November 2018 Market Watch: Propane in residential households, stock watch

November 8, 2018 By     0 Comments

Each month, ICF provides LP Gas with updates on the U.S. propane market, as well as the latest trends. The data for November 2018 focuses on the number of residential households with propane as the primary heating fuel, as well as propane’s market share in residential households.

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

2017 Residential Propane Use for Primary Space Heating Fuels

Region 2017 – Residential Households with Propane for Primary Heating Fuel 2017 – Propane’s Market Share in Residential Households
Northeast 932,138 4.39%
South 1,765,143 3.90%
Midwest 2,015,723 7.56%
West 916,116 3.40%
U.S. TOTAL 5,629,120 4.69%

 

Change from 2016 to 2017 Residential
Propane Use for Primary Space Heating Fuels

Region 2016 – Residential Households with Propane for Primary Heating Fuel 2016 – Propane’s Market Share in Residential Households
Northeast 63,497 0.28%
South -18,602 -0.10%
Midwest 18,095 -0.02%
West 19,347 0.00%
U.S. TOTAL

82,337

0.00%

STOCK WATCH

Company 12-month chart (as of August ’18) Price (10/18/18) Current Yield 52-Week Low 52-Week High YTD Price
Performance
AmeriGas – APU Image: LP Gas $39.89 9.5% $38.67 $48.37 (13.7%)
Ferrellgas – FGP Image: LP Gas 1.89 21.2% 1.63 5.07 (55.8%)
Suburban Propane – SPH Image: LP Gas 23.71 10.1% 21.85 27.05 (2.1%)

 
Source: Company data, FactSet and Wells Fargo Securities LLC

(Featured photo: iStock.com/monsitj)

This article is tagged with and posted in Data Information, Propane Market Metrics

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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