Gas Natural Company Profile (AMEX:EGAS)

About Gas Natural (AMEX:EGAS)

Gas Natural logoGas Natural Inc. is a natural gas company. The Company operates through three segments: Natural Gas; Marketing and Production, and Corporate and Other. The Natural Gas segment annually distributes approximately 20 billion cubic feet of natural gas to its customers through regulated utilities operating in Maine, Montana, North Carolina and Ohio. Its operations in Maine provide natural gas service to customers in Bangor, Brewer, Old Town, Orono, Bucksport, Hermon, Veazie and Lincoln. Its operations in Montana provide natural gas service to customers in Cascade, Gallatin and Glacier counties. Its North Carolina operations provide natural gas service to customers in Ashe, Surry, Warren, Watauga, Wilkes and Yadkin counties. The Company's Marketing and Production segment annually markets approximately 1.5 billion cubic feet of natural gas to commercial and industrial customers in Montana, Wyoming and Ohio through its subsidiaries, Energy West Resources, Inc. and Gas Natural Resources, LLC.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Utilities
  • Industry: Natural Gas Distribution
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: AMEX:EGAS
  • CUSIP: N/A
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Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $13.00
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $12.74
  • 52 Week Range: $7.35 - $13.15
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 25.69
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
  • Dividend Yield: 2.3%
  • Net Margins: -2.07%
  • Return on Equity: -1.47%
  • Return on Assets: -0.74%
  • Average Volume: 36,142 shs.

Frequently Asked Questions for Gas Natural (AMEX:EGAS)

What is Gas Natural's stock symbol?

Gas Natural trades on the AMEX under the ticker symbol "EGAS."

How often does Gas Natural pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Gas Natural?

Gas Natural declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, March 2nd. Investors of record on Wednesday, March 15th will be given a dividend of $0.075 per share on Wednesday, March 29th. This represents a $0.30 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.29%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, March 13th. View Gas Natural's Dividend History.

How were Gas Natural's earnings last quarter?

Gas Natural Inc (AMEX:EGAS) announced its quarterly earnings data on Monday, May, 9th. The company reported $0.26 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.37 by $0.11. The business had revenue of $38.30 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $42.24 million. Gas Natural had a negative net margin of 2.07% and a negative return on equity of 1.47%. View Gas Natural's Earnings History.

Where is Gas Natural's stock going? Where will Gas Natural's stock price be in 2017?

2 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Gas Natural's stock. Their forecasts range from $9.50 to $9.50. On average, they anticipate Gas Natural's stock price to reach $9.50 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Gas Natural.

Who are some of Gas Natural's key competitors?

Who are Gas Natural's key executives?

Gas Natural's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Michael R. Winter CPA, Chairman of the Board
  • Gregory J. Osborne, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • James E. Sprague, Chief Financial Officer, Vice President
  • Kevin J. Degenstein, Chief Operating Officer, Chief Compliance Officer
  • Jed D. Henthorne, Vice President - Administration
  • Jennifer Haberman, Corporate Controller
  • Michael Brooks Bender, Independent Director
  • James P. Carney, Independent Director
  • Richard K. Greaves, Independent Director
  • Robert B. Johnston, Independent Director

How do I buy Gas Natural stock?

Shares of Gas Natural can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Gas Natural's stock price today?

One share of Gas Natural stock can currently be purchased for approximately $13.10.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Gas Natural (AMEX EGAS)
Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  54 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  58 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  112
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Gas Natural and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Gas Natural (AMEX:EGAS) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings
Consensus Rating:Sell (Score: 1.00)
Consensus Price Target: $9.50

Analysts' Ratings History for Gas Natural (AMEX:EGAS)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
7/11/2017FBR & CoReiterated RatingUnderperformView Rating Details
10/11/2016WunderlichDowngradeBuy -> Sell$9.50View Rating Details
(Data available from 9/19/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Gas Natural (AMEX:EGAS)
Earnings by Quarter for Gas Natural (AMEX:EGAS)
Earnings History by Quarter for Gas Natural (AMEX EGAS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/9/2016Q316($0.23)($0.13)$13.29 million$13.36 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/9/2016Q116$0.37$0.26$42.24 million$38.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/15/2016Q415$0.23$0.09$36.96 million$29.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/9/2015Q315($0.12)($0.13)$12.54 million$11.36 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/10/2015Q215($0.09)($0.16)ViewListenView Earnings Details
5/11/2015Q1$0.48$0.46ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/12/2015Q414($0.08)$0.14$34.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/14/2014Q214($0.01)($0.08)$24.74 million$20.78 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/15/2014Q114$0.55$0.48$39.90 million$60.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/31/2014$0.30$0.38ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/14/2013Q3($0.17)($0.10)$10.46 million$12.96 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/15/2013Q113$0.55$0.57$37.80 million$39.94 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Gas Natural (AMEX:EGAS)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.51 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.51 EPS


Dividend History by Quarter for Gas Natural (AMEX EGAS)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
12/5/2014dec 14$0.054.65%12/17/201412/19/201412/31/2014
11/3/2014nov 14$0.054.8%11/13/201411/17/201412/3/2014
10/1/2014oct 14$0.054.67%10/10/201410/15/201411/1/2014
8/1/2014aug 14$0.054.43%8/13/20148/15/20148/29/2014
6/27/2014jul 14$0.055.22%7/11/20147/15/20147/31/2014
6/2/2014jun 14$0.055.26%6/11/20146/13/20146/30/2014
5/5/2014may 14$0.054.91%5/13/20145/15/20145/30/2014
2/28/2014mar 14$0.055.74%3/12/20143/14/20143/31/2014
1/30/2014feb 14$0.052/12/20142/14/20142/28/2014
12/19/2013dec 13$0.051/13/20141/15/20141/31/2014
11/26/2013dec 13$0.0512/11/201312/13/201312/31/2013
11/1/2013nov 13$0.0511/13/201311/15/201311/29/2013
10/1/2013oct 13$0.0510/15/201310/31/2013
8/30/2013aug 13$0.059/13/20139/30/2013
8/1/2013aug 13$0.058/15/20138/30/2013
7/1/2013jul 13$0.057/15/20137/31/2013
5/31/2013jun 13$0.056/14/20136/28/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Gas Natural (AMEX:EGAS)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Gas Natural (AMEX:EGAS)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Gas Natural (AMEX:EGAS)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Gas Natural (AMEX:EGAS)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/23/2016Robert B JohnstonDirectorBuy2,549$6.87$17,511.63View SEC Filing  
5/23/2016Robert B JohnstonDirectorBuy2,549$6.87$17,511.63View SEC Filing  
5/17/2016James E SpragueCFOBuy2,500$7.10$17,750.00View SEC Filing  
5/16/2016James E SpragueCFOBuy4,000$7.10$28,400.00View SEC Filing  
5/12/2016Michael R WinterDirectorBuy2,000$7.13$14,260.00View SEC Filing  
8/14/2015Robert B JohnstonDirectorBuy1,000$9.22$9,220.00View SEC Filing  
12/5/2014Michael R WinterDirectorBuy2,500$11.55$28,875.00View SEC Filing  
4/30/2014Richard OsborneCEOSell88,668$11.00$975,348.00View SEC Filing  
11/5/2013Richard M OsborneCEOSell1,006,911$10.00$10,069,110.00View SEC Filing  
11/5/2013Thomas Joseph SmithCFOSell47,244$10.00$472,440.00View SEC Filing  
6/6/2013Rebecca HowellInsiderSell3,500$10.25$35,875.00View SEC Filing  
5/29/2013Thomas Joseph SmithCFOSell10,000$10.40$104,000.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Gas Natural (AMEX:EGAS)
Latest Headlines for Gas Natural (AMEX:EGAS)
DateHeadline logoEDP - Energias de Portugal, S.A. -- Moody's: Spanish utilities Endesa, Gas Natural gain after scooping up new renewables capacity - September 14 at 3:53 PM logoGas Natural sells 20 percent of Spanish grid for 1.5 bln euros - August 3 at 8:34 PM logoGas Natural Inc. Receives Final Regulatory Approval for Merger with a Fund Managed by BlackRock Real Assets and Announces Special Cash Dividend - August 2 at 7:05 PM logoEgypt Gas Co. : Fairly valued, but don’t skip the other factors - August 1 at 6:51 PM logoGas Natural's (AMEX:EGAS) Underperform Rating Reiterated at FBR & Co - July 16 at 7:46 AM logoGas Natural Inc. Announces Pro Rata Dividend in Connection with Merger with Affiliates of BlackRock, Inc. - July 11 at 7:21 PM logoGas Natural de Lima y Callao S.A. (Calidda) -- Moody's affirms Calidda's Baa3 senior unsecured rating; Outlook positive - June 27 at 10:12 PM logoGas Natural, Inc. : EGAS-US: Dividend Analysis : June 16th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : June 15, 2017 - June 15 at 6:59 PM logoGas Natural Inc (EGAS) Lifted to "Buy" at ValuEngine - June 4 at 7:22 PM logoETFs with exposure to Gas Natural, Inc. : May 19, 2017 - May 19 at 4:42 PM logoGas Natural, Inc. :EGAS-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 18, 2017 - May 18 at 10:30 AM logoSabine Pass Liquefaction LLC -- Moody's upgrades Sabine Pass Liquefaction to Investment Grade; Outlook is Stable - May 15 at 11:43 AM logoGas Natural posts 1Q profit - May 10 at 7:04 AM logoGas Natural Inc. Reports 2017 First Quarter Results - May 10 at 6:50 AM logoSwiss Court Fines Egypt $2 Billion, Muddies Mideast Gas Market - April 27 at 5:28 PM logoETFs with exposure to Gas Natural, Inc. : April 12, 2017 - April 12 at 4:57 PM logo3:30 pm Gas Natural shareholders approve acquisition by First Reserve Energy - December 28 at 4:53 PM logo6:56 am Gas Natural announces end of 'Go-Shop' period under previously-announced merger agreement; co did not receive any binding proposals and expects to complete transaction w/ First Reserve in 2H17 - November 23 at 9:52 AM logoGAS NATURAL INC. SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Rigrodsky & Long, P.A. Announces Investigation Of Buyout - November 18 at 11:47 AM logoGas Natural Inc. Acquisition May Not Be in the Best Interests of EGAS Shareholders - October 13 at 12:26 PM


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This page was last updated on 9/19/2017 by Staff