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ONE Gas (OGS) Reported Solid Earnings Since FAM Funds’ Purchase

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FAM Funds, an investment management firm, published its ‘FAM Small Cap Fund’ fourth-quarter 2020 Investor Letter – a copy of which can be downloaded here. A return of 10.10% was recorded by the fund for the year end 2020, underperforming its Russell 2000 benchmark that returned 19.9%. You can view the fund’s top 5 holdings to have a peek at their top bets for 2021.

FAM Funds, in their Q4 2020 Investor Letter said that they acquired a position in ONE Gas, Inc. (NYSE: OGS), and continuously holds the company while enjoying its solid earnings. ONE Gas, Inc. is a public natural gas utility company that currently has a $3.8 billion market cap. For the past 3 months, OGS delivered a 6.46% return and settled at $73.05 per share at the closing of January 28th.

Here is what FAM Funds has to say about ONE Gas, Inc. in their investor letter:

"Later in March, we opened a new position in ONE Gas (OGS), the natural gas utility for most of Kansas, Oklahoma, and parts of Texas. From our viewpoint, OGS is a solid operator with strong management (we have met with them several times over the years). After the decline, the price was low enough that, in our opinion, their nice dividend plus reasonable growth should lead to solid shareholder returns in just about any economic scenario. Since our purchase, they reported solid earnings."

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Last December 2020, we published an article telling that ONE Gas, Inc. (NYSE: OGS) was in 19 hedge fund portfolios. Its all time high statistics is 20. OGS delivered a -22.22% return in the past 12 months.

Our calculations show that ONE Gas, Inc. (NYSE: OGS) does not belong in our list of the 30 most popular stocks among hedge funds.

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