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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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.05
SPH's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
81% of the 605 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 0.26 vs. SPH: 0.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
SPH' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.10 Max: 0.49
Current: 0.05
0.02
0.49
Equity to Asset 0.35
SPH's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
50% of the 615 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. SPH: 0.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
SPH' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.21 Max: 0.44
Current: 0.35
0.03
0.44
Interest Coverage 6.66
SPH's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
58% of the 409 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 4.92 vs. SPH: 6.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
SPH' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.08  Med: 3.97 Max: 5.59
Current: 6.66
1.08
5.59
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 1.06
M-Score: -3.51
WACC vs ROIC
3.48%
6.23%
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 (%) 10.48
SPH's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 619 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 12.68 vs. SPH: 10.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
SPH' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.92  Med: 10.91 Max: 18.42
Current: 10.48
3.92
18.42
Net-margin (%) 3.21
SPH's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 619 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 7.32 vs. SPH: 3.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
SPH' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 7.40 Max: 14.45
Current: 3.21
0.06
14.45
ROE (%) 4.14
SPH's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
72% of the 615 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 8.87 vs. SPH: 4.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
SPH' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 31.92 Max: 102.64
Current: 4.14
0.09
102.64
ROA (%) 1.60
SPH's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 631 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 2.88 vs. SPH: 1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
SPH' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 10.67 Max: 16.42
Current: 1.6
0.03
16.42
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 16.19
SPH's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 626 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 9.57 vs. SPH: 16.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
SPH' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.18  Med: 36.29 Max: 57.05
Current: 16.19
6.18
57.05
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -5.20
SPH's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
83% of the 529 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. SPH: -5.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SPH' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -26  Med: -2.80 Max: 31
Current: -5.2
-26
31
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 32.00
SPH's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 494 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. SPH: 32.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SPH' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -32.2  Med: 2.30 Max: 69.9
Current: 32
-32.2
69.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 342.40
SPH's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
100% of the 465 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. SPH: 342.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SPH' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -85.2  Med: 1.30 Max: 342.4
Current: 342.4
-85.2
342.4
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q4 2014

SPH Guru Trades in Q4 2014

First Eagle Investment 196,250 sh (unchged)
John Keeley Sold Out
Jim Simons 131,867 sh (-41.69%)
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Q1 2015

SPH Guru Trades in Q1 2015

First Eagle Investment 196,250 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 44,498 sh (-66.26%)
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Q2 2015

SPH Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Simons 109,957 sh (+147.11%)
First Eagle Investment 196,250 sh (unchged)
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Q3 2015

SPH Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jim Simons 186,639 sh (+69.74%)
First Eagle Investment 196,250 sh (unchged)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 32.00
SPH's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
53% of the 874 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 15.40 vs. SPH: 32.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
SPH' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.82  Med: 17.08 Max: 2229
Current: 32
4.82
2229
Forward P/E 11.63
SPH's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
62% of the 496 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 14.97 vs. SPH: 11.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 31.60
SPH's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
52% of the 639 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 16.50 vs. SPH: 31.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
SPH' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.08  Med: 17.22 Max: 4458
Current: 31.6
6.08
4458
P/B 1.50
SPH's P/B is ranked lower than
56% of the 907 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. SPH: 1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
SPH' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.5  Med: 4.28 Max: 13.21
Current: 1.5
1.5
13.21
P/S 1.01
SPH's P/S is ranked lower than
53% of the 909 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. SPH: 1.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
SPH' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 1.34 Max: 1.78
Current: 1.01
0.44
1.78
PFCF 5.05
SPH's PFCF is ranked higher than
87% of the 491 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 14.46 vs. SPH: 5.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
SPH' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.19  Med: 12.82 Max: 103.59
Current: 5.05
4.19
103.59
POCF 4.28
SPH's POCF is ranked higher than
75% of the 851 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 6.69 vs. SPH: 4.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
SPH' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.9  Med: 11.09 Max: 76.3
Current: 4.28
3.9
76.3
EV-to-EBIT 17.82
SPH's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
53% of the 909 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 14.22 vs. SPH: 17.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SPH' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.4  Med: 15.50 Max: 76.8
Current: 17.82
6.4
76.8
EV-to-EBITDA 8.94
SPH's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
59% of the 909 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 9.08 vs. SPH: 8.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SPH' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.6  Med: 11.40 Max: 35
Current: 8.94
5.6
35
PEG 8.54
SPH's PEG is ranked lower than
66% of the 264 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 2.45 vs. SPH: 8.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
SPH' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 1.55 Max: 22.73
Current: 8.54
0.37
22.73
Shiller P/E 7.35
SPH's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
94% of the 316 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 21.37 vs. SPH: 7.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
SPH' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.8  Med: 16.69 Max: 26.83
Current: 7.35
9.8
26.83
Current Ratio 1.02
SPH's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
54% of the 626 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. SPH: 1.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SPH' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.62  Med: 1.48 Max: 2.73
Current: 1.02
0.62
2.73
Quick Ratio 0.78
SPH's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
64% of the 626 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. SPH: 0.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SPH' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 1.15 Max: 2.35
Current: 0.78
0.42
2.35
Days Inventory 22.76
SPH's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
51% of the 551 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 23.24 vs. SPH: 22.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
SPH' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.89  Med: 24.26 Max: 32.39
Current: 22.76
19.89
32.39
Days Sales Outstanding 25.52
SPH's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
85% of the 465 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 48.39 vs. SPH: 25.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SPH' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.44  Med: 18.82 Max: 30.53
Current: 25.52
15.44
30.53
Days Payable 17.81
SPH's Days Payable is ranked lower than
86% of the 459 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 64.81 vs. SPH: 17.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
SPH' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.62  Med: 15.05 Max: 21.6
Current: 17.81
11.62
21.6

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 16.79
SPH's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
98% of the 896 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 4.11 vs. SPH: 16.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
SPH' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.36  Med: 7.59 Max: 16.74
Current: 16.79
5.36
16.74
Dividend Payout 5.28
SPH's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
98% of the 588 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. SPH: 5.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
SPH' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.40 Max: 4.44
Current: 5.28
0.21
4.44
Dividend Growth (3y) 1.10
SPH's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked lower than
60% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. SPH: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
SPH' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.9  Med: 3.20 Max: 45
Current: 1.1
0.9
45
Forward Dividend Yield 16.79
SPH's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
98% of the 901 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 3.72 vs. SPH: 16.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 17.67
SPH's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
95% of the 899 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. SPH: 17.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
SPH' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.63  Med: 7.98 Max: 17.67
Current: 17.67
5.63
17.67
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -16.00
SPH's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
86% of the 336 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: -2.00 vs. SPH: -16.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
SPH' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.7  Med: -4.80 Max: 8.5
Current: -16
-23.7
8.5

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 5.60
SPH's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 620 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. SPH: 5.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
SPH' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.3  Med: 6.40 Max: 15.6
Current: 5.6
1.3
15.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 20.33
SPH's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 367 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 2.64 vs. SPH: 20.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
SPH' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.2  Med: 5.80 Max: 30.3
Current: 20.33
-8.2
30.3

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $1270
EPS $ 0.66
Beta0.68
Short Percentage of Float0.74%
52-Week Range $21.01 - 45.40
Shares Outstanding(Mil)60.74

Analyst Estimate

Sep16 Sep17 Sep18
Revenue(Mil) 1,196 1,406 1,517
EPS($) 1.46 1.82 1.69
EPS without NRI($) 1.46 1.82 1.69

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Business Description

Industry: Utilities - Regulated » Utilities - Regulated Gas
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Suburban Propane Partners LP is a publicly traded Delaware limited partnership. It conducts its business through Suburban Propane, L.P., a Delaware limited partnership, which operates its propane business and assets (the Operating Partnership), and its direct and indirect subsidiaries. The Company's general partner, and the general partner of its Operating Partnership, is Suburban Energy Services Group LLC (the General Partner). The Company is a nationwide marketer and distributor of products meeting the energy needs of its customers. It specializes in the distribution of propane, fuel oil and refined fuels, as well as the marketing of natural gas and electricity in deregulated markets. In support of its core marketing and distribution operations, it installs and services a variety of home comfort equipment, particularly in the areas of heating and ventilation. It manages and evaluates its operations in five operating segments, three of which are reportable segments namely Propane, Fuel Oil and Refined Fuels and Natural Gas and Electricity. Propane is a by-product of natural gas processing and petroleum refining. It is a clean burning energy source recognized for its transportability and ease of use relative to alternative forms of stand-alone energy sources. Propane use falls into three broad categories namely residential and commercial applications; industrial applications; and agricultural uses. It markets and distributes fuel oil, kerosene, diesel fuel and gasoline to residential and commercial customers in the northeast region of the United States. It markets natural gas and electricity through its wholly-owned subsidiary Agway Energy Services, LLC (AES) in the deregulated markets of New York and Pennsylvania to residential and small commercial customers. Its trademarks and trade names are 'Suburban Propane,' 'Gas Connection,' 'Suburban Cylinder Express' and 'HomeTown Hearth & Grill.' Additionally, it holds rights to certain trademarks and tradenames including 'Agway Propane,' 'Agway' and 'Agway Energy Products' in connection with the distribution of petroleum-based fuel and sales and service of heating and ventilation. The Company is subject to various federal, state and local environmental, health and safety laws and regulations.
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