AmeriGas Partners Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

APU -- USA Stock  

USD 34.87  0.17  0.49%

Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding AmeriGas Partners L P is 'Hold'. Macroaxis provides AmeriGas Partners buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding APU positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of AmeriGas Partners available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from APU buy-and-hold prospective. Check also AmeriGas Partners Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with the current analyst consensus. To check ratings for muliple equity instruments please use Instant Ratings tool.

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For the selected time horizon AmeriGas Partners L P has a risk adjusted performance of (0.004554), jensen alpha of (0.043646), total risk alpha of (0.23), sortino ratio of 0.0 and treynor ratio of (0.14)
Macroaxis buy, hold, or sell suggestion module can be used to complement AmeriGas Partners buy, hold, or sell recommendation provided by average analyst sentiment. It analyzes the organization potential to grow using fundamental, technical, data market data available at the time. To make sure AmeriGas Partners is not overpriced, please confirm all AmeriGas Partners fundamentals including its Cash and Equivalents, Number of Employees and the relationship between Price to Sales and Book Value Per Share . Given that AmeriGas Partners has Price to Earning of 25.66X, we suggest you validate AmeriGas Partners L P market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your prevailing risk tolerance and investing horizon.

AmeriGas Partners Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

AmeriGas Partners has high financial leverage indicating that it may have difficulties to generate enough cash to satisfy its financial commitments
The company has 2.81B in debt with debt to equity (D/E) ratio of 443.1 . This implies that the company may be unable to create cash to meet all of its financial commitments. AmeriGas Partners has Current Ratio of 0.79 suggesting that it has not enough short term capital to pay financial commitments when the payables are due.
About 26.0% of AmeriGas Partners shares are held by company insiders

AmeriGas Partners current analysts recommendations

Target Median Price35.00
Target Mean Price35.10
Recommendation Mean3.20
Target High Price37.50
Number Of Analyst Opinions5
Target Low Price33.00

AmeriGas Partners Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.01Value At Risk1.84
Potential Upside1.29Standard Deviation0.97
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Alpine Global Management LlcCommon Shares249.8 K8.7 M
Spirit Of America Management CorpCommon Shares67.6 K2.4 M
Old National BancorpCommon Shares43 K1.5 M
Rpg Investment Advisory LlcCommon Shares32.6 K1.1 M
Old Port AdvisorsCommon Shares20.8 K719 K
Rda Financial NetworkCommon Shares10.7 K374 K
Bogart Wealth LlcCommon Shares4 K141 K

AmeriGas Partners Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.16
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.16

AmeriGas Partners Volatility Alert

AmeriGas Partners L P exhibits very low volatility with skewness of -0.23 and kurtosis of 0.12. However, we advise investors to further study AmeriGas Partners L P technical indicators to make sure all market info is available and is reliable.
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AmeriGas Partners Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsAmeriGas PartnersPeer Average
Return On Equity21.29% (0.31)%
Return On Asset6.16% (0.14)%
Profit Margin3.97% (1.27)%
Operating Margin20.93% (5.51)%
Current Valuation6.11B16.62B
Shares Outstanding92.98M571.82M
Shares Owned by Insiders25.66% 10.09%
Shares Owned by Institutions24.63% 39.21%
Number of Shares Shorted2.16M4.71M
Price to Earning25.66X28.72X
Price to Book5.55X9.51X
Price to Sales1.17X11.42X
Gross Profit1.52B27.38B
Net Income126.83M570.98M
Cash and Equivalents1.48M2.7B
Cash per Share0.02X5.01X
Total Debt2.81B5.32B
Debt to Equity443.10% 48.70%
Current Ratio0.81X2.16X
Book Value Per Share6.30X1.93K
Cash Flow from Operations242.77M971.22M
Short Ratio4.78X4.00X
Earnings Per Share1.36X3.12X
Price to Earnings To Growth1.08X4.89X
Number of Employees1618.84K
Market Capitalization3.26B19.03B
Total Asset4.06B29.47B
Working Capital(244.01M)1.48B
Current Asset344.45M9.34B
Current Liabilities588.46M7.9B
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