Market Intelligence Center  Sep 10  Comment 
For a hedged play on Nicor Inc. (GAS), MarketIntelligenceCenter.com’s option-trade picking algorithms recommend the Apr. '16 $60.00 covered call for a net debit in the $58.60 area. That is also the break-even stock price for the covered call....
Benzinga  Aug 24  Comment 
AGL Resources Inc. (NYSE: GAS) shares rose 27.33 percent to touch a new 52-week high of $60.94 after Southern Co (NYSE: SO) announced its plans to acquire AGL Resources in a $12 billion deal. Receptos Inc (NASDAQ: RCPT) shares reached a new...
Forbes  May 28  Comment 
Investors considering a purchase of AGL Resources Inc. (NYSE: GAS) shares, but cautious about paying the going market price of $49.63/share, might benefit from considering selling puts among the alternative strategies at their disposal. One...
Market Intelligence Center  May 22  Comment 
MarketIntelligenceCenter.com's option-trade picking algorithms have identified an attractive covered-call trade on Nicor Inc. (GAS). Look at the Jul. '15 $50.00 covered call for a net debit in the $48.85 area. This trade has a duration of 56...
Market Intelligence Center  Apr 23  Comment 
After closing Wednesday at $50.17, Nicor Inc. (GAS) presents an attractive opportunity to get a 2.31% return in just 85 days, which is an annualized return of 9.93% (for comparison purposes only). To enter this trade, sell one Jul. '15 $50.00 call...
Market Intelligence Center  Apr 8  Comment 
MarketIntelligenceCenter.com's option-trade picking algorithms have identified an attractive covered-call trade on Nicor Inc. (GAS). Look at the Jul. '15 $50.00 covered call for a net debit in the $48.52 area. This trade has a duration of 100...
Market Intelligence Center  Dec 17  Comment 
After Tuesday’s trading in Nicor Inc. (GAS) the option-trade picking algorithms that power MarketIntelligenceCenter.com's Artificial Intelligence Center uncovered a trade that offers a 2.94% return, or 8.88% annualized (for comparison purposes...
Forbes  Aug 18  Comment 
Shareholders of AGL Resources Inc. (NYSE: GAS) looking to boost their income beyond the stock's 3.8% annualized dividend yield can sell the October covered call at the $55 strike and collect the premium based on the 15 cents bid, which annualizes...
Forbes  Jul 28  Comment 
Nicor reports its first-quarter earnings on Tuesday, July 29, 2014, and the consensus earnings per share estimate is 41 cents per share.Despite not changing over the past month, the consensus estimate is down from three months ago when it was 44...
Forbes  Apr 28  Comment 
Wall Street is optimistic about Nicor, which is slated to report its first quarter results on Tuesday, April 29, 2014. Analysts project a profit of $1.85 a share, a rise from $1.31 per share a year ago.Over the past three months, the consensus...


Nicor has been in business for five decades. The corporation's largest subsidiary, Nicor Gas, was founded in 1954 as Northern Illinois Gas and today is one of the largest natural gas distribution companies in the country, serving more than two million customers in 641 communities.

Nicor Gas operates a network of more than 32,000 miles of pipelines, connected to the largest underground storage facilities in the country.

Nicor's second largest subsidiary is Tropical Shipping, a containerized shipping business serving the Bahamas and Caribbean regions. Nicor also owns and has equity interest in several unregulated energy-related businesses including:

   	• Nicor Services
   	• Nicor Advanced Energy
   	• Nicor Enerchange
   	• Nicor Solutions 
   	• EN Engineering

Nicor's stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol GAS. Nicor is included in the Standard and Poor's 500 Index as well as having its bonds rated AA, the highest rating given to a natural gas distribution company.

Nicor, Inc.
Mailing address: 
PO Box 3014, Naperville, IL 60566-7014
Street address: 
1844 Ferry Road, Naperville, IL 60563-9600
Phone: 630-305-9500
Fax: 630-983-4229


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