National Fuel Gas Company (NFG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 26, 2013

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National Fuel Gas Company ( NFG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 26, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.375 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased NFG stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 2.74% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $67.86, the dividend yield is 2.21%.

The previous trading day's last sale of NFG was $67.86, representing a -0.78% decrease from the 52 week high of $68.39 and a 39.89% increase over the 52 week low of $48.51.

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 $3.1. Zacks Investment Research reports NFG's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 21.08%, compared to an industry average of 10.9%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the NFG Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to NFG through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have NFG as a top-10 holding:

  • SPDR S&P 400 Mid Cap Value ETF (based on S&P MidCap 400 Value ( MDYV )
  • iShares S&P MidCap 400/Barra Value Index Fund ( IJJ )
  • Vanguard S&P Mid-Cap 400 Value ETF ( IVOV )
  • First Trust Value Line Dividend Index Fund ( FVD ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IVOV with an increase of 9.12% over the last 100 days. MDYV has the highest percent weighting of NFG at 0.8%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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Referenced Stocks: CQP , FVD , IJJ , IVOV , MDYV , NFG , UGP

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