National Fuel Gas Company (NFG): Price and Financial Metrics

National Fuel Gas Company (NFG): $63.69

1.97 (+3.19%)

POWR Rating

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  • Momentum is the dimension where NFG ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 99.64% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for NFG is in Momentum, which has been heading down over the past 177 days.
  • NFG ranks lowest in Value; there it ranks in the 15th percentile.

NFG Stock Summary

  • NFG's went public 35.1 years ago, making it older than 92% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • Of note is the ratio of NATIONAL FUEL GAS CO's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; only 0.45% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • The volatility of NATIONAL FUEL GAS CO's share price is greater than that of just 10.21% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to NATIONAL FUEL GAS CO, a group of peers worth examining would be MDU, ALE, CPK, NOMD, and OTTR.
  • Visit NFG's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

NFG Valuation Summary

  • NFG's EV/EBIT ratio is 11; this is 7.56% lower than that of the median Energy stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, NFG's price/sales ratio has gone up 1.7.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for NFG.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
NFG 2022-09-23 2.8 2.9 11.9 11.0
NFG 2022-09-22 2.9 3.1 12.5 11.4
NFG 2022-09-21 3.0 3.1 12.6 11.4
NFG 2022-09-20 3.0 3.2 12.9 11.6
NFG 2022-09-19 3.1 3.2 13.1 11.7
NFG 2022-09-16 3.0 3.1 12.7 11.5

NFG Growth Metrics

    Its 4 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 131.47%.
  • Its 5 year revenue growth rate is now at 9.19%.
  • Its 4 year revenue growth rate is now at 9.19%.
NFG's revenue has moved up $413,557,000 over the prior 33 months.

The table below shows NFG's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-06-30 2,106.889 773.759 494.84
2022-03-31 1,998.662 800.039 473.157
2021-12-31 1,848.057 758.293 418.265
2021-09-30 1,742.659 791.553 363.647
2021-06-30 1,674.662 788.749 131.14
2021-03-31 1,603.284 766.95 85.915

NFG's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • NFG has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 87.13% of graded US stocks.
  • NFG's asset turnover comes in at 0.236 -- ranking 40th of 105 Utilities stocks.
  • NJR, UTL, and USAC are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with NFG.

The table below shows NFG's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.236 0.619 0.035
2021-03-31 0.227 0.606 0.028
2020-12-31 0.222 0.585 0.001
2020-09-30 0.225 0.565 0.001
2020-06-30 0.230 0.562 0.032
2020-03-31 0.242 0.558 0.036

NFG Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of NFG, see our NFG price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $57.00 Average Broker Recommendation 1.67 (Moderate Buy)

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NFG Price/Volume Stats

Current price $63.69 52-week high $75.97
Prev. close $61.72 52-week low $52.38
Day low $61.90 Volume 675,200
Day high $64.07 Avg. volume 560,526
50-day MA $70.16 Dividend yield 2.98%
200-day MA $67.22 Market Cap 5.83B

National Fuel Gas Company (NFG) Company Bio

National Fuel Gas Company explores for, develops, and produces natural gas and oil reserves in California in the Appalachian region of the United States, and in Kansas. The company also sells natural gas or provides natural gas transportation services. The company was founded in 1902 and is based in Williamsville, New York.

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Latest NFG News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about NATIONAL FUEL GAS CO that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate NFG as an investment opportunity.

ONE Gas (OGS) to Gain From Solid Investment Amid Competition

ONE Gas (OGS) is poised for growth with steady customer demand and capital expenditure. However, an increase in competition and a drop in the prices of other energy sources are headwinds.

Yahoo | September 23, 2022

Best Momentum Stocks to Buy for September 23rd

NFG, TMP and OZK made it to the Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) momentum stocks list on September 23, 2022.

Yahoo | September 23, 2022

4 Gas Distribution Stocks to Watch in a Promising Industry

The near-term prospects of the Zacks Gas Distribution industry look promising. The ongoing improvement in production and demand for natural gas will drive the performance of SRE, ATO, NFG and NJR.

Yahoo | September 23, 2022

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights Corteva, Hershey, National Fuel Gas and McKesson

Corteva, Hershey, National Fuel Gas and McKesson are included in this Analyst Blog.

Yahoo | September 20, 2022

National Fuel Gas' (NYSE:NFG) earnings growth rate lags the 18% CAGR delivered to shareholders

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Yahoo | September 19, 2022

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NFG Price Returns

1-mo -9.80%
3-mo -5.16%
6-mo -8.93%
1-year 22.64%
3-year 51.24%
5-year 33.67%
YTD 1.74%
2021 60.66%
2020 -7.58%
2019 -5.94%
2018 -3.74%
2017 -0.20%

NFG Dividends

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