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National Fuel Gas Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.31 (-0.73 %)
(As of 09/18/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $41.96
50-Day Range
MA: $43.80
52-Week Range
Now: $41.96
Volume950,135 shs
Average Volume717,644 shs
Market Capitalization$3.82 billion
P/E Ratio53.79
Dividend Yield4.21%
National Fuel Gas Company operates as a diversified energy company. It operates through 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 in California and in the Appalachian region of the United States. As of September 30, 2018, it had proved developed and undeveloped reserves of 27,663 thousand barrels of oil and 2,357,342 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 28 underground natural gas storage fields, as well as 3 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 companies, and power producers in New York State; and owns and operates the Empire Pipeline, a 266-mile 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 750,200 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, 2018, the company also owned approximately 94,000 acres of timber property; and managed approximately 3,000 additional acres of timber cutting rights. National Fuel Gas Company was founded in 1902 and is headquartered in Williamsville, New York.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.4Community Rank: 2.6Dividend Strength: 5.0Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.46 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Natural gas distribution
Sub-IndustryGas Utilities



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.69 billion
Cash Flow$6.58 per share
Book Value$24.78 per share


Net Income$304.29 million


Market Cap$3.82 billion
Next Earnings Date10/29/2020 (Estimated)
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National Fuel Gas (NYSE:NFG) Frequently Asked Questions

How has National Fuel Gas' stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

National Fuel Gas' stock was trading at $37.78 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, NFG stock has increased by 11.1% and is now trading at $41.96.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of National Fuel Gas?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for National Fuel Gas in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is National Fuel Gas' next earnings date?

National Fuel Gas is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 29th 2020.
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How were National Fuel Gas' earnings last quarter?

National Fuel Gas Co. (NYSE:NFG) released its earnings results on Thursday, August, 6th. The oil and gas producer reported $0.57 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.48 by $0.09. The oil and gas producer had revenue of $323.02 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $369.49 million. National Fuel Gas had a return on equity of 12.46% and a net margin of 4.45%. The company's revenue for the quarter was down 9.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.71 earnings per share.
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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 Thursday, September 10th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, September 30th will be given a dividend of $0.445 per share on Thursday, October 15th. This represents a $1.78 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.24%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, September 29th. This is an increase from National Fuel Gas's previous quarterly dividend of $0.44.
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What guidance has National Fuel Gas issued on next quarter's earnings?

National Fuel Gas issued an update on its FY21 earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 6th. The company provided EPS guidance of $3.40-3.55 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $3.26.

What price target have analysts set for NFG?

8 brokerages have issued 12-month target prices for National Fuel Gas' stock. Their forecasts range from $43.00 to $52.00. On average, they anticipate National Fuel Gas' stock price to reach $48.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 14.4% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting National Fuel Gas?

National Fuel Gas saw a increase in short interest during the month of August. As of August 14th, there was short interest totaling 2,640,000 shares, an increase of 11.4% from the July 30th total of 2,370,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 697,700 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.8 days.
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Who are some of National Fuel Gas' key competitors?

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), Verizon Communications (VZ), AT&T (T), Bank of America (BAC), Pfizer (PFE), Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Dominion Energy (D) and Walt Disney (DIS).

Who are National Fuel Gas' key executives?

National Fuel Gas' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Ronald J. Tanski, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 67)
  • Mr. David P. Bauer, Treasurer & Principal Financial Officer (Age 50)
  • Mr. John R. Pustulka, Chief Operating Officer (Age 67)
  • Dr. John P. McGinnis Ph.D., Pres of Seneca Resources Corp. (Age 58)
  • Ms. Karen M. Camiolo, Principal Accounting Officer & Controller (Age 60)

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (9.32%), Gabelli Funds LLC (3.42%), LSV Asset Management (3.55%), Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (1.71%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.42%) and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (1.16%). Company insiders that own National Fuel Gas stock include David F Smith, John P Mcginnis and Paula M Ciprich.
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Which institutional investors are selling National Fuel Gas stock?

NFG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Trust Advisors LP, MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd, Gamco Investors INC. ET AL, Bank of America Corp DE, WINTON GROUP Ltd, Ensign Peak Advisors Inc, Nordea Investment Management AB, and Gabelli Funds LLC.
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Which institutional investors are buying National Fuel Gas stock?

NFG stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including AJO LP, Hallmark Capital Management Inc., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Heartland Advisors Inc., Two Sigma Advisers LP, Prudential Financial Inc., Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, and Engineers Gate Manager LP.
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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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is National Fuel Gas' stock price today?

One share of NFG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $41.96.

How big of a company is National Fuel Gas?

National Fuel Gas has a market capitalization of $3.82 billion and generates $1.69 billion in revenue each year. The oil and gas producer earns $304.29 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.45 on an earnings per share basis. National Fuel Gas employs 2,107 workers across the globe.

What is National Fuel Gas' official website?

The official website for National Fuel Gas is www.nationalfuelgas.com.

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]

This page was last updated on 9/19/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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