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Top 5 Companies in the Gas Utilities Industry With the Highest Projected Earnings Growth (FGP, EGAS, SGU, SPH, CPK)

By David Diaz

Below are the three companies in the Gas Utilities industry with the highest projected earnings growth. The growth of earnings per share (current fiscal year estimated vs. last year actual) is important to gauge future profitability and relative value. Higher EPS growth generally justifies higher earnings multiples.

Ferrellgas Partners ranks highest with a projected earnings growth of 212.0%. Energy is next with a projected earnings growth of 109.6%. Star Gas Partners ranks third highest with a projected earnings growth of 96.5%.

Suburban Propane follows with a projected earnings growth of 32.0%, and Chesapeake Utilities rounds out the top five with a projected earnings growth of 14.6%.

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Ticker(s): FGP EGAS SGU SPH CPK