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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 : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.01
WGLCN's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 600 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 0.25 vs. WGLCN: 0.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
WGLCN' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.02 Max: 0.28
Current: 0.01
0
0.28
Equity-to-Asset 0.22
WGLCN's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 617 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. WGLCN: 0.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
WGLCN' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.34 Max: 0.43
Current: 0.22
0.22
0.43
Interest Coverage 5.15
WGLCN's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 588 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 5.05 vs. WGLCN: 5.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
WGLCN' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.48  Med: 5.31 Max: 7.29
Current: 5.15
4.48
7.29
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 1.15
WACC vs ROIC
5.55%
5.78%
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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 12.26
WGLCN's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 619 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 13.23 vs. WGLCN: 12.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
WGLCN' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.72  Med: 8.84 Max: 12.78
Current: 12.26
6.72
12.78
Net Margin % 6.77
WGLCN's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 619 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 7.64 vs. WGLCN: 6.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
WGLCN' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.31  Med: 4.37 Max: 7.19
Current: 6.77
3.31
7.19
ROE % 11.34
WGLCN's ROE % is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 613 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 8.70 vs. WGLCN: 11.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
WGLCN' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.24  Med: 10.66 Max: 12.8
Current: 11.34
6.24
12.8
ROA % 2.70
WGLCN's ROA % is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 628 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 2.98 vs. WGLCN: 2.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
WGLCN' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.95  Med: 3.18 Max: 3.71
Current: 2.7
1.95
3.71
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 7.24
WGLCN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 626 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 10.19 vs. WGLCN: 7.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
WGLCN' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.48  Med: 8.88 Max: 10.79
Current: 7.24
5.48
10.79
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -0.80
WGLCN's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 557 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. WGLCN: -0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
WGLCN' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.4  Med: 2.1 Max: 16.4
Current: -0.8
-4.4
16.4
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 19.20
WGLCN's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 517 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. WGLCN: 19.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
WGLCN' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.7  Med: 1.6 Max: 19.2
Current: 19.2
-5.7
19.2
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 28.80
WGLCN's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 470 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. WGLCN: 28.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
WGLCN' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.4  Med: 2.4 Max: 39.2
Current: 28.8
-18.4
39.2
GuruFocus has detected 7 Warning Signs with Washington Gas Light Co $WGLCN.
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SymbolPriceYieldDescription
WGLCP99.354.97USD 5.00 Cum.Red.Pfd Shs
WGLCN97.504.364.25 UDS Cum.Red.Pfd Shs
WGLCO100.904.76USD 4.80 Cum.Red.Pfd Shs

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PB Ratio 2.91
WGLCN's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 624 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 1.68 vs. WGLCN: 2.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
WGLCN' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.18  Med: 1.62 Max: 3.01
Current: 2.91
1.18
3.01
PS Ratio 1.77
WGLCN's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 613 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 1.65 vs. WGLCN: 1.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
WGLCN' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 0.73 Max: 1.83
Current: 1.77
0.47
1.83
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 21.29
WGLCN's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 393 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 7.57 vs. WGLCN: 21.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
WGLCN' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.08  Med: 7.48 Max: 37.6
Current: 21.29
4.08
37.6
PEG Ratio 4.70
WGLCN's PEG Ratio is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 278 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 2.82 vs. WGLCN: 4.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
WGLCN' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.43  Med: 4.92 Max: 44.44
Current: 4.7
2.43
44.44
Shiller PE Ratio 31.85
WGLCN's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 24.83 vs. WGLCN: 31.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
WGLCN' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.34  Med: 16.96 Max: 33
Current: 31.85
11.34
33
Current Ratio 0.77
WGLCN's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 614 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. WGLCN: 0.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
WGLCN' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 1.08 Max: 1.63
Current: 0.77
0.7
1.63
Quick Ratio 0.61
WGLCN's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 614 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. WGLCN: 0.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
WGLCN' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 0.75 Max: 1.33
Current: 0.61
0.42
1.33
Days Inventory 55.17
WGLCN's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 540 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 22.11 vs. WGLCN: 55.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
WGLCN' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 49.2  Med: 66.15 Max: 155.66
Current: 55.17
49.2
155.66
Days Sales Outstanding 64.61
WGLCN's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 438 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 49.50 vs. WGLCN: 64.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
WGLCN' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 20.22  Med: 26.95 Max: 64.61
Current: 64.61
20.22
64.61
Days Payable 94.45
WGLCN's Days Payable is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 395 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 76.25 vs. WGLCN: 94.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
WGLCN' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 58.46  Med: 67.17 Max: 102.08
Current: 94.45
58.46
102.08

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield % 4.36
WGLCN's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
100% of the 1045 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 3.32 vs. WGLCN: 4.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
WGLCN' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.34  Med: 3.94 Max: 6.2
Current: 4.36
2.34
6.2
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 15.80
WGLCN's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 356 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. WGLCN: 15.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
WGLCN' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.4  Med: 2.1 Max: 15.8
Current: 15.8
-14.4
15.8
Forward Dividend Yield % 4.36
WGLCN's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1038 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 3.47 vs. WGLCN: 4.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 6.23
WGLCN's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
100% of the 1045 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 4.25 vs. WGLCN: 6.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
WGLCN' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.34  Med: 5.63 Max: 8.86
Current: 6.23
3.34
8.86
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 0.40
WGLCN's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 304 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: -2.60 vs. WGLCN: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
WGLCN' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.5  Med: -0.8 Max: 1.2
Current: 0.4
-3.5
1.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 6.49
WGLCN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 387 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 3.21 vs. WGLCN: 6.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
WGLCN' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.3  Med: 4.2 Max: 11.7
Current: 6.49
-8.3
11.7

More Statistics

Beta0.01
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $97.50 - 105.00
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