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NYSE:NWNNorthwest Natural Stock Price, Forecast & News

$55.80
+0.05 (+0.09 %)
(As of 07/2/2020 02:38 PM ET)
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$55.56
Now: $55.80
$56.50
50-Day Range
$52.96
MA: $59.79
$65.02
52-Week Range
$50.49
Now: $55.80
$77.26
Volume4,013 shs
Average Volume167,451 shs
Market Capitalization$1.70 billion
P/E Ratio25.71
Dividend Yield3.42%
Beta0.41
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: 2.0Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.77 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Natural gas distribution
Sub-IndustryGas Utilities
SectorUtilities
CUSIP66765510
Phone503-226-4211

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

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

Profitability

Net Income$61.74 million

Miscellaneous

Employees1,220
Market Cap$1.70 billion
Next Earnings Date8/4/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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 COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, NWN stock has decreased by 11.6% and is now trading at $55.85. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

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 3 sell ratings, 1 hold rating and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for Northwest Natural.

When is Northwest Natural's next earnings date?

Northwest Natural is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, August 4th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Northwest Natural.

How were Northwest Natural's earnings last quarter?

Northwest Natural Holding Co (NYSE:NWN) announced its quarterly earnings data on Friday, May, 8th. The utilities provider reported $1.58 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.57 by $0.01. The utilities provider earned $285.20 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $295.10 million. Northwest Natural had a net margin of 8.85% and a return on equity of 8.04%. The company's revenue was up .0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $1.65 earnings per share. View Northwest Natural's earnings history.

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

Northwest Natural announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, April 9th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, April 30th will be paid a dividend of $0.477 per share on Friday, May 15th. This represents a $1.91 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.42%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, April 29th. View Northwest Natural's dividend history.

What guidance has Northwest Natural issued on next quarter's earnings?

Northwest Natural updated its FY20 earnings guidance on Friday, May, 8th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $2.25-2.45 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $2.32.

What price target have analysts set for NWN?

7 brokers have issued 12-month target prices for Northwest Natural's stock. Their forecasts range from $52.00 to $79.00. On average, they expect Northwest Natural's share price to reach $63.71 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 14.1% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Northwest Natural.

Has Northwest Natural been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about NWN stock have trended very negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Northwest Natural earned a media sentiment score of -3.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the utilities provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term. View the latest news about Northwest Natural.

Are investors shorting Northwest Natural?

Northwest Natural saw a decline in short interest in June. As of June 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,240,000 shares, a decline of 13.3% from the May 31st total of 1,430,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 229,600 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 5.4 days. Currently, 4.1% of the company's shares are short sold. View Northwest Natural's Current Options Chain.

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 a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Confluence Investment Management LLC (0.29%). 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. 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 Confluence Investment Management 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. View insider buying and selling activity 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Northwest Natural's stock price today?

One share of NWN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $55.85.

How big of a company is Northwest Natural?

Northwest Natural has a market capitalization of $1.71 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 7/2/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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