One Gas Inc (NYSE:OGS): Institutional Investor Sentiment Up to 1.21

October 2, 2018 - By Vivian Park

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Sentiment for One Gas Inc (NYSE:OGS)

One Gas Inc (NYSE:OGS) institutional sentiment increased to 1.21 in 2018 Q2. Its up 0.37, from 0.84 in 2018Q1. The ratio is positive, as 115 active investment managers opened new and increased holdings, while 95 decreased and sold their stakes in One Gas Inc. The active investment managers in our partner’s database now possess: 37.76 million shares, up from 37.54 million shares in 2018Q1. Also, the number of active investment managers holding One Gas Inc in their top 10 holdings was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 26 Reduced: 69 Increased: 82 New Position: 33.

ONE Gas, Inc. operates as a regulated natural gas distribution utility firm in the United States. The company has market cap of $4.26 billion. The firm operates through three divisions: Oklahoma Natural Gas, Kansas Gas Service, and Texas Gas Service. It has a 24.21 P/E ratio. It distributes natural gas to residential, commercial and industrial, transportation, and wholesale and public authority customers.

The stock decreased 1.45% or $1.19 during the last trading session, reaching $81.09. About 188,171 shares traded. ONE Gas, Inc. (NYSE:OGS) has risen 8.03% since October 2, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 7.59% the S&P500.

Analysts await ONE Gas, Inc. (NYSE:OGS) to report earnings on October, 29. They expect $0.27 EPS, down 25.00 % or $0.09 from last year’s $0.36 per share. OGS’s profit will be $14.18 million for 75.08 P/E if the $0.27 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.39 actual EPS reported by ONE Gas, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -30.77 % negative EPS growth.

Dean Capital Management holds 1.05% of its portfolio in ONE Gas, Inc. for 21,290 shares. Albert D Mason Inc owns 13,675 shares or 0.74% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Hennessy Advisors Inc has 0.74% invested in the company for 289,675 shares. The Missouri-based Scout Investments Inc. has invested 0.7% in the stock. Duff & Phelps Investment Management Co, a Illinois-based fund reported 615,900 shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 2 insider purchases, and 0 sales for $151,029 activity.

ONE Gas, Inc. (NYSE:OGS) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 0 of ONE Gas’s analysts are positive. Out of 3 Wall Street analysts rating ONE Gas, 0 give it “Buy”, 1 “Sell” rating, while 2 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $69 while the high is $84. The stock’s average target of $80.50 is -0.73% below today’s ($81.09) share price. OGS was included in 7 notes of analysts from April 16, 2018. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley on Monday, July 16 with “Underweight”. The firm earned “Market Perform” rating on Monday, September 17 by Wells Fargo. On Wednesday, April 25 the stock rating was upgraded by Jefferies to “Hold”. The firm has “Underweight” rating given on Tuesday, September 11 by Morgan Stanley. Morgan Stanley maintained ONE Gas, Inc. (NYSE:OGS) rating on Monday, April 16. Morgan Stanley has “Underweight” rating and $69 target. Morgan Stanley maintained the shares of OGS in report on Wednesday, June 13 with “Underweight” rating. Morgan Stanley maintained the stock with “Underweight” rating in Friday, September 21 report.

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