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Piedmont Natural Gas Company, Inc. (PNY) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 22, 2016

Piedmont Natural Gas Company, Inc. ( PNY ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 22, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.34 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 15, 2016. Shareholders who purchased PNY prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 3.03% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $59.84, the dividend yield is 2.27%.

The previous trading day's last sale of PNY was $59.84, representing a -0.85% decrease from the 52 week high of $60.35 and a 70.53% increase over the 52 week low of $35.09.

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 $1.7. Zacks Investment Research reports PNY's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 4.67%, compared to an industry average of 2.6%.

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 S&P SmallCap 600 Growth ETF ( IJT )
  • SPDR S&P 600 Small Cap Growth ETF (based on S&P SmallCap 600 G ( SLYG )
  • SPDR S&P 600 Small Cap ETF (based on S&P SmallCap 600 Index -- ( SLY )
  • iShares Core S&P Small-Cap ETF ( IJR ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IJR with an increase of 16.82% over the last 100 days. PSCU has the highest percent weighting of PNY at 15.09%.

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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