WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Board of Directors of National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE:NFG) today approved payment of a regular quarterly dividend of 38.5 cents per share on the Company’s common stock. The dividend is payable April 15, 2015, to shareholders of record at the close of business on March 31, 2015.
At the Annual Meeting of Stockholders, held today, the Company announced preliminary results of the shareholder vote on five management proposals and two shareholder proposals. All of the management proposals were approved, including: the election of Philip C. Ackerman and Stephen E. Ewing as directors for terms to expire in 2018, ratification of a By-Law, advisory approval of named executive officer compensation, amendment and reapproval of the 2010 Equity Compensation Plan and ratification of the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm. Neither of the shareholder proposals was approved.
The Company has approximately 84.3 million shares of common stock outstanding. It has no preferred stock outstanding.
National Fuel is an integrated energy company comprised of the following five operating segments: Exploration and Production, Pipeline and Storage, Gathering, Utility, and Energy Marketing. Additional information about National Fuel is available at www.nationalfuelgas.com.