Energy Transfer Partners L.P. (NYSE:ETP)’s share price traded down 4% on Monday . The company traded as low as $37.91 and last traded at $37.92, with a volume of 1,648,687 shares. The stock had previously closed at $39.50.

A number of equities analysts have recently weighed in on the company. Jefferies Group boosted their target price on Energy Transfer Partners L.P. from $46.00 to $47.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, July 25th. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. boosted their target price on Energy Transfer Partners L.P. from $29.00 to $33.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research note on Thursday, May 12th. Sanford C. Bernstein assumed coverage on Energy Transfer Partners L.P. in a research note on Wednesday, May 11th. They issued a “market perform” rating and a $39.00 target price on the stock. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Energy Transfer Partners L.P. from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, April 27th. Finally, Barclays PLC upped their price objective on Energy Transfer Partners L.P. from $42.00 to $48.00 and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a research note on Tuesday, May 31st. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $42.03.

The firm has a 50-day moving average of $38.71 and a 200-day moving average of $33.10. The stock’s market cap is $19.47 billion.

Energy Transfer Partners L.P. (NYSE:ETP) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May 4th. The company reported ($0.15) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.26 by $0.41. The company had revenue of $4.48 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $7.58 billion. The firm’s quarterly revenue was down 56.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned ($0.09) earnings per share. Equities analysts expect that Energy Transfer Partners L.P. will post $0.58 EPS for the current year.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, August 15th. Stockholders of record on Monday, August 8th will be paid a dividend of $1.055 per share. This represents a $4.22 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 11.24%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 4th.

Other hedge funds and institutional investors have modified their holdings of the company. Agran Libbie boosted its position in shares of Energy Transfer Partners L.P. by 8,885.0% in the fourth quarter. Agran Libbie now owns 6,239,377 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,105,000 after buying an additional 6,169,935 shares in the last quarter. Atlantic Trust Group LLC boosted its position in Energy Transfer Partners L.P. by 53.7% in the fourth quarter. Atlantic Trust Group LLC now owns 8,230,046 shares of the company’s stock worth $277,600,000 after buying an additional 2,875,378 shares during the period. BlackRock Advisors LLC boosted its position in Energy Transfer Partners L.P. by 142.1% in the fourth quarter. BlackRock Advisors LLC now owns 370,640 shares of the company’s stock worth $12,502,000 after buying an additional 217,540 shares during the period. Trust & Fiduciary Management Services Inc. purchased a new position in Energy Transfer Partners L.P. during the fourth quarter worth $5,611,000. Finally, Jennison Associates LLC boosted its position in Energy Transfer Partners L.P. by 28.8% in the fourth quarter. Jennison Associates LLC now owns 707,725 shares of the company’s stock worth $23,872,000 after buying an additional 158,239 shares during the period.

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