analysts Recommendations: WGL Holdings Inc. (NYSE:WGL)


WGL Holdings Inc. (NYSE:WGL) will report its next earnings on Feb 3 – Feb 7 (Est.). The company reported the earnings of $0.33/Share in the last quarter where the estimated EPS by analysts was $0.14/share. The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $0.19/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of 135.7%.

In case of Revenue Estimates, 2 analysts have provided their consensus Average Revenue Estimates for WGL Holdings Inc. as 489.07 Million. According to these analysts, the Low Revenue Estimate for WGL Holdings Inc. is 483 Million and the High Revenue Estimate is 495.14 Million. The company had Year Ago Sales of 467.69 Million.

Some buy side analysts are also providing their Analysis on WGL Holdings Inc., where 0 analysts have rated the stock as Strong buy, 0 analysts have given a Buy signal, 4 said it’s a HOLD, 1 reported it as Underperform and 0 analysts rated the stock as Sell. (These Recommendations are for the Current Month Only reported by Yahoo Finance.)

When it comes to the Analysis of a Stock, Price Target plays a vital role. 3 Analysts reported that the Price Target for WGL Holdings Inc. might touch $70 high while the Average Price Target and Low price Target is $64.67 and $60 respectively.

To analyze a stock, one should look for Upgrades and Downgrades of a stock. WGL Holdings Inc. got Initiated on 30-Mar-16 where investment firm BB&T Capital Mkts Initiated the stock to Hold.

WGL Holdings Inc. closed its last trading session at $69.02 with the gain of 8.97%. The Market Capitalization of the company stands at 3.84 Billion. The Company has 52-week high of $77.25 and 52-week low of $58.62. The stock’s current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) is 18.45% where SMA50 and SMA200 are 20.75% and 14.43% respectively. The Company Touched its 52-Week High on Mar 30, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Dec 11, 2015.

The Relative Volume of the company is 10.17 and Average Volume (3 months) is 237.55 million. WGL Holdings Inc. P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 22.5 and Forward P/E ratio of 20.9.

The company shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of 2.9%. The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 12.3%. While it’s Return on Investment (ROI) value is 6.4%.

While looking at the Stock’s Performance, WGL Holdings Inc. currently shows a Weekly Performance of 12.98%, where Monthly Performance is 22.85%, Quarterly performance is 20.03%, 6 Months performance is 16.25% and yearly performance percentage is 25.62%. Year to Date performance value (YTD perf) value is 22.97%. The Stock currently has a Weekly Volatility of 4.30% and Monthly Volatility of 3.13%.