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

National Fuel Gas Company (NFG): $65.98

0.81 (+1.24%)

POWR Rating

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  • NFG scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 99.98% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for NFG is in Momentum, which has been heading up over the past 179 days.
  • NFG ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 26th percentile.

NFG Stock Summary

  • With a one year PEG ratio of 0.19, National Fuel Gas Co is expected to have a higher PEG ratio (a measure of how expensive a stock is relative to its expected earnings growth) than just 1.51% of US stocks.
  • Of note is the ratio of National Fuel Gas Co's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; merely 0.5% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • Over the past twelve months, NFG has reported earnings growth of 8,108.55%, putting it ahead of 99.55% of US stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to NFG, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are CIO, SBLK, SRC, CPLP, and XHR.
  • 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 22.9; this is 26.17% higher than that of the median Energy stock.
  • NFG's price/earnings ratio has moved up 25.1 over the prior 243 months.
  • Over the past 243 months, NFG's price/sales ratio has gone up 2.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for NFG.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
NFG 2021-09-03 2.9 2.4 36.5 22.9
NFG 2021-09-02 2.9 2.4 36.4 22.9
NFG 2021-09-01 2.8 2.4 36.2 22.8
NFG 2021-08-31 2.8 2.3 36.0 22.7
NFG 2021-08-30 2.8 2.3 35.9 22.6
NFG 2021-08-27 2.8 2.3 35.7 22.6

NFG Growth Metrics

    The 3 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 7.41%.
  • Its 3 year revenue growth rate is now at 14.31%.
  • Its year over year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 3%.
Over the past 34 months, NFG's revenue has gone up $173,159,000.

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
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
2020-12-31 1,543.264 777.803 -132.589
2020-09-30 1,546.291 740.809 -123.772

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 $65.98 52-week high $75.97
Prev. close $65.17 52-week low $49.16
Day low $65.12 Volume 996,600
Day high $66.77 Avg. volume 578,957
50-day MA $70.44 Dividend yield 2.79%
200-day MA $63.30 Market Cap 6.03B

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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NFG Price Returns

1-mo -9.07%
3-mo -3.17%
6-mo 4.71%
1-year 26.30%
3-year 38.53%
5-year 38.25%
YTD 3.87%
2021 60.66%
2020 -7.58%
2019 -5.94%
2018 -3.74%
2017 -0.20%

NFG Dividends

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