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UGI Corp (NYSE:UGI) CEO John L. Walsh unloaded 40,000 shares of the stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Friday, August 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $50.38, for a total transaction of $2,015,200.00. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 213,844 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $10,773,461. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this link.

Shares of UGI Corp (NYSE:UGI) traded up 0.52% during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $50.71. The stock had a trading volume of 477,541 shares. UGI Corp has a 1-year low of $37.88 and a 1-year high of $51.14. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $49.82 and a 200-day moving average of $46.97. The company has a market cap of $5.828 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.16. Shares of UGI Corp are going to split on Monday, September 8th. The 3-2 split was announced on Tuesday, July 29th. The newly issued shares will be payable to shareholders after the closing bell on Friday, September 5th.

UGI Corp (NYSE:UGI) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July 29th. The company reported $0.15 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.17 by $0.02. Analysts expect that UGI Corp will post $3.02 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which is scheduled for Wednesday, October 1st. Stockholders of record on Monday, September 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.2175 per share. This represents a $0.87 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.71%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 11th. This is a boost from UGI Corp’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.20.

Separately, analysts at BMO Capital Markets raised their price target on shares of UGI Corp from $49.00 to $50.00 in a research note on Thursday, July 3rd. They now have a “market perform” rating on the stock. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. UGI Corp has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $49.00.

UGI Corporation (NYSE:UGI) is a holding company that, through subsidiaries, distributes, stores, transports and markets energy products and related services.

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