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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for UGI. The highest price target was 56, which equates to a potential upside of 9.83 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 45, which equates to a potential downside of -11.75 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -5.88 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 14.12 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -0.43 percent, as compared to a month ago. 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 have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 1 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 1 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of UGI to grow at a rate of -11.14 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. UGI has a PEG ratio of -1.74.

UGI has a 52-week high of 52.00 and a 52-week low of 41.79. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 22.01 percent, and below the high by 1.94 percent. 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.