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Naturgy BAN BASE:GBAN Stock Report

Last Price


Market Cap







30 Sep, 2022


Company Financials
GBAN fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance4/6
Financial Health4/6

GBAN Stock Overview

Naturgy BAN, S.A. engages in natural gas distribution business.

Naturgy BAN Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Naturgy BAN
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceAR$131.50
52 Week HighAR$155.00
52 Week LowAR$50.00
1 Month Change-9.93%
3 Month Change10.50%
1 Year Change144.42%
3 Year Change337.60%
5 Year Change128.50%
Change since IPO10,213.72%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

GBANAR Gas UtilitiesAR Market

Return vs Industry: GBAN exceeded the AR Gas Utilities industry which returned -10.2% over the past year.

Return vs Market: GBAN exceeded the AR Market which returned 73.3% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is GBAN's price volatile compared to industry and market?
GBAN volatility
GBAN Average Weekly Movement7.3%
Gas Utilities Industry Average Movement6.1%
Market Average Movement6.9%
10% most volatile stocks in AR Market9.0%
10% least volatile stocks in AR Market5.2%

Stable Share Price: GBAN is not significantly more volatile than the rest of AR stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.

Volatility Over Time: GBAN's weekly volatility (7%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

n/a451Horacio Carlos Cristiani

Naturgy BAN, S.A. engages in natural gas distribution business. The company was formerly known as Gas Natural Ban, S.A. and changed its name to Naturgy BAN, S.A. in January 2019. Naturgy BAN, S.A. is based in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Naturgy BAN Fundamentals Summary

How do Naturgy BAN's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
GBAN fundamental statistics
Market CapAR$42.81b
Earnings (TTM)AR$4.92b
Revenue (TTM)AR$43.03b


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
GBAN income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueAR$31.68b
Gross ProfitAR$11.35b
Other ExpensesAR$6.43b

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2022

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)15.12
Gross Margin26.38%
Net Profit Margin11.44%
Debt/Equity Ratio71.1%

How did GBAN perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


Is GBAN undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 2/6

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Peers

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Industry

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • Analyst Forecast

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for GBAN?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

GBAN key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue1.2x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA10.9x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does GBAN's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

GBAN PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for GBAN vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average11.9x
CGPA2 Camuzzi Gas Pampeana
TRAN Compañía de Transporte de Energía Eléctrica en Alta Tensión Transener
GBAN Naturgy BAN

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: GBAN is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (8.7x) compared to the peer average (11.9x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does GBAN's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the Global Gas Utilities Industry?

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: GBAN is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (8.7x) compared to the Global Gas Utilities industry average (13.7x)

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is GBAN's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

GBAN PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio8.7x
Fair PE Ration/a

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate GBAN's Price-To-Earnings Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.

Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of GBAN when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: GBAN (ARS131.5) is trading above our estimate of fair value (ARS75.54)

Significantly Below Fair Value: GBAN is trading above our estimate of fair value.

Analyst Price Targets

What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?

Analyst Forecast: Insufficient data to show price forecast.

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Future Growth

How is Naturgy BAN forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 0/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


Forecasted Utilities industry annual growth in earnings

In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Naturgy BAN has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

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Past Performance

How has Naturgy BAN performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 4/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: GBAN has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: GBAN became profitable in the past.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: GBAN has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by -36.3% per year.

Accelerating Growth: GBAN has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: GBAN has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Gas Utilities industry (15%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: GBAN's Return on Equity (25.3%) is considered high.

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Financial Health

How is Naturgy BAN's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 4/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: GBAN's short term assets (ARS16.9B) exceed its short term liabilities (ARS15.8B).

Long Term Liabilities: GBAN's short term assets (ARS16.9B) exceed its long term liabilities (ARS121.3M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: GBAN's net debt to equity ratio (54.1%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if GBAN's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: GBAN's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (42.9%).

Interest Coverage: GBAN's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (14.1x coverage).

Balance Sheet

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What is Naturgy BAN current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 0/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Cash Flow Coverage

Dividend Yield vs Market

Naturgy BAN Dividend Yield vs Market
How does Naturgy BAN dividend yield compare to the market?
SegmentDividend Yield
Company (Naturgy BAN)n/a
Market Bottom 25% (AR)0.7%
Market Top 25% (AR)4.5%
Industry Average (Gas Utilities)6.9%
Analyst forecast in 3 Years (Naturgy BAN)n/a

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate GBAN's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate GBAN's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if GBAN's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if GBAN's dividend payments have been increasing.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as GBAN has not reported any payouts.

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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average board tenure


Horacio Carlos Cristiani

no data


Mr. Horacio Carlos Cristiani serves as the Chief Executive Officer and Director at Gas Natural Ban, S.A. He served as Director at Naturgy BAN, S.A.

Board Members

Experienced Board: GBAN's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.7 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?

Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.

Ownership Breakdown

What is the ownership structure of GBAN?
Owner TypeNumber of SharesOwnership Percentage
General Public325,531,040100.0%

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Top 1 shareholders own 0.0027% of the company
OwnershipNameSharesCurrent ValueChange %Portfolio %
ICBC Investments Argentina S.A.S.G.F.C.I.

Company Information

Naturgy BAN, S.A.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Naturgy BAN, S.A.
  • Ticker: GBAN
  • Exchange: BASE
  • Founded: NaN
  • Industry: Gas Utilities
  • Sector: Utilities
  • Implied Market Cap: AR$42.809b
  • Shares outstanding: 325.54m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Naturgy BAN, S.A.
  • Isabel the Catholic 939
  • Buenos Aires
  • Capital Federal
  • 1268
  • Argentina


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
GBANBASE (Buenos Aires Stock Exchange)YesClass B SharesARARSMar 1998

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/09/30 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/09/30 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/12/31

Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.