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Portland General Electric Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.45 (+1.28 %)
(As of 09/25/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $35.49
50-Day Range
MA: $38.64
52-Week Range
Now: $35.49
Volume837,644 shs
Average Volume883,014 shs
Market Capitalization$3.18 billion
P/E Ratio13.49
Dividend Yield4.39%
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. The company operates seven thermal plants; seven hydroelectric plants; and two wind farms. As of December 31, 2018, it owned an electric transmission system consisting of 1,256 circuit miles, including 287 circuit miles of 500 kilovolt line, 410 circuit miles of 230 kilovolt line, and 561 miles of 115 kilovolt line. It has 27,627 circuit miles of distribution lines. The company also purchases and sells electricity and natural gas in the wholesale market to utilities and power marketers in the United States and Canada. It serves approximately 885,000 residential, commercial, and industrial customers. The company was founded in 1930 and is headquartered in Portland, Oregon.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.3Community Rank: 1.6Dividend Strength: 5.0Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 3.1 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.60 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Electric services
Sub-IndustryElectric Utilities



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.12 billion
Cash Flow$7.27 per share
Book Value$28.99 per share


Net Income$214 million


Market Cap$3.18 billion
Next Earnings Date11/6/2020 (Estimated)
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(As of 09/25/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Portland General Electric (NYSE:POR) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Portland General Electric's stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

Portland General Electric's stock was trading at $54.09 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, POR stock has decreased by 34.4% and is now trading at $35.49.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Portland General Electric?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Portland General Electric in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is Portland General Electric's next earnings date?

Portland General Electric is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, November 6th 2020.
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How were Portland General Electric's earnings last quarter?

Portland General Electric (NYSE:POR) issued its quarterly earnings results on Friday, July, 31st. The utilities provider reported $0.43 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.33 by $0.10. The utilities provider had revenue of $469 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $455.83 million. Portland General Electric had a net margin of 11.07% and a return on equity of 9.04%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 2.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.28 earnings per share.
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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 31st. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 25th will be given a dividend of $0.4075 per share on Thursday, October 15th. This represents a $1.63 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.59%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 24th. This is a boost from Portland General Electric's previous quarterly dividend of $0.39.
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What guidance has Portland General Electric issued on next quarter's earnings?

Portland General Electric issued an update on its FY20 earnings guidance on Wednesday, September, 2nd. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.40-$1.60 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $1.60.

What price target have analysts set for POR?

10 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for Portland General Electric's stock. Their forecasts range from $38.00 to $52.00. On average, they anticipate Portland General Electric's stock price to reach $42.44 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 19.6% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Portland General Electric?

Portland General Electric saw a increase in short interest in September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totaling 2,290,000 shares, an increase of 16.8% from the August 31st total of 1,960,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,080,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.1 days. Currently, 2.6% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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Who are some of Portland General Electric's key competitors?

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), Celestica (CLS), IBM (IBM), Synchrony Financial (SYF), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) and Altria Group (MO).

Who are Portland General Electric's key executives?

Portland General Electric's management team includes the following people:
  • Ms. Maria MacGregor Pope, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 54)
  • Mr. James F. Lobdell, Sr. VP of Fin., CFO & Treasurer (Age 60)
  • Mr. William David Robertson, VP of Public Policy (Age 52)
  • Mr. John Teeruk Kochavatr, VP of Information Technology & Chief Information Officer (Age 45)
  • Ms. Lisa Ann Kaner, VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Compliance Officer (Age 58)

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (10.87%), Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC (4.95%), Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC (4.95%), Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp (3.65%), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (2.50%) and Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (1.39%). Company insiders that own Portland General Electric stock include Bradley Young Jenkins, Kristin Anne Stathis, Larry Neal Bekkedahl and William O Nicholson.
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Which institutional investors are selling Portland General Electric stock?

POR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including AJO LP, Vanguard Group Inc., FMR LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo & Co. LLC, Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB publ, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., and APG Asset Management N.V.. Company insiders that have sold Portland General Electric company stock in the last year include Bradley Young Jenkins, and William O Nicholson.
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Which institutional investors are buying Portland General Electric stock?

POR stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC, Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC, Anchor Capital Advisors LLC, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp, Bessemer Group Inc., Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, First Trust Advisors LP, and Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC.
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How do I buy shares of Portland General Electric?

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

One share of POR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $35.49.

How big of a company is Portland General Electric?

Portland General Electric has a market capitalization of $3.18 billion and generates $2.12 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $214 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.39 on an earnings per share basis. Portland General Electric employs 2,949 workers across the globe.

What is Portland General Electric's official website?

The official website for Portland General Electric is www.portlandgeneral.com.

How can I contact Portland General Electric?

Portland General Electric's mailing address is 121 SW SALMON STREET, PORTLAND OR, 97204. The utilities provider can be reached via phone at 503-464-8000 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 9/26/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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