UGI Corp. (UGI) Stock Could Soon Reward Patient Investors

UGI Corp. (NYSE: UGI) is -2.44% lower on its value in year-to-date trading and has touched a low of $20.19 and a high of $39.98 in the current 52-week trading range. The question becomes, what are the chances the stock will make a comeback and enjoy potential growth. Why not look at analysts view on what the future holds for the stock. The UGI stock was last observed hovering at around $23.56 in the last trading session, with the day’s gains setting it 0.44%.

Currently trading at $24.00, the stock is 3.78% and 2.59% above its SMA20 and SMA50 respectively. However, with a daily trading volume of 1.42 million and changing 1.87% at the moment leaves the stock -2.83% off its SMA200. UGI registered -37.69% loss for a year compared to 6-month loss of -0.74%. The firm has a 50-day simple moving average (SMA 50) of $1.49 and a 200-day simple moving average (SMA200) of $23.30.

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The stock witnessed a 1.18% gain in the last 1 month and extending the period to 3 months gives it a 14.83%, and is 0.63% up over the last 5 days. If we measure the stock’s price variations over the week and the month, we find that the volatility rates stand at 2.04% over the week and 3.09% over the month.

UGI Corp. (UGI) has around Mar 14 2024 employees, a market worth around $5.03B and $8.28B in sales. Fwd P/E is 8.22. Profit margin for the company is -5.48%. Distance from 52-week low is 18.87% and -39.97% from its 52-week high. The company has generated returns on investments over the last 12 months (-4.06%).

UGI Corp. quarterly earnings per share for the current quarter are estimated at $1.6 with sales reaching $3.21B over the same period.The EPS is expected to shrink by -0.79% this year, but quarterly earnings will post 0.90% year-over-year.

UGI Corp. (UGI) Top Institutional Holders

592 institutions hold shares in UGI Corp. (UGI), with institutional investors hold 83.86% of the company’s shares. The shares outstanding are 209.50M, and float is at 208.58M with Short Float at 1.83%. Institutions hold 83.50% of the Float.

The top institutional shareholder in the company is Blackrock Inc. with over 30.99 million shares valued at $835.9 million. The investor’s holdings represent 14.80% of the UGI Shares outstanding. As of Jun 29, 2023, the second largest holder is Vanguard Group Inc with 25.49 million shares valued at $687.47 million to account for 12.17% of the shares outstanding. The other top investors are State Street Corporation which holds 18.57 million shares representing 8.86% and valued at over $500.76 million, while Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft holds 3.58% of the shares totaling 7.5 million with a market value of $202.36 million.

UGI Corp. (UGI) Insider Activity

A total of 1 insider transactions have happened at UGI Corp. (UGI) in the last six months, with sales accounting for 1 and purchases happening 0 times. The most recent transaction is an insider purchase by Perreault Roger,the company’sPresident & CEO. SEC filings show that Perreault Roger bought 3,565 shares of the company’s common stock on May 24 at a price of $27.98 per share for a total of $99749.0. Following the purchase, the insider now owns 41125.0 shares.

UGI Corp. (UGI): Who are the competitors?

The company’s main competitors (and peers) include Southern Co. (SO) that is trading 1.76% up over the past 12 months. ONEOK Inc. (OKE) that is 0.47% higher over the same period.