Propane employment changes, stock watch

December 17, 2018 By    

Each month, ICF provides LP Gas with updates on the U.S. propane market, as well as the latest trends. The data for December 2018 focuses on industry employment.

Stock information for AmeriGas, Ferrellgas and Suburban Propane also is provided.

2017 Propane Employment

Region Retail Propane Sector Total Propane & LPG Total NGLs and LPG Employment
Northeast 10,725 12,762 15,555
South 116,718 19,612 23,282
Midwest 8,491 11,969 19,549
West 14,852 30,363 62,228
U.S. TOTAL 50,786 74,706 120,614

 

Change from 2016 to 2017 Propane Employment

Region Retail Propane Sector Total Propane & LPG Total NGLs and LPG Employment
Northeast -77 -324 -752
South -132 -521 -1,199
Midwest -232 -809 -1,918
West -1,116 -3,751 -8,741
U.S. TOTAL -1,557 -5,405 12,610

STOCK WATCH

Company 12-month chart (as of August ’18) Price (11/19/18) Current Yield 52-Week Low 52-Week High YTD Price
Performance
AmeriGas – APU Image: LP Gas $35.46 10.8% $34.01 $48.37 (23.3%)
Ferrellgas – FGP Image: LP Gas 1.58 25.6% 1.50 4.74 (63.1%)
Suburban Propane – SPH Image: LP Gas 23.28 10.3% 21.85 26.73 (3.99%)

Source: Company data, FactSet and Wells Fargo Securities LLC

(Featured photo: iStock.com/Nikada)

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About the Author:

Joelle Harms, an Ohio University E.W. Scripps School of Journalism graduate, creates content for digital properties at North Coast Media, parent company of LP Gas, including e-newsletters, videos, social media accounts and websites. Her specialization in creative writing aids in developing the content voice and message for the company’s online presence.

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