Piedmont Natural Gas Company, Inc. (
) 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. (
) and Cheniere Energy Partners, LP (
). 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
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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 Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II PowerShares S&P
- iShares Russell 2000 Value Index Fund (
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%.