WGL Holdings Inc. Sets New 1-Year Low at $37.66 (WGL)
WGL Holdings (NYSE:WGL)’s share price reached a new 52-week low during trading on Tuesday, StockRatingsNetwork reports. The stock traded as low as $37.66 and last traded at $37.76, with a volume of 197,347 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $38.07.
A number of analysts have recently weighed in on WGL shares. Analysts at Zacks upgraded shares of WGL Holdings from an “underperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note to investors on Monday, January 20th. They now have a $39.30 price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Brean Capital downgraded shares of WGL Holdings from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note to investors on Thursday, November 14th. They now have a $46.00 price target on the stock. They noted that the move was a valuation call. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and five have issued a hold rating to the stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $43.08.
WGL Holdings has a 52-week low of $37.96 and a 52-week high of $46.96. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $38. and its 200-day moving average is $42.06. The company has a market cap of $1.961 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 24.56.
WGL Holdings (NYSE:WGL) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 13th. The company reported ($0.55) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the analysts’ consensus estimate of ($0.34) by $0.21. Analysts expect that WGL Holdings will post $2.25 EPS for the current fiscal year.
The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which is scheduled for Saturday, February 1st. Investors of record on Friday, January 10th will be given a dividend of 0.42 per share. This represents a $1.68 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.44%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, January 8th.
WGL Holdings, Inc (NYSE:WGL) is a holding company.
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