Midcoast Energy Partners LP (MEP) is Upgraded by Credit Suisse to Neutral

Midcoast Energy Partners LP (MEP) was Upgraded by Credit Suisse to ” Neutral”. Earlier the firm had a rating of “Underperform ” on the company shares. Credit Suisse advised their investors in a research report released on May 3, 2016.

Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Midcoast Energy Partners LP. Midcoast Energy Partners LP was Initiated by Morgan Stanley to “Underweight” on Feb 25, 2016. Shares were Reiterated by Barclays on Feb 18, 2016 to “Equal Weight” and Lowered the Price Target to $ 7 from a previous price target of $10 .Midcoast Energy Partners LP was Downgraded by Credit Suisse to ” Underperform” on Feb 18, 2016.

On the company’s financial health, Midcoast Energy Partners LP reported $-0.12 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.05 according to the earnings call on May 2, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $-0.17. The company had revenue of $431.90 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $798.12 million. The company’s revenue was down -50.6 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $-0.06 EPS.

Midcoast Energy Partners LP closed down -1.04 points or -13.02% at $6.95 with 3,45,546 shares getting traded on Monday. Post opening the session at $8.01, the shares hit an intraday low of $6.77 and an intraday high of $8.01 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Monday session in Red.

In a different news, on Feb 26, 2016, E Chris Kaitson (Vice President-Law & Asst Sec) purchased 2,250 shares at $3.93 per share price. According to the SEC, on Dec 17, 2015, Stephen J Neyland (Vice President – Finance) purchased 3,570 shares at $6.98 per share price. On Dec 17, 2015, David A. Weathers (VP – Business Dev US Midstream) purchased 3,000 shares at $7.00 per share price, according to the Form-4 filing with the securities and exchange commission.

Midcoast Energy Partners L.P. is a natural gas and natural gas liquids (NGL) midstream company operating in the United States. The Company is publicly traded growth-oriented Delaware limited partnership that serves as Enbridge Energy Partners L.P.’s (EEP’s) primary vehicle for owning and operating its natural gas and NGL midstream business in the United States. The Company operates through two segments: Gathering Processing and Transportation and Logistics and Marketing. The Company’s gathering processing and transportation segment is engaged in gathering processing and transporting natural gas and NGL. The logistics and marketing segment primarily markets natural gas NGLs and condensate. The Company owns 51.6% controlling interest in Midcoast Operating L.P. (Midcoast Operating) a Texas limited partnership that owns a network of natural gas and NGL gathering and transportation systems natural gas processing and treating facilities and NGL fractionation facilities.

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