Portland General Electric Company Company Profile (NYSE:POR)

About Portland General Electric Company (NYSE:POR)

Portland General Electric Company logoPortland General Electric Company is an electric utility that is engaged in the wholesale purchase, transmission, distribution and retail sale of electricity in the State of Oregon. Its service area allocation of approximately 4,000 square miles is located entirely within Oregon and includes approximately 51 incorporated cities, of which Portland and Salem. It has five natural gas-fired generating facilities, which include Port Westward Unit 1 (PW1), Port Westward Unit 2 (PW2), Beaver natural gas-fired generating plant (Beaver), Coyote Springs Unit 1 (Coyote Springs) and Carty natural gas-fired generating plant (Carty). As of December 31, 2016, the Company owned and operated two wind farms, Biglow Canyon Wind Farm (Biglow Canyon) and Tucannon River Wind Farm (Tucannon River). The Company's hydroelectric projects consist of Pelton/Round Butte on the Deschutes River near Madras, Oregon, four plants on the Clackamas River, and one on the Willamette River.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Utilities
  • Industry: Electric Utilities
  • Sub-Industry: Electric Utilities
  • Symbol: NYSE:POR
  • CUSIP: 73650884
  • Web: www.portlandgeneral.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $4.04079 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 89,062,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $46.40
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $46.07
  • 52 Week Range: $40.71 - $48.22
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 20.25
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 19.39
  • P/E Growth: 4.07
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $1.99 billion
  • Price / Sales: 2.03
  • Book Value: $26.86 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.69
Dividend:
  • Annual Dividend: $1.36
  • Dividend Yield: 3.0%
Profitability:
  • EBITDA: $687 million
  • Net Margins: 10.06%
  • Return on Equity: 8.48%
  • Return on Assets: 2.64%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.92%
  • Current Ratio: 0.80%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.64%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 625,549 shs.
  • Beta: 0.28
  • Short Ratio: 2.21
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Portland General Electric Company (NYSE:POR)

What is Portland General Electric Company's stock symbol?

Portland General Electric Company trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "POR."

How often does Portland General Electric Company pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Portland General Electric Company?

Portland General Electric Company announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, July 26th. Stockholders of record on Monday, September 25th will be given a dividend of $0.34 per share on Monday, October 16th. This represents a $1.36 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.00%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, September 22nd. View Portland General Electric Company's Dividend History.

How were Portland General Electric Company's earnings last quarter?

Portland General Electric Company (NYSE:POR) posted its quarterly earnings results on Friday, July, 28th. The company reported $0.36 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.44 by $0.08. The company earned $449 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $465.70 million. Portland General Electric Company had a net margin of 10.06% and a return on equity of 8.48%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 4.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.42 earnings per share. View Portland General Electric Company's Earnings History.

When will Portland General Electric Company make its next earnings announcement?

Portland General Electric Company is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, October, 27th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Portland General Electric Company.

What guidance has Portland General Electric Company issued on next quarter's earnings?

Portland General Electric Company issued an update on its FY17 earnings guidance on Friday, July, 28th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $2.20-2.35 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $2.25.

Where is Portland General Electric Company's stock going? Where will Portland General Electric Company's stock price be in 2017?

7 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Portland General Electric Company's stock. Their forecasts range from $39.00 to $47.00. On average, they expect Portland General Electric Company's share price to reach $42.75 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Portland General Electric Company.

Who are some of Portland General Electric Company's key competitors?

Who are Portland General Electric Company's key executives?

Portland General Electric Company's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Jack E. Davis, Independent Chairman of the Board
  • James J. Piro, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • James F. Lobdell, Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President - Finance, Treasurer
  • William O. Nicholson, Senior Vice President - Customer Service, Transmission and Distribution
  • Maria MacGregor Pope, President, Chief Executive Officer, Senior Vice President - Power Supply, Operations and Resource Strategy , Director
  • Kristin A. Stathis, Vice President - Customer Service Operations
  • Campbell A. Henderson, Chief Information Officer, Vice President - Information Technology
  • Anne F. Mersereau, Vice President - Human Resources Diversity and Inclusion
  • Larry N. Bekkedahl, Vice President - Transmission and Distribution
  • Carol A. Dillin, Vice President - Customers Strategies and Business Development

Who owns Portland General Electric Company stock?

Portland General Electric Company's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include APG Asset Management N.V. (0.33%), Mutual of America Capital Management LLC (0.10%), Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. (0.06%) and Meeder Asset Management Inc. (0.01%). Company insiders that own Portland General Electric Company stock include Campbell A Henderson, Maria M Pope and William O Nicholson. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Portland General Electric Company.

Who sold Portland General Electric Company stock? Who is selling Portland General Electric Company stock?

Portland General Electric Company's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. and Meeder Asset Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Portland General Electric Company stock in the last year include Campbell A Henderson, Maria M Pope and William O Nicholson. View Insider Buying and Selling for Portland General Electric Company.

Who bought Portland General Electric Company stock? Who is buying Portland General Electric Company stock?

Portland General Electric Company's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including APG Asset Management N.V. and Mutual of America Capital Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Portland General Electric Company.

How do I buy Portland General Electric Company stock?

Shares of Portland General Electric Company can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Portland General Electric Company's stock price today?

One share of Portland General Electric Company stock can currently be purchased for approximately $45.37.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Portland General Electric Company (NYSE POR)
Community Ranking:  1.6 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  151 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  330 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  481
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Portland General Electric Company (NYSE:POR) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Sell Ratings, 3 Hold Ratings
Consensus Rating:Sell (Score: 1.43)
Consensus Price Target: $42.75 (5.77% downside)
Consensus Price Target History for Portland General Electric Company (NYSE:POR)
Price Target History for Portland General Electric Company (NYSE:POR)
Analysts' Ratings History for Portland General Electric Company (NYSE:POR)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/12/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoBoost Price TargetNeutral$46.00 -> $47.00N/AView Rating Details
9/1/2017KeyCorpReiterated RatingHoldLowView Rating Details
7/24/2017Williams CapitalDowngradeHold -> Sell$44.00 -> $41.00HighView Rating Details
4/23/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingUnderweight$41.00 -> $44.00LowView Rating Details
2/21/2017Wolfe ResearchDowngradeMarket Perform -> UnderperformN/AView Rating Details
11/22/2016Bank of America CorporationDowngradeNeutral -> Underperform$39.00N/AView Rating Details
11/3/2016GuggenheimInitiated CoverageNeutralN/AView Rating Details
6/6/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)DowngradeNeutral -> Sell$39.00 -> $38.00N/AView Rating Details
4/18/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
3/4/2016Wellington ShieldsDowngradeBuy -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/22/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Portland General Electric Company (NYSE:POR)
Earnings by Quarter for Portland General Electric Company (NYSE:POR)
Earnings History by Quarter for Portland General Electric Company (NYSE POR)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/27/2017$0.35N/AView Earnings Details
7/28/2017Q2 2017$0.44$0.36$465.70 million$449.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/28/2017Q1 2017$0.82$0.82$521.97 million$530.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/17/2017Q416$0.64$0.68$529.73 million$524.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/28/2016Q316$0.42$0.38$473.00 million$484.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/3/2016Q2$0.43$0.42$439.08 million$428.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/29/2016Q116$0.61$0.68$520.83 million$487.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/12/2016Q415$0.62$0.57$544.91 million$499.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/27/2015Q315$0.48$0.40$494.31 million$476.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/28/2015Q215$0.41$0.44$443.68 million$420.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/28/2015Q115$0.73$0.62$499.00 million$473.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/13/2015Q414$0.52$0.55$551.11 million$500.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/28/2014Q314$0.48$0.47$501.74 million$484.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/29/2014Q214$0.36$0.43$418.14 million$423.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/29/2014Q114$0.75$0.73$473.00 million$493.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/14/2014Q413$0.49$0.59$476.82 million$499.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/1/2013Q313$0.43$0.40$451.45 million$435.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2013Q2 2013$0.35($0.29)$357.47 million$403.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/1/2013Q1 2013$0.64$0.65$536.92 million$473.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/22/2013Q4 2012$0.41$0.38$489.19 million$463.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/8/2012Q312$0.47$0.50$429.09 million$450.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2012$0.33$0.34ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/3/2012$0.75$0.65ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/24/2012$0.44$0.38ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/3/2011$0.46$0.36ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/5/2011$0.35$0.29ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2011$0.56$0.93ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/25/2011$0.39$0.34ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Portland General Electric Company (NYSE:POR)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.35
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.30
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172$0.84$0.90$0.87
Q2 20172$0.38$0.44$0.41
Q3 20171$0.41$0.41$0.41
Q4 20171$0.66$0.66$0.66
Q1 20181$0.77$0.77$0.77
Q2 20181$0.42$0.42$0.42
Q3 20181$0.36$0.36$0.36
Q4 20181$0.75$0.75$0.75
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Portland General Electric Company (NYSE:POR)
Most Recent Dividend:10/16/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.36
Dividend Yield:3.00%
Dividend Growth:4.40% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:60.71% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
60.44% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
58.12% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:11 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Portland General Electric Company (NYSE:POR)

Dividend History by Quarter for Portland General Electric Company (NYSE POR)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
7/26/2017quarterly$0.342.99%9/22/20179/25/201710/16/2017
4/26/2017quarterly$0.342.93%6/22/20176/26/20177/17/2017
2/15/2017quarterly$0.322.96%3/23/20173/27/20174/17/2017
10/26/2016quarterly$0.323.06%12/22/201612/27/20161/17/2017
7/27/2016quarterly$0.322.93%9/22/20169/26/201610/17/2016
4/27/2016quarterly$0.323.22%6/23/20166/27/20167/15/2016
2/17/2016quarterly$0.303.16%3/22/20163/25/20164/15/2016
10/22/2015quarterly$0.3012/23/201512/28/20151/15/2016
7/23/2015quarterly$0.309/23/20159/25/201510/15/2015
5/8/2015quarterly$0.303.43%6/23/20156/25/20157/15/2015
2/18/2015quarterly$0.283%3/23/20153/25/20154/15/2015
10/23/2014quarterly$0.283.15%12/23/201412/26/20141/15/2015
7/24/2014quarterly$0.283.41%9/23/20149/25/201410/15/2014
5/7/2014quarterly$0.283.39%6/23/20146/25/20147/15/2014
2/19/2014quarterly$0.283.46%3/21/20143/25/20144/15/2014
10/30/2013quarterly$0.283.83%12/23/201312/26/20131/15/2014
7/31/2013quarterly$0.283.45%9/23/20139/25/201310/15/2013
5/22/2013quarterly$0.283.52%6/21/20136/25/20137/15/2013
2/20/2013quarterly$0.273.78%3/21/20133/25/20134/15/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Portland General Electric Company (NYSE:POR)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.55%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 93.16%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Portland General Electric Company (NYSE:POR)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Portland General Electric Company (NYSE:POR)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Portland General Electric Company (NYSE:POR)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/16/2017Campbell A HendersonVPSell3,000$45.01$135,030.00View SEC Filing  
5/16/2017William O NicholsonInsiderSell6,000$45.10$270,600.00View SEC Filing  
3/14/2017Maria M PopeInsiderSell10,838$44.07$477,630.66View SEC Filing  
5/9/2016Maria M PopeVPSell13,500$41.60$561,600.00View SEC Filing  
11/3/2015William O NicholsonVPSell5,700$36.69$209,133.00View SEC Filing  
9/2/2015James F LobdellCFOSell8,955$33.47$299,723.85View SEC Filing  
9/2/2015William David RobertsonVPSell2,226$33.69$74,993.94View SEC Filing  
5/18/2015Maria M PopeVPSell8,451$35.00$295,785.00View SEC Filing  
3/6/2015Arleen N BarnettVPSell8,660$35.62$308,469.20View SEC Filing  
5/16/2014Maria PopeVPSell8,367$32.80$274,437.60View SEC Filing  
9/13/2013Arleen BarnettVPSell2,200$27.80$61,160.00View SEC Filing  
3/13/2013William David RobertsonVPSell2,100$29.82$62,622.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

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