Salient Capital Advisors Picked Up Tallgrass Energy Gp Lp (NYSE:TEGP) Shares

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In a just published Form 13, filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Tallgrass Energy Gp Lp (NYSE:TEGP) reported that Salient Capital Advisors, Llc. has picked up 7,847,848 of common stock as of 2017-04-10.

The acquisition brings the aggregate amount owned by Salient Capital Advisors, Llc. to a total of 7,847,848 representing a 4.99% stake in the company.

For those not familiar with the company, Tallgrass Energy GP, LP is a limited partnership company, which includes the operations of Tallgrass Equity, LLC (Tallgrass Equity), Tallgrass MLP GP, LLC, Tallgrass Energy Partners, LP (TEP), and TEP’s subsidiaries. TEP owns, operates, acquires and develops midstream energy assets in North America. TEP’s segments include Crude Oil Transportation & Logistics, which is engaged in the ownership and operation of a crude oil pipeline system, and crude oil storage and terminaling facilities; Natural Gas Transportation & Logistics, which is engaged in the ownership and operation of interstate natural gas pipelines and integrated natural gas storage facilities; Processing & Logistics, which is engaged in the ownership and operation of natural gas processing, treating and fractionation facilities, and the provision of water business services to the oil and gas exploration and production industry, and Corporate and Other.

A glance at Tallgrass Energy Gp Lp (NYSE:TEGP)’s key stats reveals a current market capitalization of 4.52 Billion based on 58.08 Million shares outstanding and a price at last close of $28.89 per share.

Looking at insider activity, there are a few transactions worth noting.

Specifically, on 2015-12-11, Brauchle picked up 6,450 at a purchase price of $16.13. This brings their total holding to 9,205 as of the date of the filing.

On the sell side, the most recent transaction saw Raymond unload 5,175,000 shares at a sale price of $22.00. This brings their total holding to 0.

It’s possible to gauge a company’s potential by tracking the activity of its major holders, as well as checking in on insider activity such as those transactions listed above. We’ll be keeping an eye on Tallgrass Energy Gp Lp (NYSE:TEGP) as things move forward to see if its progress aligns with these transactions.

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