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NYSE:NWNNorthwest Natural Stock Price, Forecast & News

-0.35 (-0.55 %)
(As of 06/3/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $63.43
50-Day Range
MA: $63.07
52-Week Range
Now: $63.43
Volume106,700 shs
Average Volume190,651 shs
Market Capitalization$1.94 billion
P/E Ratio29.23
Dividend Yield3.01%
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: 1.1Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.50 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$5.78 per share
Book Value$28.45 per share


Net Income$61.74 million


Market Cap$1.94 billion
Next Earnings Date8/4/2020 (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 increased by 0.4% and is now trading at $63.43. View which stocks have been most 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, August 4th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Northwest Natural.

How were Northwest Natural's earnings last quarter?

Northwest Natural Holding Co (NYSE:NWN) issued its quarterly earnings results on Friday, May, 8th. The utilities provider reported $1.58 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.57 by $0.01. The utilities provider had revenue of $285.20 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $295.10 million. Northwest Natural had a return on equity of 8.04% and a net margin of 8.85%. The firm's quarterly 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 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.01%. 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 EPS guidance of $2.25-2.45 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $2.32.

What price target have analysts set for NWN?

6 analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Northwest Natural's shares. Their forecasts range from $56.00 to $79.00. On average, they expect Northwest Natural's stock price to reach $65.67 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 3.5% 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 been trending negative on Thursday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing 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 sentiment score of -2.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave 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 next several days. View the latest news aboutNorthwest Natural.

Are investors shorting Northwest Natural?

Northwest Natural saw a increase in short interest during the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,470,000 shares, an increase of 6.5% from the April 30th total of 1,380,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 250,700 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 5.9 days. Approximately 4.9% of the shares of the company 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 variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (15.59%), State Street Corp (8.25%), First Trust Advisors LP (2.17%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.46%), Gabelli Funds LLC (1.45%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (1.40%). 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 institutional investors are selling Northwest Natural stock?

NWN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Morgan Stanley, Morgan Stanley, Invesco Ltd., WINTON GROUP Ltd, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Deutsche Bank AG, UBS Group AG, and First Trust Advisors LP. 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.

Which institutional investors are buying Northwest Natural stock?

NWN stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State Street Corp, Advisor Group Holdings Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Vident Investment Advisory LLC, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Engineers Gate Manager LP, BlackRock Inc., and Federated Hermes Inc.. 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 $63.43.

How big of a company is Northwest Natural?

Northwest Natural has a market capitalization of $1.94 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 6/4/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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