Investors never know what to expect for WGL Holdings
What analysts say:
- Buy, sell, or hold?: Analysts are bullish on WGL Holdings as four analysts rate it as a buy and only one analyst rates it as a sell. Analysts like WGL Holdings better than competitor Piedmont Natural Gas overall. While analysts still rate the stock a hold, they are a little more optimistic about it compared to three months ago.
- Revenue forecasts: On average, analysts predict $473.3 million in revenue this quarter. That would represent a rise of 1.7% from the year-ago quarter.
- Wall Street earnings expectations: The average analyst estimate is a loss of $0.34 per share. Estimates range from a loss of $0.38 to a loss of $0.30.
What our community says:
CAPS All-Stars are solidly backing the stock with 100% granting it an outperform rating. The community at large agrees with the All-Stars with 95.5% assigning it a rating of outperform. Fools are keen on WGL Holdings, though the message boards have been quiet lately with only 16 posts in the past 30 days. Even with a robust four out of five stars, WGL Holdings' CAPS rating falls a little short of the community's upbeat outlook.
Over the last four quarters, revenue has increased 6.3% on average year over year. The company's gross margin shrank by 3 percentage points in the last quarter. Revenue rose 6.7% while cost of sales rose 10.5% to $423.4 million from a year earlier.
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