AmeriGas Partners, L.P. Company Profile (NYSE:APU)

About AmeriGas Partners, L.P.

AmeriGas Partners, L.P. logoAmeriGas Partners, L.P. is a holding company. The Company is a retail propane distributor in the United States. It serves approximately two million residential, commercial, industrial, agricultural, wholesale and motor fuel customers in all 50 states from approximately 2,000 propane distribution locations. It operates through the segment that engages in the distribution of propane and related equipment and supplies. The Company conducts its business through its subsidiary, AmeriGas Propane, L.P. The Partnership also sells, installs and services propane appliances, including heating systems, and operates a residential heating, ventilation, air conditioning, plumbing, and related services business in certain counties of Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Maryland. The Partnership operates as an interstate carrier in all states across the continental United States. The Company's AmeriGas Cylinder Exchange program enables consumers to purchase or exchange propane cylinders at retail locations.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Oils/Energy
  • Industry: Gas Utilities
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: APU
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $47.14
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $48.42
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $46.46
  • 52-Week Range: $40.77 - $50.11
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 25.21
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 16.20
  • P/E Growth: 1.24
  • Market Cap: $4.38B
  • Outstanding Shares: 92,956,000
  • Beta: 0.35
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 9.30%
  • Return on Equity: 17.16%
  • Return on Assets: 4.78%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 2.48%
  • Current Ratio: 0.93%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.75%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for AmeriGas Partners, L.P. (NYSE:APU) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Sell Ratings, 1 Hold Rating, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 1.60)
Consensus Price Target: $46.25 (1.89% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for AmeriGas Partners, L.P. (NYSE:APU)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/3/2017Bank of America CorpDowngradeNeutral -> UnderperformView Rating Details
11/10/2016Credit Suisse GroupSet Price TargetSell$40.00View Rating Details
11/10/2016Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingHold$48.00View Rating Details
8/4/2016Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetUnderweight$40.00 -> $47.00View Rating Details
5/26/2016Janney Montgomery ScottReiterated RatingBuy$50.00View Rating Details
11/2/2015J P Morgan Chase & CoLower Price TargetNeutral$49.00 -> $46.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/24/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for AmeriGas Partners, L.P. (NYSE:APU)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/1/2017        
2/1/2017Q117$1.04$0.87$723.86 million$677.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/2/2016Q216$2.55$1.74$914.61 million$827.49 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/1/2016Q116$0.94$0.77$781.47 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/9/2015Q415($0.43)($0.62)$512.06 million$418.24 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/3/2015Q315($0.37)($0.37)$571.66 million$478.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/4/2015Q215$2.52$2.17$1.18 billion$1.10 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/4/2015Q115$1.39($0.49)$980.11 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/12/2014Q4($0.56)($0.58)$573.17 million$560.25 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/29/2014Q314($0.39)($0.44)$627.66 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2014Q214$2.23$1.71$1.29 billion$1.49 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/3/2014Q114$1.18$1.14$950.80 million$1.05 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/18/2013Q4($0.48)($0.63)$585.42 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/30/2013Q3 2013($0.45)($0.43)$643.43 million$581.72 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/30/2013Q2 2013$2.41$1.61$1.31 billion$1.18 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/31/2013Q1 2013$1.07$0.93$1.01 billion$876.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/8/2012Q412($1.02)($0.86)$526.82 million$510.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2012($0.77)($1.00)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2012$1.57$1.26ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/25/2012$1.12$0.55ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/8/2011($0.57)($0.81)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/27/2011($0.16)($0.19)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2011$2.37$1.45ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/26/2011$1.35$1.06ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for AmeriGas Partners, L.P. (NYSE:APU)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.54 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.91 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20162$2.60$2.64$2.62
Q2 20161$2.45$2.45$2.45
Q3 20161($0.46)($0.46)($0.46)
Q4 20161($0.52)($0.52)($0.52)
Q1 20171$1.29$1.29$1.29
Q2 20171$2.65$2.65$2.65
Q3 20171($0.50)($0.50)($0.50)
Q4 20171($0.52)($0.52)($0.52)
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for AmeriGas Partners, L.P. (NYSE:APU)
Annual Dividend:$3.76
Dividend Yield:7.98%
Dividend Growth:4.10% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:338.74% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
148.03% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
129.21% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:12 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for AmeriGas Partners, L.P. (NYSE:APU)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
1/24/2017quarterly$0.947.76%2/8/20172/10/20172/17/2017
10/28/2016quarterly$0.947.93%11/8/201611/10/201611/18/2016
7/26/2016quarterly$0.947.64%8/8/20168/10/20168/18/2016
4/29/2016quarterly$0.948.67%5/6/20165/10/20165/18/2016
1/29/2016quarterly$0.929.58%2/8/20162/10/20162/18/2016
10/28/2015quarterly$0.928.94%11/6/201511/10/201511/18/2015
7/28/2015quarterly$0.928.1%8/6/20158/10/20158/18/2015
4/29/2015quarterly$0.927.41%5/7/20155/11/20155/18/2015
1/30/2015quarterly$0.886.85%2/6/20152/10/20152/18/2015
10/23/2014quarterly$0.887.6%11/6/201411/10/201411/18/2014
7/28/2014$0.888/7/20148/11/20148/18/2014
4/28/2014quarterly$0.887.59%5/7/20145/9/20145/19/2014
2/5/2014quarterly$0.847.93%2/6/20142/10/20142/18/2014
1/29/2014$0.842/6/20142/10/20142/18/2014
10/21/2013quarterly$0.847.44%11/6/201311/8/201311/11/2013
7/30/2013quarterly$0.847.49%8/7/20138/9/20138/19/2013
4/29/2013quarterly$0.847.41%5/8/20135/10/20135/17/2013
1/24/2013quarterly$0.807.76%2/7/20132/11/20132/19/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for AmeriGas Partners, L.P. (NYSE:APU)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.29%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 23.87%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
2/6/2017Jerry E SheridanCEOSell10,590$48.67$515,415.30View SEC Filing  
2/18/2016Hugh J GallagherCFOBuy208$39.22$8,157.76View SEC Filing  
12/10/2015John L. WalshVice ChairmanBuy5,000$35.20$176,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/13/2014Jerry SheridanCEOBuy11,800$42.52$501,736.00View SEC Filing  
2/12/2014Hugh GallagherCFOBuy3,000$42.40$127,200.00View SEC Filing  
2/6/2014K Rick TurnerDirectorBuy2,500$41.43$103,575.00View SEC Filing  
1/23/2014Energy Transfer Partners, L.P.major shareholderSell1,200,000$44.01$52,812,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/20/2013Jerry SheridanCEOBuy7,000$43.43$304,010.00View SEC Filing  
9/21/2012Gregory A PrattDirectorBuy1,000$42.97$42,970.00View SEC Filing  
8/17/2012K Rick TurnerDirectorBuy4,000$41.26$165,040.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for AmeriGas Partners, L.P. (NYSE:APU)
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finance.yahoo.com logoAmeriGas Partners, L.P. Prices Issuance of New Notes (NYSE:APU)
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moodys.com logoAmeriGas Partners, L.P. -- Moody's Publishes Covenant Quality Assessment for AmeriGas Partners, L.P. Bond Offering (NYSE:APU)
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finance.yahoo.com logoAmeriGas Partners, L.P. Commences Cash Tender Offer for any and all of its Outstanding 7.00% Senior Notes due 2022 (NYSE:APU)
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finance.yahoo.com logoAmeriGas Partners, L.P. to Issue Notes (NYSE:APU)
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finance.yahoo.com logo8:22 am AmeriGas Partners commences public offering of $525 mln of senior notes due 2027 (NYSE:APU)
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What is AmeriGas Partners, L.P.'s stock symbol?

AmeriGas Partners, L.P. trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "APU."

How often does AmeriGas Partners, L.P. pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for AmeriGas Partners, L.P.?

AmeriGas Partners, L.P. announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, January 24th. Shareholders of record on Friday, February 10th will be given a dividend of $0.94 per share on Friday, February 17th. This represents a $3.76 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 7.98%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, February 8th.

Where is AmeriGas Partners, L.P.'s stock going? Where will AmeriGas Partners, L.P.'s stock price be in 2017?

5 brokers have issued 12-month target prices for AmeriGas Partners, L.P.'s stock. Their forecasts range from $40.00 to $50.00. On average, they expect AmeriGas Partners, L.P.'s stock price to reach $46.25 in the next twelve months.

When will AmeriGas Partners, L.P. announce their earnings?

AmeriGas Partners, L.P. is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, May, 1st 2017.

Who owns AmeriGas Partners, L.P. stock?

AmeriGas Partners, L.P.'s stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Energy Income Partners LLC (2.34%), FMR LLC (0.79%), Allianz Asset Management AG (0.45%), Bessemer Group Inc. (0.20%), Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS (0.20%) and Guggenheim Capital LLC (0.10%). Company insiders that own AmeriGas Partners, L.P. stock include Hugh J Gallagher, Jerry E Sheridan and John L Walsh.

Who sold AmeriGas Partners, L.P. stock? Who is selling AmeriGas Partners, L.P. stock?

AmeriGas Partners, L.P.'s stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Guggenheim Capital LLC, Allianz Asset Management AG, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Freestone Capital Holdings LLC, FMR LLC, United Capital Financial Advisers LLC and State Street Corp.

Who bought AmeriGas Partners, L.P. stock? Who is buying AmeriGas Partners, L.P. stock?

AmeriGas Partners, L.P.'s stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Energy Income Partners LLC, Private Advisor Group LLC, Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc., Bridgeworth LLC, Glenview Trust Co, Cantab Capital Partners LLP, Moloney Securities Asset Management LLC and Eventide Asset Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought AmeriGas Partners, L.P. stock in the last two years include Hugh J Gallagher and John L Walsh.

How do I buy AmeriGas Partners, L.P. stock?

Shares of AmeriGas Partners, L.P. can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of AmeriGas Partners, L.P. stock cost?

One share of AmeriGas Partners, L.P. stock can currently be purchased for approximately $47.14.

AmeriGas Partners, L.P. (NYSE:APU) Chart for Friday, February, 24, 2017


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Dividend Payments by Quarter for AmeriGas Partners, L.P. (NYSE:APU)

Last Updated on 2/24/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff