-12.66% to Target, RBC Capital Keeps Hold Rating for Resolute Forest (RFP) Stock; Energy Transfer Partners LP (ETP)’s Sentiment Is 0.5

Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. engages in the natural gas midstream, and intrastate transportation and storage businesses in the United States. The company has market cap of $23.12 billion. The companyÂ’s Intrastate Transportation and Storage segment transports natural gas from various natural gas producing areas, and through ET fuel system and HPL system. It currently has negative earnings. This segment owns and operates approximately 7,900 miles of natural gas transportation pipelines and three natural gas storage facilities in Texas.

Among 4 analysts covering Resolute Forest Products (NYSE:RFP), 0 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Resolute Forest Products has $9 highest and $5.0 lowest target. $6.75’s average target is -41.05% below currents $11.45 stock price. Resolute Forest Products had 16 analyst reports since October 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was downgraded by TD Securities on Friday, April 1 to “Reduce”. The stock of Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE:RFP) has “Sell” rating given on Wednesday, January 10 by Scotia Capital. On Thursday, October 19 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Hold”. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of RFP in report on Sunday, July 30 with “Hold” rating. IBC upgraded the stock to “Sector Perform” rating in Monday, June 5 report. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of RFP in report on Thursday, November 2 with “Hold” rating. The stock of Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE:RFP) has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, April 19 by RBC Capital Markets. As per Friday, February 5, the company rating was upgraded by RBC Capital Markets. The firm earned “Outperformer” rating on Friday, November 3 by IBC. The stock of Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE:RFP) has “Hold” rating given on Sunday, October 8 by RBC Capital Markets.

Analysts await Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (NYSE:ETP) to report earnings on February, 28. They expect $0.31 EPS, up 6.90% or $0.02 from last year’s $0.29 per share. ETP’s profit will be $358.20 million for 16.14 P/E if the $0.31 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.33 actual EPS reported by Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -6.06% negative EPS growth.

Tortoise Capital Advisors L.L.C. holds 4.81% of its portfolio in Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. for 40.24 million shares. Novare Capital Management Llc owns 276,099 shares or 0.89% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Old West Investment Management Llc has 0.86% invested in the company for 89,855 shares. The Texas-based Adams Asset Advisors Llc has invested 0.8% in the stock. Cohen Capital Management Inc., a California-based fund reported 153,799 shares.

The stock increased 1.16% or $0.23 during the last trading session, reaching $20.01. About 8.70 million shares traded or 2.87% up from the average. Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (ETP) has declined 20.28% since January 13, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 36.98% the S&P500.

Resolute Forest Products Inc. operates in the forest products industry in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, and internationally. The company has market cap of $1.03 billion. It operates through five divisions: Market Pulp, Tissue, Wood Products, Newsprint, and Specialty Papers. It currently has negative earnings. The Market Pulp segment provides market pulp, recycled bleached Kraft pulp, and bleached hardwood Kraft pulp used to make a range of consumer products, such as tissue, packaging, specialty paper products, diapers, and other absorbent products.