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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
RGCO's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
54% of the 752 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 0.16 vs. RGCO: 0.02 )
RGCO' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: 0.66
Current: 0.02

0
0.66
Equity to Asset 0.39
RGCO's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
75% of the 751 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. RGCO: 0.39 )
RGCO' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 0.4
Current: 0.39

0.29
0.4
Interest Coverage 4.81
RGCO's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
79% of the 497 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. RGCO: 4.81 )
RGCO' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.21   Max: 5.13
Current: 4.81

2.21
5.13
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 1.44
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 : 5/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 13.91
RGCO's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 762 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 12.20 vs. RGCO: 13.91 )
RGCO' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 5.73   Max: 14.94
Current: 13.91

5.73
14.94
Net-margin (%) 6.74
RGCO's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 762 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 6.86 vs. RGCO: 6.74 )
RGCO' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 1.91   Max: 15.34
Current: 6.74

1.91
15.34
ROE (%) 8.61
RGCO's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 761 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 7.91 vs. RGCO: 8.61 )
RGCO' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 7.28   Max: 35.32
Current: 8.61

7.28
35.32
ROA (%) 3.42
RGCO's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 769 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 2.78 vs. RGCO: 3.42 )
RGCO' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 2.39   Max: 11.25
Current: 3.42

2.39
11.25
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 8.57
RGCO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 764 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 7.81 vs. RGCO: 8.57 )
RGCO' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 6.98   Max: 11.86
Current: 8.57

6.98
11.86
Revenue Growth (%) -6.20
RGCO's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 640 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. RGCO: -6.20 )
RGCO' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -12.6   Max: 16.7
Current: -6.2

-12.6
16.7
EBITDA Growth (%) -0.10
RGCO's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 615 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. RGCO: -0.10 )
RGCO' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -16.9   Max: 23.5
Current: -0.1

-16.9
23.5
EPS Growth (%) -2.40
RGCO's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 562 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. RGCO: -2.40 )
RGCO' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -24.8   Max: 22.8
Current: -2.4

-24.8
22.8
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 20.90
RGCO's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
56% of the 655 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 17.50 vs. RGCO: 20.90 )
RGCO' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 3.71   Max: 45.19
Current: 20.9

3.71
45.19
P/B 1.83
RGCO's P/B is ranked higher than
57% of the 752 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. RGCO: 1.83 )
RGCO' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.14   Max: 2
Current: 1.83

1.14
2
P/S 1.44
RGCO's P/S is ranked higher than
61% of the 793 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. RGCO: 1.44 )
RGCO' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.44   Max: 1.59
Current: 1.44

0.44
1.59
EV-to-EBIT 13.35
RGCO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
76% of the 709 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 15.40 vs. RGCO: 13.35 )
RGCO' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 7.4   Max: 16.3
Current: 13.35

7.4
16.3
Shiller P/E 21.07
RGCO's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
56% of the 480 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 18.49 vs. RGCO: 21.07 )
RGCO' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 9.29   Max: 23.07
Current: 21.07

9.29
23.07

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 3.80
RGCO's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
66% of the 677 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. RGCO: 3.80 )
RGCO' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 3.36   Max: 5.33
Current: 3.8

3.36
5.33
Dividend Payout 0.50
RGCO's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
55% of the 566 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. RGCO: 0.50 )
RGCO' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 33
Current: 0.5

0.07
33
Dividend growth (3y) 3.00
RGCO's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
79% of the 468 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. RGCO: 3.00 )
RGCO' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 1.3   Max: 12.1
Current: 3

1.3
12.1
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.41
RGCO's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
66% of the 686 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 3.37 vs. RGCO: 4.41 )
RGCO' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 3.9   Max: 6.18
Current: 4.41

3.9
6.18
Share Buyback Rate -1.20
RGCO's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
78% of the 520 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: -1.70 vs. RGCO: -1.20 )
RGCO' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: -1.2   Max: -7.7
Current: -1.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 1.83
RGCO's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
65% of the 695 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. RGCO: 1.83 )
RGCO' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.06   Max: 2.01
Current: 1.83

1.06
2.01
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.35
RGCO's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
72% of the 431 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. RGCO: 1.35 )
RGCO' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.96   Max: 17.55
Current: 1.35

0.96
17.55
Price/Median PS Value 2.14
RGCO's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
66% of the 717 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. RGCO: 2.14 )
RGCO' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 2.24
Current: 2.14

0.47
2.24
Price/Graham Number 1.30
RGCO's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
60% of the 605 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. RGCO: 1.30 )
RGCO' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 1.6
Current: 1.3

0.51
1.6
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 7.50
RGCO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
78% of the 726 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. RGCO: 7.50 )
RGCO' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 6.1   Max: 13.4
Current: 7.5

6.1
13.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 3.19
RGCO's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
76% of the 612 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 4.31 vs. RGCO: 3.19 )
RGCO' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -11.8   Max: 20.2
Current: 3.19

-11.8
20.2

Business Description

Industry: Utilities - Regulated » Utilities - Regulated Gas
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RGC Resources, Inc. is incorporated in the state of Virginia on July 31, 1998. It is engaged in the distribution and sale of natural gas to residential, commercial and industrial customers within its service territory in Roanoke, Virginia and the surrounding localities. It also provides certain unregulated natural gas related services through Roanoke Gas and information system services through RGC Ventures of Virginia, Inc., which operates as Application Resources. Regulated natural gas utilities operate in a monopolistic environment. The Company is subject to regulation at both the state and local levels.

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