|November 2, 2020||Analyst Contact:||Brandon Lohse|
|Media Contact:||Leah Harper|
ONE Gas Announces Third Quarter 2020 Financial Results
Declares Fourth Quarter Dividend;
Updates 2020 Financial Guidance
TULSA, Okla. - Nov. 2, 2020 - ONE Gas, Inc. (NYSE: OGS) today announced its third quarter 2020 financial results, declared its quarterly dividend and updated its 2020 financial guidance.
2020 FINANCIAL GUIDANCE
ONE Gas updated its 2020 financial guidance, with net income and earnings per diluted share now expected to be near the upper end of the ranges of $186 million to $198 million for net income and $3.44 to $3.68 for earnings per share. Capital expenditures, including asset removal costs, are still expected to be in the range of $500 million to $525 million for 2020.
THIRD QUARTER HIGHLIGHTS
•Third quarter 2020 net income was $21.1 million, or $0.39 per diluted share, compared with $17.5 million, or $0.33 per diluted share, in the third quarter 2019;
•Year to date 2020 net income was $138.1 million, or $2.59 per diluted share, compared with $135.6 million, or $2.55 per diluted share, in the same period last year; and
•The board of directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.54 per share, or $2.16 per share on an annualized basis, payable on Dec. 1, 2020, to shareholders of record at the close of business on Nov. 16, 2020.
"New rates and residential customer growth contributed to our third quarter results," said Pierce H. Norton II, president and chief executive officer. "Our employees continue to show their resilience in these unprecedented times while remaining focused on safety. Protecting our workforce, customers and assets remains our top priority as we execute on our proven strategy of modernizing our infrastructure to provide clean, reliable natural gas to customers."
The following information was filed by One Gas, Inc. (OGS) on Monday, November 2, 2020 as an 8K 2.02 statement, which is an earnings press release pertaining to results of operations and financial condition. It may be helpful to assess the quality of management by comparing the information in the press release to the information in the accompanying 10-Q Quarterly Report statement of earnings and operation as management may choose to highlight particular information in the press release.