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UGI Corporation is an utilities-regulated gas business based in the US. UGI Corporation shares (UGI) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. UGI Corporation employs 11,300 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$6.5 billion.
|52-week range||USD$24.6508 - USD$42.32|
|50-day moving average||USD$40.5576|
|200-day moving average||USD$36.6599|
|Wall St. target price||USD$44|
|Dividend yield||USD$1.315 (3.13%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||USD$2.978|
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Valuing UGI Corporation stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of UGI Corporation's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
UGI Corporation's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 14x. In other words, UGI Corporation shares trade at around 14x 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.
UGI Corporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.65. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into UGI Corporation's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
UGI Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$1.7 billion.
The EBITDA is a measure of a UGI Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||USD$6.5 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||18.75%|
|Gross profit TTM||USD$3.4 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||5.24%|
|Return on equity TTM||14.75%|
|Market capitalisation||USD$8.8 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 3.3 million UGI Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as UGI Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 7.5% up from 3.1 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting UGI Corporation shares can be evaluated.
UGI Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of UGI Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of UGI Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 988024.69879518). UGI Corporation's SIR currently stands at 3.32. In other words for every 100,000 UGI Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3320 shares are currently held short.
However UGI Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of UGI Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable UGI Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case UGI Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 UGI Corporation shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.0176% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable UGI Corporation shares, roughly 18 shares are currently held short).
Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against UGI Corporation.
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Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like UGI Corporation.
When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.
Total ESG risk: 39.84
Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and UGI Corporation's overall score of 39.84 (as at 12/31/2018) is pretty weak – landing it in it in the 83rd percentile of companies rated in the same sector.
ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like UGI Corporation is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).
Environmental score: 19.22/100
UGI Corporation's environmental score of 19.22 puts it squarely in the 5th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that UGI Corporation is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Social score: 17.06/100
UGI Corporation's social score of 17.06 puts it squarely in the 5th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that UGI Corporation is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.
Governance score: 9.05/100
UGI Corporation's governance score puts it squarely in the 5th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that UGI Corporation is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Controversy score: 2/5
ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. UGI Corporation scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that UGI Corporation has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.
|Total ESG score||39.84|
|Total ESG percentile||82.76|
|Environmental score percentile||5|
|Social score percentile||5|
|Governance score percentile||5|
|Level of controversy||2|
Dividend payout ratio: 49.25% of net profits
Recently UGI Corporation has paid out, on average, around 49.25% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.14% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), UGI Corporation shareholders could enjoy a 3.14% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In UGI Corporation's case, that would currently equate to about $1.315 per share.
While UGI Corporation's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that UGI Corporation may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.
UGI Corporation's most recent dividend payout was on 31 March 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 11 March 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").
UGI Corporation's shares were split on a 3:2 basis on 7 September 2014. So if you had owned 2 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 3 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your UGI Corporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 33.3% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for UGI Corporation shares which in turn could have impacted UGI Corporation's share price.
Over the last 12 months, UGI Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $24.6508 up to $42.32. 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 UGI Corporation's is 0.9823. This would suggest that UGI Corporation's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
UGI Corporation 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 1.5 million residential, commercial/industrial, motor fuel, agricultural, and wholesale customers through 1,800 propane distribution locations; and sells, installs, and services propane appliances, including heating systems and propane-powered generators. The company also distributes liquefied petroleum gases (LPG) to residential, commercial, industrial, agricultural, wholesale and automobile fuel customers; and provides logistics, storage, and other services to third-party LPG distributors. In addition, it engages in the retail sale of natural gas, liquid fuels, and electricity to approximately 14,000 residential, commercial, and industrial customers at 45,000 locations. Further, the company distributes natural gas to approximately 670,000 customers in the portions of 46 eastern and central Pennsylvania counties through its distribution system of 12,300 miles of gas mains; and supplies electricity to approximately 62,500 customers in northeastern Pennsylvania through 2,500 miles of lines and 14 substations. Additionally, it operates electric generation facilities, which include coal-fired, landfill gas-fueled, solar-powered, and natural gas-fueled facilities; a natural gas liquefaction, storage, and vaporization facility; propane storage and propane-air mixing stations; and rail transshipment terminals. It also manages natural gas pipeline and storage contracts; develops, owns, and operates pipelines, gathering infrastructure, and gas storage facilities. UGI Corporation was founded in 1882 and is headquartered in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania.
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