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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 $34.75 as of 9:34 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 3.6%. The average volume for Piedmont Natural Gas Company has been 316,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Piedmont Natural Gas Company has a market cap of $2.6 billion and is part of the utilities industry. Shares are up 11.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12-months. Learn more. 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 North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.88. 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, good cash flow from operations, increase in stock price during the past year and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full Piedmont Natural Gas Company Ratings Report now.