ONE Gas, Inc. ( OGS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 22, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.42 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 10, 2017. Shareholders who purchased OGS prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 20% increase over prior dividend payment.
The previous trading day's last sale of OGS was $64.01, representing a -4.96% decrease from the 52 week high of $67.35 and a 14.39% increase over the 52 week low of $55.96.
OGS is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. ( UGP ) and Cheniere Energy, Inc. ( LNG ). OGS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.58. Zacks Investment Research reports OGS's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 17.51%, compared to an industry average of 4.1%.
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