September 2018: US propane imports and exports, stock watch

September 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 September 2018 focused on propane and propylene imports and exports, which have continued to increase as global players see the value in securing American production. The data indicates that most U.S. exports are en route to Asia.

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

U.S. Propane & Propylene Imports and Exports (Million Gallons)

Category 2017 2018 Annual Year-on-Year Change (%)
U.S. Propane Exports 13,862 14,304 3.20%
U.S. Propane Imports 1,972 1,929 -2.20%


U.S. Propane & Propylene Exports by Destination (Million Gallons)

Country Last 12 Months
Japan 3,074
Mexico 2,037
China 1,592
Korea 1,119
Singapore 798
Other countries 5,210



Company 12-month chart (as of August ’18) Price (8/24/18) Current Yield 52-Week Low 52-Week High YTD Price
AmeriGas – APU Image: LP Gas $39.68 9.60% $39.40 $48.37 -14.20%
Ferrellgas – FGP Image: LP Gas 3.35 11.50% 2.87 5.75 -21.70%
Suburban Propane – SPH Image: LP Gas 23.72 10.10% 21.85 27.05 -2.10%
Data courtesy of ICF

Source: Company data, FactSet and Wells Fargo Securities LLC

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