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NYSE:NFG

National Fuel Gas (NFG) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$48.76
+0.02 (+0.04%)
(As of 03/1/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$48.32
$48.98
50-Day Range
$45.69
$50.93
52-Week Range
$45.32
$59.08
Volume
517,364 shs
Average Volume
778,259 shs
Market Capitalization
$4.49 billion
P/E Ratio
10.22
Dividend Yield
4.06%
Price Target
$60.25

National Fuel Gas MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Buy
3.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
23.6% Upside
$60.25 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
2.69% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-7.18
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
1.14mentions of National Fuel Gas in the last 14 days
Based on 5 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
13.29%
From $5.19 to $5.88 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.42 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

30th out of 87 stocks

Natural Gas Distribution Industry

3rd out of 12 stocks


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About National Fuel Gas Stock (NYSE:NFG)

National Fuel Gas Company operates as a diversified energy company. It operates through four segments: Exploration and Production, Pipeline and Storage, Gathering, and Utility. The Exploration and Production segment explores for, develops, and produces natural gas and oil. The Pipeline and Storage segment provides interstate natural gas transportation services through an integrated gas pipeline system in Pennsylvania and New York; and owns and operates underground natural gas storage fields. This segment also transports natural gas for National Fuel Gas Distribution Corporation, as well as for other utilities, industrial companies, and power producers in New York State. The Gathering segment builds, owns, and operates natural gas processing and pipeline gathering facilities in the Appalachian region, as well as provides gathering services to Seneca. The Utility segment sells natural gas or provides natural gas utility services to various customers in Buffalo, Niagara Falls, and Jamestown, New York; and Erie and Sharon, Pennsylvania. National Fuel Gas Company was incorporated in 1902 and is headquartered in Williamsville, New York.

NFG Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 1/12 Dividend
12/28/2023
Dividend Payable
1/12/2024
Last Earnings
2/08/2024
Today
3/03/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
5/01/2024
Fiscal Year End
9/30/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Sector
Utilities
Industry
Natural gas distribution
Sub-Industry
Gas Utilities
CUSIP
63618010
Employees
2,240
Year Founded
1902

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$60.25
High Stock Price Target
$68.00
Low Stock Price Target
$54.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+23.6%
Consensus Rating
Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
3.00
Research Coverage
1 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$476.87 million
Pretax Margin
28.93%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$2.17 billion
Cash Flow
$9.66 per share
Book Value
$34.45 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
90,700,000
Market Cap
$4.49 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.62

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NFG Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell National Fuel Gas stock right now?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for National Fuel Gas in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" NFG shares.
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What is National Fuel Gas' stock price target for 2024?

1 brokers have issued 12-month price objectives for National Fuel Gas' stock. Their NFG share price targets range from $54.00 to $68.00. On average, they expect the company's share price to reach $60.25 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 23.6% from the stock's current price.
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How have NFG shares performed in 2024?

National Fuel Gas' stock was trading at $50.17 at the start of the year. Since then, NFG shares have decreased by 2.8% and is now trading at $48.76.
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When is National Fuel Gas' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 1st 2024.
View our NFG earnings forecast
.

How were National Fuel Gas' earnings last quarter?

National Fuel Gas (NYSE:NFG) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February, 8th. The oil and gas producer reported $1.46 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.32 by $0.14. The oil and gas producer earned $525.36 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $664.57 million. National Fuel Gas had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 14.81% and a net margin of 21.58%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down 20.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $1.84 earnings per share.

How often does National Fuel Gas pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for National Fuel Gas?

National Fuel Gas announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, December 7th. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 29th will be paid a dividend of $0.495 per share on Friday, January 12th. This represents a $1.98 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.06%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 28th.
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.

Is National Fuel Gas a good dividend stock?

National Fuel Gas (NYSE:NFG) pays an annual dividend of $1.98 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 4.06%. NFG has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The company has been increasing its dividend for 54 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 41.51%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, NFG will have a dividend payout ratio of 33.67% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has National Fuel Gas issued on next quarter's earnings?

National Fuel Gas updated its FY 2024 earnings guidance on Wednesday, February, 7th. The company provided EPS guidance of 4.900-5.200 for the period, compared to the consensus earnings per share estimate of 4.960. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

What is Ronald J. Tanski's approval rating as National Fuel Gas' CEO?

9 employees have rated National Fuel Gas Chief Executive Officer Ronald J. Tanski on Glassdoor.com. Ronald J. Tanski has an approval rating of 65% among the company's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of National Fuel Gas own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other National Fuel Gas investors own include AbbVie (ABBV), AT&T (T), Verizon Communications (VZ), Bank of America (BAC), Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), Pfizer (PFE), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Dominion Energy (D), Walt Disney (DIS) and Duke Energy (DUK).

Who are National Fuel Gas' major shareholders?

National Fuel Gas' stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (14.34%), Gabelli Funds LLC (2.63%), LSV Asset Management (1.89%), Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (1.33%), Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC (1.13%) and Norges Bank (1.08%). Insiders that own company stock include David P Bauer, Donna L Decarolis, Justin I Loweth, Ronald C Kraemer and Ronald J Tanski.
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How do I buy shares of National Fuel Gas?

Shares of NFG stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NYSE:NFG) was last updated on 3/3/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff