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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.01
PNY's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
52% of the 823 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 0.20 vs. PNY: 0.01 )
PNY' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: 0.16
Current: 0.01

0
0.16
Equity to Asset 0.29
PNY's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
64% of the 816 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. PNY: 0.29 )
PNY' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 0.44
Current: 0.29

0.27
0.44
Interest Coverage 2.66
PNY's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
66% of the 524 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 3.46 vs. PNY: 2.66 )
PNY' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.47   Max: 3.78
Current: 2.66

2.47
3.78
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.05
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 5/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 12.04
PNY's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 845 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 12.84 vs. PNY: 12.04 )
PNY' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 7.33   Max: 18.94
Current: 12.04

7.33
18.94
Net-margin (%) 9.96
PNY's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 845 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 7.45 vs. PNY: 9.96 )
PNY' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 5.05   Max: 10.67
Current: 9.96

5.05
10.67
ROE (%) 11.52
PNY's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 842 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 8.41 vs. PNY: 11.52 )
PNY' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 10.82   Max: 15
Current: 11.52

10.82
15
ROA (%) 3.28
PNY's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 851 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 2.94 vs. PNY: 3.28 )
PNY' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 3.3   Max: 5.33
Current: 3.28

3.3
5.33
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 4.67
PNY's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 848 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 8.36 vs. PNY: 4.67 )
PNY' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 4.16   Max: 21.22
Current: 4.67

4.16
21.22
Revenue Growth (%) -7.40
PNY's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 749 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. PNY: -7.40 )
PNY' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -11.4   Max: 22.1
Current: -7.4

-11.4
22.1
EBITDA Growth (%) -2.20
PNY's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 720 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. PNY: -2.20 )
PNY' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 15.7
Current: -2.2

0
15.7
EPS Growth (%) -3.20
PNY's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 640 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. PNY: -3.20 )
PNY' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -3.2   Max: 12
Current: -3.2

-3.2
12
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

PNY Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Mario Gabelli 8,700 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 539,500 sh (unchged)
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Q4 2013

PNY Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 69,500 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 539,500 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 8,100 sh (-6.9%)
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Q1 2014

PNY Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 136,300 sh (+96.12%)
Mario Gabelli 8,100 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 539,500 sh (unchged)
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Q2 2014

PNY Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Chuck Royce 539,500 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 8,100 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 33,800 sh (-75.2%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with PNY

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2011-06-30 Sold Out 0.14%$29.13 - $31.97 $ 33.9412%0
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 17.80
PNY's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
81% of the 890 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 20.10 vs. PNY: 17.80 )
PNY' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 11.61   Max: 23.22
Current: 17.8

11.61
23.22
P/B 1.99
PNY's P/B is ranked higher than
70% of the 890 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. PNY: 1.99 )
PNY' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.6   Max: 2.77
Current: 1.99

1.6
2.77
P/S 1.77
PNY's P/S is ranked higher than
74% of the 890 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. PNY: 1.77 )
PNY' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 2.1
Current: 1.77

0.8
2.1
EV-to-EBIT 24.12
PNY's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
73% of the 890 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 18.72 vs. PNY: 24.12 )
PNY' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 11.6   Max: 37.4
Current: 24.12

11.6
37.4
PEG 179.00
PNY's PEG is ranked higher than
79% of the 890 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. PNY: 179.00 )
PNY' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 2.08   Max: 70.56
Current: 179

2.08
70.56
Shiller P/E 18.33
PNY's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
86% of the 890 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 23.11 vs. PNY: 18.33 )
PNY' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 14.64   Max: 22.86
Current: 18.33

14.64
22.86
Current Ratio 0.42
PNY's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
54% of the 837 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. PNY: 0.42 )
PNY' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 1.57
Current: 0.42

0.35
1.57
Quick Ratio 0.31
PNY's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
53% of the 837 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 0.92 vs. PNY: 0.31 )
PNY' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 1.41
Current: 0.31

0.26
1.41

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 3.80
PNY's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
61% of the 745 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 3.25 vs. PNY: 3.80 )
PNY' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 3.07   Max: 4.81
Current: 3.8

3.07
4.81
Dividend Payout 0.66
PNY's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
70% of the 890 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 0.72 vs. PNY: 0.66 )
PNY' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 0.45
Current: 0.66

0.17
0.45
Dividend growth (3y) 3.50
PNY's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
81% of the 565 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. PNY: 3.50 )
PNY' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 3.5   Max: 6.1
Current: 3.5

3.5
6.1
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.51
PNY's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
68% of the 751 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. PNY: 4.51 )
PNY' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 3.65   Max: 5.71
Current: 4.51

3.65
5.71
Share Buyback Rate -1.30
PNY's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
78% of the 577 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: -1.80 vs. PNY: -1.30 )
PNY' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 1.5   Max: -5.2
Current: -1.3

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 2.06
PNY's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
77% of the 890 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 2.19 vs. PNY: 2.06 )
PNY' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.43   Max: 2.88
Current: 2.06

1.43
2.88
Price/DCF (Projected) 3.75
PNY's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
77% of the 890 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. PNY: 3.75 )
PNY' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.33   Max: 7
Current: 3.75

1.33
7
Price/Median PS Value 1.53
PNY's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
63% of the 890 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. PNY: 1.53 )
PNY' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.79   Max: 1.77
Current: 1.53

0.79
1.77
Price/Graham Number 1.28
PNY's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
81% of the 890 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. PNY: 1.28 )
PNY' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.89   Max: 1.67
Current: 1.28

0.89
1.67
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 4.10
PNY's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
65% of the 732 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. PNY: 4.10 )
PNY' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.7   Max: 8.6
Current: 4.1

2.7
8.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 0.41
PNY's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
70% of the 722 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 4.31 vs. PNY: 0.41 )
PNY' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -4.8   Max: 10.6
Current: 0.41

-4.8
10.6

Business Description

Industry: Utilities - Regulated » Utilities - Regulated Gas
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Piedmont Natural Gas Company, Inc. 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 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 Spartanburg 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 numerous federal and state environmental laws and regulations affecting many aspects of its present and future operations.
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