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NYSE:NWNNorthwest Natural Stock Price, Forecast & News

+1.30 (+2.42 %)
(As of 08/7/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $54.96
50-Day Range
MA: $53.94
52-Week Range
Now: $54.96
Volume152,167 shs
Average Volume172,328 shs
Market Capitalization$1.68 billion
P/E Ratio27.90
Dividend Yield3.48%
Northwest Natural Holding Company, through its subsidiary, Northwest Natural Gas Company, provides regulated natural gas distribution services to residential, commercial, and industrial customers in Oregon and Southwest Washington. It is also involved in the gas storage activities, water businesses, and other investments and activities. The company was founded in 1859 and is headquartered in Portland, Oregon.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.1Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.95 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Natural gas distribution
Sub-IndustryGas Utilities



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$746.37 million
Cash Flow$5.78 per share
Book Value$28.45 per share


Net Income$61.74 million


Market Cap$1.68 billion
Next Earnings Date11/3/2020 (Estimated)
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Northwest Natural (NYSE:NWN) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Northwest Natural's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Northwest Natural's stock was trading at $63.20 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, NWN shares have decreased by 13.0% and is now trading at $54.96.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Northwest Natural?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Northwest Natural in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 2 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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When is Northwest Natural's next earnings date?

Northwest Natural is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November 3rd 2020.
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How were Northwest Natural's earnings last quarter?

Northwest Natural Holding Co (NYSE:NWN) issued its quarterly earnings results on Friday, August, 7th. The utilities provider reported ($0.17) earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.03) by $0.14. The utilities provider earned $134.70 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $132.71 million. Northwest Natural had a return on equity of 8.04% and a net margin of 8.85%. The company's revenue was up 9.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.04 EPS.
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How often does Northwest Natural pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Northwest Natural?

Northwest Natural declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, July 9th. Shareholders of record on Friday, July 31st will be given a dividend of $0.477 per share on Friday, August 14th. This represents a $1.91 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.47%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, July 30th.
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What guidance has Northwest Natural issued on next quarter's earnings?

Northwest Natural updated its FY20 earnings guidance on Friday, August, 7th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $2.25-2.45 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $2.29.

What price target have analysts set for NWN?

7 brokerages have issued 1 year target prices for Northwest Natural's shares. Their forecasts range from $50.00 to $79.00. On average, they expect Northwest Natural's stock price to reach $63.43 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 15.4% from the stock's current price.
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Has Northwest Natural been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about NWN stock has been trending extremely negative on Sunday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Northwest Natural earned a coverage optimism score of -4.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the utilities provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days.
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Who are some of Northwest Natural's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Northwest Natural own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Northwest Natural investors own include Cisco Systems (CSCO), Ford Motor (F), General Electric (GE), Consolidated Edison (ED), Exxon Mobil (XOM), AbbVie (ABBV), Enbridge (ENB), Pfizer (PFE), Southern (SO) and AT&T (T).

Who are Northwest Natural's key executives?

Northwest Natural's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. David Hugo Anderson, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 57)
  • Mr. Frank H. Burkhartsmeyer, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 54)
  • Ms. MardiLyn Saathoff, Sr. VP of Regulation & Gen. Counsel (Age 62)
  • Mr. Brody J. Wilson, VP, Chief Accounting Officer, Controller & Treasurer (Age 40)
  • Ms. Nikki Sparley CPA, Director of Investor Relations

What is Northwest Natural's stock symbol?

Northwest Natural trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "NWN."

Who are Northwest Natural's major shareholders?

Northwest Natural's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include First Trust Advisors LP (2.77%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (0.76%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.57%), Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. (0.49%), ProShare Advisors LLC (0.42%) and Mesirow Financial Investment Management Equity Management (0.42%). Company insiders that own Northwest Natural stock include C Scott Gibson, David A Weber, David Hugo Anderson, Jon G Huddleston, Justin Palfreyman, Kimberly A Heiting, Lea Anne Doolittle, Lori L Russell, Malia H Wasson, Mardilyn Saathoff and Tod R Hamachek.
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Which institutional investors are selling Northwest Natural stock?

NWN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including WINTON GROUP Ltd, Clear Harbor Asset Management LLC, ProShare Advisors LLC, SG Americas Securities LLC, 6 Meridian, Mesirow Financial Investment Management Equity Management, Hennessy Advisors Inc., and Vident Investment Advisory LLC. Company insiders that have sold Northwest Natural company stock in the last year include C Scott Gibson, David Hugo Anderson, Justin Palfreyman, and Mardilyn Saathoff.
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Which institutional investors are buying Northwest Natural stock?

NWN stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Trust Advisors LP, North Star Investment Management Corp., Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Hexavest Inc., Swiss National Bank, Redpoint Investment Management Pty Ltd, Cambridge Trust Co., and Nisa Investment Advisors LLC.
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How do I buy shares of Northwest Natural?

Shares of NWN can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Northwest Natural's stock price today?

One share of NWN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $54.96.

How big of a company is Northwest Natural?

Northwest Natural has a market capitalization of $1.68 billion and generates $746.37 million in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $61.74 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.19 on an earnings per share basis. Northwest Natural employs 1,220 workers across the globe.

What is Northwest Natural's official website?

The official website for Northwest Natural is www.nwnatural.com.

How can I contact Northwest Natural?

Northwest Natural's mailing address is 250 S.W. TAYLOR STREET, PORTLAND OR, 97204. The utilities provider can be reached via phone at 503-226-4211 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 8/9/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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