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Northwest Natural Gas Company (NWN) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for July 27, 2017

Northwest Natural Gas Company ( NWN ) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 27, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.47 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 15, 2017. Shareholders who purchased NWN prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that NWN has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $62.55, the dividend yield is 3.01%.

The previous trading day's last sale of NWN was $62.55, representing a -5.47% decrease from the 52 week high of $66.17 and a 16.92% increase over the 52 week low of $53.50.

NWN is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. ( UGP ) and Cheniere Energy, Inc. ( LNG ). NWN's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.18. Zacks Investment Research reports NWN's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as -1.07%, compared to an industry average of 6.3%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the NWN Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to NWN through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?

The following ETF(s) have NWN as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares S&P SmallCap Utilities Portfolio ( PSCU ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PSCU with an increase of 8.73% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of NWN at 4.51%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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