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NYSE:NWNNorthwest Natural Stock Price, Forecast & News

+5.44 (+9.74 %)
(As of 04/7/2020 04:01 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $61.27
50-Day Range
MA: $65.26
52-Week Range
Now: $61.27
Volume201,000 shs
Average Volume293,359 shs
Market Capitalization$1.87 billion
P/E Ratio29.18
Dividend Yield3.42%
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: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.70 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$6.34 per share
Book Value$28.45 per share


Net Income$61.74 million


Market Cap$1.87 billion
Next Earnings Date5/5/2020 (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 stock has decreased by 3.1% and is now trading at $61.27. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Northwest Natural?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Northwest Natural in the last year. There are currently 2 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, May 5th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Northwest Natural.

How were Northwest Natural's earnings last quarter?

Northwest Natural Holding Co (NYSE:NWN) posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, March, 2nd. The utilities provider reported $1.26 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.22 by $0.04. The utilities provider earned $247.30 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $248.12 million. Northwest Natural had a return on equity of 8.50% and a net margin of 8.28%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 9.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $1.24 EPS. View Northwest Natural's earnings history.

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

Northwest Natural declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, January 9th. Investors of record on Friday, January 31st will be given a dividend of $0.477 per share on Friday, February 14th. This represents a $1.91 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.11%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, January 30th. View Northwest Natural's dividend history.

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

Northwest Natural issued an update on its FY20 earnings guidance on Monday, March, 2nd. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $2.25-2.45 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $2.52.

What price target have analysts set for NWN?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Northwest Natural's stock. Their forecasts range from $56.00 to $79.00. On average, they expect Northwest Natural's stock price to reach $68.33 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 11.5% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Northwest Natural.

Has Northwest Natural been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about NWN stock have trended very negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Northwest Natural earned a news sentiment score of -3.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines 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 stock's share price in the immediate future. View the latest news aboutNorthwest Natural.

Are investors shorting Northwest Natural?

Northwest Natural saw a decrease in short interest during the month of February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totaling 1,410,000 shares, a decrease of 5.4% from the February 13th total of 1,490,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 265,700 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 5.3 days. Currently, 4.7% of the shares of the stock 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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.09%). 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 buying Northwest Natural stock?

NWN stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of Alaska Department of Revenue. 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 $61.27.

How big of a company is Northwest Natural?

Northwest Natural has a market capitalization of $1.87 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. View additional information about Northwest Natural.

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 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 4/7/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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