NYSE:SPH - Suburban Propane Partners Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$23.34 +0.30 (+1.30 %)
(As of 11/18/2018 05:31 AM ET)
Previous Close$23.34
Today's Range$22.9809 - $23.37
52-Week Range$21.85 - $26.73
Volume190,980 shs
Average Volume206,791 shs
Market Capitalization$1.39 billion
P/E Ratio18.82
Dividend Yield10.57%
Suburban Propane Partners, L.P., through its subsidiaries, engages in the retail marketing and distribution of propane, fuel oil, and refined fuels. Its Propane segment is involved in the retail distribution of propane to residential, commercial, industrial, and agricultural customers, as well as in the wholesale distribution to industrial end users. This segment offers propane primarily for space heating, water heating, cooking, and clothes drying in the residential and commercial markets; for use as a motor fuel in internal combustion engines to power over-the-road vehicles, forklifts, and stationary engines, as well as to fire furnaces, as a cutting gas to the industrial customers, and in other process applications; and for tobacco curing, crop drying, poultry brooding, and weed control in the agricultural markets. The company's Fuel Oil and Refined Fuels segment engages in the retail distribution of fuel oil, diesel, kerosene, and gasoline to residential and commercial customers for use primarily as a source of heat in homes and buildings. Its Natural Gas and Electricity segment markets natural gas and electricity to residential and commercial customers in the deregulated energy markets in New York and Pennsylvania. The company also sells, installs, and services a range of home comfort equipment, including whole-house heating products, air cleaners, humidifiers, and space heaters. As of September 30, 2017, it served approximately 1.0 million residential, commercial, industrial, and agricultural customers through 668 locations in 41 states primarily in the east and west coast regions of the United States, as well as portions of the midwest region of the United States and Alaska. Suburban Energy Services Group LLC serves as a general partner of Suburban Propane Partners, L.P. The company was founded in 1945 and is headquartered in Whippany, New Jersey.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Miscellaneous retail
Current SymbolNYSE:SPH
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio2.18
Current Ratio1.07
Quick Ratio0.74


Trailing P/E Ratio18.82
Forward P/E Ratio15.16
P/E Growth3.69

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.19 billion
Price / Sales1.21
Cash Flow$2.8744 per share
Price / Cash8.12
Book Value$9.05 per share
Price / Book2.58


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.24
Net Income$37.99 million
Net Margins5.69%
Return on Equity13.26%
Return on Assets3.50%


Outstanding Shares61,400,000
Market Cap$1.39 billion

Suburban Propane Partners (NYSE:SPH) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Suburban Propane Partners' stock symbol?

Suburban Propane Partners trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "SPH."

How often does Suburban Propane Partners pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Suburban Propane Partners?

Suburban Propane Partners announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, October 26th. Investors of record on Tuesday, November 6th will be paid a dividend of $0.60 per share on Tuesday, November 13th. This represents a $2.40 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 10.28%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, November 5th. View Suburban Propane Partners' Dividend History.

How were Suburban Propane Partners' earnings last quarter?

Suburban Propane Partners LP (NYSE:SPH) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November, 15th. The energy company reported ($0.83) EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($0.86) by $0.03. The energy company had revenue of $192.92 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $189.92 million. Suburban Propane Partners had a net margin of 5.69% and a return on equity of 13.26%. View Suburban Propane Partners' Earnings History.

When is Suburban Propane Partners' next earnings date?

Suburban Propane Partners is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 14th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Suburban Propane Partners.

What price target have analysts set for SPH?

3 brokerages have issued twelve-month price targets for Suburban Propane Partners' shares. Their forecasts range from $26.00 to $28.00. On average, they expect Suburban Propane Partners' stock price to reach $27.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 15.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Suburban Propane Partners.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Suburban Propane Partners?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Suburban Propane Partners in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Suburban Propane Partners.

Has Suburban Propane Partners been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about SPH stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Suburban Propane Partners earned a media sentiment score of 1.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the energy company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term.

Who are some of Suburban Propane Partners' key competitors?

Who are Suburban Propane Partners' key executives?

Suburban Propane Partners' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Michael A. Stivala, Pres, CEO & Supervisor (Age 49)
  • Mr. Michael A. Kuglin, CFO & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 48)
  • Mr. Steven C. Boyd, Chief Operating Officer (Age 54)
  • Mr. Paul E. Abel, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 65)
  • Mr. Douglas T. Brinkworth, Sr. VP of Product Supply, Purchasing & Logistics (Age 57)

Who are Suburban Propane Partners' major shareholders?

Suburban Propane Partners' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Abrams Capital Management L.P. (4.87%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (1.99%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (1.99%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.54%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.26%) and Miller Howard Investments Inc. NY (0.25%). Company insiders that own Suburban Propane Partners stock include A Davin Dambrosio, Douglas Brinkworth, Harold R Logan Jr, Jane Swift, John D Collins, Keith P Onderdonk, Michael Kuglin, Sandra N Zwickel, Steven C Boyd and William M Landuyt. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Suburban Propane Partners.

Which major investors are selling Suburban Propane Partners stock?

SPH stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Miller Howard Investments Inc. NY, Credit Suisse AG, Texas Yale Capital Corp., PNC Financial Services Group Inc. and MHI Funds LLC. Company insiders that have sold Suburban Propane Partners company stock in the last year include Douglas Brinkworth, Harold R Logan Jr, Jane Swift, Keith P Onderdonk, Michael Kuglin, Sandra N Zwickel and Steven C Boyd. View Insider Buying and Selling for Suburban Propane Partners.

Which major investors are buying Suburban Propane Partners stock?

SPH stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Abrams Capital Management L.P., SG Americas Securities LLC, ING Groep NV, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Selective Wealth Management, Private Advisor Group LLC, GAM Holding AG and Stratos Wealth Partners LTD.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Suburban Propane Partners.

How do I buy shares of Suburban Propane Partners?

Shares of SPH can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Suburban Propane Partners' stock price today?

One share of SPH stock can currently be purchased for approximately $23.34.

How big of a company is Suburban Propane Partners?

Suburban Propane Partners has a market capitalization of $1.39 billion and generates $1.19 billion in revenue each year. The energy company earns $37.99 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.24 on an earnings per share basis. Suburban Propane Partners employs 3,221 workers across the globe.

What is Suburban Propane Partners' official website?

The official website for Suburban Propane Partners is http://www.suburbanpropane.com.

How can I contact Suburban Propane Partners?

Suburban Propane Partners' mailing address is 240 ROUTE 10 WEST, WHIPPANY NJ, 07981. The energy company can be reached via phone at 973-887-5300.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Suburban Propane Partners (NYSE SPH)

Community Ranking:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  195 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  310 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  505
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Suburban Propane Partners and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe SPH will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe SPH will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 11/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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