CLEVELAND, Nov. 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Gas Natural Inc. (NYSE MKT: EGAS) (the "Company"), a holding company operating local natural gas utilities serving approximately 68,600 customers in four states, announced that its Board of Directors has declared a dividend of $0.075 per share to shareholders of record as of December 16, 2016. The dividend will be payable on December 30, 2016. Gas Natural has approximately 10.5 million shares of its common stock outstanding.
About Gas Natural Inc.
Gas Natural Inc., a holding company, distributes and sells natural gas to residential, commercial, and industrial customers. It distributes approximately 21 billion cubic feet of natural gas to roughly 68,600 customers through regulated utilities operating in Montana, Ohio, Maine and North Carolina. The Company's other operations include intrastate pipeline, natural gas production and natural gas marketing. The Company's Montana public utility was originally incorporated in 1909. Its strategy for growth is to expand throughput in its markets, while looking for acquisitions that are either adjacent to its existing utilities or in underserved markets. Gas Natural Inc. regularly posts information on its website at www.egas.net.