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Love or Hate: ONE Gas (NYSE: OGS)


ONE Gas is in the utilities sector and is in the regulated utilities industry. The company CEO is Pierce H. Norton. ONE Gas Inc is engaged in the business of natural gas distribution. The Company serves residential, commercial, industrial, transportation and wholesale and public authority customers in Oklahoma, Kansas, and Texas.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The OGS stock showed a previous change of 0.28% with an open at 88.40 and a close of 88.69. It reached an intraday high of 89.05 and a low of 88.20.

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The stock has a market cap of $4.7b with 52.6m shares outstanding, of which the float is 51.7m shares. Trading volume reached 100,265 shares compared to its average volume of 203,035 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is bad, highly speculative and an investor may want to avoid this stock.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, ONE Gas shares returned 2.53% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 11.23%. Over three months, it changed 3.57%. In one year it has changed 39.67% and within that year its 52-week high was 89.05 and its 52-week low was 63.45. OGS stock is 39.78% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 79.05 and a 50 day moving average of 82.16. Currently OGS stock is trading 12.20% above its 200 day moving average.

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The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 3.26 that ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 27.21. Based on 5 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.85. The TTM EPS is 3.26, which comes to a TTM PE of 27.21. Historically, the PE high was 30.60 and the PE low was 18.60. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 60.63, which is a decrease of -31.64%.

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
12-31-2018:  0.84
09-30-2018:  0.31
06-30-2018:  0.39
03-31-2018:  1.72

The dividend per share is currently 2.00, which is a dividend yield of 2.26%.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 160.65, which means it is possibly undervalued and has a margin of safety of 44.79%

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 113.20% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 1,270,608, which is 2.42% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 5.87. This stock has some short interest, but it may be normal and no cause for concern if long the position.

The current calculated beta is 0.37

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 8.79%, return on assets is 3.30%, profit margin is 10.59%, price-to-sales is 2.86 and price-to-book is 2.28.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 3  :Valuation Score
 3  :Past Performance Score
 3  :Financial Strength Score
 1  :Future Growth Score
 3  :Dividend Score
 2  :Overall Score

John Jones
Worked for several Wall Street firms: Salomon Smith Barney, UBS, and Charles Schwab. Has developed skills and gained extensive experience over the years that is used today to uncover winning penny stocks.Also was an attorney for small businesses in Scottsdale, Arizona. That experience and understanding of law provides a unique perspective and edge in discovering quality companies in various industries.