Analyst Ratings for ONE Gas Inc. (OGS)Updated: 2017-07-26
An average rating of Hold has been given to ONE Gas Inc. (NYSE:OGS) by analysts covering the stock. Last month, OGS received an average rating of Hold.
A buy rating was issued by 0 analysts, 0 issued an overweight rating, 9 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 2 gave a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.
Investment analysts gave a few price targets for OGS. The most optimistic price target was 71, implying a possible profit of -2.62 percent. The lowest price target was 58, which equates to a potential downside of -20.45 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.
Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -2.33 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes -3.49 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0.34 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0.84 percent.
Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 2 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 2 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 1 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.
Analysts estimate earnings of OGS to grow at a rate of 4.77 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. OGS has a PEG ratio of 5.34.
OGS has traded between a high of 73.10 and a low of 55.98 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 30.24 percent, and below the high by 0.26 percent. OGS has a P/E ratio of 25.49. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The OGS value stock report compares OGS to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of OGS is $3.81 billion. OGS will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.