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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.02
EGAS's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
53% of the 1067 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 0.21 vs. EGAS: 0.02 )
EGAS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 0.54
Current: 0.02

0.01
0.54
Equity to Asset 0.45
EGAS's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
83% of the 1068 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 0.33 vs. EGAS: 0.45 )
EGAS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 0.54
Current: 0.45

0.22
0.54
Interest Coverage 2.20
EGAS's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
57% of the 568 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 3.62 vs. EGAS: 2.20 )
EGAS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 7.3
Current: 2.2

0.48
7.3
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.43
M-Score: -2.55
WACC vs ROIC
1.62%
3.17%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 5.75
EGAS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1100 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 13.02 vs. EGAS: 5.75 )
EGAS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -0.09   Max: 12.68
Current: 5.75

-0.09
12.68
Net-margin (%) 2.73
EGAS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 1100 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. EGAS: 2.73 )
EGAS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -1.1   Max: 13.19
Current: 2.73

-1.1
13.19
ROE (%) 3.84
EGAS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 1099 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 9.18 vs. EGAS: 3.84 )
EGAS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -5.67   Max: 38.27
Current: 3.84

-5.67
38.27
ROA (%) 1.84
EGAS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 1117 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 2.96 vs. EGAS: 1.84 )
EGAS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -1.45   Max: 17.98
Current: 1.84

-1.45
17.98
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 5.17
EGAS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1114 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 8.73 vs. EGAS: 5.17 )
EGAS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -0.18   Max: 21.85
Current: 5.17

-0.18
21.85
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 1.30
EGAS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 940 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. EGAS: 1.30 )
EGAS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -16.6   Max: 37.6
Current: 1.3

-16.6
37.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -10.10
EGAS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 911 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. EGAS: -10.10 )
EGAS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 32.3
Current: -10.1

0
32.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -26.70
EGAS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 816 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. EGAS: -26.70 )
EGAS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -32.8   Max: 54.3
Current: -26.7

-32.8
54.3
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Financials


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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

EGAS Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons Sold Out
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Q2 2014

EGAS Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 19,300 sh (New)
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Q3 2014

EGAS Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Mario Gabelli 16,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 148,900 sh (+671.50%)
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Q4 2014

EGAS Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Mario Gabelli 16,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 146,860 sh (-1.37%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 28.20
EGAS's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
63% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 21.70 vs. EGAS: 28.20 )
EGAS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 2.53   Max: 33.13
Current: 28.2

2.53
33.13
Forward P/E 9.30
EGAS's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
93% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 23.64 vs. EGAS: 9.30 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 32.10
EGAS's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
70% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 21.50 vs. EGAS: 32.10 )
EGAS' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 5.3   Max: 37.48
Current: 32.1

5.3
37.48
P/B 1.10
EGAS's P/B is ranked higher than
83% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. EGAS: 1.10 )
EGAS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.86   Max: 2.08
Current: 1.1

0.86
2.08
P/S 0.80
EGAS's P/S is ranked higher than
80% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. EGAS: 0.80 )
EGAS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 1.02
Current: 0.8

0.2
1.02
POCF 9.39
EGAS's POCF is ranked higher than
76% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 8.76 vs. EGAS: 9.39 )
EGAS' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.03   Max: 22.06
Current: 9.39

2.03
22.06
EV-to-EBIT 21.83
EGAS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
73% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 18.88 vs. EGAS: 21.83 )
EGAS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 6   Max: 102
Current: 21.83

6
102
Shiller P/E 12.30
EGAS's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
94% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 60.87 vs. EGAS: 12.30 )
EGAS' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 6.64   Max: 111.11
Current: 12.3

6.64
111.11
Current Ratio 0.78
EGAS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
62% of the 1085 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. EGAS: 0.78 )
EGAS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.72   Max: 2.33
Current: 0.78

0.72
2.33
Quick Ratio 0.65
EGAS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 1085 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. EGAS: 0.65 )
EGAS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 1.82
Current: 0.65

0.39
1.82
Days Inventory 28.22
EGAS's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
76% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 31.94 vs. EGAS: 28.22 )
EGAS' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 13.97   Max: 74.14
Current: 28.22

13.97
74.14
Days Sales Outstanding 32.03
EGAS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
90% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 65.58 vs. EGAS: 32.03 )
EGAS' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 19.39   Max: 46.68
Current: 32.03

19.39
46.68

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.67
EGAS's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
60% of the 966 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 3.25 vs. EGAS: 2.67 )
EGAS' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 8.53
Current: 2.67

0.4
8.53
Dividend Payout 1.90
EGAS's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
61% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 0.82 vs. EGAS: 1.90 )
EGAS' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 1.64
Current: 1.9

0.21
1.64
Dividend growth (3y) -2.90
EGAS's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
70% of the 666 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. EGAS: -2.90 )
EGAS' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 51.8
Current: -2.9

0
51.8
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.18
EGAS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
53% of the 973 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 3.58 vs. EGAS: 3.18 )
EGAS' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 10.03
Current: 3.18

0.47
10.03
Share Buyback Rate -8.70
EGAS's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
63% of the 678 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: -1.30 vs. EGAS: -8.70 )
EGAS' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0.6   Max: -23.7
Current: -8.7

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 1.40
EGAS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
85% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. EGAS: 1.40 )
EGAS' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.03   Max: 2.03
Current: 1.4

1.03
2.03
Price/DCF (Projected) 4.60
EGAS's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 14.20 vs. EGAS: 4.60 )
EGAS' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.71   Max: 11.27
Current: 4.6

0.71
11.27
Price/Median PS Value 1.10
EGAS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
76% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. EGAS: 1.10 )
EGAS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 1.32
Current: 1.1

0.28
1.32
Price/Graham Number 1.50
EGAS's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
77% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. EGAS: 1.50 )
EGAS' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.62   Max: 1.68
Current: 1.5

0.62
1.68
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 4.60
EGAS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
63% of the 1101 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. EGAS: 4.60 )
EGAS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1   Max: 16.6
Current: 4.6

1
16.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -17.07
EGAS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
59% of the 690 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 2.93 vs. EGAS: -17.07 )
EGAS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -29.7   Max: 36
Current: -17.07

-29.7
36

Business Description

Industry: Utilities - Regulated » Utilities - Regulated Gas
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Gas Natural Inc was incorporated in Montana in 1909 and was reorganized as a holding company in 2009 as a means to facilitate future acquisitions and corporate level financings of natural gas utility and energy-related businesses. On July 9, 2010 the Company moved its state of incorporation to Ohio and changed its name from Energy, Inc. to Gas Natural Inc. The Company is a natural gas company, operating local distribution companies in six states and serving approximately 68,000 customers in total.It reports results in three business segments; Natural Gas, Marketing and Production, Corporate and Other. Natural Gas represents the majority of the Company's revenue, it annually distributes approximately 26 Bcf of natural gas to approximately 68,000 customers through regulated utilities operating in Kentucky, Maine, Montana, North Carolina, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. In the Marketing and Production segment, the Company markets approximately 1.3 Bcf of natural gas to commercial and industrial customers in Montana, Wyoming, Ohio, and Pennsylvania through EWR and GNR subsidiaries. Its EWR subsidiary also manages midstream supply and production assets for transportation customers and utilities. Corporate and Other encompasses the results of corporate acquisitions and other equity transactions and discontinued operations. Included in corporate and other are costs associated with business development and acquisitions, dividend income and recognized gains from the sale of marketable securities. In the Company's natural gas operations, it generally faces competition in the distribution and sales of natural gas from suppliers of other fuels, including coal, electricity, oil and propane. Its utility operations are subject to regulation by the KPSC, MPUC, MPSC, NCUC, PUCO, and the PaPUC. These authorities regulate many aspects of Company's distribution operations, including construction and maintenance of facilities, operations, safety, and regulatory rates charged to customers which control the rate of return it is allowed to realize.
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