National Fuel Gas Company ( NFG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 29, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.395 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 15, 2016. Shareholders who purchased NFG prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that NFG has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of NFG was $51.06, representing a -22.72% decrease from the 52 week high of $66.07 and a 37.89% increase over the 52 week low of $37.03.
NFG is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. ( UGP ) and Cheniere Energy Partners, LP ( CQP ). NFG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$4.46. Zacks Investment Research reports NFG's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as -5.32%, compared to an industry average of 6.6%.
Interested in gaining exposure to NFG through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have NFG as a top-10 holding:
- ProShares Ultra Utilities ( UPW ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is UPW with an increase of 26.32% over the last 100 days.