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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 higher than
53% of the 900 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 0.20 vs. APU: 0.01 )
APU' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.01

Equity to Asset 0.27
APU's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
65% of the 913 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 0.34 vs. APU: 0.27 )
APU' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.11   Max: 0.39
Current: 0.27

0.11
0.39
Interest Coverage 2.79
APU's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
65% of the 512 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 3.47 vs. APU: 2.79 )
APU' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.03   Max: 4.27
Current: 2.79

1.03
4.27
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.76
M-Score: -2.64
WACC vs ROIC
4.82%
7.42%
WACC
ROIC
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 : 4/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 8.02
APU's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 937 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 13.47 vs. APU: 8.02 )
APU' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -8.65   Max: 13.3
Current: 8.02

-8.65
13.3
Net-margin (%) 11.40
APU's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 937 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 8.03 vs. APU: 11.40 )
APU' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -17.48   Max: 15.62
Current: 11.4

-17.48
15.62
ROE (%) 28.87
APU's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 937 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 8.88 vs. APU: 28.87 )
APU' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 1.25   Max: 73.43
Current: 28.87

1.25
73.43
ROA (%) 9.00
APU's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 945 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 3.04 vs. APU: 9.00 )
APU' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 13.28
Current: 9

0.35
13.28
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 18.72
APU's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 943 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 8.25 vs. APU: 18.72 )
APU' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 15.66   Max: 48.25
Current: 18.72

15.66
48.25
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -3.50
APU's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 800 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. APU: -3.50 )
APU' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -5.7   Max: 50.1
Current: -3.5

-5.7
50.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 10.70
APU's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 785 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. APU: 10.70 )
APU' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -15.9   Max: 202.3
Current: 10.7

-15.9
202.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 7.00
APU's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 700 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. APU: 7.00 )
APU' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -30   Max: 58.4
Current: 7

-30
58.4
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 272.60
APU's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
61% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 20.20 vs. APU: 272.60 )
APU' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 9.11   Max: 293.54
Current: 272.6

9.11
293.54
Forward P/E 17.39
APU's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
75% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 17.42 vs. APU: 17.39 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 49.20
APU's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
68% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 20.20 vs. APU: 49.20 )
APU' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 5.85   Max: 65
Current: 49.2

5.85
65
P/B 3.70
APU's P/B is ranked higher than
56% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. APU: 3.70 )
APU' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.99   Max: 8.65
Current: 3.7

1.99
8.65
P/S 1.20
APU's P/S is ranked higher than
77% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. APU: 1.20 )
APU' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 1.46
Current: 1.2

0.45
1.46
PFCF 14.30
APU's PFCF is ranked higher than
89% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. APU: 14.30 )
APU' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 5.41   Max: 25.82
Current: 14.3

5.41
25.82
POCF 10.31
APU's POCF is ranked higher than
73% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 7.99 vs. APU: 10.31 )
APU' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 4.27   Max: 14.81
Current: 10.31

4.27
14.81
EV-to-EBIT 24.53
APU's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
72% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 17.73 vs. APU: 24.53 )
APU' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 7.1   Max: 38.1
Current: 24.53

7.1
38.1
PEG 44.73
APU's PEG is ranked higher than
80% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. APU: 44.73 )
APU' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.58   Max: 31.07
Current: 44.73

0.58
31.07
Shiller P/E 39.90
APU's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
72% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 26.17 vs. APU: 39.90 )
APU' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 12.49   Max: 43.17
Current: 39.9

12.49
43.17
Current Ratio 0.75
APU's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 925 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. APU: 0.75 )
APU' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 1.85
Current: 0.75

0.68
1.85
Quick Ratio 0.54
APU's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 925 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. APU: 0.54 )
APU' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 1.36
Current: 0.54

0.46
1.36
Days Inventory 30.03
APU's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
78% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 31.34 vs. APU: 30.03 )
APU' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 25.73   Max: 51.89
Current: 30.03

25.73
51.89
Days Sales Outstanding 39.10
APU's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
84% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 62.13 vs. APU: 39.10 )
APU' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 22.93   Max: 84.24
Current: 39.1

22.93
84.24

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 7.40
APU's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
94% of the 829 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 3.35 vs. APU: 7.40 )
APU' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 5.45   Max: 11.31
Current: 7.4

5.45
11.31
Dividend Payout 3.62
APU's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
56% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 0.71 vs. APU: 3.62 )
APU' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 2.33
Current: 3.62

0.31
2.33
Dividend growth (3y) 6.00
APU's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
84% of the 585 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. APU: 6.00 )
APU' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 70.2
Current: 6

0
70.2
Yield on cost (5-Year) 9.81
APU's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
94% of the 834 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 3.65 vs. APU: 9.81 )
APU' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 7.22   Max: 14.99
Current: 9.81

7.22
14.99
Share Buyback Rate -17.60
APU's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
57% of the 595 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: -1.40 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) 1.40
APU's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
89% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 3.49 vs. APU: 1.40 )
APU' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.87   Max: 1.71
Current: 1.4

0.87
1.71
Price/Median PS Value 1.30
APU's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
68% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. APU: 1.30 )
APU' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 1.55
Current: 1.3

0.6
1.55
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 4.10
APU's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
68% of the 930 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. APU: 4.10 )
APU' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.6   Max: 14.2
Current: 4.1

2.6
14.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 10.29
APU's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
89% of the 691 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 2.99 vs. APU: 10.29 )
APU' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -1.9   Max: 21.7
Current: 10.29

-1.9
21.7

Analyst Estimate

Sep15 Sep16 Sep17
Revenue(Mil) 3,194 3,300 3,363
EPS($) 2.75 2.74 2.21
EPS without NRI($) 2.75 2.74 2.21

Business Description

Industry: Utilities - Regulated » Utilities - Regulated Gas
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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 based on the volume of propane gallons distributed annually. The Partnership serves over 2 million residential, commercial, industrial, agricultural, wholesale and motor fuel customers in all 50 states from over 2,500 propane distribution locations. The Company also sells, installs and services propane appliances, including heating systems. The district offices generally consist of a business 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, 2013, ACE cylinders were available at over 47,500 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 supplies 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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