WGL Holdings Company Profile (NYSE:WGL)

About WGL Holdings

WGL Holdings logoWGL Holdings, Inc. (WGL Holdings), is a United States of America-based public utility holding. Through its wholly owned subsidiaries, it sells and delivers natural gas and provides energy-related products and services to customers primarily in the District of Columbia and the surrounding metropolitan areas in Maryland and Virginia. Promotes the efficient use of clean natural gas and renewable energy to improve the environment for the benefit of customers, investors, employees, and the communities it serves. The Company's business segments include Regulated Utility, Retail Energy-Marketing, Commercial Energy Systems and Midstream Energy Services. WGL Holdings owns all of the shares of common stock of Washington Gas, Washington Gas Resources, Hampshire Gas Company (Hampshire) and Crab Run Gas Company (Crab Run). Washington Gas Resources owns four unregulated subsidiaries that include WGEServices, WGESystems, and WGL Midstream.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Utilities
  • Industry: Gas Utilities
  • Sub-Industry: Gas Utilities
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: WGL
  • CUSIP: 92924F10
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $61.66
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $61.851
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $66.189
  • 52-Week Range: $57.04 - $74.10
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 17.465
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 18.91
  • P/E Growth: 2.410
  • Market Cap: $3.15B
  • Outstanding Shares: 51,059,000
  • Beta: 0.57
  • Net Margins: 7.61%
  • Return on Equity: 11.60%
  • Return on Assets: 2.79%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.85%
  • Current Ratio: 0.82%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.63%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for WGL Holdings (NYSE:WGL) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Hold Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: N/A

Analysts' Ratings History for WGL Holdings (NYSE:WGL)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
6/1/2016Wells Fargo & Co.Initiated CoverageMarket PerformView Rating Details
3/30/2016BB&T Corp.Initiated CoverageHoldView Rating Details
3/10/2016US Capital AdvisorsDowngradeOverweight -> HoldView Rating Details
12/31/2015Hilliard LyonsDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
7/15/2015Janney Montgomery ScottInitiated CoverageNeutralView Rating Details
11/28/2014Brean CapitalBoost Price TargetHold$48.00 -> $52.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 10/26/2014 forward)


Earnings History for WGL Holdings (NYSE:WGL)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/3/2016Q316$0.14$0.33$482.57 million$440.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/4/2016Q216$1.96$1.78$1.04 billion$835.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/8/2016Q116$1.29$1.18$773.03 million$613.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/13/2015Q415($0.35)($0.23)$403.24 million$467.69 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/5/2015Q315($0.09)$0.22$179.92 million$441.17 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/6/2015Q215$1.70$2.02$1.03 billion$1.00 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/4/2015Q115$1.05$1.16$738.68 million$749.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/12/2014Q414($0.26)($0.17)$453.80 million$458.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2014Q314($0.07)$0.02$492.62 million$467.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2014Q214$1.75$1.84$921.71 million$1.17 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/4/2014Q114$1.02$1.14$744.73 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/13/2013Q413($0.34)($0.55)$437.52 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2013Q3 2013($0.09)($0.03)$451.44 million$478.12 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/1/2013Q2 2013$1.49$1.75$854.07 million$891.38 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/6/2013Q1 2013$1.04$1.14$746.08 million$686.74 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/3/2012$0.08ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2012$1.64$1.58ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/3/2012$1.11$1.13ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/3/2011($0.10)($0.03)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2011$1.54$1.53ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/2/2011$0.90$1.02ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for WGL Holdings (NYSE:WGL)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.17 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.25 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q2 20161$1.94$1.94$1.94
Q3 20162($0.03)$0.20$0.09
Q4 20162($0.14)$0.12($0.01)
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for WGL Holdings (NYSE:WGL)
Annual Dividend:$1.95
Dividend Yield:3.17%
Dividend Growth:4.80% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:55.08% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
61.51% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
60.00% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:39 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for WGL Holdings (NYSE:WGL)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for WGL Holdings (NYSE:WGL)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.86%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 68.38%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/16/2016Nancy C FloydDirectorSell850$68.28$58,038.00View SEC Filing  
3/29/2016Roberta W SimsVPSell1,000$71.50$71,500.00View SEC Filing  
3/10/2016Douglas A StaeblerVPSell1,046$70.00$73,220.00View SEC Filing  
2/10/2016Michael D BarnesDirectorSell1,429$68.50$97,886.50View SEC Filing  
12/10/2015Louis HutchinsonVPBuy100$59.77$5,977.00View SEC Filing  
9/8/2015James W. Dyke, Jr.DirectorSell1,000$53.18$53,180.00View SEC Filing  
2/12/2015Michael D BarnesDirectorSell1,648$53.88$88,794.24View SEC Filing  
12/11/2014Anthony NeeTreasurerSell4,500$53.20$239,400.00View SEC Filing  
12/10/2014Michael D BarnesDirectorSell4,096$53.42$218,808.32View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for WGL Holdings (NYSE:WGL)
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WGL Holdings (NYSE:WGL) Chart for Wednesday, October, 26, 2016

Last Updated on 10/26/2016 by MarketBeat.com Staff