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Northwest Natural Stock Forecast, Price & News

-1.36 (-3.06%)
(As of 11/30/2021 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
235,080 shs
Average Volume
210,386 shs
Market Capitalization
$1.32 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
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About Northwest Natural

Northwest Natural Holding Co. engages in the local distribution of gas and water through its subsidiaries. It supplies natural gas to residential, commercial, and industrial customers in Oregon and southwest Washington. The company is headquartered in Portland, OR.


NW Natural Holdings Reports Third Quarter 2021 Results
November 5, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Natural gas distribution
Gas Utilities
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$773.68 million
Cash Flow
$5.92 per share
Book Value
$29.06 per share


Net Income
$76.78 million
Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$1.32 billion

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Dividend Payable
Fiscal Year End
Next Earnings (Estimated)


Overall MarketRank

3.20 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

4th out of 120 stocks

Natural Gas Distribution Industry

2nd out of 11 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.4Community Rank: 3.9Dividend Strength: 5.0Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Northwest Natural (NYSE:NWN) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Northwest Natural a buy right now?

4 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Northwest Natural in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Northwest Natural stock.
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How has Northwest Natural's stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

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. Since then, NWN stock has decreased by 31.8% and is now trading at $43.12.
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Are investors shorting Northwest Natural?

Northwest Natural saw a decline in short interest in November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totaling 716,800 shares, a decline of 24.0% from the October 31st total of 943,100 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 138,600 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 5.2 days. Approximately 2.4% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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When is Northwest Natural's next earnings date?

Northwest Natural is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, February 25th 2022.
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How were Northwest Natural's earnings last quarter?

Northwest Natural Holding (NYSE:NWN) issued its earnings results on Friday, November, 5th. The utilities provider reported ($0.67) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($0.74) by $0.07. The utilities provider earned $101.50 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $100.93 million. Northwest Natural had a net margin of 10.91% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 9.23%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 8.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned ($0.61) earnings per share.
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How often does Northwest Natural pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Northwest Natural?

Northwest Natural declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, October 14th. Investors of record on Friday, October 29th will be paid a dividend of $0.482 per share on Monday, November 15th. This represents a $1.93 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.47%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 28th. This is a boost from Northwest Natural's previous quarterly dividend of $0.48.
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Is Northwest Natural a good dividend stock?

Northwest Natural pays an annual dividend of $1.93 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 4.34%. NWN has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. Northwest Natural 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 of Northwest Natural is 65.42%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Northwest Natural will have a dividend payout ratio of 72.01% next year. This indicates that Northwest Natural 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 2021 earnings guidance on Friday, November, 26th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $2.400-$2.600 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $2.540. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

What price target have analysts set for NWN?

4 brokerages have issued 1-year price objectives for Northwest Natural's shares. Their forecasts range from $51.00 to $74.00. On average, they expect Northwest Natural's stock price to reach $62.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 43.8% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Northwest Natural's key executives?

Northwest Natural's management team includes the following people:
  • David Hugo Anderson, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Kimberly A. Heiting, Chief Marketing Officer & Senior VP-Operations
  • Frank H. Burkhartsmeyer, Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice President
  • Shawn M. Filippi, Secretary, Chief Compliance Officer & VP
  • Brody J. Wilson, Treasurer, Chief Accounting Officer & VP

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), 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."

Who are Northwest Natural's major shareholders?

Northwest Natural's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (16.21%), Invesco Ltd. (3.20%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.32%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.70%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.67%) and Deprince Race & Zollo Inc. (1.55%). Company insiders that own Northwest Natural stock include C Scott Gibson, David A Weber, David Hugo Anderson, James R Downing, Justin Palfreyman, Kimberly A Heiting, Malia H Wasson, Mardilyn Saathoff and Shawn M Filippi.
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Which institutional investors are selling Northwest Natural stock?

NWN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Citadel Advisors LLC, Invesco Ltd., Squarepoint Ops LLC, Tortoise Index Solutions LLC, Vident Investment Advisory LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, and New York State Common Retirement Fund. Company insiders that have sold Northwest Natural company stock in the last year include C Scott Gibson, David A Weber, David Hugo Anderson, James R Downing, Justin Palfreyman, Kimberly A Heiting, Mardilyn Saathoff, and Shawn M Filippi.
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Which institutional investors are buying Northwest Natural stock?

NWN stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Richard C. Young & CO. LTD., ArrowMark Colorado Holdings LLC, SG Americas Securities LLC, Panagora Asset Management Inc., Tudor Investment Corp Et Al, First Republic Investment Management Inc., and Barclays PLC.
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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 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 $43.12.

How much money does Northwest Natural make?

Northwest Natural has a market capitalization of $1.32 billion and generates $773.68 million in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $76.78 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.95 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Northwest Natural have?

Northwest Natural employs 1,216 workers across the globe.

What is Northwest Natural's official website?

The official website for Northwest Natural is www.nwnatural.com.

Where are Northwest Natural's headquarters?

Northwest Natural is headquartered at 250 S.W. TAYLOR STREET, PORTLAND OR, 97204.

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, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 503-273-4822.

This page was last updated on 12/1/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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