Piedmont Natural Gas Company, Inc. (PNY) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 20, 2012

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Piedmont Natural Gas Company, Inc. ( PNY ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 20, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.3 per share scheduled for December 31, 2012. Shareholders who purchased PNY stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that PNY has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $32.15, the dividend yield is 3.73%.

The previous trading day's last sale of PNY was $32.15, representing a -7.46% decrease from the 52 week high of $34.74 and a 12.77% increase over the 52 week low of $28.51.

PNY is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. ( UGP ) and Cheniere Energy Partners, LP ( CQP ). PNY's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.56. Zacks Investment Research reports PNY's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 2.73%, compared to an industry average of -2.9%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the PNY Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to PNY through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have PNY as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II PowerShares S&P Smal ( PSCU )
  • iShares Russell 2000 Value Index Fund ( IWN ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IWN with an increase of 10.34% over the last 100 days. PSCU has the highest percent weighting of PNY at 9.75%.



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



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Referenced Stocks: CQP , IWN , PNY , PSCU , UGP

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