Shares of UGI Co. (NYSE:UGI – Get Free Report) have been assigned a consensus recommendation of “Reduce” from the four ratings firms that are covering the stock, Marketbeat reports. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, one has given a hold recommendation and one has given a buy recommendation to the company. The average twelve-month price target among analysts that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $33.50.
Several equities analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. StockNews.com upgraded shares of UGI from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday. Wells Fargo & Company upgraded shares of UGI from an “equal weight” rating to an “overweight” rating and decreased their price target for the stock from $28.00 to $27.00 in a research report on Monday, August 28th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. TheStreet downgraded shares of UGI from a “c” rating to a “d+” rating in a research report on Friday, August 11th. Finally, Mizuho decreased their target price on UGI from $33.00 to $29.00 and set a “neutral” rating on the stock in a report on Monday, September 11th.
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UGI Stock Up 3.8 %
UGI stock opened at $22.51 on Friday. The company has a market cap of $4.72 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of -3.14, a P/E/G ratio of 0.84 and a beta of 1.10. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.56, a quick ratio of 0.78 and a current ratio of 0.98. The business’s 50-day moving average is $22.14 and its two-hundred day moving average is $25.03. UGI has a fifty-two week low of $20.19 and a fifty-two week high of $43.19.
UGI Announces Dividend
The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, January 1st. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 15th will be given a dividend of $0.375 per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 14th. This represents a $1.50 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 6.66%. UGI’s payout ratio is -20.89%.
UGI Company Profile
UGI Corporation, through its subsidiaries, distributes, stores, transports, and markets energy products and related services in the United States and internationally. The company operates through four segments: AmeriGas Propane, UGI International, Midstream & Marketing, and UGI Utilities. It distributes propane to approximately 1.3 million residential, commercial/industrial, motor fuel, agricultural, and wholesale customers through 1,400 propane distribution locations.
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