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 analyst gave a price target of 56, implying potential capital gains of 9.83 percent. The minimum price target given was 45, implying a possible loss of -11.75 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

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. 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.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 1 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 1 analysts decreased their estimates.

UGI has an estimated earnings growth rate of -11.14 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. UGI has a PEG ratio of -1.74.

In the trailing 52-weeks, UGI hit 52.00 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 41.79. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 22.01 percent, and 1.94 percent below the 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 market cap of UGI is $8.77 billion. UGI is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.