NYSE:POR - Portland General Electric Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$51.48 +0.29 (+0.57 %)
(As of 04/26/2019 06:07 AM ET)
Previous Close$51.19
Today's Range$50.89 - $51.62
52-Week Range$39.60 - $52.60
Volume623,160 shs
Average Volume598,990 shs
Market Capitalization$4.60 billion
P/E Ratio21.72
Dividend Yield2.83%
Beta0.26
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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Electric services
Sub-IndustryElectric Utilities
SectorUtilities
CUSIP73650884
Phone503-464-8000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.99 billion
Cash Flow$6.7737 per share
Book Value$28.08 per share

Profitability

Net Income$212 million

Miscellaneous

Employees2,967
Market Cap$4.60 billion
Next Earnings Date4/26/2019 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable

Portland General Electric (NYSE:POR) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Portland General Electric's stock symbol?

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

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 Wednesday, April 24th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, June 25th will be given a dividend of $0.385 per share on Monday, July 15th. This represents a $1.54 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.99%. This is an increase from Portland General Electric's previous quarterly dividend of $0.36. View Portland General Electric's Dividend History.

How were Portland General Electric's earnings last quarter?

Portland General Electric (NYSE:POR) released its earnings results on Friday, February, 15th. The utilities provider reported $0.55 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.54 by $0.01. The utilities provider earned $524 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $520.95 million. Portland General Electric had a return on equity of 8.56% and a net margin of 10.65%. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.67 earnings per share. View Portland General Electric's Earnings History.

When is Portland General Electric's next earnings date?

Portland General Electric is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, April 26th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Portland General Electric.

How can I listen to Portland General Electric's earnings call?

Portland General Electric will be holding an earnings conference call on Friday, April 26th at 11:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

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

Portland General Electric issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Friday, February, 15th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $2.35-2.50 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $2.44.

What price target have analysts set for POR?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Portland General Electric's shares. Their forecasts range from $42.00 to $52.00. On average, they anticipate Portland General Electric's share price to reach $45.80 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 11.0%. View Analyst Price Targets for Portland General Electric.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Portland General Electric?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Portland General Electric in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating and 4 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Portland General Electric.

Has Portland General Electric been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about POR stock has trended neutral this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Portland General Electric earned a coverage optimism score of 0.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the utilities provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days.

Are investors shorting Portland General Electric?

Portland General Electric saw a decrease in short interest in the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totalling 536,412 shares, a decrease of 42.8% from the March 29th total of 937,808 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 522,741 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.0 days. Approximately 0.6% of the shares of the stock are short sold. View Portland General Electric's Current Options Chain.

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), Celestica (CLS), Synchrony Financial (SYF), NVIDIA (NVDA), AT&T (T), PepsiCo (PEP), Alibaba Group (BABA), Micron Technology (MU), Netflix (NFLX) and Boeing (BA).

Who are Portland General Electric's key executives?

Portland General Electric's management team includes the folowing 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)

Who are Portland General Electric's major shareholders?

Portland General Electric's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Scout Investments Inc. (0.63%), Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. (0.37%), Foundry Partners LLC (0.36%), Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC (0.35%), First Manhattan Co. (0.20%) and Howland Capital Management LLC (0.20%). Company insiders that own Portland General Electric stock include Bradley Young Jenkins, Campbell A Henderson, David Geophry Tafel, Larry Neal Bekkedahl, William David Robertson and William O Nicholson. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Portland General Electric.

Which institutional investors are selling Portland General Electric stock?

POR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co., Howland Capital Management LLC, Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC, First Manhattan Co., Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. and Strs Ohio. Company insiders that have sold Portland General Electric company stock in the last year include Larry Neal Bekkedahl and William David Robertson. View Insider Buying and Selling for Portland General Electric.

Which institutional investors are buying Portland General Electric stock?

POR stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Scout Investments Inc., Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Mercer Global Advisors Inc. ADV, Meeder Asset Management Inc., Foundry Partners LLC, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA and Alpha Windward LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Portland General Electric.

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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Portland General Electric's stock price today?

One share of POR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $51.48.

How big of a company is Portland General Electric?

Portland General Electric has a market capitalization of $4.60 billion and generates $1.99 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $212 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.37 on an earnings per share basis. Portland General Electric employs 2,967 workers across the globe.

What is Portland General Electric's official website?

The official website for Portland General Electric is http://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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Portland General Electric (NYSE POR)

Community Ranking:  1.7 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  268 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  529 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  797
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Portland General Electric and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe POR will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe POR will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 4/26/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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