Ferrellgas "Additionally, the economic downturn, coupled with high propane prices, has led many propane users to conserve propane consumption," JPMorgan analysts wrote in an April 9 report. "Given these challenges, combined with debt covenant concerns, we recommend an UW on FGP." Shares of Ferrellgas hit a 52-week low Tuesday of $13.39. The stock's 52-week high of $26.60 was set on May 2. Ferrellgas' forward P/E is 45.45; the average for gas distribution companies is 17.15. For comparison, Oneok ( OKE) has a lower forward P/E of 19.25. Six of the seven analysts who cover Ferrellgas rated it sell; one analyst gave the stock a hold rating. TheStreet Ratings gives Ferrellgas a C- grade and hold rating. The stock has fallen 28.04% year to date.