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Relatively High Price to Forward Sales Detected in Shares of Questar in the Gas Utilities Industry (STR, PNY, NWN, SJI, NFG)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Gas Utilities industry with the highest price to forward sales ratios. The ratio shows how much Wall Street values every dollar of the company's future sales and is useful in comparing comparable companies. Generally the lower the ratio, the more attractive the investment.

Questar ranks highest with a a price to forward sales ratio of 3.61. Following is Piedmont Natural Gas with a a price to forward sales ratio of 3.18. Northwest Natural Gas ranks third highest with a a price to forward sales ratio of 2.14.

South Jersey Industries follows with a a price to forward sales ratio of 1.92, and National Fuel Gas rounds out the top five with a a price to forward sales ratio of 1.87.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Piedmont Natural Gas on September 24th, 2015 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $38.54. Since that recommendation, shares of Piedmont Natural Gas have risen 55.8%. We continue to monitor Piedmont Natural Gas for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

Keywords: highest price to forward sales questar piedmont natural gas northwest natural gas south jersey industries national fuel gas

Ticker(s): STR PNY NWN SJI NFG