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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.01
APU's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
51% of the 752 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 0.16 vs. APU: 0.01 )
APU' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.01

Equity to Asset 0.31
APU's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
66% of the 751 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. APU: 0.31 )
APU' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.11   Max: 0.39
Current: 0.31

0.11
0.39
Interest Coverage 2.37
APU's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
62% of the 497 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. APU: 2.37 )
APU' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.03   Max: 4.27
Current: 2.37

1.03
4.27
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 1.55
M-Score: -2.27
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 5/10

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Operating margin (%) 12.39
APU's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 762 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 12.20 vs. APU: 12.39 )
APU' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -8.65   Max: 13.3
Current: 12.39

-8.65
13.3
Net-margin (%) 6.99
APU's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 762 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 6.86 vs. APU: 6.99 )
APU' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -17.48   Max: 9.94
Current: 6.99

-17.48
9.94
ROE (%) 15.97
APU's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 761 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 7.91 vs. APU: 15.97 )
APU' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -8.4   Max: 63.88
Current: 15.97

-8.4
63.88
ROA (%) 5.02
APU's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 769 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 2.78 vs. APU: 5.02 )
APU' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -3.28   Max: 13.55
Current: 5.02

-3.28
13.55
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 27.28
APU's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 764 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 7.81 vs. APU: 27.28 )
APU' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -4.79   Max: 47.79
Current: 27.28

-4.79
47.79
Revenue Growth (%) -5.70
APU's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 640 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. APU: -5.70 )
APU' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -5.7   Max: 50.1
Current: -5.7

-5.7
50.1
EBITDA Growth (%) 4.20
APU's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 615 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. APU: 4.20 )
APU' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -15.9   Max: 202.3
Current: 4.2

-15.9
202.3
EPS Growth (%) -8.50
APU's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 562 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. APU: -8.50 )
APU' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -30   Max: 58.4
Current: -8.5

-30
58.4
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 87.80
APU's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
64% of the 655 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 17.50 vs. APU: 87.80 )
APU' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 9.11   Max: 174.66
Current: 87.8

9.11
174.66
P/B 2.83
APU's P/B is ranked lower than
58% of the 752 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. APU: 2.83 )
APU' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.99   Max: 8.65
Current: 2.83

1.99
8.65
P/S 1.80
APU's P/S is ranked higher than
63% of the 793 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. APU: 1.80 )
APU' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 2.02
Current: 1.8

0.45
2.02
EV-to-EBIT 15.28
APU's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
68% of the 709 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 15.40 vs. APU: 15.28 )
APU' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 7   Max: 16410.8
Current: 15.28

7
16410.8
Shiller P/E 34.23
APU's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
62% of the 480 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 18.49 vs. APU: 34.23 )
APU' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 12.56   Max: 34.59
Current: 34.23

12.56
34.59

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 7.60
APU's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
97% of the 677 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. APU: 7.60 )
APU' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 5.45   Max: 11.31
Current: 7.6

5.45
11.31
Dividend Payout 76.11
APU's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
58% of the 566 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. APU: 76.11 )
APU' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 88.89
Current: 76.11

0.31
88.89
Dividend growth (3y) 6.10
APU's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
85% of the 468 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. APU: 6.10 )
APU' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 70.2
Current: 6.1

0
70.2
Yield on cost (5-Year) 10.12
APU's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
96% of the 686 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 3.37 vs. APU: 10.12 )
APU' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 7.26   Max: 15.06
Current: 10.12

7.26
15.06
Share Buyback Rate -17.60
APU's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
56% of the 520 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: -1.70 vs. APU: -17.60 )
APU' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: -0.1   Max: -17.6
Current: -17.6

Valuation & Return

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Price/DCF (Projected) 1480.67
APU's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked lower than
71% of the 431 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. APU: 1480.67 )
APU' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.87   Max: 1485.67
Current: 1480.67

0.87
1485.67
Price/Median PS Value 2.00
APU's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
64% of the 717 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. APU: 2.00 )
APU' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.63   Max: 2.25
Current: 2

0.63
2.25
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.50
APU's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
71% of the 726 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. APU: 6.50 )
APU' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.6   Max: 14.2
Current: 6.5

2.6
14.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -5.99
APU's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
61% of the 612 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 4.31 vs. APU: -5.99 )
APU' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -5.1   Max: 21.2
Current: -5.99

-5.1
21.2

Business Description

Industry: Utilities - Regulated » Utilities - Regulated Gas
Compare:SPH, HOKCY, TKGSF, PPAAY, NI » details
Traded in other countries:APK.Germany
AmeriGas Partners, L.P. is a publicly traded limited partnership formed under Delaware law on November 2, 1994. The Company is a retail propane distributor in the United States. As of September 30, 2003, they served approximately 1.3 million residential, commercial, industrial, agricultural and motor fuel customers in all 50 states from nearly 1,200 propane distribution locations. The Company also sells, installs and services propane appliances, including heating systems. In certain markets, the Company also installs and services propane fuel systems for motor vehicles. Their District locations consist of an office, appliance showroom, warehouse and service facilities, with one or more 18,000 to 30,000 gallon storage tanks on the premises. As part of its overall transportation and distribution infrastructure, the Company operates as an interstate carrier in 48 states throughout the United States. It is also licensed as a carrier in the Canadian Provinces of Ontario, British Columbia and Quebec. The Company sells propane mainly to residential, commercial/industrial, motor fuel, agricultural and wholesale customers. The Company continues to expand its ACE program. At September 30, 2011, ACE cylinders were available at over 38,000 retail locations throughout the United States. Sales of its ACE cylinders to retailers are included in commercial/industrial sales. The ACE program enables consumers to purchase propane cylinders or exchange their empty propane cylinders at various retail locations such as home centers, gas stations, mass merchandisers and grocery and convenience stores. It also supply retailers with large propane tanks to enable retailers to replenish customers' propane cylinders directly at the retailer's location. The Company has over 250 domestic and international sources of supply, including the spot market. Supplies of propane from the Partnership's sources historically have been readily available. The Company is subject to various federal, state and local environmental, safety and transportation laws and regulations governing the storage, distribution and transportation of propane and the operation of bulk storage LPG terminals.

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