Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (NYSE:EPD) was the recipient of unusually large options trading on Friday. Investors bought 25,752 call options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately Infinity compared to the average volume of 0 call options.

In related news, Director Carin Marcy Barth acquired 12,000 shares of Enterprise Products Partners L.P. stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, November 6th. The shares were purchased at an average price of $25.00 per share, for a total transaction of $300,000.00. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. Company insiders own 37.50% of the company’s stock.

Several large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Day & Ennis LLC boosted its position in shares of Enterprise Products Partners L.P. by 0.3% during the 1st quarter. Day & Ennis LLC now owns 8,057 shares of the oil and gas producer’s stock worth $222,000 after acquiring an additional 26 shares in the last quarter. Camarda Financial Advisors LLC boosted its position in shares of Enterprise Products Partners L.P. by 0.6% during the 2nd quarter. Camarda Financial Advisors LLC now owns 4,835 shares of the oil and gas producer’s stock worth $131,000 after acquiring an additional 27 shares in the last quarter. Patten & Patten Inc. TN boosted its position in shares of Enterprise Products Partners L.P. by 0.5% during the 2nd quarter. Patten & Patten Inc. TN now owns 9,487 shares of the oil and gas producer’s stock worth $257,000 after acquiring an additional 44 shares in the last quarter. CFO4Life Group LLC boosted its position in shares of Enterprise Products Partners L.P. by 0.3% during the 2nd quarter. CFO4Life Group LLC now owns 13,894 shares of the oil and gas producer’s stock worth $376,000 after acquiring an additional 47 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Klingenstein Fields & Co. LLC boosted its position in shares of Enterprise Products Partners L.P. by 0.3% during the 2nd quarter. Klingenstein Fields & Co. LLC now owns 17,238 shares of the oil and gas producer’s stock worth $467,000 after acquiring an additional 52 shares in the last quarter. 37.56% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (NYSE:EPD) opened at $25.00 on Monday. Enterprise Products Partners L.P. has a one year low of $23.84 and a one year high of $30.25. The company has a market capitalization of $53,817.57, a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.68, a P/E/G ratio of 3.74 and a beta of 0.89. The company has a current ratio of 0.71, a quick ratio of 0.48 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.96.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, November 7th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, October 31st were given a dividend of $0.4225 per share. This is a boost from Enterprise Products Partners L.P.’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.42. This represents a $1.69 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 6.76%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Monday, October 30th. Enterprise Products Partners L.P.’s dividend payout ratio is currently 135.20%.

A number of equities research analysts have commented on EPD shares. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Enterprise Products Partners L.P. from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 17th. Scotiabank set a $33.00 target price on Enterprise Products Partners L.P. and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Sunday, October 15th. Stifel Nicolaus restated a “buy” rating and issued a $30.00 target price on shares of Enterprise Products Partners L.P. in a research report on Friday, September 15th. Jefferies Group LLC reduced their target price on Enterprise Products Partners L.P. from $33.00 to $30.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research report on Friday, September 1st. Finally, Barclays PLC restated an “overweight” rating and issued a $31.00 target price (down previously from $33.00) on shares of Enterprise Products Partners L.P. in a research report on Friday, August 4th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, thirteen have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $30.86.

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Enterprise Products Partners L.P. Company Profile

Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (Enterprise) is a provider of midstream energy services to producers and consumers of natural gas, natural gas liquids (NGLs), crude oil, petrochemicals and refined products in North America. The Company’s segments include NGL Pipelines & Services; Crude Oil Pipelines & Services; Natural Gas Pipelines & Services, and Petrochemical & Refined Products Services.

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