Zacks Rating on National Fuel Gas Company (NFG)

National Fuel Gas Company (NFG) : 1 brokerage houses believe that National Fuel Gas Company (NFG) is a Strong Buy at current levels. 1 Analyst considers the fundamentals to be worthy of a Buy recommendation. 4 analysts believe that the current prices are in a balance with the stocks fundamentals, hence they propose Hold on National Fuel Gas Company (NFG). Zacks Investment Research suggests a Hold with a rank of 3.The median of all the 6 Wall Street Analysts endorse the stock as a Buy with a rating of 2.5.

National Fuel Gas Company (NFG) : Currently there are 4 street experts covering National Fuel Gas Company (NFG) stock. The most bullish and bearish price target for the stock is $65 and $60 respectively for the short term. The average price target of all the analysts comes to $62.5. The estimated standard deviation from the target is $2.38.


Shares of National Fuel Gas Company rose by 2.86% in the last five trading days and 3.08% for the last 4 weeks. National Fuel Gas Company is up 7.89% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 38.37%. National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE:NFG): stock turned positive on Tuesday. Though the stock opened at $58.09, the bulls momentum made the stock top out at $58.61 level for the day. The stock recorded a low of $58.085 and closed the trading day at $58.26, in the green by 0.53%. The total traded volume for the day was 199,961. The stock had closed at $57.95 in the previous days trading.

National Fuel Gas Company is a holding company. The Company is an energy company engaged in the production, gathering, transportation, distribution and marketing of natural gas. The Company operates through five segments: Exploration and Production, including operations carried out through its subsidiary, Seneca Resources Corporation; Pipeline and Storage, including operations carried out through its subsidiaries, National Fuel Gas Supply Corporation and Empire Pipeline, Inc.; Gathering, including operations carried out through subsidiaries of National Fuel Gas Midstream Corporation; Utility, including operations are carried out by through its subsidiary, Distribution Corporation, and Energy Marketing, including operations carried out through its subsidiary, National Fuel Resources, Inc. The Company operates an integrated business, with assets centered in western New York and Pennsylvania. The Company also develops and produces oil reserves, primarily in California.

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