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Lowest EBITDA Growth in the Gas Utilities Industry Detected in Shares of Star Gas Partners (SGU, NJR, PNY, GAS, STR)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Gas Utilities industry with the lowest EBITDA Growth (next year estimate vs. LTM). EBITDA Growth can be valuable in predicting future cash flow generation and earnings power.

Star Gas Partners ranks lowest with a EBITDA growth of -26.0%. New Jersey Resources is next with a EBITDA growth of -10.6%. Piedmont Natural Gas ranks third lowest with a EBITDA growth of -4.6%.

Nicor follows with a EBITDA growth of -0.8%, and Questar rounds out the bottom five with a EBITDA growth of -0.7%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Questar on December 24th, 2015 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $19.74. Since that recommendation, shares of Questar have risen 27.7%. We continue to monitor Questar for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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