Media headlines about ONE Gas (NYSE:OGS) have trended positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. ONE Gas earned a news sentiment score of 0.26 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the utilities provider an impact score of 47.1466175862695 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

OGS has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. UBS Group cut ONE Gas from a “neutral” rating to a “sell” rating and boosted their price objective for the stock from $71.00 to $72.00 in a research note on Monday, October 2nd. Zacks Investment Research upgraded ONE Gas from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $85.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, November 8th. Jefferies Group restated a “sell” rating and set a $63.00 price objective on shares of ONE Gas in a research note on Wednesday, December 20th. Finally, Morgan Stanley boosted their price objective on ONE Gas from $72.00 to $75.00 and gave the stock an “underweight” rating in a research note on Wednesday, December 13th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. ONE Gas presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $73.75.

ONE Gas (OGS) opened at $68.91 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.62, a quick ratio of 0.73 and a current ratio of 1.14. ONE Gas has a one year low of $61.42 and a one year high of $79.51. The company has a market capitalization of $3,621.53, a PE ratio of 23.05, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 3.78 and a beta of 0.11.

ONE Gas (NYSE:OGS) last released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, October 30th. The utilities provider reported $0.36 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.28 by $0.08. ONE Gas had a return on equity of 8.22% and a net margin of 10.42%. The business had revenue of $247.14 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $242.75 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.24 earnings per share. sell-side analysts expect that ONE Gas will post 3.02 EPS for the current year.

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ONE Gas Company Profile

ONE Gas, Inc is a regulated natural gas distribution utility in the United States. The Company provides natural gas distribution services. The Company distributes natural gas in Oklahoma, Kansas and Texas. The Company serves residential, commercial and industrial, transportation and wholesale and public authority customers.

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