May 2021: US forklift truck factory shipments

May 13, 2021 By    

Each month, LP Gas provides updates on the U.S. propane market, as well as the latest trends. The data for May 2021 focuses on U.S. forklift truck factory shipments. This month’s data comes from the Industrial Truck Association.

Stock information for Ferrellgas and Suburban Propane is also provided.


Source: Industrial Truck Association

Data shows shipments in the U.S. for electric rider trucks (Class 1 and Class 2 combined), motorized hand trucks (Class 3) and internal combustion powered trucks (Class 4 and Class 5 combined). Propane makes up about 90 percent of the forklifts in Class 4-5. Click to enlarge chart.


Company 12-month chart (as of April ’21) Price (4/23/21) Price (4/30/21) Current Yield 52-Week Low 52-Week High YTD Price
Ferrellgas – FGPR $12.85 N/A 10.0 20.00 (20.2%)
Suburban Propane – SPH Suburban Propane – SPH 14.61 8.2% 12.08 18.18 (1.7%)

Source: Company data, FactSet and Wells Fargo Securities LLC (SPH); Yahoo Finance (FGPR)

Note: Ferrellgas was relisted as FGPR, trading on OTC Markets, on 4/5/2021 due to corporate action.

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