Piedmont Natural Gas Company, Inc. (PNY) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 21, 2014


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Piedmont Natural Gas Company, Inc. ( PNY ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 21, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.32 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 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 prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of PNY was $35.32, representing a -1.29% decrease from the 52 week high of $35.78 and a 11.91% 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. ( LNG ) and Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. ( UGP ). PNY's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.89. Zacks Investment Research reports PNY's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 3.79%, compared to an industry average of 9.6%.

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

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 ( PSCU )
  • SPDR S&P 600 Small Cap Value ETF (based on S&P SmallCap Value ( SLYV )
  • iShares Small Cap 600/BARRA Value Index Fund ( IJS ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IJS with an increase of 7.09% over the last 100 days. PSCU has the highest percent weighting of PNY at 9.33%.

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

This article appears in: News Headlines Stocks
Referenced Stocks: PNY , LNG , UGP , PSCU , SLYV , IJS

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