NYSE:NFG - National Fuel Gas Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$54.22 -0.52 (-0.95 %)
(As of 07/20/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$54.74
Today's Range$53.95 - $54.79
52-Week Range$48.31 - $59.92
Volume445,300 shs
Average Volume473,129 shs
Market Capitalization$4.68 billion
P/E Ratio16.46
Dividend Yield3.12%
National Fuel Gas logoNational Fuel Gas Company operates as a diversified energy company. The company operates in five segments: Exploration and Production, Pipeline and Storage, Gathering, Utility, and Energy Marketing. The Exploration and Production segment explores for, develops, and produces natural gas and oil reserves in California in the Appalachian region of the United States. As of September 30, 2017, it had proved developed and undeveloped reserves of 30,207 thousand barrels of oil and 1,973,120 million cubic feet of natural gas. The Pipeline and Storage segment provides interstate natural gas transportation and storage services through an integrated gas pipeline system extending from Southwestern Pennsylvania to the New York-Canadian border, and eastward to Ellisburg and Leidy, Pennsylvania; and owns and operates 27 underground natural gas storage fields, as well as 4 other underground natural gas storage fields. This segment also transports natural gas for National Fuel Gas Distribution Corporation, as well as for other utilities, industrial customers, and power producers in New York State; and owns and operates the Empire Pipeline, a 249-mile integrated pipeline system. The Gathering segment builds, owns, and operates natural gas processing and pipeline gathering facilities in the Appalachian region. The Utility segment sells natural gas or provides natural gas transportation services to approximately 743,500 customers in Buffalo, Niagara Falls, and Jamestown, New York; and Erie and Sharon, Pennsylvania. The Energy Marketing segment markets natural gas to industrial, wholesale, commercial, public authority, and residential customers primarily in western and central New York, and northwestern Pennsylvania. As of September 30, 2017, the company also owned approximately 93,000 acres of timber property; and managed an approximately 3,000 additional acres of timber cutting rights. National Fuel Gas Company was founded in 1902 and is based in Williamsville, New York.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Natural gas distribution
Sub-IndustryGas Utilities


Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.09
Current Ratio1.56
Quick Ratio1.45


Trailing P/E Ratio16.46
Forward P/E Ratio16.43
P/E Growth3.43

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.58 billion
Price / Sales2.95
Cash Flow$5.9192 per share
Price / Cash9.16
Book Value$19.92 per share
Price / Book2.72


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.30
Net Income$283.48 million
Net Margins24.80%
Return on Equity16.12%
Return on Assets4.88%


Outstanding Shares85,930,000
Market Cap$4,675.30

National Fuel Gas (NYSE:NFG) Frequently Asked Questions

What is National Fuel Gas' stock symbol?

National Fuel Gas trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "NFG."

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, June 14th. Investors of record on Friday, June 29th will be given a dividend of $0.425 per share on Friday, July 13th. This represents a $1.70 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.14%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 28th. This is an increase from National Fuel Gas's previous quarterly dividend of $0.42. View National Fuel Gas' Dividend History.

How were National Fuel Gas' earnings last quarter?

National Fuel Gas Co. (NYSE:NFG) issued its earnings results on Thursday, May, 3rd. The oil and gas producer reported $1.11 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.06 by $0.05. The oil and gas producer earned $540.90 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $569.43 million. National Fuel Gas had a return on equity of 16.12% and a net margin of 24.80%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 3.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm posted $1.04 EPS. View National Fuel Gas' Earnings History.

When is National Fuel Gas' next earnings date?

National Fuel Gas is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August, 2nd 2018. View Earnings Estimates for National Fuel Gas.

What price target have analysts set for NFG?

5 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for National Fuel Gas' stock. Their forecasts range from $54.00 to $69.00. On average, they anticipate National Fuel Gas' share price to reach $60.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 11.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for National Fuel Gas.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for National Fuel Gas?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for National Fuel Gas in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."

Who are some of National Fuel Gas' key competitors?

Who are National Fuel Gas' key executives?

National Fuel Gas' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Ronald J. Tanski, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 66)
  • Mr. David P. Bauer, Treasurer & Principal Financial Officer (Age 49)
  • Mr. John R. Pustulka, Chief Operating Officer (Age 66)
  • Mr. Carl M. Carlotti, Pres of National Fuel Gas Distribution Corp. (Age 63)
  • Mr. John P. McGinnis Ph.D., Pres of Seneca Resources Corp. (Age 57)

Has National Fuel Gas been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about NFG stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. National Fuel Gas earned a coverage optimism score of 0.21 on Accern's scale. They also gave news articles about the oil and gas producer an impact score of 46.01 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term.

Who are National Fuel Gas' major shareholders?

National Fuel Gas' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Deprince Race & Zollo Inc. (0.45%), Hennessy Advisors Inc. (0.36%), Courier Capital LLC (0.10%), Whittier Trust Co. (0.07%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.03%) and Radnor Capital Management LLC (0.03%). Company insiders that own National Fuel Gas stock include David F Smith, John R Pustulka, Paula M Ciprich and Philip C Ackerman. View Institutional Ownership Trends for National Fuel Gas.

Which major investors are selling National Fuel Gas stock?

NFG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Hennessy Advisors Inc., Miller Howard Investments Inc. NY, Deprince Race & Zollo Inc., Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan, Bank of Montreal Can, Courier Capital LLC and Radnor Capital Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for National Fuel Gas.

Which major investors are buying National Fuel Gas stock?

NFG stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Whittier Trust Co., Whittier Trust Co. of Nevada Inc., Hartford Investment Management Co., Oakbrook Investments LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue and Pennsylvania Trust Co. View Insider Buying and Selling for National Fuel Gas.

How do I buy shares of National Fuel Gas?

Shares of NFG can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is National Fuel Gas' stock price today?

One share of NFG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $54.22.

How big of a company is National Fuel Gas?

National Fuel Gas has a market capitalization of $4.68 billion and generates $1.58 billion in revenue each year. The oil and gas producer earns $283.48 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.30 on an earnings per share basis. National Fuel Gas employs 2,100 workers across the globe.

How can I contact National Fuel Gas?

National Fuel Gas' mailing address is 6363 Main Street, Williamsville NY, 14221. The oil and gas producer can be reached via phone at 716-857-7000 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for National Fuel Gas (NYSE NFG)

Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  195 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  281 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  476
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about National Fuel Gas and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe NFG will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe NFG will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 7/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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