NYSE:WGL - WGL Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$88.74 0.00 (0.00 %)
(As of 08/20/2018 02:08 PM ET)
Previous Close$88.74
Today's RangeN/A
52-Week Range$80.91 - $88.78
Average Volume362,512 shs
Market Capitalization$4.56 billion
P/E Ratio28.53
Dividend Yield2.32%
WGL logoWGL Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, sells and delivers natural gas; and provides energy-related products and services. The company operates through four segments: Regulated Utility, Retail Energy-Marketing, Commercial Energy Systems, and Midstream Energy Services. The Regulated Utility segment sells and delivers natural gas to retail customers; and owns full and partial interests in underground natural gas storage facilities, including pipeline delivery facilities located in and around Hampshire County, West Virginia. The Retail Energy-Marketing segment sells natural gas and electricity directly to residential, commercial, and industrial customers. The Commercial Energy Systems segment provides clean and energy efficient solutions, including commercial solar, energy efficiency, and combined heat and power projects, as well as other distributed generation solutions to government and commercial clients. This segment also focuses on upgrading the mechanical, electrical, and water and energy-related infrastructure of governmental and commercial facilities by implementing traditional and alternative energy technologies. The Midstream Energy Services segment acquires, invests in, manages, and optimizes natural gas storage and transportation assets. As of September 30, 2017, the company had approximately 577 miles of transmission mains; 13,103 miles of distribution mains; and 12,518 miles of distribution services, as well as served approximately 116,200 natural gas customers and approximately 113,700 electricity customers in Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, Pennsylvania, and the District of Columbia. WGL Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1848 and is based in Washington, the District of Columbia. As of July 6, 2018, WGL Holdings, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of AltaGas Ltd.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Natural gas distribution
Sub-IndustryGas Utilities


Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.09
Current Ratio0.88
Quick Ratio0.80


Trailing P/E Ratio28.53
Forward P/E Ratio23.41
P/E Growth3.91

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.35 billion
Price / Sales1.94
Cash Flow$6.5978 per share
Price / Cash13.45
Book Value$29.47 per share
Price / Book3.01


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.11
Net Income$193.94 million
Net Margins11.70%
Return on Equity13.14%
Return on Assets3.11%


Outstanding Shares51,360,000
Market Cap$4.56 billion

WGL (NYSE:WGL) Frequently Asked Questions

What is WGL's stock symbol?

WGL trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "WGL."

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

WGL announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, June 6th. Investors of record on Tuesday, July 10th will be paid a dividend of $0.515 per share on Wednesday, August 1st. This represents a $2.06 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.32%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, July 9th. View WGL's Dividend History.

How were WGL's earnings last quarter?

WGL Holdings Inc (NYSE:WGL) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May, 3rd. The utilities provider reported $2.12 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.97 by $0.15. The utilities provider earned $886.45 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $848 million. WGL had a net margin of 11.70% and a return on equity of 13.14%. View WGL's Earnings History.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for WGL?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for WGL in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for WGL.

Who are some of WGL's key competitors?

Who are WGL's key executives?

WGL's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Terry D. McCallister, Chairman & CEO (Age 63)
  • Mr. Adrian P. Chapman, Pres & COO (Age 61)
  • Mr. Vincent L. Ammann Jr., Sr. VP & CFO (Age 59)
  • Ms. Leslie T. Thornton, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 60)
  • Ms. Luanne S. Gutermuth, Sr. VP of Shared Services & Chief Human Resource Officer (Age 56)

Has WGL been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about WGL stock have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, Accern reports. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. WGL earned a news impact score of 0.17 on Accern's scale. They also gave press coverage about the utilities provider an impact score of 48.88 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days. View Recent Headlines for WGL.

Who are WGL's major shareholders?

WGL's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (11.33%), Morgan Stanley (1.69%), Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. (0.92%), First Trust Advisors LP (0.46%), Gabelli Funds LLC (0.42%) and Hennessy Advisors Inc. (0.41%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for WGL.

Which institutional investors are selling WGL stock?

WGL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of Wisconsin Investment Board, Morgan Stanley, Summit Trail Advisors LLC, Hennessy Advisors Inc., SG Americas Securities LLC, California Public Employees Retirement System, First Trust Advisors LP and PNC Financial Services Group Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for WGL.

Which institutional investors are buying WGL stock?

WGL stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL, Gabelli Funds LLC, Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC, FMR LLC, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc., Aperio Group LLC and Sullivan Bruyette Speros & Blaney LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for WGL.

How do I buy shares of WGL?

Shares of WGL can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is WGL's stock price today?

One share of WGL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $88.74.

How big of a company is WGL?

WGL has a market capitalization of $4.56 billion and generates $2.35 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $193.94 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.11 on an earnings per share basis. WGL employs 1,586 workers across the globe.

How can I contact WGL?

WGL's mailing address is 101 CONSTITUTION AVE N.W., WASHINGTON DC, 20080. The utilities provider can be reached via phone at 703-750-2000 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for WGL (NYSE WGL)

Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  155 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  237 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  392
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about WGL and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe WGL will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe WGL will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 8/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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