National Fuel Gas Company ( NFG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 28, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.425 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 15, 2019. Shareholders who purchased NFG prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that NFG has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $51.51, the dividend yield is 3.3%.
The previous trading day's last sale of NFG was $51.51, representing a -12.92% decrease from the 52 week high of $59.15 and a 6.62% increase over the 52 week low of $48.31.
NFG is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Cheniere Energy Partners, LP ( CQP ) and Cheniere Energy, Inc. ( LNG ). NFG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.53. Zacks Investment Research reports NFG's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as 1.8%, compared to an industry average of 9.1%.
Interested in gaining exposure to NFG through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have NFG as a top-10 holding:
The top-performing ETF of this group is PXE with an decrease of -34.71% over the last 100 days. FCG has the highest percent weighting of NFG at 3.99%.