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Current Change: UGI Corporation (NYSE: UGI)


UGI Corporation is in the regulated utilities industry and utilities sector. The company CEO is John L. Walsh. UGI Corp through its subsidiaries distributes, stores, transports and markets energy products and related services. It is a retail distributor of propane and butane, provides natural gas and electric services.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The UGI stock showed a previous change of 0.90% with an open at 52.64 and a close of 52.97. It reached an intraday high of 53.06 and a low of 52.55.

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The stock has a market cap of $9.2b with 174.2m shares outstanding, of which the float is 172.0m shares. Trading volume reached 759,798 shares compared to its average volume of 1,125,057 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, UGI Corporation shares returned -1.32% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -2.03%. Over three months, it changed -3.00%. In one year it has changed 11.18% and within that year its 52-week high was 59.31 and its 52-week low was 48.72. UGI stock is 8.72% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 54.30 and a 50 day moving average of 53.22. Currently UGI stock is trading -2.45% below its 200 day moving average and may be a good opportunity to buy, but should check other indicators to confirm a buy signal.

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The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 4.07 that ended on 30th of September 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 13.01. Based on 3 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 1.12. The TTM EPS is 2.68, which comes to a TTM PE of 19.76. Historically, the PE high was 30.30 and the PE low was 13.01. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 34.89, which is a decrease of -34.14%.

Below was the last reported quarterly diluted earnings per share:

1stQtr of 2019 (Reported on 05/06/2019): 1.38
4thQtr of 2018 (Reported on 02/05/2019): 0.36
3rdQtr of 2018 (Reported on 11/12/2018): 0.14
2ndQtr of 2018 (Reported on 08/01/2018): 0.30
1stQtr of 2018 (Reported on 05/02/2018): 1.57

The dividend per share is currently 1.20, which is a dividend yield of 2.29%. Also, the payout ratio is 44.78%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 68.57, which means it is possibly undervalued and has a margin of safety of 22.75%.

Indicators to Watch:

Short-interest was 4,649,598, which was 2.67% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 4.79. This stock has some short interest, but it may be normal and no cause for concern if long the position.

The current calculated beta is 0.60.

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 10.60%, return on assets is 3.26%, profit margin is 6.36%, price-to-sales is 1.22 and price-to-book is 2.37.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 3  :Valuation Score
 2  :Past Performance Score
 3  :Financial Strength Score
 3  :Future Growth Score
 5  :Dividend Score
 3  :Overall Score

John Jones
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