NYSE:NWN - Northwest Natural Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$63.42 +0.83 (+1.33 %)
(As of 02/18/2019 02:44 AM ET)
Previous Close$63.42
Today's Range$62.4874 - $63.83
52-Week Range$51.50 - $71.81
Volume127,919 shs
Average Volume124,294 shs
Market Capitalization$1.83 billion
P/E Ratio28.31
Dividend Yield3.04%
Northwest Natural Holding Company, through its subsidiary, NW Natural Gas Company, operates as a regulated natural gas distribution company. The company serves approximately 740,000 natural gas customers in Oregon and Southwest Washington through 14,000 miles of pipeline systems in the United States. It also owns and operates 16 Bcf of underground gas storage capacity primarily for utility customers and is constructing a 2.5 Bcf regulated gas storage expansion to support renewables. In addition, the company serves approximately 5,500 water distribution customers in Idaho. Northwest Natural Holding Company was founded in 1859 and is headquartered in Portland, Oregon.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Natural gas distribution
Sub-IndustryGas Utilities



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$762.17 million
Cash Flow$5.8886 per share
Book Value$25.87 per share


Net Income$-55,620,000.00


Market Cap$1.83 billion

Northwest Natural (NYSE:NWN) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Northwest Natural's stock symbol?

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

How often does Northwest Natural pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Northwest Natural?

Northwest Natural declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, January 15th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, January 31st will be given a dividend of $0.475 per share on Friday, February 15th. This represents a $1.90 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.00%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, January 30th. View Northwest Natural's Dividend History.

How were Northwest Natural's earnings last quarter?

Northwest Natural Holding Co (NYSE:NWN) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August, 7th. The utilities provider reported ($0.01) EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.06 by $0.07. The utilities provider had revenue of $124.57 million for the quarter. Northwest Natural had a positive return on equity of 7.97% and a negative net margin of 8.52%. View Northwest Natural's Earnings History.

When is Northwest Natural's next earnings date?

Northwest Natural is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, March 1st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Northwest Natural.

How can I listen to Northwest Natural's earnings call?

Northwest Natural will be holding an earnings conference call on Friday, March 1st at 11:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 8662676789.

What price target have analysts set for NWN?

5 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Northwest Natural's stock. Their predictions range from $49.00 to $72.00. On average, they anticipate Northwest Natural's share price to reach $57.6667 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 9.1%. View Analyst Price Targets for Northwest Natural.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Northwest Natural?

5 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 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Northwest Natural.

Has Northwest Natural been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about NWN stock have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, according to InfoTrie. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Northwest Natural earned a news impact score of 1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the utilities provider a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days.

Who are some of Northwest Natural's key competitors?

Who are Northwest Natural's key executives?

Northwest Natural's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. David Hugo Anderson, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 57)
  • Mr. Frank Burkhartsmeyer, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 54)
  • Mr. Brody J. Wilson, VP, Chief Accounting Officer, Controller & Treasurer (Age 40)
  • Ms. MardiLyn Saathoff, Sr. VP of Regulation & Gen. Counsel (Age 62)
  • Ms. Kimberly A. Heiting, Sr. VP of Operations & Chief Marketing Officer (Age 49)

Who are Northwest Natural's major shareholders?

Northwest Natural's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (15.00%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.13%), Parnassus Investments CA (1.61%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.58%), Gabelli Funds LLC (1.55%) and First Trust Advisors LP (1.35%). Company insiders that own Northwest Natural stock include C Scott Gibson, David A Weber, David Hugo Anderson, Grant M Yoshihara, Jon G Huddleston, Kimberly A Heiting, Lea Anne Doolittle, Lori L Russell, Malia H Wasson, Mardilyn Saathoff, Mark S Dodson, Martha L Byorum and Shawn M Filippi. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Northwest Natural.

Which major investors are selling Northwest Natural stock?

NWN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Martingale Asset Management L P, Hennessy Advisors Inc., SG Americas Securities LLC, KBC Group NV, QS Investors LLC, MetLife Investment Advisors LLC, Barclays PLC and California Public Employees Retirement System. Company insiders that have sold Northwest Natural company stock in the last year include C Scott Gibson, David A Weber, David Hugo Anderson, Jon G Huddleston, Lea Anne Doolittle, Lori L Russell and Mardilyn Saathoff. View Insider Buying and Selling for Northwest Natural.

Which major investors are buying Northwest Natural stock?

NWN stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Geode Capital Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., Bank of America Corp DE, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, First Trust Advisors LP, Northern Trust Corp, Arizona State Retirement System and Tortoise Index Solutions LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Northwest Natural.

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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Northwest Natural's stock price today?

One share of NWN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $63.42.

How big of a company is Northwest Natural?

Northwest Natural has a market capitalization of $1.83 billion and generates $762.17 million in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $-55,620,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $2.24 on an earnings per share basis. Northwest Natural employs 1,146 workers across the globe.

What is Northwest Natural's official website?

The official website for Northwest Natural is http://www.nwnatural.com.

How can I contact Northwest Natural?

Northwest Natural's mailing address is ONE PACIFIC SQUARE 220 NW SECOND AVE, PORTLAND OR, 97209. The utilities provider can be reached via phone at 503-226-4211 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Northwest Natural (NYSE NWN)

Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  190 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  283 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  473
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Northwest Natural and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe NWN will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe NWN will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 2/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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