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SeekingAlpha  Sep 4  Comment 
By Tim Plaehn: While there is something to be said for paying a high and stable distribution for almost 20 straight years, Ferrellgas Partners LP (NYSE:FGP) is not an MLP that would usually get my attention. My focus for our newsletter subscribers...
SeekingAlpha  Jul 1  Comment 
By SA Editor Miriam Metzinger: Stocks discussed on the Lightning Round segment of Jim Cramer's Mad Money Program, Monday June 30. Bullish Calls: Ferrellgas Partners (FGP): "I like propane here. That stock is good." Yahoo (YHOO): "It is up...
SeekingAlpha  Jun 9  Comment 
Ferrellgas Partners LP (FGP) Q3 2014 Results Earnings Conference Call June 9, 2014 9:00 AM ET Executives Ryan VanWinkle - Executive Vice President and CFO Steve Wambold - President and CEO Boyd McGathey - Executive Vice President...
Benzinga  Jun 9  Comment 
Ferrellgas Partners LP (NYSE: FGP) reported a rise in its fiscal third-quarter earnings. Ferrellgas Partners reported its quarterly earnings of $45.4 million, or $0.57 per unit, versus a year-ago profit of $44.7 million, or $0.56 per unit....
Benzinga  Jun 9  Comment 
Some of the stocks that may grab investor focus today are: Wall Street expects Ferrellgas Partners LP (NYSE: FGP) to report its Q3 earnings at $0.66 per share on revenue of $746.88 million. Ferrellgas Partners shares gained 1.60% to close at...
MarketWatch  Jun 8  Comment 
Stocks to watch Monday: Layne Christensen, Ferrellgas, Casey's
Benzinga  May 1  Comment 
Ferrellgas Partners, L.P. (NYSE: FGP), one of the nation's largest distributors of propane, today announced the entry into definitive agreements to acquire Sable Environmental, LLC and a related entity ("Sable") for $124.7 million. Sable is a...
StreetInsider.com  Mar 27  Comment 
Visit StreetInsider.com at http://www.streetinsider.com/Corporate+News/FTC+Issues+Complaint+Against+Ferrellgas+%28FGP%29%2C+AmeriGas+%28APU%29/9324742.html for the full story.
Forbes  Mar 24  Comment 
In trading on Monday, gas utilities shares were relative leaders, down on the day by about 0.2%.  Leading the group were shares of Ferrellgas Partners (FGP), up about 1.6% and shares of AmeriGas Partners (APU) up about 0.7% on the day.
SeekingAlpha  Mar 10  Comment 
Ferrellgas Partners, L.P. (FGP) F2Q 2014 Earnings Conference Call March 10, 2014 10:00 a.m. ET Executives Ryan VanWinkle - CFO, Treasurer Stephen Wambold - CEO, President and Director Tod Brown - Executive VP and President of Blue...




 
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Ferrellgas Partners, L.P. (FGP), a master limited partnership (MLP), is the second largest retail propane distributor in the U.S. As of July 31, 2006, it had 846 propane distribution locations in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and Canada, serving more than one million residential, industrial/commercial, and agricultural customers. The partnership's operations primarily include the distribution and sale of propane and related equipment and supplies with concentrations in the Midwest, Southeast, Southwest and Northwest regions of the country. The partnership sold approximately 810 million gallons of propane in fiscal year 2006 (Fiscal year ends on July 31st) and 682 million gallons during the first nine months of the current fiscal year. In addition to retail propane distribution, Ferrellgas is also engaged in the wholesale marketing of propane, the sale of other refined fuels, and the retail sale of propane appliances and related parts. In April of 2004, Ferrellgas Partners acquired Blue Rhino Corporation for more than $400 million. As a result of the acquisition, Ferrellgas became the largest national provider of propane by portable tank exchange.

The partnership's strategy is relatively simple: achieve operating efficiencies through the utilization of technology in its operations capitalize on its national presence and economies of scale expand its operations through disciplined acquisitions and internal growth and align employee interest with investors through significant employee ownership (employees own approximately 33% of the outstanding units through an Employee Stock Ownership Trust).

Propane is primarily used for heating during the cooler months and grilling during the warmer months. With propane's dominant use being for heating, the partnership's sales and profits, similar to all other propane marketers, are concentrated in the winter months, which for Ferrellgas correspond to its fiscal second and third quarters.




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