National Fuel Gas Company Company Profile (NYSE:NFG)

About National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE:NFG)

National Fuel Gas Company logoNational 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
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $4.93 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 85,507,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $57.67
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $57.10
  • 52 Week Range: $50.61 - $61.25
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 17.94
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 19.73
  • P/E Growth: 2.06
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $1.59 billion
  • Price / Sales: 3.10
  • Book Value: $19.70 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.92
Dividend:
  • Annual Dividend: $1.66
  • Dividend Yield: 2.9%
Profitability:
  • EBITDA: $804.38 million
  • Net Margins: 17.38%
  • Return on Equity: 18.31%
  • Return on Assets: 5.13%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.06%
  • Current Ratio: 0.90%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.81%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 336,192 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, September 14th. Investors of record on Friday, September 29th will be paid a dividend of $0.415 per share on Friday, October 13th. This represents a $1.66 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.88%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend 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) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August, 3rd. The company reported $0.69 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.69. The firm had revenue of $348.37 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates 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 quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.68 earnings per share. View National Fuel Gas Company's Earnings History.

When will National Fuel Gas Company make its next earnings announcement?

National Fuel Gas Company is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November, 2nd 2017. View Earnings Estimates for National Fuel Gas Company.

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 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 brokers have issued 12 month target prices for National Fuel Gas Company's stock. Their forecasts range from $54.00 to $65.00. On average, they anticipate National Fuel Gas Company's share 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 many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include GAMCO INVESTORS, INC. ET AL (7.63%), GAMCO INVESTORS, INC. ET AL (7.62%), APG Asset Management N.V. (0.23%), Mutual of America Capital Management LLC (0.08%), State Treasurer State of Michigan (0.04%) and Meeder Asset Management Inc. (0.01%). 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.

Who sold National Fuel Gas Company stock? Who is selling National Fuel Gas Company stock?

National Fuel Gas Company's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State Treasurer State of Michigan. Company insiders that have sold National Fuel Gas Company stock in the last year include Paula M Ciprich and Philip C Ackerman. View Insider Buying and Selling for National Fuel Gas Company.

Who bought National Fuel Gas Company stock? Who is buying National Fuel Gas Company stock?

National Fuel Gas Company's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including APG Asset Management N.V., Oakbrook Investments LLC, Mutual of America Capital Management LLC and Meeder Asset Management Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling 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?

One share of National Fuel Gas Company stock can currently be purchased for approximately $57.62.


MarketBeat Community Rating for National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE NFG)
Community Ranking:  1.8 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  119 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  208 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  327
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.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE:NFG) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $59.67 (3.55% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE:NFG)
Price Target History for National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE:NFG)
Analysts' Ratings History for National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE:NFG)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/12/2017SidotiInitiated CoverageNeutral -> Neutral$65.00N/AView Rating Details
10/12/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingHold$54.00N/AView Rating Details
8/22/2017ScotiabankSet Price TargetHold$60.00LowView Rating Details
10/13/2016ArgusReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
8/10/2016Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$47.00 -> $61.00N/AView Rating Details
12/3/2015BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingMarket Perform$68.00N/AView Rating Details
11/17/2015Howard WeilLower Price TargetSector Perform$61.00 -> $56.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/23/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE:NFG)
Earnings by Quarter for National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE:NFG)
Earnings History by Quarter for National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE NFG)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/2/2017$0.55N/AView Earnings Details
8/3/2017Q3 2017$0.69$0.69$373.86 million$348.37 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/4/2017Q2 2017$1.05$1.04$514.43 million$522.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/2/2017Q117$0.87$1.04$441.48 million$422.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/3/2016Q416$0.53$0.66$355.89 million$292.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/5/2016Q316$0.65$0.68$384.26 million$335.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/28/2016Q2$0.96$0.97$624.02 million$449.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/4/2016Q1$0.79$0.78$513.65 million$375.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/5/2015Q4$0.42$0.41$359.20 million$301.06 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/6/2015Q215$0.54$0.55$415.06 million$339.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2015Q115$0.91$1.02$763.70 million$596.13 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/29/2015Q1$0.88$1.00$585.30 million$523.91 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/6/2014Q414$0.57$0.60$403.40 million$366.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/7/2014Q314$0.73$0.76$476.35 million$440.14 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/8/2014Q214$1.11$1.15$679.90 million$756.24 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/7/2014Q114$0.86$0.97$508.78 million$550.07 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/8/2013Q413$0.59$0.63$359.96 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/8/2013Q3 2013$0.63$0.69$399.61 million$440.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/2/2013Q2 2013$0.98$1.02$616.81 million$597.83 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/7/2013Q1 2013$0.76$0.81$482.64 million$452.85 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/1/2012Q412$0.38$0.43$609.81 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2012$0.46$0.52ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/3/2012$0.89$0.89ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/2/2012$0.81$0.73ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/3/2011$0.45$0.45ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2011$0.53$0.56ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2011$0.95$1.00ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/3/2011$0.76$0.70ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE:NFG)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.10
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172$0.78$0.91$0.85
Q2 20172$0.98$1.10$1.04
Q3 20172$0.68$0.68$0.68
Q4 20172$0.52$0.54$0.53
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE:NFG)
Most Recent Dividend:10/13/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.66
Dividend Yield:2.88%
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 Payments by Quarter for National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE:NFG)

Dividend History by Quarter for National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE NFG)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
9/14/2017quarterly$0.422.79%9/28/20179/29/201710/13/2017
6/15/2017quarterly$0.422.81%6/28/20176/30/20177/14/2017
3/10/2017quarterly$0.412.66%3/29/20173/31/20174/14/2017
12/8/2016quarterly$0.412.78%12/28/201612/30/20161/13/2017
9/16/2016quarterly$0.412.9%9/28/20169/30/201610/14/2016
6/9/2016quarterly$0.412.89%6/28/20166/30/20167/15/2016
3/10/2016quarterly$0.403.21%3/29/20163/31/20164/15/2016
12/8/2015quarterly$0.403.93%12/29/201512/31/20151/15/2016
9/18/2015quarterly$0.402.97%9/28/20159/30/201510/15/2015
6/11/2015quarterly$0.402.57%6/26/20156/30/20157/15/2015
3/12/2015quarterly$0.392.64%3/27/20153/31/20154/15/2015
12/9/2014quarterly$0.392.29%12/29/201412/31/20141/15/2015
9/11/2014quarterly$0.392.09%9/26/20149/30/201410/15/2014
6/12/2014quarterly$0.392.06%6/26/20146/30/20147/15/2014
3/13/2014quarterly$0.381.99%3/27/20143/31/20144/15/2014
12/10/2013quarterly$0.382.17%12/27/201312/31/20131/15/2014
9/12/2013quarterly$0.382.27%9/26/20139/30/201310/15/2013
6/13/2013quarterly$0.382.45%6/26/20136/28/20137/15/2013
3/7/2013quarterly$0.372.47%3/26/20133/28/20134/15/2013
12/9/2012quarterly$0.372.76%12/13/201212/17/201212/28/2012
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE:NFG)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 2.57%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 71.78%
Insider Trades by Quarter for National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE:NFG)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE:NFG)
Insider Trades by Quarter for National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE:NFG)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
3/31/2017Paula M CiprichSVPSell7,604$59.97$456,011.88View SEC Filing  
3/17/2017Philip C AckermanDirectorSell10,000$60.65$606,500.00View SEC Filing  
3/15/2017Philip C AckermanDirectorSell127,828$60.64$7,751,489.92View SEC Filing  
3/13/2017Philip C AckermanDirectorSell81,370$60.17$4,896,032.90View SEC Filing  
9/28/2016Philip C AckermanDirectorSell105,929$55.09$5,835,628.61View SEC Filing  
9/26/2016Philip C AckermanDirectorSell27,838$55.76$1,552,246.88View SEC Filing  
9/7/2016John R PustulkaCOOSell12,000$58.58$702,960.00View SEC Filing  
9/2/2016David F SmithDirectorSell48,983$56.64$2,774,397.12View SEC Filing  
6/23/2016Paula M CiprichSVPSell15,000$56.05$840,750.00View SEC Filing  
3/18/2016John R PustulkaCOOSell9,600$50.32$483,072.00View SEC Filing  
12/22/2015Anna Marie CellinoinsiderSell10,360$41.69$431,908.40View SEC Filing  
8/12/2015Philip C AckermanDirectorSell2,000$55.86$111,720.00View SEC Filing  
5/7/2015Matthew D CabellInsiderSell45,000$63.53$2,858,850.00View SEC Filing  
3/10/2015John R PustulkaInsiderSell25,000$60.52$1,513,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/2/2014Matthew D CabellInsiderSell25,000$69.66$1,741,500.00View SEC Filing  
5/21/2014Matthew CabellInsiderSell8,682$75.02$651,323.64View SEC Filing  
5/15/2014Carl CarlottiVPSell5,000$74.40$372,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/12/2013Anna Marie CellinoInsiderSell30,000$70.54$2,116,200.00View SEC Filing  
8/27/2013Carl CarlottiVPSell25,000$66.27$1,656,750.00View SEC Filing  
6/7/2013James D RamsdellSVPSell15,000$60.63$909,450.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

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