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

National Fuel Gas Company (NFG): $50.68

1.23 (-2.37%)

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NFG Price/Volume Stats

Current price $50.68 52-week high $68.22
Prev. close $51.91 52-week low $48.89
Day low $50.60 Volume 216,037
Day high $52.02 Avg. volume 558,859
50-day MA $53.03 Dividend yield 3.8%
200-day MA $55.13 Market Cap 4.65B

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  • NFG scores best on the Sentiment dimension, with a Sentiment rank ahead of 73.09% of US stocks.
  • NFG's strongest trending metric is Quality; it's been moving down over the last 177 days.
  • NFG's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 7.26% of US stocks).

NFG Stock Summary

  • NFG's went public 36.09 years ago, making it older than 91.94% 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; just 0.26% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, NFG is more volatile than merely 12.25% of stocks we're observing.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to NATIONAL FUEL GAS CO, a group of peers worth examining would be ALE, FPAY, MDU, CUZ, and CPK.
  • 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 price/earnings ratio is 8.9; this is 7.23% higher than that of the median Energy stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, NFG's price/earnings ratio has gone down 6.2.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for NFG.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
NFG 2023-09-14 2.2 1.7 8.9 9.1
NFG 2023-09-13 2.2 1.7 8.6 9.0
NFG 2023-09-12 2.1 1.6 8.5 8.9
NFG 2023-09-11 2.1 1.6 8.4 8.8
NFG 2023-09-08 2.1 1.6 8.5 8.9
NFG 2023-09-07 2.1 1.6 8.4 8.8

NFG Growth Metrics

    The 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at -52.92%.
  • Its year over year revenue growth rate is now at 24.66%.
  • The 2 year revenue growth rate now stands at 26.03%.
Over the past 70 months, NFG's revenue has gone up $725,684,000.

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
2022-12-31 2,298.349 968.377 603.317
2022-09-30 2,186.046 812.521 566.021
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

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)

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.

Best Value Stocks to Buy for September 29th

ING, LAD and NFG made it to the Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) value stocks list on September 29, 2023.

Yahoo | September 29, 2023 featured highlights include Constellation Brands, Owens Corning, Belden, Cintas and National Fuel Gas

Constellation Brands, Owens Corning, Belden, Cintas and National Fuel Gas are part of the Zacks Screen of the Week article.

Yahoo | September 26, 2023

National Fuel Gas (NFG) Upgraded to Buy: What Does It Mean for the Stock?

National Fuel Gas (NFG) has been upgraded to a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy), reflecting growing optimism about the company's earnings prospects. This might drive the stock higher in the near term.

Yahoo | September 25, 2023

NFG or NJR: Which Is the Better Value Stock Right Now?

NFG vs. NJR: Which Stock Is the Better Value Option?

Yahoo | September 25, 2023

Reasons to Add National Fuel Gas (NFG) to Your Portfolio Now

National Fuel Gas (NFG) makes a strong case for investment, given its earnings growth, strong ROE and ability to increase shareholders' value.

Yahoo | September 25, 2023

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NFG Price Returns

1-mo -4.82%
3-mo N/A
6-mo -10.63%
1-year -14.72%
3-year 40.04%
5-year 6.47%
YTD -17.70%
2022 1.87%
2021 60.66%
2020 -7.58%
2019 -5.94%
2018 -3.74%

NFG Dividends

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