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Shares of Questar Rank the Highest in Terms of Enterprise Value to Sales Ratio in the Gas Utilities Industry (STR, PNY, NFG, SJI, NWN)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Gas Utilities industry with the highest Enterprise Value (EV) to Sales ratios. EV/Sales gives investors an idea of how much it costs to buy the company's sales and the lower the ratio, the more undervalued the company is believed to be.

Questar ranks highest with a EV/Sales of 5.24. Piedmont Natural Gas is next with a EV/Sales of 4.73. National Fuel Gas ranks third highest with a EV/Sales of 3.84.

South Jersey Industries follows with a EV/Sales of 3.61, and Northwest Natural Gas rounds out the top five with a EV/Sales of 3.51.

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 55.0%. We continue to monitor Piedmont Natural Gas for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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