Media coverage about Ferrellgas Partners, L.P. (NYSE:FGP) has been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Ferrellgas Partners, L.P. earned a media sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the oil and gas company an impact score of 46.0968994037436 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

Here are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern’s analysis:

Ferrellgas Partners, L.P. (NYSE:FGP) traded up 2.11% during trading on Friday, hitting $4.85. The stock had a trading volume of 328,594 shares. The firm’s 50 day moving average is $4.58 and its 200 day moving average is $5.70. Ferrellgas Partners, L.P. has a 1-year low of $4.22 and a 1-year high of $20.55. The firm’s market cap is $471.19 million.

Ferrellgas Partners, L.P. (NYSE:FGP) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Friday, June 9th. The oil and gas company reported $0.07 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.10 by $0.03. The firm had revenue of $538.10 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $576.92 million. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 5.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.19 EPS. On average, analysts anticipate that Ferrellgas Partners, L.P. will post ($0.47) earnings per share for the current year.

Several equities analysts recently weighed in on FGP shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Ferrellgas Partners, L.P. from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, May 9th. BidaskClub upgraded Ferrellgas Partners, L.P. from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday. UBS AG reiterated a “sell” rating and set a $5.00 target price (down from $5.50) on shares of Ferrellgas Partners, L.P. in a research report on Monday, June 12th. Finally, ValuEngine downgraded Ferrellgas Partners, L.P. from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Friday, June 2nd. Seven analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the company. Ferrellgas Partners, L.P. currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $10.56.

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Ferrellgas Partners, L.P. Company Profile

Ferrellgas Partners, L.P. is engaged in the retail distribution of propane and related equipment sales, and midstream operations, which include crude oil logistics. The Company’s segments include propane and related equipment sales, midstream operations-crude oil logistics, and corporate and other. The propane and related equipment sales segment consists of the distribution of propane and related equipment and supplies.

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