Northwest Natural Gas Company (NWN) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 28, 2014


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Northwest Natural Gas Company ( NWN ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 28, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.46 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 15, 2014. Shareholders who purchased NWN stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that NWN has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $44.53, the dividend yield is 4.13%.

The previous trading day's last sale of NWN was $44.53, representing a -2.96% decrease from the 52 week high of $45.89 and a 11.44% increase over the 52 week low of $39.96.

NWN is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Cheniere Energy, Inc. ( LNG ) and Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. ( UGP ). NWN's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.24. Zacks Investment Research reports NWN's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 2.55%, compared to an industry average of 9.2%.

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

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Referenced Stocks: NWN , LNG , UGP

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