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El Paso Pipeline Partners, L.P. (NYSE:EPB) has earned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the eleven brokerages that are currently covering the stock, Analyst Ratings Net reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have issued a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating on the company. The average 1-year target price among analysts that have covered the stock in the last year is $35.00.

El Paso Pipeline Partners, L.P. (NYSE:EPB) traded down 0.11% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $34.8499. 88,070 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. El Paso Pipeline Partners, L.P. has a 52 week low of $28.87 and a 52 week high of $44.99. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $33.40 and a 200-day moving average of $33.09. The company has a market cap of $7.637 billion and a P/E ratio of 19.16.

El Paso Pipeline Partners, L.P. (NYSE:EPB) last released its earnings data on Wednesday, April 16th. The company reported $0.54 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.50 by $0.04. The company had revenue of $382.00 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $397.01 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.60 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was down 1.0% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that El Paso Pipeline Partners, L.P. will post $1.71 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A number of analysts have recently weighed in on EPB shares. Analysts at Jefferies Group reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of El Paso Pipeline Partners, L.P. in a research note on Tuesday, June 3rd. They now have a $32.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $31.00. Separately, analysts at Bank of America upgraded shares of El Paso Pipeline Partners, L.P. from an “underperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Wednesday, April 30th. They now have a $36.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $33.00. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Finally, analysts at Zacks upgraded shares of El Paso Pipeline Partners, L.P. from an “underperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Monday, April 21st. They now have a $34.00 price target on the stock.

El Paso Pipeline Partners, L.P. owns and operates interstate natural gas transportation and terminaling facilities.

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