Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (NYSE:EPD) stock is currently pricing at roughly $27.22. Our analysis shows that the stock is widely covered by equity research firms, and target prices are revealing. From a summary standpoint, we track the median one-year price target among 28 analysts covering the company at $33.00. That suggests shares of the stock may have another 18 percent to the upside left to run. Of those analysts we surveyed, the highest price target on recordsits at $36.00, which would imply another 68 percent in upside potential. If we look for a little more qualitative data on the range of expectations, we find in analyst notes that the stock has 14 “Buy” ratings in place. At the same time, 13 rate the stock a “strong buy”, suggesting more conviction in the story. As for the doubters, 2 equity research analyst firms call this stock a “Hold” and 0 consider it bad enough to warrant a “Sell” rating.

Analysts at Guggenheim took a look at EPD shares in a research note released on Apr 18, 2017, and issued a Buy rating to this company. Ladenburg Thalmann analysts provided their own take on company recently as well. In a research note published on Nov 16, 2016,the house assigned a Buy rating to this stock. According to a piece that hit the wires on Sep 19, 2016, researchers at Credit Suisse reconsidered their prior rating on the stock, and upped it from Neutral Perform to Outperform.

Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (EPD) Cap Table Analysis

Breaking down the capitalization table is our next goal. From a bird’s eye view, Executives hold 0.76 percent of the stock.

If we take a more granular look, O.S. Andras is one of the largest owners in company capital stock among insiders. According to U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filings, this investor owns 3,468,120 shares, representing a total current market value of roughly $94402226.4. Dan L. Duncan is another major player among company insiders, currently holding 1,923,322 shares as of less than 0.1%, carrying a current market value of $52352824.84. Michael A. Creel is currently ranked as the number three insider in terms of representation on the cap table for the stock, holding 1,576,074 shares, valued at around $42900734.28 as of recent close.

We noted a few insider transactions for the stock recently as well.

In a transaction on 2017-03-06, the company’s Advisory Director Smith Edwin E sold 15,000 company shares for 420300. That means, once accounting for this transaction, the Advisory Director is left with a stake of 420,654 shares, carrying a current total market value of $11450202. In addition, by means of a transaction dated 2017-02-03, Director HACKETT JAMES T purchased 33,000 shares worth $945450. After that transaction, this investor is left with a total holding of 283,640 shares, representing a total investment value of $7720680.8. We also noted a 2016-11-16 transaction in which EPD Director BARTH CARIN MARCY purchased 4,000 shares at a stock price of $25.27, carrying a total value of $101080, after which, this insider’s investment stands at 13,126 shares, with an overall financial value of $357290.

Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (NYSE:EPD) Earnings View 

In the company’s last quarter, EPD EPS moved to $0.31 from $0.30 compared sequentially with the prior quarter. Revenues for the company came in at $6.48BM. This stacks up against $5.92BM, on a sequential basis.

How does this compare with bottom and top-line expectations? Well, according to what we could find, analysts had been looking for the company to post net income of about $0.33 per share on $5.97BM in revenue. That sets up an interesting next quarter report card. We would note that analysts seem to be projecting earnings, on average, for this quarter in the range of $0.28 to $0.38. On a year-over-year basis, that compares with an EPS comp of $0.32.