National Fuel Gas Company (
) 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. (
) and Cheniere Energy Partners, LP (
). 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%.
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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 (
- iShares S&P MidCap 400/Barra Value Index Fund (
- Vanguard S&P Mid-Cap 400 Value ETF (
- First Trust Value Line Dividend Index Fund (
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%.