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Here's Why UGI (UGI) is a Strong Growth Stock

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UGI Corporation is a holding company, which distributes, stores, transports and markets energy products and related services through its subsidiaries. It is a domestic and international retail distributor of propane and butane liquefied petroleum gases (LPG); a provider of natural gas and electric service via regulated local distribution utilities; a generator of electricity and a regional marketer of energy commodities. The company was founded in 1882. UGI Corporation has 10,000 employees and serves more than 2.6 million customers.

UGI is a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) stock, with a Growth Style Score of A and VGM Score of A. Earnings are expected to grow 2.8% year-over-year for the current fiscal year, with sales growth of 3%.

Two analysts revised their earnings estimate upwards in the last 60 days for fiscal 2024. The Zacks Consensus Estimate has increased $0.06 to $2.92 per share. UGI boasts an average earnings surprise of 19.1%.

On a historic basis, UGI has generated cash flow growth of 13.9%, and is expected to report cash flow expansion of 57.4% this year.

UGI should be on investors' short lists because of its impressive growth fundamentals, a good Zacks Rank, and strong Growth and VGM Style Scores.

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