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
  • Web: www.ewst.com/
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $12.83
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $12.69
  • 52 Week Range: $7.04 - $13.00
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 115.77
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 25.20
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $100.99 million
  • Price / Sales: N/A
  • Book Value: $9.08 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.42
Dividend:
  • Dividend Yield: 2.3%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $10.27 million
  • Net Margins: 8.40%
  • Return on Equity: 14.26%
  • Return on Assets: 6.92%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 24,182 shs.
  • Short Ratio: 3.02
 

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. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, March 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.075 per share on Wednesday, March 29th. This represents a $0.30 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.33%. 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) released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, May, 9th. The company reported $0.26 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.37 by $0.11. The business earned $38.30 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $42.24 million. Gas Natural had a net margin of 8.40% and a return on equity of 14.26%. View Gas Natural's Earnings History.

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

2 analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Gas Natural's shares. Their predictions range from $9.50 to $9.50. On average, they expect Gas Natural's share 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 $12.85.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Gas Natural (AMEX EGAS)
Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 ( )
Outperform Votes:  40 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  42 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  82
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)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
7/11/2017FBR & CoReiterated RatingUnderperformView Rating Details
10/11/2016WunderlichDowngradeBuy -> Sell$9.50View Rating Details
(Data available from 7/21/2015 forward)

Earnings

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)

Estimates

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

Dividends

Dividend History by Quarter for Gas Natural (AMEX EGAS)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
3/2/2017quarterly$0.082.37%3/13/20173/15/20173/29/2017
11/30/2016quarterly$0.082.4%12/14/201612/16/201612/30/2016
9/29/2016quarterly$0.083.91%10/11/201610/13/201610/28/2016
7/1/2016quarterly$0.084.24%7/12/20167/14/20167/29/2016
4/6/2016quarterly$0.084.24%4/13/20164/15/20164/27/2016
11/20/2015quarterly$0.146.19%12/18/201512/22/201512/29/2015
10/9/2015quarterly$0.145.85%10/20/201510/22/201510/29/2015
7/8/2015$0.147/20/20157/22/20157/29/2015
7/8/2015quarterly$0.145.53%7/14/20157/16/20157/23/2015
3/13/2015monthly$0.1416.45%3/24/20153/26/20154/2/2015
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
8/29/2014quarterly$0.054.8%9/11/20149/15/20149/30/2014
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
4/1/2014monthly$0.055.4%4/11/20144/15/20144/30/2014
2/28/2014mar 14$0.055.74%3/12/20143/14/20143/31/2014
1/31/2014monthly$0.055.89%2/12/20142/14/20142/28/2014
1/30/2014feb 14$0.052/12/20142/14/20142/28/2014
12/20/2013monthly$0.056.52%1/13/20141/15/20141/31/2014
12/19/2013dec 13$0.051/13/20141/15/20141/31/2014
11/27/2013monthly$0.056.37%12/11/201312/13/201312/31/2013
11/26/2013dec 13$0.0512/11/201312/13/201312/31/2013
11/4/2013monthly$0.055.45%11/13/201311/15/201311/29/2013
11/1/2013nov 13$0.0511/13/201311/15/201311/29/2013
10/2/2013monthly$0.055.29%10/10/201310/15/201310/31/2013
10/1/2013oct 13$0.0510/15/201310/31/2013
9/3/2013monthly$0.055.32%9/11/20139/13/20139/30/2013
8/30/2013aug 13$0.059/13/20139/30/2013
8/2/2013monthly$0.055.16%8/13/20138/15/20138/30/2013
8/1/2013aug 13$0.058/15/20138/30/2013
7/2/2013monthly$0.055.09%7/11/20137/15/20137/31/2013
7/1/2013jul 13$0.057/15/20137/31/2013
6/3/2013monthly$0.055.24%6/12/20136/14/20136/28/2013
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)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Gas Natural (AMEX:EGAS)
Latest Headlines for Gas Natural (AMEX:EGAS)
Source:
DateHeadline
americanbankingnews.com logoGas Natural's (AMEX:EGAS) Underperform Rating Reiterated at FBR & Co
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 16 at 7:46 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoGas Natural Inc. Announces Pro Rata Dividend in Connection with Merger with Affiliates of BlackRock, Inc.
finance.yahoo.com - July 11 at 7:21 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoGas Natural de Lima y Callao S.A. (Calidda) -- Moody's affirms Calidda's Baa3 senior unsecured rating; Outlook positive
finance.yahoo.com - June 27 at 10:12 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoGas Natural, Inc. : EGAS-US: Dividend Analysis : June 16th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : June 15, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 15 at 6:59 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoGas Natural Inc (EGAS) Lifted to "Buy" at ValuEngine
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 4 at 7:22 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Gas Natural, Inc. : May 19, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 19 at 4:42 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoGas Natural, Inc. :EGAS-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 18, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 18 at 10:30 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSabine Pass Liquefaction LLC -- Moody's upgrades Sabine Pass Liquefaction to Investment Grade; Outlook is Stable
finance.yahoo.com - May 15 at 11:43 AM
marketbeat.com logoGas Natural posts 1Q profit
marketbeat.com - May 10 at 7:04 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoGas Natural Inc. Reports 2017 First Quarter Results
finance.yahoo.com - May 10 at 6:50 AM
bloomberg.com logoSwiss Court Fines Egypt $2 Billion, Muddies Mideast Gas Market
www.bloomberg.com - April 27 at 5:28 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Gas Natural, Inc. : April 12, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 12 at 4:57 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logo3:30 pm Gas Natural shareholders approve acquisition by First Reserve Energy
us.rd.yahoo.com - December 28 at 4:53 PM
finance.yahoo.com 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
finance.yahoo.com - November 23 at 9:52 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoGAS NATURAL INC. SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Rigrodsky & Long, P.A. Announces Investigation Of Buyout
finance.yahoo.com - November 18 at 11:47 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoGas Natural Inc. Acquisition May Not Be in the Best Interests of EGAS Shareholders
finance.yahoo.com - October 13 at 12:26 PM

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