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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 : 7/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.01
GAS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
95% of the 584 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 0.28 vs. GAS: 0.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
GAS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.02 Max: N/A
Current: 0.01
Equity to Asset 0.28
GAS's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
67% of the 572 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. GAS: 0.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
GAS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.27 Max: 0.4
Current: 0.28
0.21
0.4
Interest Coverage 6.12
GAS's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
58% of the 306 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 4.36 vs. GAS: 6.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
GAS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.94  Med: 3.76 Max: 9999.99
Current: 6.12
1.94
9999.99
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 0.95
WACC vs ROIC
3.55%
6.60%
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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 18.67
GAS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 593 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 12.14 vs. GAS: 18.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
GAS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 8.74  Med: 18.62 Max: 24.68
Current: 18.67
8.74
24.68
Net-margin (%) 8.42
GAS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 594 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 7.12 vs. GAS: 8.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
GAS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 2.9  Med: 7.92 Max: 13.02
Current: 8.42
2.9
13.02
ROE (%) 10.24
GAS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 592 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 8.69 vs. GAS: 10.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
GAS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 6.7  Med: 12.94 Max: 24.55
Current: 10.24
6.7
24.55
ROA (%) 2.70
GAS's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 608 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 3.06 vs. GAS: 2.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
GAS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 1.61  Med: 3.23 Max: 9.55
Current: 2.7
1.61
9.55
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 9.34
GAS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 605 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 9.00 vs. GAS: 9.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
GAS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 6.51  Med: 11.60 Max: 23.61
Current: 9.34
6.51
23.61
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 16.10
GAS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 503 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. GAS: 16.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GAS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -23.8  Med: 1.50 Max: 31.1
Current: 16.1
-23.8
31.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 16.90
GAS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 473 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. GAS: 16.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GAS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: 4.00 Max: 16.9
Current: 16.9
0
16.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 30.30
GAS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 430 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. GAS: 30.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GAS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -9  Med: 4.70 Max: 41.3
Current: 30.3
-9
41.3
» GAS's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

GAS Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 400,261 sh (+70.10%)
Chuck Royce 312,558 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 424,967 sh (-0.50%)
Mario Gabelli 59,574 sh (-1.84%)
Paul Tudor Jones 9,617 sh (-61.90%)
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Q3 2014

GAS Guru Trades in Q3 2014

David Dreman 1,777 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 12,772 sh (+32.81%)
Pioneer Investments 430,407 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 312,558 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 58,124 sh (-2.43%)
Jim Simons 193,461 sh (-51.67%)
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Q4 2014

GAS Guru Trades in Q4 2014

David Dreman 2,849 sh (+60.33%)
Chuck Royce 312,558 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 189,961 sh (-1.81%)
Mario Gabelli 56,574 sh (-2.67%)
Pioneer Investments 412,558 sh (-4.15%)
Paul Tudor Jones 8,402 sh (-34.22%)
» More
Q1 2015

GAS Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 18,087 sh (+115.27%)
David Dreman 5,071 sh (+77.99%)
Pioneer Investments 412,558 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 55,408 sh (-2.06%)
Chuck Royce 303,158 sh (-3.01%)
Jim Simons 89,600 sh (-52.83%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 14.51
GAS's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
64% of the 487 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 17.10 vs. GAS: 14.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
GAS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.69  Med: 14.38 Max: 23.66
Current: 14.51
7.69
23.66
Forward P/E 15.55
GAS's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
60% of the 250 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 14.51 vs. GAS: 15.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 13.40
GAS's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
69% of the 486 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 17.10 vs. GAS: 13.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
GAS' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 7.67  Med: 14.08 Max: 23.63
Current: 13.4
7.67
23.63
P/B 1.45
GAS's P/B is ranked higher than
53% of the 582 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. GAS: 1.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
GAS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.1  Med: 1.62 Max: 2.12
Current: 1.45
1.1
2.12
P/S 1.23
GAS's P/S is ranked higher than
55% of the 589 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. GAS: 1.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
GAS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.68  Med: 1.22 Max: 1.52
Current: 1.23
0.68
1.52
PFCF 45.80
GAS's PFCF is ranked lower than
75% of the 252 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 17.78 vs. GAS: 45.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
GAS' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 8.3  Med: 30.08 Max: 99999999.99
Current: 45.8
8.3
99999999.99
POCF 6.19
GAS's POCF is ranked higher than
62% of the 467 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 7.68 vs. GAS: 6.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
GAS' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 3.46  Med: 6.47 Max: 34.52
Current: 6.19
3.46
34.52
EV-to-EBIT 11.16
GAS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
69% of the 504 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 14.74 vs. GAS: 11.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
GAS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 7.3  Med: 11.00 Max: 19.4
Current: 11.16
7.3
19.4
PEG 2.03
GAS's PEG is ranked higher than
59% of the 240 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 2.51 vs. GAS: 2.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
GAS' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 1.31  Med: 2.48 Max: 102.74
Current: 2.03
1.31
102.74
Shiller P/E 16.20
GAS's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
62% of the 349 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 18.95 vs. GAS: 16.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
GAS' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 8.88  Med: 15.20 Max: 19.83
Current: 16.2
8.88
19.83
Current Ratio 0.88
GAS's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
66% of the 587 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. GAS: 0.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
GAS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.95 Max: 1.58
Current: 0.88
0.22
1.58
Quick Ratio 0.40
GAS's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
91% of the 587 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. GAS: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
GAS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.64 Max: 1.07
Current: 0.4
0.16
1.07
Days Inventory 140.79
GAS's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
95% of the 528 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 22.68 vs. GAS: 140.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
GAS' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 43.69  Med: 137.17 Max: 231.08
Current: 140.79
43.69
231.08
Days Sales Outstanding 44.25
GAS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
58% of the 471 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 50.64 vs. GAS: 44.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
GAS' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 17.66  Med: 131.01 Max: 187.19
Current: 44.25
17.66
187.19

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 4.20
GAS's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
60% of the 868 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 3.83 vs. GAS: 4.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
GAS' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 3.07  Med: 4.26 Max: 6.84
Current: 4.2
3.07
6.84
Dividend Payout 0.56
GAS's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
53% of the 535 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. GAS: 0.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
GAS' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.65 Max: 9
Current: 0.56
0.21
9
Dividend growth (3y) 1.10
GAS's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked lower than
61% of the 308 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. GAS: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
GAS' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0  Med: 2.10 Max: 12.6
Current: 1.1
0
12.6
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.68
GAS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
57% of the 868 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 4.34 vs. GAS: 4.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
GAS' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 3.42  Med: 4.75 Max: 7.63
Current: 4.68
3.42
7.63
Share Buyback Rate -13.80
GAS's Share Buyback Rate is ranked lower than
83% of the 344 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: -2.00 vs. GAS: -13.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
GAS' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 1.6  Med: -2.70 Max: -15.1
Current: -13.8

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 2.87
GAS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
72% of the 530 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. GAS: 2.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
GAS' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.39  Med: 2.25 Max: 3.66
Current: 2.87
1.39
3.66
Price/Projected FCF 1.07
GAS's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
69% of the 288 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. GAS: 1.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
GAS' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.89  Med: 1.44 Max: 3.79
Current: 1.07
0.89
3.79
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 1.48
GAS's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked higher than
54% of the 46 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. GAS: 1.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 1.00
GAS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
57% of the 537 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. GAS: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
GAS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.6  Med: 0.99 Max: 1.53
Current: 1
0.6
1.53
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.71
GAS's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
62% of the 119 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. GAS: 1.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
GAS' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.63  Med: 1.63 Max: 2.83
Current: 1.71
0.63
2.83
Price/Graham Number 1.29
GAS's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
56% of the 406 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. GAS: 1.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
GAS' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.73  Med: 1.13 Max: 2.44
Current: 1.29
0.73
2.44
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 8.96
GAS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 596 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. GAS: 8.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
GAS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 5.2  Med: 9.10 Max: 13.8
Current: 8.96
5.2
13.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 9.85
GAS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 356 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 2.87 vs. GAS: 9.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
GAS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: 0.8  Med: 5.80 Max: 10.8
Current: 9.85
0.8
10.8

Business Description

Industry: Utilities - Regulated » Utilities - Regulated Gas
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Traded in other countries:AG5.Germany,
AGL Resources Inc was incorporated on November 27, 1995 under the laws of the State of Georgia. It is an energy services holding company. The Company is engaged in the distribution of natural gas through its natural gas distribution utilities. It is also involved in several other businesses that are mainly related and complementary to its primary business. The Company's business segments are Distribution Operations, Retail Operations, Wholesale Operations and Midstream Operations. The distribution operations segment includes seven natural gas local distribution utilities with their focus being the safe and reliable delivery of natural gas. The retail operations segment serves natural gas commodity customers and service contracts. The wholesale services segment engaged in asset management and optimization, storage, transportation, producer and peaking services and wholesale marketing of natural gas across the U.S. and Canada. Wholesale services utilizes a portfolio of natural gas storage assets, contracted supply from all of the major producing regions, as well as contracted storage and transportation capacity to provide these services to its customers. The midstream operations segment includes a number of businesses that are related and complementary to our primary business. The Company competes with electric utilities and fuel oil and propane providers serving the residential, commercial and industrial markets and natural gas facilities. The Company's business is subject to substantial regulation by federal, state and local regulatory authorities.
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