Ferrellgas Partners LP (NYSE:FGP)

FERRELLGAS PARTNERS, L.P. is engaged in the sale, distribution, marketing and trading of propane and other natural gas liquids.

Ferrellgas Partners LP (NYSE:FGP)’s Financial Overview

Ferrellgas Partners LP (NYSE:FGP) declined -5.76% yesterday to close its trading session at $5.56. The company has 1 year Price Target of $9.25. Ferrellgas Partners LP has 52-Week high of $20.85 and 52-Week Low of $5.54. The stock touched its 52-Week High on May 27, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Nov 30, 2016. The stock traded with the volume of 2.11 Million shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $540.21 Million.

Ferrellgas Partners LP (NYSE:FGP) reported its last quarterly earnings on Jul 16 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $-0.27/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $-0.42/share. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $0.15 a share with a surprise factor of 35.7%.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of -25.29 Percent, SMA50 of -44.56 Percent and SMA200 of -65.04 percent. Ferrellgas Partners LP has P/S value of 0.26 while its P/B value stands at 0. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of -29.5 percent, Return on Equity of 0 percent and Return on Investment of -35 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 43 percent and -26.2 percent respectively.

Many brokerage firms are involved in issuing their ratings on Ferrellgas Partners LP (NYSE:FGP). On 2-Nov-16 Citigroup Upgrade Ferrellgas Partners LP Stock  to Neutral. Another firm also rated the stock on 28-Sep-16 where JP Morgan Downgrade the stock to Underweight.

The Stock currently has Analyst’ mean Recommendation of 3.8 where the scale is from 1 to 5, 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Sell.

The 7 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Ferrellgas Partners LP have a median target of 11.00, with a high estimate of 12.00 and a low estimate of 6.50. The median estimate represents a +97.84% increase from the last price of 5.56.

Ferrellgas Partners, L.P. is expected* to report earnings on  12/09/2016 before market open.  The report will be for the fiscal Quarter ending Oct 2016.  According to Zacks Investment Research, based on  3 analysts’  forecasts, the consensus EPS forecast for the quarter is $-0.42.  The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $-0.33.

Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE:KMI)

Kinder Morgan, Inc. is engaged in energy transportation and storage in North America. The Company handles energy products like natural gas, refined petroleum products, crude oil, ethanol, coal and carbon dioxide (CO2). The Company operates: natural gas pipelines in the Rocky Mountains, the Midwest and Texas; refined petroleum products pipeline in North America; terminals for the storage of petroleum products and chemicals and CO2 pipelines and oil producing fields. Kinder Morgan, Inc. is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE:KMI)’s Financial Outlook

The 21 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Kinder Morgan have a median target of 24.00, with a high estimate of 36.00 and a low estimate of 18.00. The median estimate represents a +8.11% increase from the last price of 22.20.

Kinder Morgan, Inc. is estimated to report earnings on  01/18/2017. The upcoming earnings date is derived from an algorithm based on a company’s historical reporting dates.Our vendor, Zacks Investment Research, might revise this date in the future, once the company announces the actual earnings date. According to Zacks Investment Research, based on 9 analysts’ forecasts, the consensus EPS forecast for the quarter is $0.18.  The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $0.27.

According to Zacks Investment Research, Kinder Morgan, Inc. has a Consensus Recommendation of 1.85. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock gained 3.74% and closed its last trading session at $22.2. The company has the market capitalization of $49.56 Billion. The stock has 52-week high of $23.36 and 52-Week low of $11.2. The firm touched its 52-Week high on Oct 3, 2016 and 52-Week low on Jan 20, 2016. The company has volume of 29.31 Million shares. The company has a total of 2.23 Billion shares outstanding.

Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE:KMI) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $0.15/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $0.15/share. The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $0. This shows a surprise factor of 0 percent.

The company has YTD performance of 53 percent. Beta for Kinder Morgan, Inc. stands at 0.7 while its ATR (average true range) is 0.56. The company has Weekly Volatility of 1.85%% and Monthly Volatility of 2.44%%.

Kinder Morgan, Inc. has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of 5.39%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of 4.43 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of 14.29%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of -0.4 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of -0.9 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 2.4% with Gross margin of 57.4 percent and Operating & Profit margin of 15.3% and -2.5% respectively.