National Fuel Gas Company (NFG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 13, 2012


National Fuel Gas Company ( NFG ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 13, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.365 per share scheduled for December 28, 2012. Shareholders who purchased NFG stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that NFG has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $53.44, the dividend yield is 2.73%.

The previous trading day's last sale of NFG was $53.44, representing a -9.52% decrease from the 52 week high of $59.06 and a 28.55% increase over the 52 week low of $41.57.

NFG is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. ( UGP ) and Cheniere Energy Partners, LP ( CQP ). NFG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.64. Zacks Investment Research reports NFG's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 12.03%, compared to an industry average of -3%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the NFG Dividend History page.

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Referenced Stocks: CQP , NFG , UGP

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