AmeriGas Partners LP (APU) dividend stock





  • Yield

     8.85%
  • Dividend

     3.8
  • 5 year dividend growth rate
     4.7%
  • Dividend increased

     11 yrs.
  • Payout ratio

     717%
  • Dividend pay date

     5/18/2017
  • Ex-dividend date

     8/8/2017
  • Uninterrupted
    dividends
     N/A yrs.
  • Yield compared to 5 year average
     + 10.6%
  • Dividend payback
    period
     10 yrs.
  • Chowder rule

     13.6
  • Tweed factor

     -67.5
Rating
Overall rating
The overall rating measures the general health and sustainabilty of the company's dividend. It is an average of the five ratings below.





Dividend increased years
This rating looks at the number of years the company has increased their dividend consecutively. 1 star is given for 7 years or below and 5 stars are given for 23 years or more.





Dividend yield
This rating evaluates the size of the yield. 1 star is given for a yield below 0.75% and 5 stars for yields above 6.75%.





Payout ratio
The payout ratio shows how much of the earnings are being paid out as dividends. We award 0 stars for payout ratios above 100% and 5 stars for ratios below 10%.





Dividend growth rate
This rating takes into account the growth of the dividend. Companies that have a dividend growth rate below 1.5% get 1 star while 5 stars are given for rates above 13.5%.





Yield compared to 5 year average
If the current yield is below the 5 year average, it tends to indicate that the stock is cheap. A rating of 0 is given if the current yield is below 0 percent compared to the average and a rating of 5 is given if it's more than 22.5% above.
Relative valuations
Yield compared to 5 year average   
10.6%
Payout ratio compared to 5 year average   
-53.9%
P/E compared to 5 year average   
192.4%
Price per book value compared to 5 year average   
17.5%
Price change from 52 week high   
-14.1%
Price change from 50 days average   
-1.5%
Price change from 200 days average   
-3.9%
Price info
Change
0.07 (0.16%)


Last price
42.93 USD


Day range
42.93 - 43.18


Year range
42.00 - 50.00

Financial health
Current ratio
0.70


Debt/equity ratio
208.06


Cash
17.25M


Debt
2.47B


Credit rating
BB+

Valuation
Price/earning (P/E)
81


Price/book (P/B)
4.70


Forward price/earning (P/E)
15.96


Price/sales (P/S)
1.66


PEG
2.96


Market cap
3.99B

Recession performance (2007 - 2009)
2.4100,2.5300,2.6500
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
Dvidend growth (annualized)   
4.9%
3.1500,2.7000,3.5900
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
Earnings per share growth (annualized)   
6.8%
10 year history
2.4100,2.5300,2.6500,2.7850,2.9250,3.1630,3.3200,3.4800,3.6400,3.6800
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
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  • 11
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  • 15
  • ttm
Dividend growth (annualized)   
4.8%
3.1500,2.7000,3.5900,2.8000,2.3000,-0.1100,2.1400,2.8200,1.9100,3.1800
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
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  • ttm
Earnings per share growth (annualized)   
0.1%
5.6900,4.3400,6.3900,6.6700,5.9300,16.7600,16.0600,15.7000,14.0900,12.3800
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  • 08
  • 09
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  • ttm
Book value per share growth (annualized)   
9.0%
94.1000,90.3000,68.6000,97.9000,125.1000,709.9000,168.0000,122.6000,180.7000,114.4000
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
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  • ttm
Payout ratio growth (annualized)   
2.2%
57.0000,57.0000,57.0000,57.0000,57.0000,81.0000,93.0000,93.0000,93.0000,93.0000
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
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  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Shares outstanding growth (annualized)   
5.6%
Other companies in the gas utilities industry
Company
Div. increase  
Yield
Div. growth
USA   Northwest Natural Gas 61 yrs2.89%1.3%
USA   WGL Holdings 41 yrs2.41%4.8%
USA   Piedmont Natural Gas 39 yrs2.27%3.4%
USA   Questar 38 yrs0.00%7.3%
USA   Atmos Energy 33 yrs2.15%4.2%
USA   New Jersey Resources 22 yrs2.62%5.9%
USA   South Jersey Industries 18 yrs3.18%7.2%
USA   AGL Resources 15 yrs0.00%3.3%
Company profile
Empoloyees
0


Sector


Website


Founded
1994


Industry


SEC filings




AmeriGas Partners, L.P. operates as a retail and wholesale distributor of propane gas, and related equipment and supplies in the United States. It serves approximately 2 million residential, commercial, industrial, agricultural, wholesale, and motor fuel customers in 50 states through approximately ...
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Address:
460 North Gulph Road, King of Prussia, PA, 19406

Phone:
+1 610 337-7000
The dividend of AmeriGas Partners LP is 3.8 USD and this gives the stock a yield of 8.85%. The dividend has been raised for 11 years in a row (since 2006). APU has a payout ratio of 717%, meaning that 717% of their earnings are paid as dividends. The dividend payback period is 10 years, assuming the dividend growth stays the same. Their dividend has been growing by 4.7% a year for the last 5 years (on average). AmeriGas Partners LP has gone ex-dividend on the 8/8/2017, and the dividend pay date is 5/18/2017. This US company was founded in 1994 and has 0 employees. They are in the utilities sector and the gas utilities industry. 2.2 out of 5 stars is our rating for it's dividend.






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