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Guru Trades

Q4 2015

GAS Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Simons 628,600 sh (+143.77%)
Mario Gabelli 76,134 sh (+6.95%)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 9,102 sh (-88.58%)
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Q1 2016

GAS Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Jeremy Grantham 422,770 sh (New)
Jim Simons 2,001,061 sh (+218.34%)
Mario Gabelli 136,734 sh (+79.60%)
Joel Greenblatt 9,102 sh (unchged)
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Q2 2016

GAS Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Louis Moore Bacon 24,246 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 7,100 sh (New)
Jim Simons 3,279,161 sh (+63.87%)
Mario Gabelli 199,173 sh (+45.66%)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 4,484 sh (-50.74%)
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Q3 2016

GAS Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Simons Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Mario Gabelli Sold Out
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Business Description

Industry: Utilities - Regulated » Utilities - Regulated Gas  
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Traded in other countries:AG5.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
AGL Resources Inc is an energy services holding Company. The Company is engaged in the distribution of natural gas through our natural gas distribution utilities.

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 in seven states; Illinois, Georgia, Virginia, New Jersey, Florida, Tennessee and Maryland through its seven natural gas distribution utilities. The Company's business segments are Distribution Operations, Retail Operations, Wholesale Services and Midstream Operations. The distribution operations segment includes seven natural gas local distribution utilities with a focus of providing safe and reliable delivery of natural gas. The retail operations segment serves natural gas commodity customers and service contracts. The wholesale services segment is 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 main 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 its 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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Dividend Yield % 3.15
GAS's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
52% of the 1061 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 3.29 vs. GAS: 3.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
GAS' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 3.15
Current: 3.15
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3.15
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.73
GAS's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
66% of the 608 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 0.75 vs. GAS: 0.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
GAS' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 0.73
Current: 0.73
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0.73
Forward Dividend Yield % 3.21
GAS's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
54% of the 1052 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 3.14 vs. GAS: 3.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
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5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 3.15
GAS's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
72% of the 1059 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 4.06 vs. GAS: 3.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
GAS' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 3.15
Current: 3.15
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More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $3,554.00
EPS (TTM) $ 2.84
Short Percentage of Float1.46%
52-Week Range $46.36 - 66.49
Shares Outstanding (Mil)120.68

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17
Revenue (Mil $) 3,940 4,083
EPS ($) 3.12 3.28
EPS without NRI ($) 3.12 3.28
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
5.68%
Dividends per Share ($) 2.12 2.21

Piotroski F-Score Details

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Positive ROAN
Positive CFROAN
Higher ROA yoyN
CFROA > ROAN
Lower Leverage yoyN
Higher Current Ratio yoyN
Less Shares Outstanding yoyN
Higher Gross Margin yoyN
Higher Asset Turnover yoyN

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