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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for UGI Corporation (NYSE:UGI)?

The company in question is, UGI Corporation (NYSE:UGI) currently with a stock price of 44.58 (0.42% today). The market cap for UGI Corporation is 7767.81, and is in the sector Utilities, and Diversified Utilities industry. The target price for UGI Corporation is 44.6. Currently UGI Corporation is trading with a P/E of 19.47, and a forward P/E of 18.99. Average volume for UGI Corporation is 686.82 and so far today it is 314395.

Performance in the last year for UGI Corporation has been 29.64%. For EPS growth, UGI Corporation has seen a growth of -16.90%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 16.44%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 0.30% over the last five years and could be 7.60% for the next five years. UGI Corporation has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -1.50%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 530.80%. The 20-day simple moving average is -1.89%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 8.42%.

Since the IPO date for UGI Corporation on the 01/05/1988, UGI Corporation has seen performance year to date to be 33.68%. With UGI Corporation trading at 44.58, the dividend yield is 2.14%, and the EPS is 2.28.

So could UGI Corporation, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 19.47. The PEG is 2.56, P/S is 1.34 and the P/B is at 2.61. The P/cash is 8.54, with P/free cash flow at 21.05.

UGI Corporation ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1.2, and the quick ratio is 1.1. This is with long term debt/equity at 1.28, and total debt/equity at 1.46.

In terms of margins, UGI Corporation has a gross margin of 57.00%, an operating margin of 17.80% and a profit margin of 6.90%.Payout ratio for UGI Corporation is 39.80%. Return on assets come to 3.70% with return on investment coming to 10.00%.

Insider ownership for UGI Corporation, is at 0.30% and institutional ownership comes to 80.40%. Outstanding shares are at 174.99. While shares float is 171.81. The float short is currently 1.81%, and short ratio is 4.52.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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