WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y. (AP) _ National Fuel Gas Co. (NFG) on Thursday reported fiscal fourth-quarter earnings of $47.3 million.
On a per-share basis, the Williamsville, New York-based company said it had net income of 54 cents.
The results beat Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 53 cents per share.
The energy company posted revenue of $293.3 million in the period.
For the year, the company reported profit of $304.3 million, or $3.51 per share. Revenue was reported as $1.69 billion.
National Fuel Gas expects full-year earnings to be $3 to $3.30 per share.
National Fuel Gas shares have fallen 11% since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Thursday, shares hit $45.36, a decrease of 16% in the last 12 months.