|Bid||34.98 x 900|
|Ask||34.96 x 1300|
|Day's Range||34.81 - 35.20|
|52 Week Range||22.75 - 43.79|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||1.97|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||25.54|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||3.80 (10.48%)|
|1y Target Est||N/A|
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The company now expects a full-year profit of $2.40-$2.60 per share, compared with its previous forecast of $2.75-$2.95. In the AmeriGas deal, shareholders will receive 0.50 shares of UGI in addition to $7.63 in cash for each share owned, the companies said in a statement. The offer represents a premium of 13.5 percent to AmeriGas's Monday closing price.
AmeriGas Partners news about a deal with UGI (NYSE:UGI) has APU stock heading higher on Tuesday.Source: Mike Mozart via Flickr (Modified)AmeriGas Partners (NYSE:APU) announced today that it has entered into a deal with UGI that will have it merging with the company. This will have UGI acquiring all 69.20 million publicly held shares of APU that it doesn't already hold.The AmeriGas Partners news includes UGI making an offer that includes a mix of its own shares and cash for APU stock. This will have offering .50 shares of UGI stock and $7.63 in cash for each share of APU stock.InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsThe offer from UGI for shares of APU stock represent a 13.5% premium to its closing price on Monday. It is also a $21.9% premium over the 30-day volume weighted average price for the stock.If all goes well with the deal, then AmeriGas Partners will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of UGI. It's also worth noting that UGI already has a 26% stake in the company. * 15 Stocks to Buy Leading the Financial Charge "After conducting a comprehensive review of strategic alternatives, both the AmeriGas and UGI Boards determined that a merger of AmeriGas was the most compelling next step in our development," Hugh Gallagher, President and CEO of AmeriGas Partners, said in a statement. "The transaction with UGI supports a strong and stable AmeriGas and empowers a focus on growth opportunities."The AmeriGas Partners news release states that the companies are expecting the deal to close in the fourth quarter of 2019.APU stock was up 11% and UGI stock was down 6% as of Tuesday morning. More From InvestorPlace * 2 Toxic Pot Stocks You Should Avoid * 7 Stocks From Around the World That Beat U.S. Stocks * 7 Breakout Stocks to Watch in 2019 * 5 Cheap Small-Cap Stocks to Buy As of this writing, William White did not hold a position in any of the aforementioned securities.Compare Brokers The post AmeriGas Partners News: APU Stock Shoots Higher on UGI Deal appeared first on InvestorPlace.
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UGI Corp. said Tuesday it will buy the 69.2 million shares of propane marketer AmeriGas Partners L.P. that it doesn't already own for the equivalent of $2.44 billion in cash and stock. That sent AmeriGas's stock surging 7.2% in premarket trade to a 4-month high and UGI shares tumbling 6.8%. Under terms of the deal, UGI will exchange 0.50 of its shares plus $7.63 in cash for each of AmeriGas shares. Based on Monday's closing prices, that values AmeriGas shares at $35.325 each, a 13.5% premium. AmeriGas will no longer be a master limited partnership, and will become a subsidiary of UGI. The deal is expected to increase UGI's cash flow per share by 15% for fiscal 2020, support the increase in UGI's annualized dividend by 16 cents a share for the July dividend and add to adjusted EPS in fiscal 2020. Separately, UGI cut its 2019 adjusted EPS guidance range to $2.40 to $2.60 from $2.75 to $2.95, citing "significantly warmer-than-normal winter weather" in its European markets. UGI said it plans to increase its second-quarter dividend by 15%, to 30 cents a share from 26 cents, and by an additional 10% after the AmeriGas deal closes. Over the past 12 months through Monday, UGI shares have rallied 26.0%, AmeriGas's stock has shed 22.5% and the S&P 500 has advanced 11.1%.
Energy distributor UGI Corp said on Tuesday it will buy the nearly 75 percent it does not own in retail propane marketer AmeriGas Partners L.P. in a cash-and-stock deal valued at $2.44 billion. UGI Corp, ...
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AmeriGas Partners LP is a retail propane distributor in the United States and conducts its business through its subsidiary, AmeriGas Propane, L.P. The company also sells, installs, and services propane appliances, including heating systems. The dividend yield of AmeriGas Partners LP stocks is 10.71%. AmeriGas Partners LP had annual average EBITDA growth of 0.40% over the past ten years.
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