Reviewing Pembina Pipeline Corporation (PBA)’s and Buckeye Partners L.P. (NYSE:BPL)’s results

We will be contrasting the differences between Pembina Pipeline Corporation (NYSE:PBA) and Buckeye Partners L.P. (NYSE:BPL) as far as institutional ownership, profitability, risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings and valuation are concerned. The two businesses are rivals in the Oil & Gas Pipelines industry.

Earnings and Valuation

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Pembina Pipeline Corporation N/A 0.00 N/A 1.83 19.52
Buckeye Partners L.P. 3.95B 1.65 94.09M -0.37 0.00

Table 1 demonstrates Pembina Pipeline Corporation and Buckeye Partners L.P.’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Profitability

Table 2 provides Pembina Pipeline Corporation and Buckeye Partners L.P.’s return on assets, return on equity and net margins.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Pembina Pipeline Corporation 0.00% 0% 0%
Buckeye Partners L.P. -2.38% -9.5% -4.2%

Dividends

Pembina Pipeline Corporation pays out its dividends annually at $1.66 per share and 4.62% dividend yield. Buckeye Partners L.P. offers an annual dividend of $3.51 per share, bundled with 8.62% dividend yield.

Analyst Ratings

The following table delivered below contains the ratings and recommendations for Pembina Pipeline Corporation and Buckeye Partners L.P.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
Pembina Pipeline Corporation 0 0 0 0.00
Buckeye Partners L.P. 1 4 1 2.17

Competitively the consensus target price of Buckeye Partners L.P. is $37.83, which is potential -7.12% downside.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

Roughly 0% of Pembina Pipeline Corporation shares are owned by institutional investors while 73.6% of Buckeye Partners L.P. are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, insiders own roughly 0.5% of Buckeye Partners L.P.’s shares.

Performance

Here are the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
Pembina Pipeline Corporation 1.91% -4.64% -0.53% 4.22% 2.55% 20.59%
Buckeye Partners L.P. 25.15% 23.49% 29.21% 28.97% 3.98% 44.19%

For the past year Pembina Pipeline Corporation’s stock price has smaller growth than Buckeye Partners L.P.

Summary

Buckeye Partners L.P. beats on 7 of the 13 factors Pembina Pipeline Corporation.

Pembina Pipeline Corporation provides transportation and midstream services for the energy industry in North America. It operates through four segments: Conventional Pipelines, Oil Sands & Heavy Oil, Gas Services, and Midstream. The Conventional Pipelines segment operates approximately 10,000 kilometers of pipeline network that transports hydrocarbon products and extends across Alberta and parts of British Columbia, Saskatchewan, and North Dakota. It also transports ethane from gas plants in North Dakota and Saskatchewan to Empress, Alberta. The Oil Sands & Heavy Oil segment transports synthetic crude oil for the Syncrude Project and the Horizon Project to delivery points near Edmonton, Alberta; owns and operates the Nipisi and Mitsue pipelines, which provide transportation for producers operating in the Pelican Lake and Peace River heavy oil regions of Alberta; and the Cheecham Lateral, which transports synthetic crude to oil sands producers operating southeast of Fort McMurray, Alberta. This segment operates approximately 1,650 kilometers of pipeline and has 975 thousands of barrels per day of capacity. The Gas Services segment provides natural gas gathering, compression, condensate stabilization, and shallow and deep cut processing services primarily on a fee-for-service basis under long-term contracts. The Midstream segment offers midstream products and services, including storage, terminalling, and hub services. It operates 14 truck terminals; 21 inbound and 13 outbound pipeline connections; 1.2 mmbpd of crude oil and condensate supply; and approximately 900 mbbls of ground storage in the Edmonton North Terminal, as well as operates 2 NGL operating systems. Pembina Pipeline Corporation was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Calgary, Canada.

Buckeye Partners, L.P. owns and operates liquid petroleum products pipelines in the United States. The company operates through three segments: Domestic Pipelines & Terminals, Global Marine Terminals, and Merchant Services. The Domestic Pipelines & Terminals segment transports liquid petroleum products, including gasoline, jet fuel, diesel fuel, heating oil, and kerosene; refined petroleum products, such as propane and butane, refinery feedstock, and blending components; and crude oil. This segment also provides crude oil services, including train loading/unloading, storage, and throughput; and turn-key operations and maintenance, asset development, and construction services for third-party pipeline and energy assets, as well as operates and/or maintains third-party pipelines. It owns and operates approximately 6,000 miles of pipeline located primarily in the northeastern and upper midwestern portions of the United States, and services 110 delivery locations; 115 active terminals that provide bulk storage and throughput services with aggregate storage capacity of 55 million barrels; and 2 underground propane storage caverns. The Global Marine Terminals segment provides marine accessible bulk storage and blending, rail and truck rack loading/unloading, and petroleum processing services through 7 liquid petroleum product terminals located in The Bahamas, Puerto Rico, and St. Lucia in the Caribbean; and the New York Harbor and Corpus Christi, Texas in the United States. The Merchant Services segment is involved in the wholesale distribution of refined petroleum products, including gasoline, natural gas liquids, ethanol, and biodiesel, as well as petroleum distillates, such as heating oil, diesel fuel, kerosene, and fuel oil. Buckeye GP LLC serves as the general partner of the company. Buckeye Partners, L.P. was founded in 1886 and is based in Houston, Texas.

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