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How to buy Star Gas Partners stock
Learn how to easily invest in Star Gas Partners stock.
Star Gas Partners LP is an oil & gas refining & marketing business based in the US. Star Gas Partners shares (SGU) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Star Gas Partners employs 3,121 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $1.9 billion.
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Star Gas Partners stock price (NYSE: SGU)Use our graph to track the performance of SGU stocks over time.
Star Gas Partners shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$8.25|
|52-week range||$8.00 - $11.33|
|50-day moving average||$9.31|
|200-day moving average||$10.07|
|Wall St. target price||$13.00|
|Dividend yield||$0.59 (7.5%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$1.46|
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Star Gas Partners price performance over time
|1 week (2022-09-28)||0.12%|
|1 month (2022-09-02)||-12.23%|
|3 months (2022-07-05)||-12.61%|
|6 months (2022-04-05)||-25.54%|
|1 year (2021-10-05)||-20.75%|
|2 years (2020-10-05)||-14.86%|
|3 years (2019-10-04)||9.49|
|5 years (2017-10-05)||11.33|
Is Star Gas Partners stock undervalued or overvalued?
Valuing Star Gas Partners stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Star Gas Partners's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Star Gas Partners's P/E ratio
Star Gas Partners's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 6x. In other words, Star Gas Partners shares trade at around 6x recent earnings.
That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.
Star Gas Partners's EBITDA
Star Gas Partners's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $127.2 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Star Gas Partners's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Star Gas Partners financials
|Revenue TTM||$1.9 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||4.83%|
|Gross profit TTM||$477.7 million|
|Return on assets TTM||6.34%|
|Return on equity TTM||19.64%|
|Market capitalisation||$304.5 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Star Gas Partners share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 43.93% of net profits
Recently Star Gas Partners has paid out, on average, around 43.93% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 7.5% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Star Gas Partners shareholders could enjoy a 7.5% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Star Gas Partners's case, that would currently equate to about $0.59 per share.
While Star Gas Partners's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Star Gas Partners may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.
Star Gas Partners's most recent dividend payout was on 1 August 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 21 July 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").
Have Star Gas Partners's shares ever split?
Star Gas Partners's shares were split on a 20:1 basis on 22 December 2013. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 20 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Star Gas Partners shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 95% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Star Gas Partners shares which in turn could have impacted Star Gas Partners's share price.
Star Gas Partners share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Star Gas Partners's shares have ranged in value from as little as $8 up to $11.3328. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Star Gas Partners's is 0.6165. This would suggest that Star Gas Partners's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Star Gas Partners overview
Star Group, L. P. sells home heating and air conditioning products and services to residential and commercial home heating oil and propane customers in the United States. It also sells diesel fuel, gasoline, and home heating oil on a delivery only basis, as well as provide plumbing services; and installs maintains, and repairs heating and air conditioning equipment. As of September 30, 2021, the company served approximately 422,200 full service residential and commercial home heating oil and propane customers and 71,100 customers on a delivery only basis. It also sells gasoline and diesel fuel to approximately 26,700 customers. Kestrel Heat, LLC operates as the general partner of the company.
Star Gas Partners in the news
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Frequently asked questionsWhat percentage of Star Gas Partners is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 13.495% of Star Gas Partners shares are held by insiders and 37.161% by institutions. How many people work for Star Gas Partners?
Latest data suggests 3,121 work at Star Gas Partners. When does the fiscal year end for Star Gas Partners?
Star Gas Partners's fiscal year ends in September. Where is Star Gas Partners based?
Star Gas Partners's address is: 9 West Broad Street, Stamford, CT, United States, 06902 What is Star Gas Partners's ISIN number?
Star Gas Partners's international securities identification number is: US85512C1053 What is Star Gas Partners's CUSIP number?
Star Gas Partners's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 85512C105
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