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NYSE:NWN

Northwest Natural - NWN Stock Forecast, Price & News

$43.38
-1.53 (-3.41%)
(As of 09/30/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$43.29
$45.17
50-Day Range
$43.38
$53.67
52-Week Range
$43.07
$57.63
Volume
275,888 shs
Average Volume
207,303 shs
Market Capitalization
$1.49 billion
P/E Ratio
17.42
Dividend Yield
4.30%
Price Target
$53.60

Northwest Natural MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
23.6% Upside
$53.60 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.60% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
1.01mentions of Northwest Natural in the last 14 days
Based on 2 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$76,522 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
6.80%
From $2.50 to $2.67 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.47 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

34th out of 88 stocks

Natural Gas Distribution Industry

5th out of 13 stocks

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About Northwest Natural (NYSE:NWN) Stock

Northwest Natural Holding Company, through its subsidiary, Northwest Natural Gas Company, provides regulated natural gas distribution services to residential, commercial, industrial, and transportation customers in Oregon and Southwest Washington. The company also operates 5.7 billion cubic feet of the Mist gas storage facility contracted to other utilities and third-party marketers; offers natural gas asset management services; and operates an appliance retail center. In addition, it engages in the gas storage, water, non-regulated renewable natural gas, and other investments and activities. The company provides natural gas service through approximately 786,000 meters in Oregon and southwest Washington; and water services to a total of approximately 80,000 people through approximately 33,000 water and wastewater connections in the Pacific Northwest and Texas. Northwest Natural Holding Company was founded in 1859 and is headquartered in Portland, Oregon.

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NWN Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 8/15 Dividend
7/28/2022
Last Earnings
8/04/2022
Dividend Payable
8/15/2022
Today
10/02/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
11/04/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Natural gas distribution
Sub-Industry
Gas Utilities
Sector
Utilities
CUSIP
66765510
Employees
1,237
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$53.60
High Stock Price Forecast
$62.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$49.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+23.6%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.00
Research Coverage
4 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$78.67 million
Pretax Margin
11.10%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$860.40 million
Cash Flow
$6.49 per share
Book Value
$30.49 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
33,967,000
Market Cap
$1.49 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.49

Key Executives

  • Mr. David Hugo AndersonMr. David Hugo Anderson (Age 60)
    Pres, CEO & Director
    Comp: $1.72M
  • Mr. Frank H. Burkhartsmeyer (Age 57)
    Sr. VP & CFO
    Comp: $910.2k
  • Ms. Kimberly A. Heiting (Age 52)
    Sr. VP of Operations & Chief Marketing Officer
    Comp: $596.28k
  • Ms. MardiLyn Saathoff (Age 65)
    Sr. VP of Regulation & Gen. Counsel
    Comp: $719.46k
  • Mr. Justin B. Palfreyman (Age 43)
    Pres of NW Natural RNG Holding Company, LLC
    Comp: $589.5k
  • Mr. Brody J. Wilson (Age 43)
    VP, Chief Accounting Officer, Controller & Treasurer
  • Mr. James R. DowningMr. James R. Downing (Age 52)
    VP & Chief Information Officer
  • Ms. Nikki Sparley CPA
    Director of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Shawn M. Filippi (Age 49)
    VP, Chief Compliance Officer & Corp. Sec.
  • Ms. Kathryn M. Williams (Age 46)
    VP of Public Affairs & Sustainability













NWN Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Northwest Natural stock right now?

4 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Northwest Natural in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" NWN shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in NWN, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Northwest Natural's stock price forecast for 2022?

4 equities research analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Northwest Natural's shares. Their NWN share price forecasts range from $49.00 to $62.00. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach $53.60 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 23.6% from the stock's current price.
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How have NWN shares performed in 2022?

Northwest Natural's stock was trading at $48.78 at the beginning of 2022. Since then, NWN stock has decreased by 11.1% and is now trading at $43.38.
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Are investors shorting Northwest Natural?

Northwest Natural saw a drop in short interest in the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totaling 539,300 shares, a drop of 23.3% from the August 15th total of 703,200 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 226,500 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.4 days.
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When is Northwest Natural's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, November 4th 2022.
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How were Northwest Natural's earnings last quarter?

Northwest Natural Holding (NYSE:NWN) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August, 4th. The utilities provider reported $0.05 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.04) by $0.09. The utilities provider had revenue of $194.96 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $157.21 million. Northwest Natural had a net margin of 8.27% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 7.87%. The company's revenue was up 30.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned ($0.02) EPS.

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

Northwest Natural declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, July 14th. Investors of record on Friday, July 29th will be paid a dividend of $0.482 per share on Monday, August 15th. This represents a $1.93 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.44%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, July 28th.
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Is Northwest Natural a good dividend stock?

Northwest Natural (NYSE:NWN) pays an annual dividend of $1.93 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 4.30%. NWN has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The company has been increasing its dividend for 65 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 77.51%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on earnings estimates, NWN will have a dividend payout ratio of 72.28% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has Northwest Natural issued on next quarter's earnings?

Northwest Natural updated its FY 2022 earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 25th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $2.45-$2.65 for the period, compared to the consensus earnings per share estimate of $2.53. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

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), General Electric (GE), Pfizer (PFE), AT&T (T), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Consolidated Edison (ED), Ford Motor (F), Verizon Communications (VZ), AbbVie (ABBV) and Southern (SO).

What is Northwest Natural's stock symbol?

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

How do I buy shares of Northwest Natural?

Shares of NWN stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Northwest Natural's stock price today?

One share of NWN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $43.38.

How much money does Northwest Natural make?

Northwest Natural (NYSE:NWN) has a market capitalization of $1.49 billion and generates $860.40 million in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $78.67 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.49 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Northwest Natural have?

The company employs 1,237 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Northwest Natural?

Northwest Natural's mailing address is 250 S.W. TAYLOR STREET, PORTLAND OR, 97204. The official website for the company is www.nwnatural.com. The utilities provider can be reached via phone at (503) 226-4211, via email at n1s@nwnatural.com, or via fax at 503-273-4822.

This page (NYSE:NWN) was last updated on 10/2/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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