AmeriGas Partners, L.P. (APU) Buy or Sell Stock Guide

Last updated: Jun 03, '18

The analysis below may be helpful to you if you have any of the following questions about APU stock:

  • Is APU a buy or a sell?
  • Should I sell or hold APU stock today?
  • Is APU a good buy / a good investment?
  • What are APU analyst opinions, recommendations, ratings?

Here are APU stock buy reasons/signals:

1. APU quarterly revenue growth was 20.50%, higher than the industry and sector average revenue growth (9.08% and 5.79%, respectively).

2. APU forward dividend yield is 9.26%, higher than the industry (1.67%) and sector (1.46%) forward dividend yields.

3. APU PEG ratio (P/E adjusted for growth) is 1.10, and it’s low compared to its industry peers’ PEG ratios.

4. APU average analyst price target ($45.86) is above its current price ($41.68).

Here are APU stock sell reasons/signals:

1. APU profitability is declining. The YoY profit margin change was -2.45pp.

2. APU Price/Book ratio is 5.26, and it’s high compared to its industry peers’ P/B ratios.

3. APU short share of float is 3.63%. The stock is much more frequently shorted than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock.

4. APU short interest (days to cover the shorts) ratio is 14.14. The stock garners more short interest than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock.

What are your thoughts on APU?

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