National Fuel Gas (NFG) dividend stock





  • Yield

     2.79%
  • Dividend

     1.66
  • 5 year dividend growth rate
     2.4%
  • Dividend increased

     45 yrs.
  • Payout ratio

     64%
  • Dividend pay date

     7/14/2017
  • Ex-dividend date

     6/28/2017
  • Uninterrupted
    dividends
     115 yrs.
  • Yield compared to 5 year average
     + 3.3%
  • Dividend payback
    period
      yrs.
  • Chowder rule

     5.2
  • Tweed factor

     -17.6
Rating
Overall rating
The overall rating measures the general health and sustainabilty of the company's dividend. It is an average of the five ratings below.





Dividend increased years
This rating looks at the number of years the company has increased their dividend consecutively. 1 star is given for 7 years or below and 5 stars are given for 23 years or more.





Dividend yield
This rating evaluates the size of the yield. 1 star is given for a yield below 0.75% and 5 stars for yields above 6.75%.





Payout ratio
The payout ratio shows how much of the earnings are being paid out as dividends. We award 0 stars for payout ratios above 100% and 5 stars for ratios below 10%.





Dividend growth rate
This rating takes into account the growth of the dividend. Companies that have a dividend growth rate below 1.5% get 1 star while 5 stars are given for rates above 13.5%.





Yield compared to 5 year average
If the current yield is below the 5 year average, it tends to indicate that the stock is cheap. A rating of 0 is given if the current yield is below 0 percent compared to the average and a rating of 5 is given if it's more than 22.5% above.
Relative valuations
Yield compared to 5 year average   
3.3%
Payout ratio compared to 5 year average   
-100.0%
P/E compared to 5 year average   
9.1%
Price per book value compared to 5 year average   
26.7%
Price change from 52 week high   
-2.7%
Price change from 50 days average   
4.9%
Price change from 200 days average   
3.6%
Price info
Change
0.77 (1.31%)


Last price
59.57 USD


Day range
58.94 - 59.78


Year range
50.61 - 61.25

Financial health
Current ratio
1.03


Debt/equity ratio
116.73


Cash
36.33M


Debt
2.12B


Credit rating
BBB

Valuation
Price/earning (P/E)
22.81


Price/book (P/B)
3.04


Forward price/earning (P/E)
18.85


Price/sales (P/S)
3.19


PEG
2.12


Market cap
5.09B

Recession performance (2007 - 2009)
1.2200,1.2700,1.3200
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
Dvidend growth (annualized)   
4.0%
3.9600,3.1800,1.2500
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
Earnings per share growth (annualized)   
-43.8%
10 year history
1.2200,1.2700,1.3200,1.3600,1.4000,1.4400,1.4800,1.5200,1.5600,1.5800
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
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  • 15
  • ttm
Dividend growth (annualized)   
2.9%
1.6100,3.9600,3.1800,1.2500,2.7300,3.0900,2.6300,3.0800,3.5200,-7.7300
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  • 07
  • 08
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  • ttm
Earnings per share growth (annualized)   
nan%
18.5900,20.2700,19.7400,21.2700,22.8500,23.8700,25.5500,27.8100,26.5700,21.3800
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  • 08
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  • ttm
Book value per share growth (annualized)   
1.6%
179.2000,65.9000,39.9000,105.6000,51.3000,45.3000,57.4000,47.4000,44.2000,0.0000
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  • 07
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  • ttm
Payout ratio growth (annualized)   
-100.0%
85.0000,84.0000,81.0000,83.0000,84.0000,84.0000,84.0000,85.0000,84.0000,84.0000
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  • 08
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  • ttm
Shares outstanding growth (annualized)   
-0.1%
Other companies in the independent oil & gas industry
Company
Div. increase  
Yield
Div. growth
USA   Enterprise Products Partners L 20 yrs6.09%5.3%
USA   EOG Resources 17 yrs0.71%16.1%
Canada   Canadian Natural Resources 16 yrs2.90%20.6%
USA   Occidental Petroleum 14 yrs5.10%12.0%
USA   EnLink Midstream Partners LP 7 yrs9.03%5.9%
Company profile
Founded
1902


Industry


SEC filings




National Fuel Gas Company operates as a diversified energy company in the United States. Its Utility segment sells natural gas or provides natural gas transportation services to approximately 737,800 customers in Buffalo, Niagara Falls, and Jamestown, New York: and Erie and Sharon, Pennsylvania. The...
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Address:
6363 Main Street, Williamsville, NY, 14221

Phone:
+1 716 857-7000
The dividend of NFG is 1.66 for the last 12 months, and this gives the stock a yield of 2.79%. Since 1972they have raised their dividend each year, that is 45 years in a row. NFG has a payout ratio of 64%, meaning that 64% of their earnings are paid as dividends. If their dividend growth rate stays the same, the dividend payback period would be years. They have increased their dividend by 2.4% on average in the last 5 years. The ex-dividend date for NFG is 6/28/2017, and 7/14/2017 is their dividend pay date. 2,010 people work for them (a US company) and it has been founded back in 1902. They are in the basic materials sector and the independent oil & gas industry. We have awarded the company a dividend rating of 2.2 out of 5 stars.






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