National Fuel Gas
What analysts say:
- Buy, sell, or hold?: Half of analysts think investors should stand pat on National Fuel Gas while the remaining half rate the stock as a buy half of analysts think investors should stand pat on National Fuel Gas. Analysts like National Fuel Gas better than competitor AGL Resources overall. One out of six analysts rate AGL Resources a buy compared to five of 10 for National Fuel Gas. Wall Street has warmed to the stock over the past three months, with analysts increasing their endorsement from hold to moderate buy.
- Revenue forecasts: On average, analysts predict $327.1 million in revenue this quarter. That would represent a rise of 14.2% from the year-ago quarter.
- Wall Street earnings expectations: The average analyst estimate is earnings of $0.44 per share. Estimates range from $0.39 to $0.51.
What our community says:
CAPS All-Stars are solidly backing the stock with 95.8% awarding it an outperform rating. The community at large backs the All-Stars with 94.1% granting it a rating of outperform. Fools are gung-ho about National Fuel Gas, though the message boards have been quiet lately with only 74 posts in the past 30 days. Even with a robust four out of five stars, National Fuel Gas' CAPS rating falls a little short of the community's upbeat outlook.
National Fuel Gas' profit has risen year over year by an average of 21.7% over the past five quarters.
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