ONE Gas Inc. (NYSE:OGS) changes shares on Tuesday trading session, with a change of 0.01% or $0.01 shares. The trading starts at $74.14 and closed at $74.55 throughout the day. The trading session low price was $73.9033 and day high was $75.13 on Tuesday, August 04. After the session, the Utilities sector daily volume shifted to 0.2 million while its average volume is 277.17K. In other hand, the OGS market cap reached to $3.99B. While, its current target price is $85.88.
On April 30, 2018, BRIEF-ONE Gas Reports Q1 Earnings Per Share Of $1.72. According to the news reported on Reuters, * Q1 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $1.47 — THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S
Checking out the performance report which defines the increase or decrease of prices for a specific period. For the last 5 trading sessions, its performance is down -3.64% and down -2.40% for month. Its quarterly performance was -6.83% below, while its half year performance is down -21.57%. OGS yearly performance stood at negative -15.45% and fall -20.32% for year-to-date. Current recommendation for ONE Gas Inc. is 3.20.
Earnings per share or EPS is an important financial measure, which defines the profitability of a company. OGS EPS (TTM) for 12-month is 3.49. EPS for this year is 8.00%, while for the next year its value is 3.82. Sales growth for the current quarter is 4.28 while its EPS Q/Q reached 3.40%. It has an EPS of 11.10% up for past five years and for the next five years will be up 5.00%.
On the other hand, target price ranges from $68.00 – $92.00. Average target price for OGS was reached at $81.38.
Blackrock Inc., Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) and Price (T.Rowe) Associates Inc are the top three holders in ONE Gas Inc. (OGS) stock. On Mar 30, 2020, Blackrock Inc. has 6.37 million shares which valued 532.54 million. On Mar 30, 2020, Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) owned 5.46 million shares which valued at 456.3 million. On Mar 30, 2020, Price (T.Rowe) Associates Inc has a total of 3.74 million shares which valued at 312.53 million. In the end, Price (T.Rowe) Associates Inc have 7.06% shares outstanding of ONE Gas Inc. (OGS) on Mar 30, 2020. The insider ownership moved to 1.20% and institutional holding shifted to 80.20%.
The company posted an EPS (TTM) of 3.49. According to the most recent quarter report on (Sep 2020), 6 analysts estimated an average EPS of 0.35, while 0.33 EPS posted a year ago period. Analyst Estimated EPS for OGS published in the report was $0.33 – $0.36 during the same period. Comparing with last year, the average estimated EPS was 0.33 which is lower than 0.48 which was posted for recent quarter EPS.
A brief look on simple moving average (SMA) that determines the market price can impact a market. The SMA for OGS fall -12.50% for period of 200 days. SMA for 50 days was -4.07% which is showing red signal, while SMA-20 was -1.78%. The moving average value for ONE Gas Inc. (OGS) is 82.39 and 75.85 for 200 and 50 days respectively.
Let’s take a look on the insider transactions, in which multiple shareholders are showing interest in OGS stock. On Mar 18, GIBSON JOHN WILLIAM, Director, bought 3,417 trading shares at the cost of $72.65, which valued at 0.25 million. On Mar 11, GIBSON JOHN WILLIAM, Director, bought 1,282 shares at the cost of $79.93, with total shares of 268,954. On Mar 11, GIBSON JOHN WILLIAM, Director, bought 323 shares at the cost of 79.93. After this transaction, GIBSON JOHN WILLIAM total shares reached to 269,277 which valued at 25817.0.