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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
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history
Cash to Debt 0.01
WGLCO's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
95% of the 626 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 0.28 vs. WGLCO: 0.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
WGLCO' 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 0.23
WGLCO's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
78% of the 638 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. WGLCO: 0.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
WGLCO' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 0.35 Max: 0.44
Current: 0.23
0.23
0.44
Interest Coverage 5.03
WGLCO's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
56% of the 510 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 4.08 vs. WGLCO: 5.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
WGLCO' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.19  Med: 5.20 Max: 7.29
Current: 5.03
4.19
7.29
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 1.24
WACC vs ROIC
5.09%
6.22%
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 : 6/10

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history
Operating margin (%) 10.16
WGLCO's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 644 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 12.12 vs. WGLCO: 10.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
WGLCO' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.72  Med: 8.66 Max: 10.95
Current: 10.16
6.72
10.95
Net-margin (%) 5.42
WGLCO's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 644 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 7.35 vs. WGLCO: 5.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
WGLCO' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.31  Med: 4.21 Max: 5.82
Current: 5.42
3.31
5.82
ROE (%) 10.59
WGLCO's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 637 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 8.44 vs. WGLCO: 10.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
WGLCO' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.24  Med: 10.01 Max: 11.06
Current: 10.59
6.24
11.06
ROA (%) 2.62
WGLCO's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 655 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 2.88 vs. WGLCO: 2.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
WGLCO' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.95  Med: 3.22 Max: 3.71
Current: 2.62
1.95
3.71
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 7.08
WGLCO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 648 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 9.71 vs. WGLCO: 7.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
WGLCO' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.48  Med: 9.29 Max: 10.79
Current: 7.08
5.48
10.79
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 4.20
WGLCO's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 557 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. WGLCO: 4.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
WGLCO' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.4  Med: 2.70 Max: 16.4
Current: 4.2
-4.4
16.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 2.90
WGLCO's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 510 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. WGLCO: 2.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
WGLCO' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.7  Med: 1.50 Max: 16.4
Current: 2.9
-5.7
16.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -1.10
WGLCO's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 462 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. WGLCO: -1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
WGLCO' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.2  Med: -0.40 Max: 38.9
Current: -1.1
-18.2
38.9
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2016-05-04)


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Preferred stocks of WGL Holdings Inc

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
WGLCP101.754.91USD 5.00 Cum.Red.Pfd Shs
WGLCN104.914.05
WGLCO101.004.75USD 4.80 Cum.Red.Pfd Shs

Ratios

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history
P/E(ttm) 24.62
WGLCO's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
74% of the 541 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 16.83 vs. WGLCO: 24.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
WGLCO' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.71  Med: 16.28 Max: 139.39
Current: 24.62
10.71
139.39
PE(NRI) 24.62
WGLCO's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
74% of the 540 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 17.01 vs. WGLCO: 24.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
WGLCO' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.71  Med: 16.01 Max: 140.29
Current: 24.62
10.71
140.29
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 52.55
WGLCO's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
79% of the 260 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 20.40 vs. WGLCO: 52.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
WGLCO' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.08  Med: 21.92 Max: 204.72
Current: 52.55
7.08
204.72
P/B 2.57
WGLCO's P/B is ranked lower than
78% of the 628 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. WGLCO: 2.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
WGLCO' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.18  Med: 1.62 Max: 2.79
Current: 2.57
1.18
2.79
P/S 1.32
WGLCO's P/S is ranked higher than
53% of the 626 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. WGLCO: 1.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
WGLCO' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 0.71 Max: 1.43
Current: 1.32
0.47
1.43
PFCF 1146.21
WGLCO's PFCF is ranked lower than
98% of the 233 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 15.30 vs. WGLCO: 1146.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
WGLCO' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.27  Med: 19.03 Max: 1243.28
Current: 1146.21
6.27
1243.28
POCF 7.63
WGLCO's POCF is ranked lower than
57% of the 395 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 6.79 vs. WGLCO: 7.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
WGLCO' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.08  Med: 7.14 Max: 37.6
Current: 7.63
4.08
37.6
PEG 16.40
WGLCO's PEG is ranked lower than
91% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 2.58 vs. WGLCO: 16.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
WGLCO' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.59  Med: 4.96 Max: 44.44
Current: 16.4
2.59
44.44
Shiller P/E 27.54
WGLCO's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
66% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 23.36 vs. WGLCO: 27.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
WGLCO' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.34  Med: 16.61 Max: 29.92
Current: 27.54
11.34
29.92
Current Ratio 0.78
WGLCO's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 636 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. WGLCO: 0.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
WGLCO' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 1.08 Max: 1.63
Current: 0.78
0.7
1.63
Quick Ratio 0.58
WGLCO's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
77% of the 636 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. WGLCO: 0.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
WGLCO' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 0.76 Max: 1.33
Current: 0.58
0.42
1.33
Days Inventory 49.11
WGLCO's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
75% of the 564 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 22.84 vs. WGLCO: 49.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
WGLCO' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 49.2  Med: 69.98 Max: 155.66
Current: 49.11
49.2
155.66
Days Sales Outstanding 41.04
WGLCO's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
62% of the 489 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 48.80 vs. WGLCO: 41.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
WGLCO' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 20.22  Med: 25.73 Max: 34.33
Current: 41.04
20.22
34.33
Days Payable 59.85
WGLCO's Days Payable is ranked lower than
56% of the 459 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 67.47 vs. WGLCO: 59.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
WGLCO' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 58.46  Med: 70.36 Max: 102.08
Current: 59.85
58.46
102.08

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 4.75
WGLCO's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
62% of the 895 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. WGLCO: 4.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
WGLCO' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.64  Med: 4.01 Max: 6.2
Current: 4.75
2.64
6.2
Dividend Growth (3y) 12.60
WGLCO's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
76% of the 340 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. WGLCO: 12.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
WGLCO' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.4  Med: 2.10 Max: 21.2
Current: 12.6
-14.4
21.2
Forward Dividend Yield 4.75
WGLCO's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
65% of the 836 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 3.57 vs. WGLCO: 4.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 6.45
WGLCO's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
58% of the 918 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 4.12 vs. WGLCO: 6.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
WGLCO' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.58  Med: 5.44 Max: 8.42
Current: 6.45
3.58
8.42
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 1.00
WGLCO's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 333 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: -2.40 vs. WGLCO: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
WGLCO' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.5  Med: -0.90 Max: 1
Current: 1
-2.5
1

Valuation & Return

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Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 0.46
WGLCO's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 360 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 2.49 vs. WGLCO: 0.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
WGLCO' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.3  Med: 4.40 Max: 11.7
Current: 0.46
-8.3
11.7

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $2524
Beta-0.05
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $95.00 - 105.00

Business Description

Industry: Utilities - Regulated » Utilities - Regulated Gas
Compare:TSE:9533, XPAR:RUI, XKRX:036460, NYSE:OGS, NYSE:NJR » details
Traded in other countries:WGL.Germany, WGL.USA,
WGL Holdings Inc was established on November 1, 2000 as a Virginia corporation. The Company through its wholly owned subsidiaries, sells and delivers natural gas and provides energy-related products and services to customers mainly in the District of Columbia and the surrounding metropolitan areas in Maryland and Virginia, though its non-utility segments now provide various energy services in twenty-nine states. It main segments include Regulated Utility, Retail Energy-Marketing, Commercial Energy Systems and Midstream Energy Services. The regulated utility segment consists of Washington Gas and Hampshire. Washington Gas is a regulated public utility that sells and delivers natural gas to retail customers in accordance with tariffs approved by regulatory commissions in the District of Columbia and adjoining areas in Maryland, Virginia and several cities and towns in the northern Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. Hampshire owns full and partial interests in underground natural gas storage facilities, including pipeline delivery facilities located in and around Hampshire County, West Virginia, and operates those facilities to serve Washington Gas, which purchases all of the storage services of Hampshire. The retail energy-marketing segment consists of the operations of WGEServices, which competes with regulated utilities and other unregulated third party marketers to sell natural gas and/or electricity directly to residential, commercial and industrial customers in Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, Pennsylvania and the District of Columbia. The commercial energy systems segment consists of the operations of WGESystems, WGSW and the results of operations of affiliate owned commercial solar projects. The Midstream Energy Services segment, which consists of the operations of WGL Midstream, engages in developing, acquiring, managing and optimizing natural gas storage and transportation assets. The Company is subject to federal, state and local laws and regulations related to environmental matters.

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