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Piedmont Natural Gas Company, Inc. (PNY) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 22, 2015

Piedmont Natural Gas Company, Inc. ( PNY ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 22, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.33 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 15, 2016. Shareholders who purchased PNY 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 $56.73, the dividend yield is 2.33%.

The previous trading day's last sale of PNY was $56.73, representing a -4.08% decrease from the 52 week high of $59.14 and a 62.32% increase over the 52 week low of $34.95.

PNY is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. ( UGP ) and Cheniere Energy, Inc. ( LNG ). PNY's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.81. Zacks Investment Research reports PNY's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 1.63%, compared to an industry average of 1.1%.

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

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

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

  • PowerShares S&P SmallCap Utilities Portfolio ( PSCU )
  • iShares Morningstar Small-Cap Value ETFnd ( JKL )
  • iShares S&P SmallCap 600 Value ETF ( IJS )
  • SPDR S&P 600 Small Cap Value ETF (based on S&P SmallCap Value ( SLYV )
  • SPDR S&P 600 Small Cap ETF (based on S&P SmallCap 600 Index -- ( SLY ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PSCU with an increase of 10.26% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of PNY at 13.78%.

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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