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NYSE:NFG

National Fuel Gas - NFG Stock Forecast, Price & News

$58.21
-0.65 (-1.10%)
(As of 02/8/2023 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$57.72
$59.21
50-Day Range
$56.77
$66.23
52-Week Range
$56.47
$75.97
Volume
493,489 shs
Average Volume
663,955 shs
Market Capitalization
$5.34 billion
P/E Ratio
8.90
Dividend Yield
3.25%
Price Target
$70.00

National Fuel Gas MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
20.3% Upside
$70.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
3.57% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-7.18
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.72mentions of National Fuel Gas in the last 14 days
Based on 11 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
19.52%
From $5.79 to $6.92 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

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

2.55 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

21st out of 85 stocks

Natural Gas Distribution Industry

4th out of 12 stocks

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About National Fuel Gas (NYSE:NFG) Stock

National Fuel Gas Co. is a holding company, which engages in the production, gathering, transportation, storage, and distribution of natural gas. It operates through the following segments: Exploration and Production, Pipeline and Storage, Gathering, and Utility. The Exploration and Production segment seeks to discover and produce raw materials. The Pipeline and Storage segment transports and stores natural gas for utilities, natural gas marketers, exploration and production companies, and pipeline companies in the northeastern United States markets. The Gathering segment processes and transports natural gas. The Utility segment sells natural gas to retail customers and provides natural gas transportation services. The company was founded on December 8, 1902 and is headquartered in Williamsville, NY.

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NFG Stock News Headlines

Warning: Biden’s Big Blackout is Coming
Why we are about to RETURN to traditional energy like oil and gas. How the “greenest” Democrats were BUSTED investing in oil and gas. And how you could profit from their failures.
National Fuel Gas (NYSE:NFG) Issues FY23 Earnings Guidance
National Fuel Gas (NFG) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Thursday
National Fuel Gas (NYSE:NFG) PT Lowered to $65.00
Warning: Biden’s Big Blackout is Coming
Why we are about to RETURN to traditional energy like oil and gas. How the “greenest” Democrats were BUSTED investing in oil and gas. And how you could profit from their failures.
National Fuel Gas Is Too Cheap For Its Quality
National Fuel Gas Q4 Profit Rises; Cuts FY Profit View
5 Solid Dividend Growth Stocks for Q4
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NFG Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 1/13 Dividend
12/29/2022
Dividend Payable
1/13/2023
Last Earnings
2/03/2023
Today
2/08/2023
Next Earnings (Estimated)
5/04/2023
Fiscal Year End
9/30/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Natural gas distribution
Sub-Industry
Gas Utilities
Sector
Utilities
CUSIP
63618010
Employees
2,132
Year Founded
1902

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$70.00
High Stock Price Forecast
$85.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$60.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+20.3%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.00
Research Coverage
3 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$566.02 million
Pretax Margin
31.88%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$2.19 billion
Cash Flow
$9.92 per share
Book Value
$27.64 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
90,472,000
Market Cap
$5.34 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.69

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Key Executives

  • David P. BauerDavid P. Bauer
    President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Ronald C. KraemerRonald C. Kraemer
    Chief Operating Officer
  • Karen M. Camiolo
    Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer
  • Martin A. Krebs
    Chief Information Officer
  • Donna L. DeCarolisDonna L. DeCarolis
    President-Distribution Corporation













NFG Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

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

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for National Fuel Gas in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street 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 2023?

3 brokers have issued 12 month target prices for National Fuel Gas' stock. Their NFG share price forecasts range from $60.00 to $85.00. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach $70.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 20.4% from the stock's current price.
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How have NFG shares performed in 2023?

National Fuel Gas' stock was trading at $63.30 at the start of the year. Since then, NFG shares have decreased by 8.1% and is now trading at $58.15.
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Are investors shorting National Fuel Gas?

National Fuel Gas saw a increase in short interest in the month of December. As of December 30th, there was short interest totaling 2,850,000 shares, an increase of 45.4% from the December 15th total of 1,960,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 465,700 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 6.1 days. Approximately 3.3% of the company's shares are sold short.
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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, May 4th 2023.
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How were National Fuel Gas' earnings last quarter?

National Fuel Gas (NYSE:NFG) released its quarterly earnings data on Friday, February, 3rd. The oil and gas producer reported $1.84 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.65 by $0.19. The oil and gas producer earned $658.86 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $600.10 million. National Fuel Gas had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 27.11% and a net margin of 26.25%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $1.48 earnings per share.

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 Friday, December 2nd. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 30th will be given a dividend of $0.475 per share on Friday, January 13th. This represents a $1.90 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.27%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 29th.
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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 3.25%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 52 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 29.05%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, NFG will have a dividend payout ratio of 27.46% 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 FY23 earnings guidance on Thursday, February, 2nd. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $5.35-$5.75 for the period, compared to the consensus EPS estimate of $5.73.

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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Equity Investment Corp (0.68%), Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC (0.65%), Poplar Forest Capital LLC (0.57%), ProShare Advisors LLC (0.56%), Managed Asset Portfolios LLC (0.50%) and Hallmark Capital Management Inc. (0.38%). Insiders that own company stock include David P Bauer, Donna L Decarolis, Justin I Loweth, 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 $58.15.

How much money does National Fuel Gas make?

National Fuel Gas (NYSE:NFG) has a market capitalization of $5.34 billion and generates $2.19 billion in revenue each year. The oil and gas producer earns $566.02 million in net income (profit) each year or $6.54 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does National Fuel Gas have?

The company employs 2,132 workers across the globe.

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 2/8/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff