The stock of UGI Corporation (UGI) has gone up by 1.80% for the week, with a 4.52% rise in the past month and a -11.23% drop in the past quarter. The volatility ratio for the week is 2.36%, and the volatility levels for the past 30 days are 2.27% for UGI. The simple moving average for the past 20 days is 1.86% for UGI’s stock, with a -24.34% simple moving average for the past 200 days.
Is It Worth Investing in UGI Corporation (NYSE: UGI) Right Now?
Moreover, the 36-month beta value for UGI is 1.08. Analysts have varying opinions on the stock, with 2 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 0 as “overweight,” 1 as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price recommended by analysts for UGI Corporation (UGI) is $35.25, which is $10.98 above the current market price. The public float for UGI is 208.16M and currently, short sellers hold a 2.57% of that float. On September 20, 2023, UGI’s average trading volume was 2.75M shares.
UGI) stock’s latest price update
The stock of UGI Corporation (NYSE: UGI) has decreased by -0.45 when compared to last closing price of 24.38.Despite this, the company has seen a gain of 1.80% in its stock price over the last five trading days. Seeking Alpha reported 2023-09-18 that UGI Corporation’s stock is down 30% year-to-date, bringing the total selloff from its all-time high to 60%. The company has a strong track record of generating shareholder value but its stock price is currently at a decade-low. UGI’s diverse portfolio, including midstream assets, LPG distribution, and gas utilities, makes it less appealing compared to more specialized alternatives in the market.
Analysts’ Opinion of UGI
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for UGI stocks, with Wells Fargo repeating the rating for UGI by listing it as a “Overweight.” The predicted price for UGI in the upcoming period, according to Wells Fargo is $27 based on the research report published on August 28, 2023 of the current year 2023.
UGI Trading at -2.26% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought UGI to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -43.81% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 2.27%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.36%, as shares surge +5.16% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -6.11% lower at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, UGI rose by +1.80%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -37.21% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $23.89. In addition, UGI Corporation saw -34.53% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at UGI starting from Perreault Roger, who purchase 3,565 shares at the price of $27.98 back on May 24. After this action, Perreault Roger now owns 41,125 shares of UGI Corporation, valued at $99,749 using the latest closing price.
HERMANCE FRANK S, the Director of UGI Corporation, sale 12,750 shares at $38.84 during a trade that took place back on Dec 01, which means that HERMANCE FRANK S is holding 465,000 shares at $495,210 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for UGI
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +4.43 for the present operating margin
- +24.15 for the gross margin
The net margin for UGI Corporation stands at +10.61. The total capital return value is set at 3.42, while invested capital returns managed to touch 8.58. Equity return is now at value -27.60, with -8.40 for asset returns.
Based on UGI Corporation (UGI), the company’s capital structure generated 121.60 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 54.87. Total debt to assets is 41.97, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 114.79. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 50.42.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 1.11, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.52. The receivables turnover for the company is 8.79 and the total asset turnover is 0.59. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.56.
To wrap up, the performance of UGI Corporation (UGI) has been mixed in recent times. The stock has received a bullish of “buy” and “hold” ratings from analysts. It’s important to note that the stock is currently trading at a significant distance from its 50-day moving average and its 52-week high.