OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Nov. 25, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ferrellgas Partners, L.P. (NYSE:FGP) today announced the declaration of its first quarter cash distribution of $0.50 per partnership common unit. The distribution marks the eighty first consecutive $0.50 quarterly distribution and is payable December 15, 2014, to common unitholders of record as of December 8, 2014.
The distribution covers the period from August 1, 2014 to October 31, 2014, the partnership's first quarter of fiscal 2015. Ferrellgas' annualized distribution is currently $2.00 per common unit.
Ferrellgas Partners, L.P., through its operating partnership, Ferrellgas, L.P. and subsidiaries, serves propane customers in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico and provides midstream services to major energy companies in the United States. Ferrellgas employees indirectly own more than 22 million common units of the partnership through an employee stock ownership plan. More information about the partnership can be found online at www.ferrellgas.com. In accordance with Treasury Regulation 1.1446-4(d), nominees are hereby notified they are responsible for withholding 35% of this distribution from foreign investors as required under Section 1446 of the Internal Revenue Code.
CONTACT: Alan Heitmann, Investor Relations, 816-792-6879 Scott Brockelmeyer, Media Relations, 913-661-1830Source:Ferrellgas Partners, L.P.