th, 2016 compared to $298 million for the three months ended June 30th, 2015. Distributable Cash Flow, as adjusted, for the three months ended June 30th, 2016 was $276 million compared to $335 million for the three months ended June 30th, 2015.  

On August 15th, 2016, research firm Morgan Stanley resumed its 'Overweight' rating on the Company's stock. Register for free on Stock-Callers.com and access the latest report on ETE at: http://stock-callers.com/registration/?symbol=ETE

Energy Transfer Partners  

At the closing bell yesterday, shares in Dallas, Texas-based Energy Transfer Partners L.P. ended 0.15% lower at $40.00 and with a total volume of 1.13 million shares traded. The stock has advanced 9.26% in the last one month, 10.41% in the previous three months, and 30.43% on an YTD basis. The Company's shares are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 2.23% and 23.43%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Energy Transfer Partners, which engages in the natural gas midstream, and intrastate transportation and storage businesses in the US, have an RSI of 49.74.

On August 2nd, 2016, Energy Transfer Partners and Sunoco Logistics Partners L.P. announced they have signed an agreement to sell 36.75% of the Bakken Pipeline Project, which includes the Dakota Access pipeline and the Energy Transfer Crude Oil pipeline, to MarEn Bakken Company LLC for $2 billion in cash. Energy Transfer Partners and Sunoco Logistics Partners will receive $1.2 billion and $800 million in cash at closing, respectively.

On August 15th, 2016, research firm Morgan Stanley resumed its 'Equal-Weight' rating on the Company's stock. Get free access to your research report on ETP at: http://stock-callers.com/registration/?symbol=ETP

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