UGI Corp Gets a Sell Rating from Barclays

By Ryan Adsit

In a report issued on July 18, Christine Cho from Barclays maintained a Sell rating on UGI Corp (NYSE: UGI), with a price target of $45. The company’s shares closed yesterday at $50.15.

According to TipRanks.com, Cho is a 1-star analyst with an average return of -1.5% and a 44.1% success rate. Cho covers the Basic Materials sector, focusing on stocks such as National Fuel Gas Company, EnLink Midstream Partners, and Spectra Energy Partners.

UGI Corp has an analyst consensus of Moderate Sell, with a price target consensus of $45.50.

Based on UGI Corp’s latest earnings report for the quarter ending March 31, the company posted quarterly revenue of $2.17 billion and quarterly net profit of $220 million. In comparison, last year the company earned revenue of $1.13 billion and had a net profit of $60.7 million.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 34 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is negative on the stock. Last month, Anne Pol, a Director at UGI sold 6,750 shares for a total of $341,618.

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UGI Corp. operates as a holding company, which through its subsidiaries, distributes, stores, transports, and markets energy products and related services. It operates through the following segments: AmeriGas Propane, UGI International-UGI France, UGI International-Flaga & AvantiGas, Energy Services, Electric Generation, and UGI Utilities.