NYSE:NFG - National Fuel Gas Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$56.42 +0.34 (+0.61 %)
(As of 09/21/2018 04:44 AM ET)
Previous Close$56.08
Today's Range$56.02 - $56.47
52-Week Range$48.31 - $59.90
Volume464,600 shs
Average Volume460,408 shs
Market Capitalization$4.86 billion
P/E Ratio17.10
Dividend Yield3.01%
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 Ratio0.95
Current Ratio0.89
Quick Ratio0.81


Trailing P/E Ratio17.10
Forward P/E Ratio16.64
P/E Growth3.47

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.58 billion
Price / Sales3.07
Cash Flow$5.9265 per share
Price / Cash9.52
Book Value$19.92 per share
Price / Book2.83


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.30
Net Income$283.48 million
Net Margins25.09%
Return on Equity15.77%
Return on Assets4.91%


Outstanding Shares85,950,000
Market Cap$4.86 billion

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, September 13th. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 28th will be given a dividend of $0.425 per share on Monday, October 15th. This represents a $1.70 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.01%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 27th. View National Fuel Gas' Dividend History.

How were National Fuel Gas' earnings last quarter?

National Fuel Gas Co. (NYSE:NFG) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August, 2nd. The oil and gas producer reported $0.73 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.65 by $0.08. The oil and gas producer had revenue of $342.90 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $380.47 million. National Fuel Gas had a return on equity of 15.77% and a net margin of 25.09%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 1.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.69 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, November, 1st 2018. View Earnings Estimates for National Fuel Gas.

What guidance has National Fuel Gas issued on next quarter's earnings?

National Fuel Gas updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 2nd. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $3.30-3.60 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $3.23. National Fuel Gas also updated its FY18 guidance to $3.30-3.40 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for NFG?

5 brokerages have issued 1-year target prices for National Fuel Gas' stock. Their forecasts range from $54.00 to $69.00. On average, they expect National Fuel Gas' stock price to reach $60.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 7.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets 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." View Analyst Ratings for National Fuel Gas.

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 this week, Accern reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. National Fuel Gas earned a news impact score of 0.18 on Accern's scale. They also gave media stories about the oil and gas producer an impact score of 46.57 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days. View Recent Headlines for National Fuel Gas.

Who are National Fuel Gas' major shareholders?

National Fuel Gas' stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (8.48%), Gabelli Funds LLC (3.99%), Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (3.14%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.45%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.45%) and River Road Asset Management LLC (1.19%). Company insiders that own National Fuel Gas stock include Paula M Ciprich, Philip C Ackerman and Ronald C Kraemer. View Institutional Ownership Trends for National Fuel Gas.

Which institutional investors are selling National Fuel Gas stock?

NFG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wells Fargo & Company MN, River Road Asset Management LLC, Millennium Management LLC, Gamco Investors INC. ET AL, Hennessy Advisors Inc., Raymond James & Associates, Miller Howard Investments Inc. NY and American Century Companies Inc.. Company insiders that have sold National Fuel Gas company stock in the last year include Paula M Ciprich and Ronald C Kraemer. View Insider Buying and Selling for National Fuel Gas.

Which institutional investors are buying National Fuel Gas stock?

NFG stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of America Corp DE, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, WBI Investments Inc., Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc., BlackRock Inc., Northern Trust Corp and First Trust Advisors LP. 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 $56.42.

How big of a company is National Fuel Gas?

National Fuel Gas has a market capitalization of $4.86 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:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  225 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  301 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  526
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 9/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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