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Piedmont Natural Gas Company, Inc. (PNY) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 20, 2012

Piedmont Natural Gas Company, Inc. ( PNY ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 20, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.3 per share scheduled for December 31, 2012. 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 $32.15, the dividend yield is 3.73%.

The previous trading day's last sale of PNY was $32.15, representing a -7.46% decrease from the 52 week high of $34.74 and a 12.77% increase over the 52 week low of $28.51.

PNY is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. ( UGP ) and Cheniere Energy Partners, LP ( CQP ). PNY's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.56. Zacks Investment Research reports PNY's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 2.73%, compared to an industry average of -2.9%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the PNY Dividend History page.

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

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

  • PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II PowerShares S&P Smal ( PSCU )
  • iShares Russell 2000 Value Index Fund ( IWN ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IWN with an increase of 10.34% over the last 100 days. PSCU has the highest percent weighting of PNY at 9.75%.

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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