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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for UGI. The highest price target was 56, implying a possible profit of 9.83 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 45, which equates to a potential downside of -11.75 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -5.88 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 14.12 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -0.43 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -5.31 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 1 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 1 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of UGI's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -11.14 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. 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. UGI has a PEG ratio of -1.74.

In the last 52-weeks, UGI has achieved a high of 52.00 and a low of 41.79. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 22.01 percent, and 1.94 percent lower than its 52-week high. UGI has a price/earnings 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.