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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

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.01
GAS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
52% of the 1067 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 0.21 vs. GAS: 0.01 )
GAS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: 0.09
Current: 0.01

0
0.09
Equity to Asset 0.25
GAS's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
61% of the 1068 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 0.33 vs. GAS: 0.25 )
GAS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 0.37
Current: 0.25

0.24
0.37
Interest Coverage 6.12
GAS's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
78% of the 568 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 3.62 vs. GAS: 6.12 )
GAS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.94   Max: 6.12
Current: 6.12

1.94
6.12
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 1.00
WACC vs ROIC
3.38%
8.25%
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
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history
Operating margin (%) 20.33
GAS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1100 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 13.02 vs. GAS: 20.33 )
GAS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 8.74   Max: 24.68
Current: 20.33

8.74
24.68
Net-margin (%) 8.95
GAS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1100 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. GAS: 8.95 )
GAS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 2.9   Max: 13.02
Current: 8.95

2.9
13.02
ROE (%) 12.86
GAS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1099 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 9.18 vs. GAS: 12.86 )
GAS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 6.7   Max: 13.64
Current: 12.86

6.7
13.64
ROA (%) 3.31
GAS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1117 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 2.96 vs. GAS: 3.31 )
GAS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 1.61   Max: 4.26
Current: 3.31

1.61
4.26
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 11.60
GAS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1114 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 8.73 vs. GAS: 11.60 )
GAS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 6.4   Max: 22.27
Current: 11.6

6.4
22.27
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 16.10
GAS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 940 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. GAS: 16.10 )
GAS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -23.8   Max: 31.1
Current: 16.1

-23.8
31.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 16.90
GAS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 911 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. GAS: 16.90 )
GAS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -2.3   Max: 17.1
Current: 16.9

-2.3
17.1
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 30.30
GAS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 816 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. GAS: 30.30 )
GAS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -9   Max: 37.2
Current: 30.3

-9
37.2
» GAS's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

GAS Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 235,311 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 25,242 sh (+473.68%)
Steven Cohen 14,690 sh (+54.40%)
Chuck Royce 312,558 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 60,693 sh (-4.79%)
Pioneer Investments 427,091 sh (-48.99%)
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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%)
Chuck Royce 312,558 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 430,407 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%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 12.70
GAS's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
89% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 21.70 vs. GAS: 12.70 )
GAS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.69   Max: 23.66
Current: 12.7

7.69
23.66
Forward P/E 16.61
GAS's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
75% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 23.64 vs. GAS: 16.61 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 10.90
GAS's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 21.50 vs. GAS: 10.90 )
GAS' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 7.67   Max: 23.63
Current: 10.9

7.67
23.63
P/B 1.63
GAS's P/B is ranked higher than
72% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. GAS: 1.63 )
GAS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.1   Max: 2.12
Current: 1.63

1.1
2.12
P/S 1.14
GAS's P/S is ranked higher than
71% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. GAS: 1.14 )
GAS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 1.52
Current: 1.14

0.68
1.52
POCF 9.34
GAS's POCF is ranked higher than
77% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 8.76 vs. GAS: 9.34 )
GAS' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 3.46   Max: 34.52
Current: 9.34

3.46
34.52
EV-to-EBIT 10.17
GAS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
92% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 18.88 vs. GAS: 10.17 )
GAS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 7.3   Max: 19.4
Current: 10.17

7.3
19.4
PEG 1.65
GAS's PEG is ranked higher than
94% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. GAS: 1.65 )
GAS' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 1.11   Max: 102.74
Current: 1.65

1.11
102.74
Shiller P/E 17.71
GAS's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
88% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 60.87 vs. GAS: 17.71 )
GAS' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 8.92   Max: 19.7
Current: 17.71

8.92
19.7
Current Ratio 0.90
GAS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
66% of the 1085 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. GAS: 0.90 )
GAS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 1.2
Current: 0.9

0.35
1.2
Quick Ratio 0.68
GAS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
62% of the 1085 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. GAS: 0.68 )
GAS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 0.77
Current: 0.68

0.17
0.77
Days Inventory 76.12
GAS's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
64% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 31.94 vs. GAS: 76.12 )
GAS' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 76.1   Max: 231.08
Current: 76.12

76.1
231.08
Days Sales Outstanding 104.45
GAS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
68% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 65.58 vs. GAS: 104.45 )
GAS' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 17.66   Max: 187.19
Current: 104.45

17.66
187.19

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 3.85
GAS's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
64% of the 966 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 3.25 vs. GAS: 3.85 )
GAS' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 3.07   Max: 6.84
Current: 3.85

3.07
6.84
Dividend Payout 0.42
GAS's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
85% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 0.82 vs. GAS: 0.42 )
GAS' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.49   Max: 2.08
Current: 0.42

0.49
2.08
Dividend growth (3y) 1.10
GAS's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
71% of the 666 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. GAS: 1.10 )
GAS' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 12.6
Current: 1.1

0
12.6
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.35
GAS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
64% of the 973 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 3.58 vs. GAS: 4.35 )
GAS' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 3.42   Max: 7.63
Current: 4.35

3.42
7.63
Share Buyback Rate -13.80
GAS's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
58% of the 678 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: -1.30 vs. GAS: -13.80 )
GAS' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 1.3   Max: -15.1
Current: -13.8

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 3.36
GAS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
63% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. GAS: 3.36 )
GAS' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.41   Max: 3.56
Current: 3.36

1.41
3.56
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.56
GAS's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 14.20 vs. GAS: 1.56 )
GAS' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.89   Max: 3.79
Current: 1.56

0.89
3.79
Price/Median PS Value 0.93
GAS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
87% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. GAS: 0.93 )
GAS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.61   Max: 1.53
Current: 0.93

0.61
1.53
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.54
GAS's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
95% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. GAS: 1.54 )
GAS' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.64   Max: 2.51
Current: 1.54

0.64
2.51
Price/Graham Number 1.26
GAS's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
83% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. GAS: 1.26 )
GAS' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.83   Max: 2.04
Current: 1.26

0.83
2.04
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 9.80
GAS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
90% of the 1101 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. GAS: 9.80 )
GAS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 5.2   Max: 13.8
Current: 9.8

5.2
13.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 8.65
GAS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
85% of the 690 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 2.93 vs. GAS: 8.65 )
GAS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 13.9
Current: 8.65

0.8
13.9

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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