Nicor is a total return investment, with excellent financial
strength and a solid dividend. The company's primary business is Nicor Gas, one of the nation's largest gas utilities serving nearly 2.2 million customers in northern Illinois. Nicor owns Tropical Shipping, a containerized shipping business serving the Caribbean region and the Bahamas. In addition, the company owns and/or...
ATLANTA and NAPERVILLE, Ill., Dec. 7, 2011 -- AGL Resources Inc. (NYSE: AGL) and Nicor Inc. (NYSE: GAS) today received approval of their merger from the Illinois Commerce Commission. This is the final approval required to close the transaction.
"We are pleased with the ICC's decision to approve our merger," said John W. Somerhalder II, chairman, president and chief executive officer of AGL Resources. "We will review the ICC's final order and plan to close the transacti...
NAPERVILLE, Ill., Nov 01, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --In preparation for the potential closing of the merger of Nicor Inc.
(NYSE: GAS) with AGL Resources Inc. (NYSE: AGL), Nicor's Board of
Directors declared a special pro rata dividend today to ensure that
shareholders continue to receive a dividend at the current rate until
the closing of the merger. This pro rata dividend is contingent upon the
completion of the merger prior to December 31, 2011, Nicor's next...
NAPERVILLE, Ill., Oct 25, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Nicor Inc. (NYSE: GAS) announced today that it is holding a conference
call to discuss its third quarter and year-to-date 2011 financial
results and full-year earnings outlook. The conference call will be held
on Tuesday, November 1, 2011 at 8:30 a.m. Central, 9:30 a.m. Eastern
time. Earnings information will be released before the market opens on
the morning of Tuesday, November 1, 2011.
To hear the co...
Programs are available to help customers manage their heating costs
NAPERVILLE, Ill., Oct 12, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --The 2011-2012 winter heating season (October - March) has officially
started. As the winter's coldest temperatures may be right around the
corner, Nicor Gas wants its customers to know that there are billing and
financial aid programs available to help manage natural gas bills. There
are many programs, either through Nicor Gas or government agenc...
NAPERVILLE, Ill., Nov 01, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Nicor Inc. (NYSE: GAS) today reported third quarter 2011 preliminary net
income, operating income and diluted earnings per common share were $5.7
million, $18.3 million and $0.12, respectively. This compares to net
income, operating income and diluted earnings per common share for the
same period in 2010 of $13.6 million, $30.4 million and $0.30,
Results for the three and nine months ended...
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