Tesoro Logistics (NASDAQ:TLLP) and Enbridge Energy Management (EEQ) Critical Review

Tesoro Logistics (NASDAQ: TLLP) and Enbridge Energy Management (NYSE:EEQ) are both energy companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, risk, profitabiliy, dividends, earnings, valuation and institutional ownership.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

77.6% of Enbridge Energy Management shares are held by institutional investors. 0.3% of Enbridge Energy Management shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.


Enbridge Energy Management pays an annual dividend of $1.13 per share and has a dividend yield of 7.3%. Tesoro Logistics does not pay a dividend.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Tesoro Logistics and Enbridge Energy Management’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio EBITDA Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Tesoro Logistics $1.34 billion 4.16 $723.00 million N/A N/A
Enbridge Energy Management N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Tesoro Logistics has higher revenue and earnings than Enbridge Energy Management.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for Tesoro Logistics and Enbridge Energy Management, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Tesoro Logistics 0 2 7 0 2.78
Enbridge Energy Management 0 3 6 0 2.67

Tesoro Logistics presently has a consensus target price of $59.75, indicating a potential upside of 15.86%. Enbridge Energy Management has a consensus target price of $25.00, indicating a potential upside of 61.71%. Given Enbridge Energy Management’s higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Enbridge Energy Management is more favorable than Tesoro Logistics.


This table compares Tesoro Logistics and Enbridge Energy Management’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Tesoro Logistics 21.90% 12.69% 6.29%
Enbridge Energy Management N/A -700.00% -700.00%


Tesoro Logistics beats Enbridge Energy Management on 6 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Tesoro Logistics

Tesoro Logistics LP is a full-service logistics company operating in the western and mid-continent regions of the United States. The Company operates through three segments. Its Gathering segment consists of crude oil, natural gas and produced water gathering systems in the Bakken Region and Rockies Region. Its Processing segment consists of the Vermillion processing complex, the Uinta Basin processing complex, the Blacks Fork processing complex and the Emigrant Trail processing complex. Its Terminalling and Transportation segment consists of the Northwest Products Pipeline, which includes a regulated common carrier products, a regulated common carrier refined products pipeline system connecting Tesoro Corporation’s Kenai refinery to Anchorage, Alaska, and crude oil and refined products terminals and storage facilities in the western and midwestern United States; marine terminals in California; a petroleum coke handling and storage facility in Los Angeles, and other pipelines.

About Enbridge Energy Management

Enbridge Energy Management, L.L.C. is a limited partner of Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. (the Partnership). The Company owns i-units, a special class of the Partnership’s limited partner interests. The Company manages the business of the Partnership. The Partnership owns and operates crude oil and liquid petroleum transportation and storage assets, and natural gas gathering, treating, processing, transportation and marketing assets in the United States.

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