Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its position in shares of Delta Natural Gas Company, Inc. (NASDAQ:DGAS) by 0.3% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 147,890 shares of the utilities provider’s stock after buying an additional 392 shares during the period. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP owned about 2.08% of Delta Natural Gas worth $4,488,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of DGAS. American International Group Inc. boosted its position in shares of Delta Natural Gas by 7.4% in the first quarter. American International Group Inc. now owns 4,217 shares of the utilities provider’s stock worth $128,000 after buying an additional 290 shares in the last quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC boosted its position in shares of Delta Natural Gas by 9.0% in the fourth quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC now owns 11,777 shares of the utilities provider’s stock worth $345,000 after buying an additional 976 shares in the last quarter. Kassirer Asset Management Corp purchased a new position in shares of Delta Natural Gas during the first quarter worth about $592,000. Geode Capital Management LLC boosted its position in shares of Delta Natural Gas by 3.8% in the first quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC now owns 36,404 shares of the utilities provider’s stock worth $1,104,000 after buying an additional 1,349 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Hennessy Advisors Inc. boosted its position in shares of Delta Natural Gas by 3.9% in the first quarter. Hennessy Advisors Inc. now owns 57,954 shares of the utilities provider’s stock worth $1,759,000 after buying an additional 2,185 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 36.84% of the company’s stock.

Shares of Delta Natural Gas Company, Inc. (NASDAQ:DGAS) traded up 0.33% on Monday, reaching $30.69. 917 shares of the company were exchanged. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $30.49 and its 200 day moving average price is $30.08. Delta Natural Gas Company, Inc. has a 12 month low of $22.06 and a 12 month high of $31.29. The company has a market cap of $218.76 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 34.68 and a beta of 0.56.

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About Delta Natural Gas

Delta Natural Gas Company, Inc distributes or transports natural gas to approximately 36,000 customers. The Company’s segments include regulated segment and non-regulated segment. Through regulated segment, the Company distributes natural gas to its retail customers in approximately 23 rural counties.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Delta Natural Gas (NASDAQ:DGAS)

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