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NYSE:NFG

National Fuel Gas - NFG Stock Forecast, Price & News

$72.47
+0.36 (+0.50%)
(As of 08/15/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$70.89
$72.54
50-Day Range
$63.75
$75.44
52-Week Range
$50.05
$75.97
Volume
444,153 shs
Average Volume
574,016 shs
Market Capitalization
$6.63 billion
P/E Ratio
13.47
Dividend Yield
2.63%
Price Target
$70.67

National Fuel Gas MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
2.2% Downside
$70.67 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
2.50% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-7.76
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.00mentions of National Fuel Gas in the last 14 days
Based on 3 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$97,300 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
19.26%
From $5.92 to $7.06 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.12 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

52nd out of 88 stocks

Natural Gas Distribution Industry

3rd out of 13 stocks

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About National Fuel Gas (NYSE:NFG) Stock

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 in California and in the Appalachian region of the United States. As of September 30, 2021, it had proved developed and undeveloped reserves of 21,537 thousand barrels of oil and 3,723,433 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 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; and owns and operates the Empire Pipeline. 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 Resources Company, LLC. The Utility segment sells natural gas or provides natural gas transportation services to approximately 753,000 customers in Buffalo, Niagara Falls, and Jamestown, New York; and Erie and Sharon, Pennsylvania. The company markets gas to industrial, wholesale, commercial, public authority, and residential customers primarily in western and central New York, and northwestern Pennsylvania. As of September 30, 2021, the company also owned approximately 95,000 acres of timber property; and managed approximately 2,500 additional acres of timber cutting rights. National Fuel Gas Company was incorporated in 1902 and is headquartered in Williamsville, New York.

Analyst Ratings Changes

Several analysts recently commented on the stock. The Goldman Sachs Group reduced their price objective on shares of National Fuel Gas from $68.00 to $60.00 and set a "neutral" rating for the company in a research note on Tuesday, July 5th. Scotiabank reiterated an "assumes" rating on shares of National Fuel Gas in a research note on Monday, July 25th. Finally, Raymond James raised their price objective on shares of National Fuel Gas from $76.00 to $86.00 in a research note on Friday, June 10th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company. Based on data from MarketBeat.com, the stock currently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $70.67.

National Fuel Gas Price Performance

NFG traded up $1.09 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $72.11. 795,610 shares of the company's stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 563,884. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.04, a current ratio of 0.53 and a quick ratio of 0.51. The stock has a market capitalization of $6.60 billion, a PE ratio of 13.40, a P/E/G ratio of 0.89 and a beta of 0.68. The business's 50-day moving average price is $68.32 and its 200 day moving average price is $67.59. National Fuel Gas has a 1-year low of $50.05 and a 1-year high of $75.97.

National Fuel Gas Increases Dividend

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, July 15th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, June 30th were issued a dividend of $0.475 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, June 29th. This is an increase from National Fuel Gas's previous quarterly dividend of $0.46. This represents a $1.90 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.63%. National Fuel Gas's payout ratio is 35.32%.

Insider Transactions at National Fuel Gas

In other news, COO Ronald C. Kraemer sold 1,390 shares of National Fuel Gas stock in a transaction dated Monday, May 23rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $70.00, for a total transaction of $97,300.00. Following the completion of the sale, the chief operating officer now directly owns 45,995 shares in the company, valued at $3,219,650. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. Insiders own 1.73% of the company's stock.

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NFG Company Calendar

Last Earnings
11/04/2021
Ex-Dividend for 7/15 Dividend
6/29/2022
Dividend Payable
7/15/2022
Today
8/15/2022
Fiscal Year End
9/30/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
11/03/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Natural gas distribution
Sub-Industry
Gas Utilities
Sector
Utilities
CUSIP
63618010
Employees
2,188
Year Founded
1902

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$70.67
High Stock Price Forecast
$86.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$60.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
-2.5%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.00
Research Coverage
3 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$363.65 million
Pretax Margin
30.61%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.74 billion
Cash Flow
$8.03 per share
Book Value
$19.59 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
89,720,000
Market Cap
$6.63 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.68

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NFG Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

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

3 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for National Fuel Gas in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating, 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" NFG shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in NFG, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is National Fuel Gas' stock price forecast for 2022?

3 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for National Fuel Gas' shares. Their NFG share price forecasts range from $60.00 to $86.00. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach $70.67 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 2.5%.
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How have NFG shares performed in 2022?

National Fuel Gas' stock was trading at $63.94 at the beginning of the year. Since then, NFG stock has increased by 13.3% and is now trading at $72.47.
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When is National Fuel Gas' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November 3rd 2022.
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How were National Fuel Gas' earnings last quarter?

National Fuel Gas (NYSE:NFG) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November, 4th. The oil and gas producer reported $0.95 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.75 by $0.20. The oil and gas producer had revenue of $355.99 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $425.49 million. National Fuel Gas had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 26.77% and a net margin of 23.49%. The company's revenue was up 23.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.40 earnings per share.

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

National Fuel Gas declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, June 15th. Investors of record on Thursday, June 30th will be given a dividend of $0.475 per share on Friday, July 15th. This represents a $1.90 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.62%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, June 29th. This is a positive change from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $0.46.
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Is National Fuel Gas a good dividend stock?

National Fuel Gas (NYSE:NFG) pays an annual dividend of $1.90 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.63%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 53 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 35.32%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, NFG will have a dividend payout ratio of 26.91% 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 2022 earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 11th. The company provided EPS guidance of $5.85-$5.95 for the period, compared to the consensus EPS estimate of $5.72. 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).

What is National Fuel Gas' stock symbol?

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

Who are National Fuel Gas' major shareholders?

National Fuel Gas' stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include JPMorgan Chase & Co. (3.39%), Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (1.30%), Northern Trust Corp (0.72%), Equity Investment Corp (0.64%), Poplar Forest Capital LLC (0.62%) and Lazard Asset Management LLC (0.53%). Insiders that own company stock include David P Bauer, Donna L Decarolis, Justin I Loweth, Paula M Ciprich, 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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is National Fuel Gas' stock price today?

One share of NFG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $72.47.

How much money does National Fuel Gas make?

National Fuel Gas (NYSE:NFG) has a market capitalization of $6.63 billion and generates $1.74 billion in revenue each year. The oil and gas producer earns $363.65 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.38 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does National Fuel Gas have?

The company employs 2,188 workers across the globe.

When was National Fuel Gas founded?

National Fuel Gas was founded in 1902.

How can I contact National Fuel Gas?

National Fuel Gas' mailing address is 6363 Main Street, Williamsville NY, 14221. The official website for the company is www.nationalfuelgas.com. The oil and gas producer can be reached via phone at (716) 857-7000, via email at websterk@natfuel.com, or via fax at 281-210-5101.

This page (NYSE:NFG) was last updated on 8/15/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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