NYSE:NWN - Northwest Natural Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $64.84 -0.21 (-0.32 %) (As of 04/19/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$64.84Today's Range$64.62 - $65.5352-Week Range$56.90 - $71.81Volume89,576 shsAverage Volume118,678 shsMarket Capitalization$1.88 billionP/E Ratio27.83Dividend Yield2.92%Beta0.4 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive NWN News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for NWN and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Natural gas distribution Sub-IndustryGas Utilities SectorUtilities Current SymbolNYSE:NWN Previous Symbol CUSIP66765510 CIK73020 Webwww.nwnatural.com Phone503-226-4211Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.93 Current Ratio0.58 Quick Ratio0.49Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio27.83 Forward P/E Ratio28.56 P/E Growth6.66 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$706.14 million Price / Sales2.66 Cash Flow$5.81 per share Price / Cash Flow11.16 Book Value$26.44 per share Price / Book2.45Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.33 Net Income$64.57 million Net Margins9.13% Return on Equity8.82% Return on Assets2.17%Miscellaneous Employees1,198 Outstanding Shares28,965,000Market Cap$1.88 billion Next Earnings Date5/7/2019 (Confirmed) OptionableOptionable 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 Monday, April 8th. Investors of record on Tuesday, April 30th will be paid a dividend of $0.475 per share on Wednesday, May 15th. This represents a $1.90 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.93%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, April 29th. View Northwest Natural's Dividend History. How were Northwest Natural's earnings last quarter? Northwest Natural Holding Co (NYSE:NWN) released its quarterly earnings results on Friday, March, 1st. The utilities provider reported $1.27 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.18 by $0.09. The utilities provider had revenue of $226.70 million for the quarter. Northwest Natural had a return on equity of 8.82% and a net margin of 9.13%. 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 Tuesday, May 7th 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 Tuesday, May 7th at 11:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 8662676789. What guidance has Northwest Natural issued on next quarter's earnings? Northwest Natural issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Friday, March, 1st. The company provided EPS guidance of $2.25-2.45 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $2.46. Northwest Natural also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $2.25-2.45 EPS. What price target have analysts set for NWN? 3 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Northwest Natural's stock. Their predictions range from $49.00 to $72.00. On average, they anticipate Northwest Natural's stock price to reach $62.6667 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 3.4%. View Analyst Price Targets for Northwest Natural. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Northwest Natural? 3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Northwest Natural in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 1 hold rating 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 coverage about NWN stock has been trending positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Northwest Natural earned a media sentiment score of 2.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the utilities provider a news buzz of 3.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future. Who are some of Northwest Natural's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Northwest Natural include Ultrapar Participacoes (UGP), National Fuel Gas (NFG), ONE Gas (OGS), New Jersey Resources (NJR), Spire (SR), South Jersey Industries (SJI), New Fortress Energy (NFE), Just Energy Group (JE) and WGL (WGL). 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 General Electric (GE), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Ford Motor (F), iShares Core S&P 500 ETF (IVV), Intel (INTC), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Nike (NKE), Pfizer (PFE), Celgene (CELG) and eBay (EBAY). 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)Nikki Sparley, Director, Investor Relations Who are Northwest Natural's major shareholders? Northwest Natural's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Hennessy Advisors Inc. (0.46%), Confluence Investment Management LLC (0.32%), Clear Harbor Asset Management LLC (0.26%), Whitehelm Capital Pty Ltd (0.13%), Ingalls & Snyder LLC (0.05%) and 6 Meridian (0.04%). 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, Shawn M Filippi and Tod R Hamachek. 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 Hennessy Advisors Inc. and Ingalls & Snyder LLC. 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, Kimberly A Heiting, Lea Anne Doolittle, Lori L Russell, Mardilyn Saathoff and Tod R Hamachek. 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 Clear Harbor Asset Management LLC, Whitehelm Capital Pty Ltd, Confluence Investment Management LLC, Washington Trust Bank, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC and 6 Meridian. 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 $64.84. How big of a company is Northwest Natural? Northwest Natural has a market capitalization of $1.88 billion and generates $706.14 million in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $64.57 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.33 on an earnings per share basis. Northwest Natural employs 1,198 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 199 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 297 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 496MarketBeat'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 4/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Why do company’s buyback their stock?