Stock on the Run: National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE: NFG)

WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y., January 18, 2019 – Shares of National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE: NFG) gained 0.11% to $45.41. The stock traded total volume of 11.555K shares lower than the average volume of 602.00K shares.

National Fuel Gas Company (NFG) posted revenues of $293.34M for the quarter ended September 2019, missing the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 13.84%. This compares to year-ago revenues of $289.20M. The company has topped consensus revenue estimates just once over the last four quarters. National Fuel Gas came out with quarterly earnings of $0.54 per share, beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $0.53 per share. This compares to earnings of $0.49 per share a year ago. These figures are adjusted for non-recurring items. This quarterly report represents an earnings surprise of 1.89%. A quarter ago, it was expected that this energy company would post earnings of $0.63 per share when it actually produced earnings of $0.71, delivering a surprise of 12.70%.

NFG has the market capitalization of $3.92B and its EPS growth ratio for the past five years was -0.10%. The return on assets ratio of the Company was 4.80% while its return on investment ratio stands at 9.90%. Price to sales ratio was 2.31 while 77.70% of the stock was owned by institutional investors.

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