Piedmont Natural Gas Company, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 20, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.32 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 15,
2014. Shareholders who purchased PNY stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
3.23% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current
stock price of $37.03, the dividend yield is 3.46%.
The previous trading day's last sale of PNY was $37.03,
representing a -0.05% decrease from the 52 week high of $37.05 and
a 17.33% increase over the 52 week low of $31.56.
PNY is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes
companies such as Cheniere Energy, Inc. (
) and Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. (
). PNY's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $1.95. Zacks Investment Research reports PNY's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 5.62%, compared to an
industry average of 10.8%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to PNY through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have PNY as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares S&P SmallCap Utilities Portfolio (
- iShares Small Cap 600/BARRA Value Index Fund (
- Vanguard S&P Small-Cap 600 Value ETF (
- SPDR S&P 600 Small Cap Value ETF (based on S&P
SmallCap Value (
The top-performing ETF of this group is VIOV with an increase of
6.15% over the last 100 days. PSCU has the highest percent
weighting of PNY at 9.83%.