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Owners of Piedmont Natural Gas Company (NYSE: PNY) shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 31 cents per share. At a price of $33.40 as of 9:35 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 3.7%. The average volume for Piedmont Natural Gas Company has been 405,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Piedmont Natural Gas Company has a market cap of $2.5 billion and is part of the utilities industry. Shares are up 6.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. EXCLUSIVE OFFER: Jim Cramer's Protégé, Dave Peltier, only buys dividend stocks that have the potential for a 3% to 4% yield and 10% growth. Get his best picks for less than $50/year. Piedmont Natural Gas Company, Inc., an energy services company, engages in the distribution of natural gas to residential, commercial, industrial, and power generation customers in portions of North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.57. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Piedmont Natural Gas Company a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Piedmont Natural Gas Company as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, notable return on equity and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. You can view the full Piedmont Natural Gas Company Ratings Report now.