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: $63.77
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $63.93
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $67.61
  • 52-Week Range: $55.57 - $74.10
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 18.03
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 19.50
  • P/E Growth: 2.62
  • Market Cap: $3.26B
  • Outstanding Shares: 51,059,000
  • Beta: 0.59
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 7.61%
  • Return on Equity: 11.60%
  • Return on Assets: 2.79%
Debt:
  • 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)
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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 9/28/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for WGL Holdings (NYSE:WGL)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/11/2016        
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)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for WGL Holdings (NYSE:WGL)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.16 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.27 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)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for WGL Holdings (NYSE:WGL)
Annual Dividend:$1.95
Dividend Yield:3.06%
Dividend Growth:4.80% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:55.08% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
61.71% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
59.63% (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
5/11/2016quarterly$0.492.86%7/6/20167/10/20168/1/2016
2/9/2016quarterly$0.492.87%4/6/20164/10/20165/1/2016
12/16/2015quarterly$0.462.93%1/6/20161/10/20162/1/2016
9/22/2015quarterly$0.463.4%10/7/201510/10/201511/1/2015
6/24/2015quarterly$0.463.38%7/8/20157/10/20158/1/2015
2/5/2015quarterly$0.463.4%4/8/20154/10/20155/1/2015
12/18/2014quarterly$0.443.34%1/7/20151/10/20152/1/2015
9/24/2014quarterly$0.444.2%10/8/201410/10/201411/1/2014
6/25/2014quarterly$0.444.15%7/8/20147/10/20148/1/2014
2/7/2014quarterly$0.444.81%4/8/20144/10/20145/1/2014
12/18/2013quarterly$0.424.4%1/8/20141/10/20142/1/2014
9/26/2013quarterly$0.423.92%10/8/201310/10/201311/1/2013
6/26/2013quarterly$0.423.9%7/8/20137/10/20138/1/2013
2/7/2013quarterly$0.423.94%4/8/20134/10/20135/1/2013
12/14/2012quarterly$0.404.03%1/8/20131/10/20132/1/2013
(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: 68.41%
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)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for WGL Holdings (NYSE:WGL)
DateHeadline
realistinvestor.com logoWGL Holdings Inc (NYSE:WGL): Price Target Stands At $65.333 (NYSE:WGL)
www.realistinvestor.com - September 27 at 8:00 PM
publicnow.com logoWGL Energy Completes 3.2 MW Solar Project in Devens, Massachusetts (NYSE:WGL)
www.publicnow.com - September 27 at 9:12 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWashington Gas Exceeds Carbon Reduction Goals Four Years Ahead of Schedule (NYSE:WGL)
finance.yahoo.com - September 22 at 7:43 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoWGL HOLDINGS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an Off-Balance (NYSE:WGL)
biz.yahoo.com - September 19 at 6:35 AM
stocksdaily.net logoWGL Holdings Inc (NYSE:WGL) Announces A Dividend Alert (NYSE:WGL)
www.stocksdaily.net - September 18 at 6:41 AM
realistinvestor.com logoResearch Analysts Set WGL Holdings Inc (NYSE:WGL)’s Price Target At $65.333 (NYSE:WGL)
www.realistinvestor.com - September 12 at 7:35 PM
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www.nationaldailypress.com - September 11 at 7:23 PM
nasdaq.com logoRelative Strength Alert For WGL Holdings (NYSE:WGL)
www.nasdaq.com - September 10 at 6:43 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoWGL HOLDINGS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events (NYSE:WGL)
biz.yahoo.com - September 9 at 6:31 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoWGL HOLDINGS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Amendments to Articles of Inc. or Byl (NYSE:WGL)
biz.yahoo.com - September 6 at 8:10 PM
publicnow.com logoSgurrEnergy secures 12 year construction and operational monitoring role for Merkur offshore wind farm (NYSE:WGL)
www.publicnow.com - August 24 at 11:18 AM
publicnow.com logoWood Group awarded $700million contract by Tengizchevroil in Kazakhstan (NYSE:WGL)
www.publicnow.com - August 16 at 11:37 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWGL HOLDINGS INC Financials (NYSE:WGL)
finance.yahoo.com - August 11 at 8:54 PM
wsj.com logo[$$] Two Dead, Many Hurt in Explosion and Fire at Maryland Apartments (NYSE:WGL)
www.wsj.com - August 11 at 8:54 PM
forbes.com logoWGL Holdings (WGL) Shares Enter Oversold Territory (NYSE:WGL)
www.forbes.com - August 11 at 5:01 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWashington Gas Statement on Silver Spring, Maryland Incident (NYSE:WGL)
finance.yahoo.com - August 11 at 11:43 AM
tradecalls.org logoWGL Holdings Inc (WGL) Shares are Down -3.72% (NYSE:WGL)
www.tradecalls.org - August 9 at 11:44 AM
publicnow.com logoSgurrEnergy advises on acquisition of stake in Galloper offshore wind farm (NYSE:WGL)
www.publicnow.com - August 9 at 11:44 AM
capitalcube.com logoWGL Holdings, Inc. :WGL-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2016 By the Numbers : August 8, 2016 (NYSE:WGL)
www.capitalcube.com - August 8 at 8:28 PM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to WGL Holdings, Inc. : August 5, 2016 (NYSE:WGL)
www.capitalcube.com - August 5 at 8:29 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of WGL earnings conference call or presentation 4-Aug-16 2:30pm GMT (NYSE:WGL)
finance.yahoo.com - August 5 at 11:21 AM
seekingalpha.com logoWGL Holdings' (WGL) CEO Terry McCallister on Q3 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript (NYSE:WGL)
seekingalpha.com - August 4 at 8:44 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoWGL beats 3Q profit forecasts (NYSE:WGL)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - August 4 at 11:32 AM
capitalcube.com logoWGL Holdings, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : WGL-US : August 4, 2016 (NYSE:WGL)
www.capitalcube.com - August 4 at 11:32 AM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-WGL Holdings Q3 operating earnings per share $0.33 (NYSE:WGL)
www.reuters.com - August 3 at 8:39 PM
nasdaq.com logoWGL Holdings Inc. Reveals 59% Gain In Q3 Earnings (NYSE:WGL)
www.nasdaq.com - August 3 at 8:39 PM
publicnow.com logoWGL Holdings, Inc. Reports Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2016 Financial Results; Affirms Fiscal Year 2016 Guidance (NYSE:WGL)
www.publicnow.com - August 3 at 8:39 PM
publicnow.com logoThree WGL Holdings Board Members Recognized by Savoy Magazine as Among Most Influential Black Directors (NYSE:WGL)
www.publicnow.com - August 3 at 11:36 AM
publicnow.com logoWashington Gas Surpasses Supplier Diversity Goal (NYSE:WGL)
www.publicnow.com - August 2 at 8:40 PM
publicnow.com logoWood Group extends contract with Melbourne Water (NYSE:WGL)
www.publicnow.com - August 1 at 7:58 PM
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www.publicnow.com - August 1 at 7:58 PM
News IconFERC Grants Extensions for Constitution, Clarington Projects (NYSE:WGL)
www.naturalgasintel.com - July 26 at 8:48 PM
4-traders.com logoWGL : Forget Red or Blue – Philly Got a Little Greener This Week Thanks to WGL Energy (NYSE:WGL)
www.4-traders.com - July 24 at 7:41 PM
publicnow.com logoForget Red or Blue - Philly Got a Little Greener This Week Thanks to WGL Energy (NYSE:WGL)
www.publicnow.com - July 24 at 12:18 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoForget Red or Blue – Philly Got a Little Greener This Week Thanks to WGL Energy (NYSE:WGL)
finance.yahoo.com - July 24 at 12:00 PM
News IconIndustry Groups Urge Appellate Court to Grant Water Permit to Constitution Pipeline (NYSE:WGL)
www.naturalgasintel.com - July 20 at 9:21 PM
News IconFERC Rejects New York AG's Complaint on Constitution Pipeline But Will Investigate (NYSE:WGL)
www.naturalgasintel.com - July 15 at 7:15 PM
forbes.com logoEx-Dividend Reminder: OGE Energy, WGL Holdings and Medtronic (NYSE:WGL)
www.forbes.com - July 5 at 10:24 AM
4-traders.com logoWashington Gas : Requests Virginia Rate Increase to Support Safety and Other Service Enhancements (NYSE:WGL)
www.4-traders.com - July 1 at 10:54 AM
capitalcube.com logoWGL Holdings, Inc. – Value Analysis (NYSE:WGL) : June 27, 2016 (NYSE:WGL)
www.capitalcube.com - June 27 at 4:38 PM
capitalcube.com logoWGL Holdings, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : WGL-US : June 24, 2016 (NYSE:WGL)
www.capitalcube.com - June 24 at 8:46 AM
investornewswire.com logoHold Calls Count For WGL Holdings Inc (NYSE:WGL) At 6 - Investor Newswire (NYSE:WGL)
www.investornewswire.com - May 29 at 1:45 PM
publicnow.com logoWGL Energy Services Introduces Mobile Energy App in Pennsylvania (NYSE:WGL)
www.publicnow.com - May 17 at 8:42 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoWGL HOLDINGS INC Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report (NYSE:WGL)
biz.yahoo.com - May 9 at 6:05 PM
capitalcube.com logoWGL Holdings, Inc. :WGL-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2016 By the Numbers (NYSE:WGL)
www.capitalcube.com - May 6 at 12:15 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of WGL earnings conference call or presentation 5-May-16 2:30pm GMT (NYSE:WGL)
finance.yahoo.com - May 5 at 2:19 PM
capitalcube.com logoWGL Holdings, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : WGL-US : May 5, 2016 (NYSE:WGL)
www.capitalcube.com - May 5 at 8:12 AM
publicnow.com logoWGL Holdings, Inc. Reports Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2016 Financial Results; Affirms Fiscal Year 2016 Non-GAAP Guidance (NYSE:WGL)
www.publicnow.com - May 4 at 6:51 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ2 2016 WGL Holdings Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close (NYSE:WGL)
biz.yahoo.com - May 4 at 7:07 AM
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Last Updated on 9/28/2016 by MarketBeat.com Staff