EV Energy Partners, LP (NASDAQ:EVEP) Analyst Recommendation

A number of equities research analysts have weighed in on SEP shares.

Shares of Blueknight Energy Partners L.P. The company now has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $7.36. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Buckeye Partners, L.P. from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Wednesday, February 15th. Stifel Nicolaus raised their price objective on shares of NGL Energy Partners from $19.00 to $22.00 and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research note on Wednesday, December 21st. Eight research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company. Brown Advisory Inc. now owns 30,000 shares of the company's stock worth $205,000 after buying an additional 5,000 shares during the period. The recent change has given its price a -3.92% deficit over SMA 50 and -9.49% deficit over its 52-week high.

10/12/2015 - EV Energy Partners, L.P. had its "market perform" rating reiterated by analysts at FBR Capital Markets.

GasLog Partners LP has a 50 day moving average of 23.30 and a 200 day moving average of 21.27. Spectra Energy Partners, had a return on equity of 10.00% and a net margin of 46.49%.

Spectra Energy Partners, (NYSE:SEP) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Friday, February 17th. The company reported $0.78 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $1.03 by $0.25. The firm had revenue of $663 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $692.08 million. Buckeye Partners, L.P. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 10.0% compared to the same quarter previous year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $1.03 earnings per share.

A number of large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Infrastructure Capital Advisors LLC purchased a new stake in Buckeye Partners, L.P. during the fourth quarter worth approximately $15,345,000. Westwood Holdings Group Inc. raised its position in shares of Buckeye Partners, L.P.by 8.6% in the fourth quarter. FFT Wealth Management LLC raised its position in shares of Buckeye Partners, L.P.by 72.8% in the fourth quarter. They now have a Dollars 51 price target on the stock. Finally, Cypress Wealth Advisors LLC raised its position in shares of Buckeye Partners, L.P.by 0.4% in the fourth quarter. The firm owned 12,706 shares of the company's stock after buying an additional 4,995 shares during the period. The stock grabbed 34 new institutional investments totaling 2,633,580 shares while 28 institutional investors sold out their entire positions totaling 1,475,451 shares.

In the transaction dated December 04, 2015, the great number of shares acquired came courtesy the Director; WOODWARD J D added a total of 1,500 shares at an average price of $39.3, amounting to approximately $58,950. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. In a transaction dated November 07, 2016, the shares were bought at an average price of $41.67, giving away a sum of $355,403. Following the sale, the senior vice president now owns 29,987 shares of the company's stock, valued at $1,944,357.08. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Corporate insiders own 0.38% of the company's stock.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, February 14th. Shareholders of record on Friday, February 3rd were given a $0.39 dividend. This represents a $1.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 7.01%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, February 16th. NGL Energy Partners's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently -112.23%.

Viper Energy Partners LP is engaged in owning, acquiring and exploiting oil and natural gas properties in North America. The Company operates through three segments: Domestic Pipelines & Terminals, Global Marine Terminals and Merchant Services.