National Fuel Gas Company ( NFG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 28, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.415 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 14, 2017. Shareholders who purchased NFG prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 2.47% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $56.71, the dividend yield is 2.93%.
The previous trading day's last sale of NFG was $56.71, representing a -7.41% decrease from the 52 week high of $61.25 and a 12.05% increase over the 52 week low of $50.61.
NFG is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. ( UGP ) and Cheniere Energy, Inc. ( LNG ). NFG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.62. Zacks Investment Research reports NFG's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 5.83%, compared to an industry average of 5.7%.
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 UPW with an increase of 24.79% over the last 100 days.