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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for ONE Gas, Inc. (NYSE:OGS)?

The company in question is, ONE Gas, Inc. (NYSE:OGS) currently with a stock price of 59.84 (1.08% today). The market cap for ONE Gas, Inc. is 3120.43, and is in the sector Utilities, and Gas Utilities industry. The target price for ONE Gas, Inc. is 58.75. Currently ONE Gas, Inc. is trading with a P/E of 23.85, and a forward P/E of 21.34. Average volume for ONE Gas, Inc. is 177.83 and so far today it is 94093.

Performance in the last year for ONE Gas, Inc. has been 28.89%. For EPS growth, ONE Gas, Inc. has seen a growth of 6.40%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 6.82%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 1.60% over the last five years and could be 5.00% for the next five years. ONE Gas, Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -4.20%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 70.00%. The 20-day simple moving average is -2.77%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 0.64%.

Since the IPO date for ONE Gas, Inc. on the 1/16/2014, ONE Gas, Inc. has seen performance year to date to be 20.07%. With ONE Gas, Inc. trading at 59.84, the dividend yield is 2.36%, and the EPS is 2.48.

So could ONE Gas, Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 23.85. The PEG is 4.77, P/S is 2.28 and the P/B is at 1.65. The P/cash is 57.47, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

ONE Gas, Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1.7, and the quick ratio is 1.1. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.64, and total debt/equity at 0.64.

In terms of margins, ONE Gas, Inc. has a gross margin of 63.10%, an operating margin of 18.90% and a profit margin of 9.60%.Payout ratio for ONE Gas, Inc. is 51.80%. Return on assets come to 2.90% with return on investment coming to 5.50%.

Insider ownership for ONE Gas, Inc., is at 0.30% and institutional ownership comes to 72.50%. Outstanding shares are at 52.71. While shares float is 51.58. The float short is currently 2.52%, and short ratio is 7.31.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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