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Top 5 Companies in the Oil & Gas Storage & Transportation Industry With the Lowest Projected Earnings Growth (MMP, BPL, GEL, ANW, MMLP)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Oil & Gas Storage & Transportation industry with the lowest projected earnings growth. The growth of earnings per share (current fiscal year estimated vs. last year actual) is important to gauge future profitability and relative value. Higher EPS growth generally justifies higher earnings multiples.

Magellan Midstream Partners ranks lowest with a projected earnings growth of 4.1%. Following is Buckeye Partners with a projected earnings growth of 6.2%. Genesis Energy ranks third lowest with a projected earnings growth of 11.1%.

Aegean Marine Petroleum follows with a projected earnings growth of 18.2%, and Martin Midstream Partners rounds out the bottom five with a projected earnings growth of 21.5%.

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Ticker(s): MMP BPL ANW MMLP