Piedmont Natural Gas Company, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 20, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.31 per share is scheduled to be paid on
January 15, 2014. 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 $32.79, the dividend yield is 3.78%.
The previous trading day's last sale of PNY was $32.79,
representing a -7.72% decrease from the 52 week high of $35.53 and
a 7.37% increase over the 52 week low of $30.54.
PNY is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes
companies such as Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. (
) and Cheniere Energy, Inc. (
). PNY's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $1.86. Zacks Investment Research reports PNY's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 5.56%, compared to an
industry average of 5.9%.
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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 (
- Vanguard S&P Small-Cap 600 Value ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is VIOV with an increase of
10.09% over the last 100 days. PSCU has the highest percent
weighting of PNY at 9.94%.