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Ferrellgas Partners L.P (FGP)

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  • Jul. 30, 2013, 2:57 PM
    • All workers at a Ferrellgas (FGP -2%) propane gas plant in Florida rocked by massive explosions last night are accounted for after officials initially reported more than a dozen employees missing.
    • The cause of the incident is under investigation, FGP says.
    • The Blue Rhino plant is one of nine propane exchange plants FGP operates; it usually has 53K 20-pound (9-kg) propane tanks.
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  • Jun. 6, 2013, 8:48 AM
    More on Ferrellgas Partners' (FGP) FQ3 results: Propane sales volumes grew 18% Y/Y to 267.1M gallons, attributed to organic growth efforts and temperatures that were 6% colder than normal. Gross margin rose to 37% from 28.4%. Raises its FY 2013 EBITDA outlook to $270M-$275M vs. previous $245M-$260M. Shares +1.9% premarket.
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  • Mar. 27, 2013, 9:39 AM
    Ferrellgas Partners (FGP -3.3%) sinks at the open, apparently the result of a Seeking Alpha blog post that calls the stock "a balloon ready to pop... not only are the shares extremely overpriced, but that the 'income' investors are receiving is sustained only by an ever increasing mountain of debt and perpetual issuance of new shares."
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  • Mar. 12, 2012, 11:48 AM
    Ferrellgas (FGP -6.7%) dips after being downgraded to Underperform at Wells Fargo, citing risk to the company's current level of distribution payment. The firm also lowers its price target range to $11 - $13 from $16 - $18.
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  • Dec. 12, 2011, 10:14 AM
    Ferrellgas Partners (FGP -4.1%) dips on a Raymond James downgrade to Underperform, citing high propane costs, a difficult operating environment and an increase in leverage versus its peers.
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  • Dec. 9, 2011, 1:23 PM
    Propane distributor Ferrellgas Partners LP's (FGP -1.5%) falls after its FQ1 beat on revenue but came up far short on a per share basis. Losses widened as litigation expenses and higher propane and gas costs continue to weaken margins and cut into profits.
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  • Jun. 7, 2011, 10:22 AM
    Ferrellgas Partners (FGP): FQ3 EPS of $0.32 misses by $0.23. Revenue of $732M (+19% Y/Y) beats by $53M. Q3 results "reflected similar dynamics from the first half of the fiscal year, notably sharply higher wholesale propane prices that drove customer conservation." Shares -5.9%. (PR)
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Company Description
Ferrellgas Partners LP is engaged in the retail distribution of propane and related equipment and midstream operations.