Analyst Ratings for UGI Corp. (UGI)

Updated: 2017-07-26

Shares of UGI Corp. (NYSE:UGI) have received a consensus rating of Hold from Wall Street analysts. Last month, UGI received an average rating of Hold.

2 analysts declared UGI a buy, 1 issued an overweight rating, 3 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 1 gave a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for UGI. The most optimistic price target was 56, implying a possible profit of 9.83 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 45, implying potential capital losses of -11.75 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -5.88 percent. That number becomes 14.12 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -0.43 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -5.31 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 1 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 1 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

UGI has an estimated earnings growth rate of -11.14 percent as forecasted by analysts. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of UGI is -1.74.

UGI has traded between a high of 52.00 and a low of 41.79 over the past year. Currently the stock is 22.01 percent higher than its low, and 1.94 percent below the high. UGI has a P/E ratio of 19.38. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The UGI value stock report compares UGI to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $8.77 billion. UGI will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.