Piedmont Natural Gas (PNY) dividend stock





  • Yield

     2.27%
  • Dividend

     1.36
  • 5 year dividend growth rate
     3.4%
  • Dividend increased

     38 yrs.
  • Payout ratio

     78%
  • Dividend pay date

     1/13/2017
  • Ex-dividend date

     9/21/2016
  • Uninterrupted
    dividends
     61 yrs.
  • Yield compared to 5 year average
     -31.2%
  • Dividend payback
    period
      yrs.
  • Chowder rule

     5.7
  • Tweed factor

     5.7
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   
-31.2%
Payout ratio compared to 5 year average   
5.7%
P/E compared to 5 year average   
-100.0%
Price per book value compared to 5 year average   
-100.0%
Price change from 52 week high   
-0.6%
Price change from 50 days average   
-0.0%
Price change from 200 days average   
0.2%
Price info
Change
0.00 (0.00%)


Last price
60.02 USD


Day range


Year range
40.30 - 60.35

Financial health
Current ratio
0.40


Debt/equity ratio
133.47


Cash
13.74M


Debt
1.90B


Credit rating
A-

Valuation
Price/earning (P/E)
0


Price/book (P/B)


Forward price/earning (P/E)
0.00


Price/sales (P/S)


PEG
0.00


Market cap

Recession performance (2007 - 2009)
0.9900,1.0300,1.0700
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
Dvidend growth (annualized)   
4.0%
1.4000,1.4900,1.6700
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
Earnings per share growth (annualized)   
9.2%
10 year history
0.9900,1.0300,1.0700,1.1100,1.1500,1.1900,1.2300,1.2700,1.3100,1.3600
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Dividend growth (annualized)   
3.6%
1.4000,1.4900,1.6700,1.9600,1.5700,1.6600,1.7800,1.8400,1.7300,1.7800
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
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  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Earnings per share growth (annualized)   
2.7%
11.8400,12.1100,12.9400,13.6800,13.7900,14.2100,15.9200,17.0100,17.3800,18.6000
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
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  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Book value per share growth (annualized)   
5.1%
70.6000,68.9000,68.4000,54.6000,73.2000,71.8000,66.0000,66.2000,72.3000,74.3000
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
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  • 12
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  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Payout ratio growth (annualized)   
0.6%
74.0000,74.0000,73.0000,73.0000,72.0000,72.0000,75.0000,78.0000,79.0000,80.0000
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
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  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Shares outstanding growth (annualized)   
0.9%
Other companies in the gas utilities industry
Company
Div. increase  
Yield
Div. growth
USA   Northwest Natural Gas 61 yrs2.98%1.3%
USA   WGL Holdings 41 yrs2.39%4.8%
USA   Questar 38 yrs0.00%7.3%
USA   Atmos Energy 33 yrs2.06%4.2%
USA   New Jersey Resources 22 yrs2.41%5.9%
USA   South Jersey Industries 18 yrs3.19%7.2%
USA   AGL Resources 15 yrs0.00%3.3%
Company profile
Empoloyees
1,939


Sector


Website


Founded
1949


Industry


SEC filings




Piedmont Natural Gas Company, Inc., an energy services company, distributes natural gas in the United States. It operates in three segments: Regulated Utility, Regulated Non-Utility Activities, and Unregulated Non-Utility Activities. The company also operates energy-related businesses comprising unr...
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Address:
4720 Piedmont Row Drive, Charlotte, NC, 28210

Phone:
+1 704 364-3120
The dividend of PNY is 1.36 for the last 12 months, and their yield is 2.27%. Since 1979they have raised their dividend each year, that is 38 years in a row. The payout ratio of PNY is 78%, based on an EPS of 1.74 and a dividend of 1.36. The company has a dividend payback period of years. Their dividend has been growing by 3.4% a year for the last 5 years (on average). The ex-dividend date for PNY is 9/21/2016, and 1/13/2017 is their dividend pay date. 1,939 people work for them (a US company) and it has been founded back in 1949. utilities is their sector and gas utilities is their industry. 2 out of 5 stars is our rating for it's dividend.






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