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

About AmeriGas Partners, L.P. (NYSE:APU)

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
  • Symbol: NYSE:APU
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $4.11 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 92,958,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $45.37
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $46.29
  • 52 Week Range: $42.45 - $50.11
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 36.04
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 15.49
  • P/E Growth: 1.84
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $2.38 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.72
  • Book Value: $10.72 per share
  • Price / Book: 4.12
  • Annual Dividend: $3.76
  • Dividend Yield: 8.7%
  • EBIDTA: $568.91 million
  • Net Margins: 9.30%
  • Return on Equity: 17.16%
  • Return on Assets: 4.78%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 2.48%
  • Current Ratio: 0.93%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.75%
  • Average Volume: 199,711 shs.
  • Beta: 0.35
  • Short Ratio: 7.49

Frequently Asked Questions for AmeriGas Partners, L.P. (NYSE:APU)

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. declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, April 25th. Investors of record on Wednesday, May 10th will be paid a dividend of $0.95 per share on Thursday, May 18th. This represents a $3.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 8.61%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, May 8th. This is an increase from AmeriGas Partners, L.P.'s previous quarterly dividend of $0.94. View AmeriGas Partners, L.P.'s Dividend History.

How were AmeriGas Partners, L.P.'s earnings last quarter?

AmeriGas Partners, L.P. (NYSE:APU) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, February, 1st. The company reported $0.95 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $1.03 by $0.08. The business earned $677 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $723.86 million. AmeriGas Partners, L.P. had a return on equity of 17.16% and a net margin of 9.30%. AmeriGas Partners, L.P.'s quarterly revenue was up 5.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.77 EPS. View AmeriGas Partners, L.P.'s Earnings History.

When will AmeriGas Partners, L.P. make its next earnings announcement?

AmeriGas Partners, L.P. is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, July, 31st 2017. View Earnings Estimates for AmeriGas Partners, L.P..

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 1-year price targets for AmeriGas Partners, L.P.'s shares. Their forecasts range from $40.00 to $50.00. On average, they expect AmeriGas Partners, L.P.'s share price to reach $45.75 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for AmeriGas Partners, L.P..

Who are some of AmeriGas Partners, L.P.'s key competitors?

Who owns AmeriGas Partners, L.P. stock?

AmeriGas Partners, L.P.'s stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include OppenheimerFunds Inc. (0.00%), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (1.61%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (0.00%), River Road Asset Management LLC (0.97%), FMR LLC (0.00%) and Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. (0.44%). Company insiders that own AmeriGas Partners, L.P. stock include Hugh J Gallagher, Jerry E Sheridan and John L Walsh. View Institutional Ownership Trends for AmeriGas Partners, L.P..

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 Wells Fargo & Company MN, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS, Barnett & Company Inc., River Road Asset Management LLC, UBS Group AG, Oppenheimer & Co. Inc., Neuberger Berman Group LLC and KCG Holdings Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for AmeriGas Partners, L.P..

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 Morgan Stanley, First Financial Equity Corporation, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Global X Management Co. LLC, OppenheimerFunds Inc., CT Mason and Edgemoor Investment Advisors Inc.. Company insiders that have bought AmeriGas Partners, L.P. stock in the last two years include Hugh J Gallagher and John L Walsh. View Insider Buying and Selling for AmeriGas Partners, L.P..

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 $44.16.

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: $45.75 (3.60% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for AmeriGas Partners, L.P. (NYSE:APU)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/15/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingHold$46.00N/AView Rating Details
2/3/2017Bank of America CorpDowngradeNeutral -> UnderperformN/AView Rating Details
11/10/2016Credit Suisse Group AGSet Price TargetSell$40.00N/AView Rating Details
8/4/2016Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetUnderweight$40.00 -> $47.00N/AView Rating Details
5/26/2016Janney Montgomery ScottReiterated RatingBuy$50.00N/AView Rating Details
11/2/2015JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Price TargetNeutral$49.00 -> $46.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/23/2015 forward)


Earnings History for AmeriGas Partners, L.P. (NYSE:APU)
Earnings by Quarter for AmeriGas Partners, L.P. (NYSE:APU)
Earnings History by Quarter for AmeriGas Partners, L.P. (NYSE:APU)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
2/1/2017Q117$1.03$0.95$723.86 million$677.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/9/2016Q4 2016($0.78)($0.96)$408.87 million$393.55 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/2/2016Q216$2.55$1.74$914.61 million$827.49 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/9/2015Q415($0.43)($0.62)$512.06 million$418.24 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/3/2015Q315($0.34)($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
5/7/2014Q214$2.19$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)


Earnings Estimates for AmeriGas Partners, L.P. (NYSE:APU)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.44
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$1.29$1.29$1.29
Q2 20171$2.17$2.17$2.17
Q3 20171($0.50)($0.50)($0.50)
Q4 20171($0.52)($0.52)($0.52)
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for AmeriGas Partners, L.P. (NYSE:APU)
Most Recent Dividend:5/18/2017
Annual Dividend:$3.76
Dividend Yield:8.51%
Dividend Growth:4.10% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:338.74% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
233.54% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
131.93% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:12 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for AmeriGas Partners, L.P. (NYSE:APU)

Dividend History by Quarter for AmeriGas Partners, L.P. (NYSE:APU)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for AmeriGas Partners, L.P. (NYSE:APU)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.29%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 23.87%
Insider Trades by Quarter for AmeriGas Partners, L.P. (NYSE:APU)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for AmeriGas Partners, L.P. (NYSE:APU)
Insider Trades by Quarter for AmeriGas Partners, L.P. (NYSE:APU)
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)


Headline Trends for AmeriGas Partners, L.P. (NYSE:APU)
Latest Headlines for AmeriGas Partners, L.P. (NYSE:APU)
DateHeadline logoETFs with exposure to AmeriGas Partners LP : May 23, 2017 - May 23 at 3:42 PM logoAmeriGas Partners LP :APU-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : May 22, 2017 - May 22 at 3:37 PM logoAmeriGas Partners LP : APU-US: Dividend Analysis : May 10th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : May 9, 2017 - May 9 at 3:36 PM logoAmeriGas Partners, L.P. (APU) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 08, 2017 - Nasdaq - May 5 at 8:37 PM logoEdited Transcript of APU earnings conference call or presentation 2-May-17 1:00pm GMT - May 3 at 9:55 AM logoUGI Corp.'s Investments Are Starting to Pay Off - May 2 at 3:40 PM logoAmeriGas Partners Reports Fiscal 2017 Second Quarter Earnings; Updates Guidance - May 2 at 8:22 AM logoAmeriGas Partners, L.P. to Hold 2QFY17 Earnings Conference Call and Webcast on Tuesday, May 2 - Yahoo Finance - April 13 at 3:48 PM logoAmeriGas Partners, L.P. to Hold 2QFY17 Earnings Conference Call ... - Business Wire (press release) - April 11 at 8:36 PM logoAmeriGas Partners, L.P. to Hold 2QFY17 Earnings Conference Call and Webcast on Tuesday, May 2 - April 11 at 8:36 PM logoAmeriGas Partners LP breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : APU-US : April 10, 2017 - April 10 at 8:34 AM logoFerrellgas Yet to Make Total Recovery from Customer Loss - April 7 at 8:38 PM logoIs The Better Dividend Stock: AmeriGas or Its General Partner UGI Corporation? - April 7 at 6:44 AM logoAmeriGas Partners (APU) Shares Cross Above 200 DMA - Nasdaq - March 31 at 8:49 PM logoAmeriGas Partners, L.P. Issues Notice of Redemption - March 28 at 10:12 AM logo5 Can't-Miss Dividend Hikes Coming This Spring - Forbes - March 27 at 8:13 AM logo5 Can’t-Miss Dividend Hikes Coming This Spring - March 24 at 4:00 PM logo3 MLP's Paying 6% – With No Tax Nonsense - Nasdaq - March 15 at 3:47 PM logoAmeriGas Partners Stock Getting Very Oversold - Nasdaq - March 15 at 3:47 PM logoSwank Capital and Cushing® Asset Management Announce Rebalancing of The Cushing® 30 MLP Index - March 10 at 9:24 PM logoFerrellgas Partners (FGP) Q2 Earnings and Revenues Miss - Nasdaq - March 9 at 3:58 PM logoNGL Energy (NGL) Prices Senior Notes Worth $500 Million - Yahoo Finance - February 21 at 8:32 AM logoNGL Energy (NGL) Prices Senior Notes Worth $500 Million - Nasdaq - February 20 at 3:31 PM logoAmeriGas Stock: 3 Things You Must Know Before Buying This Propane Stock - February 15 at 9:55 PM logoAmeriGas Partners Announces Completion of Tender Offer and Closing of $525 Million Senior Note Offering - February 13 at 4:03 PM logoAPU Crosses Above Average Analyst Target - Nasdaq - February 10 at 4:07 PM logoAMERIGAS PARTNERS LP Financials - February 9 at 3:42 PM logoAMERIGAS PARTNERS LP Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits - February 8 at 8:53 PM logoAmeriGas Partners, LP (APU) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 08, 2017 - Nasdaq - February 8 at 3:50 PM logoAmeriGas Partners, L.P. Prices Issuance of New Notes - February 6 at 8:40 PM logoAmeriGas Partners, L.P. -- Moody's Publishes Covenant Quality Assessment for AmeriGas Partners, L.P. Bond Offering - February 6 at 8:40 PM logoAmeriGas Partners, LP to Issue Notes - Business Wire (press release) - February 6 at 3:39 PM logoAmeriGas Partners, L.P. Commences Cash Tender Offer for any and all of its Outstanding 7.00% Senior Notes due 2022 - February 6 at 3:39 PM logoAmeriGas Partners, L.P. to Issue Notes - February 6 at 3:39 PM logo8:22 am AmeriGas Partners commences public offering of $525 mln of senior notes due 2027 - February 6 at 3:39 PM logoAmeriGas Partners, L.P. -- Moody's rates AmeriGas' unsecured notes Ba3 - February 6 at 3:39 PM logoAmeriGas Partners downgraded by BofA/Merrill - February 3 at 3:45 PM



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