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UGI Corp (NYSE:UGI) CEO Jerry E. Sheridan sold 43,083 shares of the stock on the open market in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 19th. The shares were sold at an average price of $51.32, for a total transaction of $2,211,019.56. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link.

UGI Corp (NYSE:UGI) opened at 51.81 on Friday. UGI Corp has a 52-week low of $37.88 and a 52-week high of $52.02. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $49.9 and a 200-day moving average of $47.13. The company has a market cap of $5.954 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.62. UGI Corp shares are set to split on the morning of Monday, September 8th. The 3-2 split was announced on Tuesday, July 29th. The newly issued shares will be issued to shareholders after the closing bell on Friday, September 5th.

UGI Corp (NYSE:UGI) last announced its earnings results 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. Investors 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 1.68%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 11th. This is an increase 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 analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus 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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