UGI (UGI)’s Insider Jerry Sheridan Sells 43,332 Shares of the Company; Invesco LTD Has Increased By $886,079 Its Albemarle (ALB) Holding

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Invesco Ltd increased Albemarle Corp (ALB) stake by 1.63% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Invesco Ltd acquired 6,977 shares as Albemarle Corp (ALB)’s stock declined 27.74%. The Invesco Ltd holds 434,692 shares with $55.59 million value, up from 427,715 last quarter. Albemarle Corp now has $11.35 billion valuation. The stock increased 1.62% or $1.64 during the last trading session, reaching $102.44. About 883,580 shares traded. Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB) has declined 10.68% since May 16, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 22.23% the S&P500.

More notable recent UGI Corporation (NYSE:UGI) news were published by: Newsok.com which released: “UGI to Present at the 2018 AGA Financial Forum on Monday, May 21” on May 15, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “UGI Corporation 2018 Q2 – Results – Earnings Call Slides” published on May 04, 2018, Globenewswire.com published: “New Research Coverage Highlights Barnes & Noble, The Blackstone Group, Hill-Rom, UGI, Fortive, and LightPath ..” on April 19, 2018. More interesting news about UGI Corporation (NYSE:UGI) were released by: Businesswire.com and their article: “Consecutive Year of Annual Dividend Increases” published on April 24, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “UGI Corp (UGI) CEO John Walsh on Q2 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” with publication date: May 05, 2018.

UGI Corporation distributes, stores, transports, and markets energy products and related services in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $8.51 billion. It distributes propane to approximately 1.9 million residential, commercial/industrial, motor fuel, agricultural, and wholesale clients in 50 states through 1,900 propane distribution locations; and sells, installs, and services propane appliances, including heating systems. It has a 15.22 P/E ratio. The firm also distributes liquid petroleum gas to residential, commercial, industrial, agricultural, resale, and automobile fuel clients for heating, cooking, motor fuel, leisure, construction work, manufacturing, crop and grain drying, power generation, and irrigation activities; and provides logistic, storage, and other services to third-party LPG distributors.

Since February 7, 2018, it had 3 buys, and 2 sales for $3.90 million activity. $96 worth of UGI Corporation (NYSE:UGI) was bought by Kelly Ann P on Wednesday, May 2. Perreault Roger bought $99,815 worth of stock or 2,270 shares. 25,000 UGI Corporation (NYSE:UGI) shares with value of $1.10 million were sold by Walsh John L. $2.91 million worth of UGI Corporation (NYSE:UGI) shares were sold by Sheridan Jerry E.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.02 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.02, from 1.04 in 2017Q3. It fall, as 24 investors sold UGI Corporation shares while 127 reduced holdings. 53 funds opened positions while 101 raised stakes. 131.09 million shares or 0.40% less from 131.63 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Moreover, Murphy Capital Management has 0.09% invested in UGI Corporation (NYSE:UGI). San Francisco Sentry Invest Gru (Ca) owns 19,445 shares or 0.27% of their US portfolio. Arizona State Retirement System has invested 0.06% of its portfolio in UGI Corporation (NYSE:UGI). Cibc World Corporation has invested 0.01% in UGI Corporation (NYSE:UGI). Gardner Russo & Gardner Ltd Liability Company owns 1,500 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Riggs Asset Managment owns 3,724 shares for 0.07% of their portfolio. Gabelli Funds Ltd Com has 0.1% invested in UGI Corporation (NYSE:UGI) for 363,500 shares. Cibc Ww reported 4,500 shares. First Interstate National Bank has 2,250 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Moreover, Ubs Asset Mgmt Americas Inc has 0.02% invested in UGI Corporation (NYSE:UGI) for 582,048 shares. 38,600 were reported by Schroder Investment Grp. Whittier Trust holds 0% or 975 shares in its portfolio. Andra Ap reported 0.12% in UGI Corporation (NYSE:UGI). Parametrica Mgmt Ltd, a Hong Kong-based fund reported 7,174 shares. Citadel Advisors Ltd Llc stated it has 0% of its portfolio in UGI Corporation (NYSE:UGI).

Among 5 analysts covering UGI Corp (NYSE:UGI), 1 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 20% are positive. UGI Corp has $49.0 highest and $36 lowest target. $45.75’s average target is -6.88% below currents $49.13 stock price. UGI Corp had 15 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by Zacks given on Saturday, August 8. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, August 31 by Jefferies. The firm earned “Underweight” rating on Friday, November 10 by Barclays Capital. The company was downgraded on Monday, June 20 by Barclays Capital. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, August 5 by Zacks. The stock of UGI Corporation (NYSE:UGI) earned “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Wednesday, December 20. Citigroup maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Wednesday, May 4 report. The stock has “Buy” rating by UBS on Friday, April 20. The stock of UGI Corporation (NYSE:UGI) has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, March 27 by Citigroup. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Monday, October 16 report.

An insider of the company Ugi Corp, Jerry Sheridan also its President & CEO of Subsidiary, disclosed his insider trading activities with the U.S. SEC on May 14, 2018. As published in the document, Jerry had unloaded 43,332 shares of the public firm. The total insider transaction was worth $2,141,047 U.S. Dollars. At the time of the sale the price of a share was $49.4. This is not his first insider trade, in the last month, he sold another 60,000 shares worth $2,906,342 USD. This is a major deal, and one that is unlikely to remain unseen, as it decreased his ownership of Ugi Corp to 0.00% total market capitalization, for a total of 2,083 shares.

Analysts await UGI Corporation (NYSE:UGI) to report earnings on August, 1. They expect $0.15 EPS, up 66.67% or $0.06 from last year’s $0.09 per share. UGI’s profit will be $25.97M for 81.88 P/E if the $0.15 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.69 actual EPS reported by UGI Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -91.12% negative EPS growth.

The stock decreased 0.56% or $0.28 during the last trading session, reaching $49.13. About 282,667 shares traded. UGI Corporation (NYSE:UGI) has declined 12.69% since May 16, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 24.24% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.01 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.12, from 1.13 in 2017Q3. It dived, as 42 investors sold ALB shares while 182 reduced holdings. 82 funds opened positions while 144 raised stakes. 92.86 million shares or 2.44% less from 95.18 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Strategic Fincl Incorporated owns 17,205 shares. 3,121 were reported by Hl Financial Serv Limited Liability Corporation. Thompson Siegel & Walmsley Lc has invested 0.01% in Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB). Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Mgmt Limited holds 9,284 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Cibc Asset Mngmt Inc holds 12,876 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Great West Life Assurance Can has invested 0.03% of its portfolio in Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB). Fmr holds 740,977 shares. Skba Cap Mngmt Limited Liability Com accumulated 0.04% or 2,000 shares. Peak6 Lp accumulated 0.01% or 9,060 shares. Robeco Institutional Asset Mngmt Bv stated it has 221,573 shares. Carroll Fincl Assocs has 1,037 shares. The Louisiana-based Louisiana State Employees Retirement Systems has invested 0.04% in Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB). Mirae Asset Glob Investments Ltd stated it has 0.12% in Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB). Arrowstreet Cap Partnership has 0.08% invested in Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB) for 273,400 shares. Oppenheimer Inc holds 0.06% or 18,821 shares in its portfolio.

More news for Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB) were recently published by: Seekingalpha.com, which released: “Albemarle Corporation 2018 Q1 – Results – Earnings Call Slides” on May 10, 2018. Investorplace.com‘s article titled: “Albemarle Corporation Stock Is a Great Tesla Alternative” and published on May 14, 2018 is yet another important article.

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