About National Fuel Gas (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
Industry Natural gas distribution
Trailing P/E Ratio15.73
Forward P/E Ratio15.41
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$1.58 billion
Price / Sales2.78
Cash Flow$5.8872 per share
Price / Cash8.69
Book Value$19.92 per share
Price / Book2.57
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.30
Net Income$283.48 million
Return on Equity16.36%
Return on Assets4.79%
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, March 8th. Investors of record on Thursday, March 29th will be given a dividend of $0.415 per share on Friday, April 13th. This represents a $1.66 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.24%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, March 28th. View National Fuel Gas' Dividend History.
How were National Fuel Gas' earnings last quarter?
National Fuel Gas Co. (NYSE:NFG) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February, 1st. The oil and gas producer reported $1.02 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.81 by $0.21. The oil and gas producer had revenue of $419.66 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $453.61 million. National Fuel Gas had a return on equity of 16.36% and a net margin of 24.93%. The business's revenue for the quarter was down .7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $1.04 earnings per share. View National Fuel Gas' Earnings History.
When is National Fuel Gas' next earnings date?
What guidance has National Fuel Gas issued on next quarter's earnings?
National Fuel Gas updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Thursday, February, 1st. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $3.20-3.40 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $3.05.
What price target have analysts set for NFG?
4 brokers have issued 1 year price targets 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 year. View Analyst Ratings for National Fuel Gas.
Who are some of National Fuel Gas' key competitors?
Some companies that are related to National Fuel Gas include Pinnacle West Capital (PNW), NiSource (NI), UGI (UGI), AES (AES), Centrica (CNA), Westar Energy (WR), CPFL Energia (CPL), OTE (HLTOY), Companhia de Saneamento Basico (SBS), United Utilities (UUGRY), Great Plains Energy (GXP), Enel Generación Chile (EOCC), OGE Energy (OGE), Enel Chile (ENIC), Aqua America (WTR), Enag�s (ENGGF), Severn Trent (SVTRF) and Telekom Austria (TKAGY).
Who are National Fuel Gas' key executives?
National Fuel Gas' management team includes the folowing people:
- David F. Smith, Independent Chairman of the Board (Age 64)
- Ronald J. Tanski, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director (Age 65)
- David P. Bauer, Principal Financial Officer, Treasurer, President of Supply Corporation (Age 48)
- Carl M. Carlotti, President - Distribution Corporation (Age 62)
- John P. McGinnis, President - Seneca Resources Corporation (Age 57)
- John R. Pustulka, Chief Operating Officer (Age 65)
- Paula M. Ciprich, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary, Secretary of Distribution Corporation (Age 57)
- Ronald C. Kraemer, Senior Vice President - Supply Corporation, President - Empire Pipeline, Inc. (Age 61)
- Karen M. Camiolo, Controller and Principal Accounting Officer (Age 58)
- Ann M. Wegrzyn, Chief Information Officer (Age 59)
Has National Fuel Gas been receiving favorable news coverage?
Media headlines about NFG stock have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. National Fuel Gas earned a daily sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern's scale. They also gave news coverage about the oil and gas producer an impact score of 48.08 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future.
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 $51.16.
How big of a company is National Fuel Gas?
National Fuel Gas has a market capitalization of $4.43 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]
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National Fuel Gas (NYSE:NFG) Dividend Information
National Fuel Gas pays an annual dividend of $1.66 per share, with a dividend yield of 3.24%. NFG's most recent quarterly dividend payment was Friday, April 13. The company has grown its dividend for the last 47 consecutive years and is increasing its dividend by an average of 2.60% each year. National Fuel Gas pays out 50.30% of its earnings out as a dividend.
|Most Recent Dividend:||4/13/2018|
|Dividend Growth:||2.60% (3 Year Average)|
|Payout Ratio:||50.30% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings) |
50.00% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
46.63% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
|Track Record:||47 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth|
National Fuel Gas (NYSE:NFG) Dividend History by Quarter
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Announced||Period||Amount||Yield||Ex-Dividend Date||Record Date||Payable Date|
National Fuel Gas (NYSE NFG) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History
Insider Ownership Percentage: 2.57%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 71.56%
National Fuel Gas (NYSE NFG) Insider Trading History
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Transaction Date||Insider Name||Title||Buy/Sell||Number of Shares||Average Share Price||Total Transaction||Shares Held After Transaction||Details|
|3/31/2017||Paula M Ciprich||SVP||Sell||7,604||$59.97||$456,011.88||65,922|| |
|3/17/2017||Philip C Ackerman||Director||Sell||10,000||$60.65||$606,500.00||239,712|| |
|3/15/2017||Philip C Ackerman||Director||Sell||127,828||$60.64||$7,751,489.92||278,464|| |
|3/13/2017||Philip C Ackerman||Director||Sell||81,370||$60.17||$4,896,032.90||395,504|| |
|9/28/2016||Philip C Ackerman||Director||Sell||105,929||$55.09||$5,835,628.61||477,765|| |
|9/26/2016||Philip C Ackerman||Director||Sell||27,838||$55.76||$1,552,246.88||583,694|| |
|9/7/2016||John R Pustulka||COO||Sell||12,000||$58.58||$702,960.00||65,077|| |
|9/2/2016||David F Smith||Director||Sell||48,983||$56.64||$2,774,397.12||214,507|| |
|6/23/2016||Paula M Ciprich||SVP||Sell||15,000||$56.05||$840,750.00||83,181|| |
|3/18/2016||John R Pustulka||COO||Sell||9,600||$50.32||$483,072.00||59,677|| |
|12/22/2015||Anna Marie Cellino||insider||Sell||10,360||$41.69||$431,908.40||176,945|| |
|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||81,422|| |
|5/15/2014||Carl Carlotti||VP||Sell||5,000||$74.40||$372,000.00||50,005|| |
|11/12/2013||Anna Marie Cellino||Insider||Sell||30,000||$70.54||$2,116,200.00||164,024|| |
|8/27/2013||Carl Carlotti||VP||Sell||25,000||$66.27||$1,656,750.00||47,237|| |
|6/7/2013||James D Ramsdell||SVP||Sell||15,000||$60.63||$909,450.00|| |
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