Piedmont Natural Gas Company, Inc. (
) 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. (
) and Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. (
). 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%.
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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 (
- SPDR S&P 600 Small Cap Value ETF (based on S&P
SmallCap Value (
- iShares Small Cap 600/BARRA Value Index Fund (
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%.