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NYSE:POR

Portland General Electric - POR Stock Forecast, Price & News

$55.20
-0.05 (-0.09%)
(As of 08/19/2022 03:34 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$55.13
$55.58
50-Day Range
$45.40
$55.62
52-Week Range
$45.02
$57.03
Volume
26,349 shs
Average Volume
862,119 shs
Market Capitalization
$4.93 billion
P/E Ratio
20.60
Dividend Yield
3.25%
Price Target
$52.67

Portland General Electric MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
4.7% Downside
$52.67 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
2.82% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.28mentions of Portland General Electric in the last 14 days
Based on 5 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Acquiring Shares
$194,080 Bought Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
4.26%
From $2.82 to $2.94 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.34 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

27th out of 87 stocks

Electric Services Industry

12th out of 42 stocks

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About Portland General Electric (NYSE:POR) Stock

Portland General Electric Company, an integrated electric utility company, engages in the generation, wholesale purchase, transmission, distribution, and retail sale of electricity in the state of Oregon. It operates six thermal plants, three wind farms, and seven hydroelectric facilities. As of December 31, 2021, the company owned an electric transmission system consisting of 1,274 circuit miles, including 287 circuit miles of 500 kilovolt line, 415 circuit miles of 230 kilovolt line, and 572 miles of 115 kilovolt line. It has 28,206 circuit miles of distribution lines. The company also purchases and sells wholesale natural gas in the United States and Canada. It serves approximately 917 thousand residential, commercial, and industrial customers in 51 cities. The company was founded in 1889 and is headquartered in Portland, Oregon.

Portland General Electric Stock Up 0.1 %

POR traded up $0.05 during trading on Friday, hitting $55.30. 19,731 shares of the company's stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 862,119. The company has a quick ratio of 0.77, a current ratio of 0.87 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.31. The business's 50 day moving average is $49.99 and its two-hundred day moving average is $50.98. Portland General Electric has a fifty-two week low of $45.02 and a fifty-two week high of $57.03. The stock has a market cap of $4.93 billion, a P/E ratio of 20.62, a PEG ratio of 5.28 and a beta of 0.51.

Portland General Electric (NYSE:POR - Get Rating) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, July 28th. The utilities provider reported $0.72 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.40 by $0.32. The company had revenue of $591.00 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $531.67 million. Portland General Electric had a net margin of 9.73% and a return on equity of 8.87%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 10.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.36 earnings per share. As a group, equities analysts expect that Portland General Electric will post 2.82 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Portland General Electric Dividend Announcement

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, October 17th. Stockholders of record on Monday, September 26th will be issued a $0.4525 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Friday, September 23rd. This represents a $1.81 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.27%. Portland General Electric's dividend payout ratio is currently 67.54%.

Analyst Ratings Changes

Several brokerages recently issued reports on POR. Bank of America lowered shares of Portland General Electric from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating and set a $52.00 target price on the stock. in a research note on Monday, August 1st. Mizuho lowered shares of Portland General Electric from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating and cut their target price for the stock from $56.00 to $50.00 in a research note on Tuesday, June 28th. The Goldman Sachs Group raised shares of Portland General Electric from a "neutral" rating to a "buy" rating and increased their target price for the stock from $49.00 to $52.00 in a research note on Thursday, June 2nd. StockNews.com raised shares of Portland General Electric from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a research note on Monday, August 1st. Finally, Credit Suisse Group started coverage on shares of Portland General Electric in a research note on Monday, April 25th. They set an "underperform" rating and a $55.00 target price on the stock. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company. According to data from MarketBeat.com, the stock presently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $52.67.

Insider Activity

In other news, Director Dawn L. Farrell bought 4,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, May 26th. The stock was bought at an average price of $48.52 per share, for a total transaction of $194,080.00. Following the completion of the acquisition, the director now directly owns 9,223 shares in the company, valued at approximately $447,499.96. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. In related news, VP John Teeruk Kochavatr sold 2,000 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, August 10th. The shares were sold at an average price of $53.72, for a total transaction of $107,440.00. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now owns 14,112 shares in the company, valued at $758,096.64. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. Also, Director Dawn L. Farrell acquired 4,000 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, May 26th. The shares were bought at an average price of $48.52 per share, with a total value of $194,080.00. Following the acquisition, the director now directly owns 9,223 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $447,499.96. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. 0.52% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

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POR Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 7/15 Dividend
6/24/2022
Dividend Payable
7/15/2022
Last Earnings
7/28/2022
Today
8/19/2022
Ex-Dividend for 10/17 Dividend
9/23/2022
Dividend Payable
10/17/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
11/04/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Electric services
Sub-Industry
Electric Utilities
Sector
Utilities
CUSIP
73650884
Employees
2,839
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$52.67
High Stock Price Forecast
$58.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$49.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
-4.6%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.00
Research Coverage
6 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$244 million
Pretax Margin
11.11%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$2.40 billion
Cash Flow
$7.20 per share
Book Value
$30.68 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
88,779,000
Market Cap
$4.93 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.51

Key Executives

  • Ms. Maria MacGregor Pope (Age 57)
    Pres, CEO & Director
    Comp: $2.23M
  • Mr. James A. Ajello (Age 68)
    Sr. VP of Fin., CFO & Treasurer
    Comp: $945.65k
  • Mr. John Teeruk KochavatrMr. John Teeruk Kochavatr (Age 48)
    VP of Information Technology & Chief Information Officer
    Comp: $688.71k
  • Ms. Lisa Ann Kaner (Age 61)
    VP & Corp. Compliance Officer
    Comp: $803.61k
  • Mr. Larry N. BekkedahlMr. Larry N. Bekkedahl (Age 61)
    Sr. VP of Advanced Energy Delivery
    Comp: $731.7k
  • Jardon Jaramillo
    Sr. Director of Investor Relations, Treasury and Risk Management
  • Ms. Angelica Espinosa
    VP & Gen. Counsel
  • Mr. William David RobertsonMr. William David Robertson (Age 55)
    VP of Public Affairs
  • Ms. Anne Frances Mersereau (Age 59)
    VP of HR, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
  • Ms. Nora E. Arkonovich
    Corp. Sec.













POR Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Portland General Electric stock right now?

6 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Portland General Electric in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating, 4 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" POR shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in POR, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Portland General Electric's stock price forecast for 2022?

6 brokers have issued 1 year price targets for Portland General Electric's shares. Their POR share price forecasts range from $49.00 to $58.00. On average, they expect the company's stock price to reach $52.67 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 4.9%.
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How have POR shares performed in 2022?

Portland General Electric's stock was trading at $52.92 at the beginning of the year. Since then, POR shares have increased by 4.7% and is now trading at $55.39.
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Are investors shorting Portland General Electric?

Portland General Electric saw a decline in short interest in the month of July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totaling 2,830,000 shares, a decline of 33.3% from the June 30th total of 4,240,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,190,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.4 days. Currently, 3.2% of the company's stock are sold short.
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When is Portland General Electric's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, November 4th 2022.
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How were Portland General Electric's earnings last quarter?

Portland General Electric (NYSE:POR) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July, 28th. The utilities provider reported $0.72 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.40 by $0.32. The utilities provider earned $591 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $531.67 million. Portland General Electric had a net margin of 9.73% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 8.87%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 10.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.36 EPS.

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

Portland General Electric declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, July 22nd. Shareholders of record on Monday, September 26th will be paid a dividend of $0.4525 per share on Monday, October 17th. This represents a $1.81 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.27%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, September 23rd.
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Is Portland General Electric a good dividend stock?

Portland General Electric (NYSE:POR) pays an annual dividend of $1.81 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.25%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 17 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 67.54%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, POR will have a dividend payout ratio of 61.56% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for POR.

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

Portland General Electric updated its FY 2022 earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 4th. The company provided EPS guidance of $2.74-$2.89 for the period, compared to the consensus EPS estimate of $2.59. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

What is Maria Pope's approval rating as Portland General Electric's CEO?

40 employees have rated Portland General Electric Chief Executive Officer Maria Pope on Glassdoor.com. Maria Pope has an approval rating of 82% among the company's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of Portland General Electric own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Portland General Electric investors own include General Electric (GE), AT&T (T), International Business Machines (IBM), Celestica (CLS), Synchrony Financial (SYF), Energy Transfer (ET), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) and PepsiCo (PEP).

What is Portland General Electric's stock symbol?

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

Who are Portland General Electric's major shareholders?

Portland General Electric's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include FMR LLC (4.27%), State Street Corp (3.74%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (3.36%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (2.04%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (2.03%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.54%). Insiders that own company stock include Bradley Young Jenkins, Dawn L Farrell, James P Torgerson, John Carter Mcfarland, John Teeruk Kochavatr, Kathryn Jean Jackson, Kristin Anne Stathis, Larry Neal Bekkedahl, M Lee Pelton, William David Robertson and William O Nicholson.
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How do I buy shares of Portland General Electric?

Shares of POR stock 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 Portland General Electric's stock price today?

One share of POR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $55.39.

How much money does Portland General Electric make?

Portland General Electric (NYSE:POR) has a market capitalization of $4.94 billion and generates $2.40 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $244 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.68 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Portland General Electric have?

The company employs 2,839 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Portland General Electric?

Portland General Electric's mailing address is 121 SW SALMON STREET, PORTLAND OR, 97204. The official website for the company is www.portlandgeneral.com. The utilities provider can be reached via phone at (503) 464-8000, via email at investors@pgn.com, or via fax at 503-464-2507.

This page (NYSE:POR) was last updated on 8/19/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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