NYSE:NWN - Northwest Natural Gas Stock Price, News, & Analysis

Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist.
$67.68 +0.36 (+0.53 %)
(As of 10/15/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$67.32
Today's Range$67.24 - $68.05
52-Week Range$51.50 - $71.81
Volume138,900 shs
Average Volume146,804 shs
Market Capitalization$1.93 billion
P/E Ratio30.21
Dividend Yield2.73%
Northwest Natural Holding Company, through its subsidiary, NW Natural Gas Company, operates as a regulated natural gas distribution company. The company serves approximately 740,000 natural gas customers in Oregon and Southwest Washington through 14,000 miles of pipeline systems in the United States. It also owns and operates 16 Bcf of underground gas storage capacity primarily for utility customers and is constructing a 2.5 Bcf regulated gas storage expansion to support renewables. In addition, the company serves approximately 5,500 water distribution customers in Idaho. Northwest Natural Holding 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


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.90
Current Ratio0.61
Quick Ratio0.46


Trailing P/E Ratio30.21
Forward P/E Ratio30.21
P/E Growth6.9

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$762.17 million
Price / Sales2.56
Cash Flow$5.8648 per share
Price / Cash11.54
Book Value$25.87 per share
Price / Book2.62


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.24
Net Income$-55,620,000.00
Net Margins-8.10%
Return on Equity8.03%
Return on Assets2.06%


Outstanding Shares28,800,000
Market Cap$1.93 billion

Northwest Natural Gas (NYSE:NWN) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Northwest Natural Gas' stock symbol?

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

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

Northwest Natural Gas announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, October 4th. Investors of record on Wednesday, October 31st will be given a dividend of $0.475 per share on Thursday, November 15th. This represents a $1.90 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.81%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, October 30th. This is a boost from Northwest Natural Gas's previous quarterly dividend of $0.47. View Northwest Natural Gas' Dividend History.

How were Northwest Natural Gas' earnings last quarter?

Northwest Natural Gas Co (NYSE:NWN) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August, 7th. The utilities provider reported ($0.01) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.06 by $0.07. The utilities provider had revenue of $124.57 million for the quarter. Northwest Natural Gas had a positive return on equity of 8.03% and a negative net margin of 8.10%. View Northwest Natural Gas' Earnings History.

When is Northwest Natural Gas' next earnings date?

Northwest Natural Gas is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November 6th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Northwest Natural Gas.

How can I listen to Northwest Natural Gas' earnings call?

Northwest Natural Gas will be holding an earnings conference call on Tuesday, November 6th 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 Gas issued on next quarter's earnings?

Northwest Natural Gas updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Tuesday, August, 7th. The company provided EPS guidance of $2.10-2.30 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $2.26.

What price target have analysts set for NWN?

6 analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Northwest Natural Gas' stock. Their forecasts range from $51.00 to $63.00. On average, they expect Northwest Natural Gas' share price to reach $57.25 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 15.4%. View Analyst Price Targets for Northwest Natural Gas.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Northwest Natural Gas?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Northwest Natural Gas in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings and 4 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Northwest Natural Gas.

Who are some of Northwest Natural Gas' key competitors?

Who are Northwest Natural Gas' key executives?

Northwest Natural Gas' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. David Hugo Anderson, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 56)
  • Mr. Frank Burkhartsmeyer, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 53)
  • Mr. Brody J. Wilson, VP, Chief Accounting Officer, Controller & Treasurer (Age 39)
  • Ms. Lea Anne Doolittle, Sr. VP & Chief Admin. Officer (Age 63)
  • Ms. MardiLyn Saathoff, Sr. VP of Regulation & Gen. Counsel (Age 61)

Who are Northwest Natural Gas' major shareholders?

Northwest Natural Gas' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Hennessy Advisors Inc. (0.54%) and Personal Capital Advisors Corp (0.23%). Company insiders that own Northwest Natural Gas 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 and Shawn M Filippi. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Northwest Natural Gas.

Which institutional investors are selling Northwest Natural Gas stock?

NWN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Hennessy Advisors Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Northwest Natural Gas company stock in the last year include C Scott Gibson, David A Weber, Jon G Huddleston, Lea Anne Doolittle, Mardilyn Saathoff and Mark S Dodson. View Insider Buying and Selling for Northwest Natural Gas.

Which institutional investors are buying Northwest Natural Gas stock?

NWN stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Personal Capital Advisors Corp. View Insider Buying and Selling for Northwest Natural Gas.

How do I buy shares of Northwest Natural Gas?

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 Gas' stock price today?

One share of NWN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $67.68.

How big of a company is Northwest Natural Gas?

Northwest Natural Gas has a market capitalization of $1.93 billion and generates $762.17 million in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $-55,620,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $2.24 on an earnings per share basis. Northwest Natural Gas employs 1,160 workers across the globe.

What is Northwest Natural Gas' official website?

The official website for Northwest Natural Gas is http://www.nwnatural.com.

How can I contact Northwest Natural Gas?

Northwest Natural Gas' 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 Gas (NYSE NWN)

Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  173 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  259 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  432
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Northwest Natural Gas 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 10/15/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

Featured Article: Earnings Per Share

Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of analysts' upgrades, downgrades and new coverage with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.

Yahoo Gemini Pixel