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36.55
+0.08
+0.22%
After Hours :
36.55
0.00
0.00%

Open

36.58

Previous Close

36.47

Volume (Avg)

200.03k (293.06k)

Day's Range

36.38-36.77

52Wk Range

31.94-37.86

Market Cap.

2.86B

Dividend Rate (Yield )

1.28 (3.47%)

Beta

0.61

Shares Outstanding

78.34M

P/E Ratio (EPS)

19.19 (1.90)

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Fundamentals
  • Key statistics
  • Growth
  • Profitability
  • Financial health
  • Price ratios
  • Trading statistics
  • Management effectiveness
Industry Utilities – Regulated Gas
Highlights
Analyst Recommendation: Sell
    • Revenue

    • 1.28B

    • Net Income

    • 134.42M

    • Market Cap.

    • 2.86B

    • Enterprise Value

    • -

    • Net Profit Margin %

    • 9.96

    • PEG (Price/Earnings Growth) Ratio

    • 4.17

    • Beta

    • 0.61

    • Forward P/E

    • 19.19

    • Price/Sales

    • 1.91

    • Price/Book Value

    • 2.14

    • Price/Cash flow

    • 6.34

      • EBITDA

      • 317.98M

      • Return on Capital %

      • 3.35

      • Return on Equity %

      • 11.60

      • Return on Assets %

      • 3.35

      • Book Value/Share

      • 17.05

      • Shares Outstanding

      • 78.34M

      • Last Split Factor (Date)

      • -

      • Last Dividend (Ex-Date)

      • 0.32 (9/22/2014)

      • Dividend Declaration Date

      • 9/5/2014

      Analyst Recommendation
      10/21/2014
      Sell
        • 1 Year Price Target

        • 27.00

        • Credit Rating

        • A-

        • Analysts

        • 1

        • EPS Estimate

        • 1.88

        • Cashflow Estimate

        • 3.58

        Morningstar Consensus estimate data
        • Growth Rate (%)

        • Company

        • Industry

          • Sales (Revenue)

            Q/Q (last year)

          • 0.80

          • 4.60

          • Net Income

            YTD/YTD (last year)

          • 12.20

          • 11.11

          • Net Income

            Q/Q (last year)

          • -

          • 552.14

          • Sales (Revenue)

            5-Year Annual Average

          • -9.36

          • 4.31

          • Net Income

            5-Year Annual Average

          • 4.10

          • -4.65

          • Dividends

            5-Year Annual Average

          • 3.61

          • -0.03

          • Profit Margins (%)

          • Company

          • Industry

            • Gross Margin

            • 46.28

            • 48.09

            • Pre-Tax Margin

            • 10.66

            • 10.79

            • Net Profit Margin

            • 9.96

            • 6.71

            • Average Gross Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 42.00

            • 47.99

            • Average Pre-Tax Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 10.10

            • 9.47

            • Average Net Profit Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 9.20

            • 25.52B

            • Financial Ratios

            • Company

            • Industry

              • Debt/Equity Ratio

              • 0.88

              • 1.23

              • Current Ratio

              • 0.42

              • 0.82

              • Quick Ratio

              • 0.18

              • 0.50

              • Interest Coverage

              • 3.38

              • 3.32

              • Leverage Ratio

              • 3.49

              • 3.79

              • Book Value/Share

              • 17.05

              • 15.72

              • Price Ratios

              • Company

              • Industry

                • Current P/E Ratio

                • 18.94

                • 22.17

                • P/E Ratio 5-Year High

                • 19.89

                • 717.19

                • P/E Ratio 5-Year Low

                • 11.82

                • 147.71

                • Price/Sales Ratio

                • 1.89

                • 1.35

                • Price/Book Value

                • 2.11

                • 2.18

                • Price/Cash Flow Ratio

                • 6.34

                • 8.41

                • Key Metrics

                • Company

                  • Shares Short

                    as of -

                  • -

                  • Short Ratio

                    as of -

                  • -

                  • Short % of Float

                    as of -

                  • -

                  • Shares Short

                    prior month

                  • -

                  • Trailing Annual Dividend Yield

                  • -

                  • 5 Year Average Dividend Yield

                  • -

                  • Key Metrics

                  • Company

                    • Payout Ratio

                    • 66.18

                    • Dividend Date

                    • 9/5/2014

                    • Ex-Dividend Date

                    • 9/22/2014

                    • Last Split Factor

                      new per old

                    • -

                    • Last Split Date

                    • -

                    • Key Metrics

                    • Company

                    • Industry

                      • Return on Equity %

                        (5-Year Average)

                      • 11.60

                        (12.80)

                      • 10.83

                        (11.54)

                      • Return on Assets %

                        (5-Year Average)

                      • 3.35

                        (3.80)

                      • 2.80

                        (2.67)

                      • Return on Capital %

                        (5-Year Average)

                      • 7.36

                        (3.90)

                      • 4.42

                        (4.39)

                      • Income/Employee

                      • 79.10k

                      • 46.94k

                      • Inventory Turnover

                      • 10.59

                      • 8.15

                      • Asset Turnover

                      • 0.34

                      • 0.42

                      Current Historical
                      Financials
                      • Income Statement
                      • Balance Sheet
                      • Cash Flow
                      Operating Income
                      144.19M
                      Operating Margin
                      11.28
                      Total Equity
                      -
                      Retained Earnings
                      -
                      Free Cashflow
                      -
                      Price/Cashflow
                      6.34
                      Ownership

                      Institutional Ownership

                      50.58%

                      Top 10 Institutions

                      27.70%

                      Mutual Fund Ownership

                      37.52%

                      Float

                      98.73%

                      5% / Insider Ownership

                      2.09%

                      Corporate insiders or major stockholders reporting trading activity in the stock.

                      Top Mutual Fund Owners

                      Top Institutional Owners

                      Mutual Fund Name

                      Institution Name

                      • Mutual Fund Name

                      • Shares Held

                      • % Change

                      • % Outstanding

                      • American Century US Value Yield

                      •  

                        3,099,696

                      • 23.07

                      • 3.97

                      • American Century Equity Income Fund

                      •  

                        3,099,696

                      • 3.41

                      • 3.97

                      • SPDR® S&P Dividend ETF

                      •  

                        1,822,323

                      • 0.24

                      • 2.53

                      • iShares Core S&P Small-Cap (AU)

                      •  

                        1,581,524

                      • 0.20

                      • 2.20

                      • Vanguard Small Cap Index

                      •  

                        1,357,483

                      • -0.35

                      • 1.73

                      • Vanguard Total Stock Mkt Idx

                      •  

                        1,275,482

                      • 0.24

                      • 1.63

                      • iShares Russell 2000 (AU)

                      •  

                        1,159,199

                      • -1.46

                      • 1.61

                      • DNP Select Income

                      •  

                        1,000,000

                      • 0.00

                      • 1.28

                      • Hennessy Gas Utility Index Fund

                      •  

                        975,720

                      • 17.03

                      • 1.25

                      • Undiscovered Managers Behavioral Value

                      •  

                        934,400

                      • 4.31

                      • 1.19

                      • Institution Name

                      • Shares Held

                      • % Change

                      • % Outstanding

                      • Vanguard Group, Inc.

                      •  

                        5,236,632

                      • +2.42%

                      • 6.70

                      • BlackRock Fund Advisors

                      •  

                        4,246,138

                      • -2.35%

                      • 5.43

                      • State Street Corp

                      •  

                        3,745,947

                      • +2.94%

                      • 4.79

                      • American Century Inv Mgt, Inc.

                      •  

                        3,326,384

                      • +3.75%

                      • 4.26

                      • Fuller & Thaler Asset Management, Inc.

                      •  

                        1,010,600

                      • +30.91%

                      • 1.29

                      • Duff & Phelps Inv Mgmt Co (IL)

                      •  

                        1,000,000

                      • 0.00%

                      • 1.28

                      • Hennessy Advisors, Inc.

                      •  

                        975,720

                      • +17.03%

                      • 1.25

                      • Northern Trust Investments, N.A.

                      •  

                        943,288

                      • -9.46%

                      • 1.21

                      • TIAA-CREF Investment Management LLC

                      •  

                        599,345

                      • +1.70%

                      • 0.77

                      • Dimensional Fund Advisors, Inc.

                      •  

                        559,216

                      • +31.93%

                      • 0.72

                      Company Profile

                      Sector

                      Utilities

                      Industry

                      Utilities – Regulated Gas

                      Type

                      Slow Growth

                      Style

                      Small Value

                      Piedmont Natural Gas Co was incorporated in New York in 1950 and began operations in 1951. In 1994, it merged into a newly formed North Carolina corporation with the same name for the purpose of changing its state of incorporation to...more North Carolina. The Company is an energy services company whose principal business is distribution of natural gas to residential, commercial, industrial and power generation clients in portions of North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee, including customers served by municipalities who are its wholesale customers. The Company is invested in joint venture, energy-related businesses, including unregulated retail natural gas marketing, interstate natural gas storage and intrastate natural gas transportation. It provides service to Anderson, Gaffney, Greenville and Spa...morertanburg in South Carolina and Charlotte, Salisbury, Greensboro, Winston-Salem, High Point, Burlington, Hickory, Indian Trail, Spruce Pine, Reidsville, Fayetteville, New Bern, Wilmington, Tarboro, Elizabeth City, Rockingham and Goldsboro in North Carolina. In North Carolina, it also provides wholesale natural gas service to Greenville, Monroe, Rocky Mount and Wilson. In Tennessee, its service area is the metropolitan area of Nashville, including wholesale natural gas service to Gallatin and Smyrna. It has two reportable business segments, regulated utility and non-utility activities. The non-utility activities segment consists of its equity method investments in joint venture, energy-related businesses that are involved in unregulated retail natural gas marketing, interstate natural gas storage and intrastate natural gas transportation. The regulated utility segment is the largest segment of its business with approximately 97% of its consolidated assets. The Company is subject to various federal regulations that affect our utility and non-utility operations. These federal regulations include regulations that are particular to the natural gas industry, such as regulations of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) that affect the certification and siting of new interstate natural gas pipeline projects.lessless

                      Key People

                      Mr. Thomas E. Skains

                      CEO/Chairman of the Board/Director/President

                      Mr. Karl W. Newlin

                      CFO/Senior VP

                      Ms. Judy Z. Mayo

                      Other Corporate Officer/Secretary/Vice President

                      Jose M. Simon

                      Chief Accounting Officer/Controller/Vice President

                      Ranelle Q. Warfield

                      Vice President, Divisional

                      • Piedmont Natural Gas Co

                      • 4720 Piedmont Row Drive

                      • Charlotte, NC 28210

                      • USA.Map

                      • Phone: +1 704 364-3120

                      • Fax: +1 704 365-8515

                      • piedmontng.com

                      Incorporated

                      1950

                      Employees

                      1,868

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