About National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE:NFG)
National Fuel Gas Company is a holding company. The Company is an energy company engaged principally in the production, gathering, transportation, distribution and marketing of natural gas. The Company operates in five business segments: Exploration and Production, Pipeline and Storage, Gathering, Utility, and Energy Marketing. The Company operates an integrated business, with assets centered in western New York and Pennsylvania, and the production and transportation of natural gas from the Marcellus Shale basin. The Company also develops and produces oil reserves, primarily in California. The Company's Exploration and Production segment operations are carried out by Seneca Resources Corporation (Seneca), a Pennsylvania corporation. The Company's National Fuel Gas Supply Corporation (Supply Corporation), a Pennsylvania corporation, and Empire Pipeline, Inc. (Empire), a New York corporation, carry out the Company's Pipeline and Storage segment operations.
Industry, Sector and Symbol:
- Sector: Utilities
- Industry: Natural Gas Utilities
- Sub-Industry: Gas Utilities
- Symbol: NYSE:NFG
- CUSIP: 63618010
- Web: www.nationalfuelgas.com
- Market Cap: $4.93 billion
- Outstanding Shares: 85,508,000
- 50 Day Moving Avg: $57.68
- 200 Day Moving Avg: $57.14
- 52 Week Range: $50.61 - $61.25
Sales & Book Value:
- Trailing P/E Ratio: 17.96
- Foreward P/E Ratio: 19.73
- P/E Growth: 2.01
- Annual Revenue: $1.59 billion
- Price / Sales: 3.10
- Book Value: $19.70 per share
- Price / Book: 2.92
- Annual Dividend: $1.66
- Dividend Yield: 2.9%
- EBITDA: $804.38 million
- Net Margins: 17.38%
- Return on Equity: 18.31%
- Return on Assets: 5.13%
- Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.06%
- Current Ratio: 0.90%
- Quick Ratio: 0.81%
- Average Volume: 334,645 shs.
- Beta: 0.95
- Short Ratio: 11.03
Frequently Asked Questions for National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE:NFG)
What is National Fuel Gas Company's stock symbol?
National Fuel Gas Company trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "NFG."
How often does National Fuel Gas Company pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for National Fuel Gas Company?
National Fuel Gas Company announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, September 14th. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 29th will be given a dividend of $0.415 per share on Friday, October 13th. This represents a $1.66 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.88%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 28th. View National Fuel Gas Company's Dividend History.
How were National Fuel Gas Company's earnings last quarter?
National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE:NFG) issued its earnings results on Thursday, August, 3rd. The company reported $0.69 EPS for the quarter, meeting analysts' consensus estimates of $0.69. The firm earned $348.37 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $373.86 million. National Fuel Gas Company had a return on equity of 18.31% and a net margin of 17.38%. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.68 EPS. View National Fuel Gas Company's Earnings History.
When will National Fuel Gas Company make its next earnings announcement?
What guidance has National Fuel Gas Company issued on next quarter's earnings?
National Fuel Gas Company updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 3rd. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $2.70-3.05 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $3.17. National Fuel Gas Company also updated its FY17 guidance to $3.25-3.35 EPS.
Where is National Fuel Gas Company's stock going? Where will National Fuel Gas Company's stock price be in 2017?
3 brokerages have issued 12-month price targets for National Fuel Gas Company's shares. Their predictions range from $54.00 to $65.00. On average, they anticipate National Fuel Gas Company's stock price to reach $59.67 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for National Fuel Gas Company.
Who are some of National Fuel Gas Company's key competitors?
Who are National Fuel Gas Company's key executives?
National Fuel Gas Company's management team includes the folowing people:
- David F. Smith, Chairman of the Board
- Ronald J. Tanski, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
- David P. Bauer, Principal Financial Officer, Treasurer, President of Supply Corporation
- Carl M. Carlotti, President - Distribution Corporation
- John P. McGinnis, President - Seneca Resources Corporation
- John R. Pustulka, Chief Operating Officer
- Paula M. Ciprich, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary, Secretary of Distribution Corporation
- Karen M. Camiolo, Controller and Principal Accounting Officer
- Donna L. DeCarolis, Vice President - Business Development
- Philip C. Ackerman, Independent Director
Who owns National Fuel Gas Company stock?
National Fuel Gas Company's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include
GAMCO INVESTORS, INC. ET AL
GAMCO INVESTORS, INC. ET AL
(7.62%). Company insiders that own National Fuel Gas Company stock include Anna Marie Cellino, David F Smith, John R Pustulka, Paula M Ciprich and Philip C Ackerman. View Institutional Ownership Trends for National Fuel Gas Company.
How do I buy National Fuel Gas Company stock?
Shares of National Fuel Gas Company can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.
What is National Fuel Gas Company's stock price today?
MarketBeat Community Rating for National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE NFG)MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about National Fuel Gas Company and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
One share of National Fuel Gas Company stock can currently be purchased for approximately $57.62.
Earnings History for National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE:NFG)Earnings History by Quarter for National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE NFG)
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)
|Date||Quarter||Consensus Estimate||Actual EPS||Revenue Estimate||Actual Revenue||Release Link||Conference Call||Details|
|8/3/2017||Q3 2017||$0.69||$0.69||$373.86 million||$348.37 million||View||Listen|
|5/4/2017||Q2 2017||$1.05||$1.04||$514.43 million||$522.10 million||View||Listen|
|2/2/2017||Q117||$0.87||$1.04||$441.48 million||$422.50 million||View||Listen|
|11/3/2016||Q416||$0.53||$0.66||$355.89 million||$292.50 million||View||N/A|
|8/5/2016||Q316||$0.65||$0.68||$384.26 million||$335.60 million||View||N/A|
|4/28/2016||Q2||$0.96||$0.97||$624.02 million||$449.10 million||View||Listen|
|2/4/2016||Q1||$0.79||$0.78||$513.65 million||$375.20 million||View||Listen|
|11/5/2015||Q4||$0.42||$0.41||$359.20 million||$301.06 million||View||Listen|
|8/6/2015||Q215||$0.54||$0.55||$415.06 million||$339.80 million||View||Listen|
|4/30/2015||Q115||$0.91||$1.02||$763.70 million||$596.13 million||View||Listen|
|1/29/2015||Q1||$0.88||$1.00||$585.30 million||$523.91 million||View||Listen|
|11/6/2014||Q414||$0.57||$0.60||$403.40 million||$366.60 million||View||Listen|
|8/7/2014||Q314||$0.73||$0.76||$476.35 million||$440.14 million||View||Listen|
|5/8/2014||Q214||$1.11||$1.15||$679.90 million||$756.24 million||View||Listen|
|2/7/2014||Q114||$0.86||$0.97||$508.78 million||$550.07 million||View||Listen|
|8/8/2013||Q3 2013||$0.63||$0.69||$399.61 million||$440.00 million||View||Listen|
|5/2/2013||Q2 2013||$0.98||$1.02||$616.81 million||$597.83 million||View||Listen|
|2/7/2013||Q1 2013||$0.76||$0.81||$482.64 million||$452.85 million||View||Listen|
Earnings Estimates for National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE:NFG)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.10
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)
|Quarter||Number of Estimates||Low Estimate||High Estimate||Average Estimate|
Current Dividend Information for National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE:NFG)
|Most Recent Dividend:||10/13/2017|
|Dividend Growth:||12.80% (3 Year Average)|
|Payout Ratio:||51.71% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings) |
50.30% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
56.85% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
|Track Record:||46 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth|
Dividend History by Quarter for National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE NFG)
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Announced||Period||Amount||Yield||Ex-Dividend Date||Record Date||Payable Date|
Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE:NFG)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 2.57%Insider Trades by Quarter for National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE:NFG)
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 71.78%
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Transaction Date||Insider Name||Title||Buy/Sell||Number of Shares||Average Share Price||Total Transaction||Details|
|3/31/2017||Paula M Ciprich||SVP||Sell||7,604||$59.97||$456,011.88|| |
|3/17/2017||Philip C Ackerman||Director||Sell||10,000||$60.65||$606,500.00|| |
|3/15/2017||Philip C Ackerman||Director||Sell||127,828||$60.64||$7,751,489.92|| |
|3/13/2017||Philip C Ackerman||Director||Sell||81,370||$60.17||$4,896,032.90|| |
|9/28/2016||Philip C Ackerman||Director||Sell||105,929||$55.09||$5,835,628.61|| |
|9/26/2016||Philip C Ackerman||Director||Sell||27,838||$55.76||$1,552,246.88|| |
|9/7/2016||John R Pustulka||COO||Sell||12,000||$58.58||$702,960.00|| |
|9/2/2016||David F Smith||Director||Sell||48,983||$56.64||$2,774,397.12|| |
|6/23/2016||Paula M Ciprich||SVP||Sell||15,000||$56.05||$840,750.00|| |
|3/18/2016||John R Pustulka||COO||Sell||9,600||$50.32||$483,072.00|| |
|12/22/2015||Anna Marie Cellino||insider||Sell||10,360||$41.69||$431,908.40|| |
|8/12/2015||Philip C Ackerman||Director||Sell||2,000||$55.86||$111,720.00|| |
|5/7/2015||Matthew D Cabell||Insider||Sell||45,000||$63.53||$2,858,850.00|| |
|3/10/2015||John R Pustulka||Insider||Sell||25,000||$60.52||$1,513,000.00|| |
|12/2/2014||Matthew D Cabell||Insider||Sell||25,000||$69.66||$1,741,500.00|| |
|5/21/2014||Matthew Cabell||Insider||Sell||8,682||$75.02||$651,323.64|| |
|5/15/2014||Carl Carlotti||VP||Sell||5,000||$74.40||$372,000.00|| |
|11/12/2013||Anna Marie Cellino||Insider||Sell||30,000||$70.54||$2,116,200.00|| |
|8/27/2013||Carl Carlotti||VP||Sell||25,000||$66.27||$1,656,750.00|| |
|6/7/2013||James D Ramsdell||SVP||Sell||15,000||$60.63||$909,450.00|| |
Headline Trends for National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE:NFG)
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National Fuel Gas Company (NFG) Chart for Wednesday, October, 18, 2017