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About Portland General Electric (NYSE:POR)
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, 2017, it owned an electric transmission system consisting of 1,250 circuit miles, including 287 circuit miles of 500 kilovolt line, 402 circuit miles of 230 kilovolt line, and 561 miles of 115 kilovolt line. It has 27,457 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 875,000 residential, commercial, and industrial customers in the Portland/Salem metropolitan area of Oregon. The company was founded in 1930 and is headquartered in Portland, Oregon.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Electric services
Trailing P/E Ratio18.28
Forward P/E Ratio19.21
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$2.01 billion
Price / Sales1.86
Cash Flow$6.2680 per share
Price / Cash6.68
Book Value$27.45 per share
Price / Book1.53
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.29
Net Income$187 million
Return on Equity8.08%
Return on Assets2.50%
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 25th. Investors of record on Monday, June 25th will be paid a dividend of $0.3625 per share on Monday, July 16th. This represents a $1.45 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.46%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, June 22nd. This is a boost from Portland General Electric's previous quarterly dividend of $0.34. View Portland General Electric's Dividend History.
How were Portland General Electric's earnings last quarter?
Portland General Electric (NYSE:POR) issued its earnings results on Friday, April, 27th. The utilities provider reported $0.72 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.65 by $0.07. The utilities provider had revenue of $493 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $523.28 million. Portland General Electric had a return on equity of 8.08% and a net margin of 9.03%. The firm's revenue was down 7.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.82 EPS. View Portland General Electric's Earnings History.
When is Portland General Electric's next earnings date?
What guidance has Portland General Electric issued on next quarter's earnings?
Portland General Electric updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Friday, April, 27th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $2.10-2.25 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $2.18.
What price target have analysts set for POR?
9 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Portland General Electric's shares. Their forecasts range from $39.00 to $43.50. On average, they expect Portland General Electric's share price to reach $41.0714 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Portland General Electric.
Are investors shorting Portland General Electric?
Portland General Electric saw a increase in short interest during the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totalling 1,521,181 shares, an increase of 51.9% from the April 13th total of 1,001,537 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 579,007 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.6 days. Currently, 1.7% of the company's stock are sold short.
Who are some of Portland General Electric's key competitors?
Some companies that are related to Portland General Electric include Entergy (ETR), Fortis (FTS), Vistra Energy (VST), Enel Américas (ENIA), Centrica (CPYYY), Houston Lighting & Power (CNP), Huaneng Power International (HNP), Red Eléctrica de Espańa (RDEIY), NRG Energy (NRG), China Resources Power (CRPJY), Pinnacle West Capital (PNW), Great Plains Energy (GXP), OGE Energy (OGE), ENGIE BRASIL EN/S (EGIEY) and CPFL Energia (CPL).
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 53)
- Mr. James F. Lobdell, Sr. VP of Fin., CFO & Treasurer (Age 59)
- Mr. William O. Nicholson, Sr. VP of Customer Service, Transmission & Distribution (Age 59)
- Mr. William David Robertson, VP of Public Policy (Age 51)
- Christopher Liddle, Corp. Fin. & Investor Relations Mang. & Assistant Treasurer
Has Portland General Electric been receiving favorable news coverage?
News stories about POR stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Portland General Electric earned a news sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the utilities provider an impact score of 45.52 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future.
Who are Portland General Electric's major shareholders?
Portland General Electric's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (8.18%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (4.93%), Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC (1.77%), Millennium Management LLC (1.52%), American Century Companies Inc. (1.22%) and Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. (1.11%). Company insiders that own Portland General Electric stock include Bradley Young Jenkins, Campbell A Henderson, David Geophry Tafel, Maria M Pope and William O Nicholson. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Portland General Electric.
Which major investors are selling Portland General Electric stock?
POR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Franklin Resources Inc., Schroder Investment Management Group, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Monarch Partners Asset Management LLC, Verition Fund Management LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN and First Republic Investment Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Portland General Electric company stock in the last year include Bradley Young Jenkins and David Geophry Tafel. View Insider Buying and Selling for Portland General Electric.
Which major investors are buying Portland General Electric stock?
POR stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including American Century Companies Inc., Becker Capital Management Inc., Dean Investment Associates LLC, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc., Prudential Financial Inc., Principal Financial Group Inc., Principal Financial Group Inc. and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. 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 $41.87.
How big of a company is Portland General Electric?
Portland General Electric has a market capitalization of $3.67 billion and generates $2.01 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $187 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.29 on an earnings per share basis. Portland General Electric employs 2,906 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 utilities provider can be reached via phone at 503-464-8000 or via email at [email protected]
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Portland General Electric (NYSE:POR) Price Target and Consensus Rating (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
MarketBeat calculates consensus analyst ratings for stocks using the most recent rating from each Wall Street analyst that has rated a stock within the last twelve months. Each analyst's rating is normalized to a standardized rating score of 1 (sell), 2 (hold), 3 (buy) or 4 (strong buy). Analyst consensus ratings scores are calculated using the mean average of the number of normalized sell, hold, buy and strong buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. Each stock's consensus analyst rating is derived from its calculated consensus ratings score (0-1.5 = Sell, 1.5-2.5 = Hold, 2.5-3.5 = Buy, >3.5 = Strong Buy). MarketBeat's consensus price targets are a mean average of the most recent available price targets set by each analyst that has set a price target for the stock in the last twelve months. MarketBeat's consensus ratings and consensus price targets may differ from those calculated by other firms due to differences in methodology and available data.
9 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for Portland General Electric in the last 12 months. Their average twelve-month price target is $41.0714, suggesting that the stock has a possible downside of 1.91%. The high price target for POR is $43.50 and the low price target for POR is $39.00. There are currently 3 sell ratings, 5 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of "Hold."
|Today||30 Days Ago||90 Days Ago||180 Days Ago|
|Consensus Rating: ||Hold||Hold||Hold||Hold|
|Consensus Rating Score: ||1.78||1.78||1.80||1.57|
|Ratings Breakdown: ||3 Sell Rating(s)|
5 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
|3 Sell Rating(s)|
5 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
|3 Sell Rating(s)|
6 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
|3 Sell Rating(s)|
4 Hold Rating(s)
0 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
|Consensus Price Target: ||$41.0714||$41.0714||$41.6875||$44.50|
|Price Target Upside: ||1.91% downside||2.27% upside||1.48% upside||6.65% downside|
Portland General Electric (NYSE:POR) Consensus Price Target History
Portland General Electric (NYSE:POR) Analyst Ratings History
(Data available from 5/25/2016 forward)
Portland General Electric (NYSE:POR) Dividend Information
Portland General Electric pays an annual dividend of $1.36 per share, with a dividend yield of 3.25%. POR's next quarterly dividend payment will be made on Monday, July 16. The company has grown its dividend for the last 12 consecutive years and is increasing its dividend by an average of 5.90% each year. Portland General Electric pays out 59.39% of its earnings out as a dividend.
|Dividend Growth:||5.90% (3 Year Average)|
|Payout Ratio(s):||59.39% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings) |
62.39% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
57.87% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
21.70% (Based on Cash Flow)
|Track Record:||12 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth|
Portland General Electric (NYSE:POR) Dividend History by Quarter
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Announced||Period||Amount||Yield||Ex-Dividend Date||Record Date||Payable Date|
Portland General Electric (NYSE POR) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.62%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 92.70%
Portland General Electric (NYSE POR) Insider Trading History
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Transaction Date||Insider Name||Title||Buy/Sell||Number of Shares||Average Share Price||Total Transaction||Shares Held After Transaction||Details|
|2/21/2018||Bradley Young Jenkins||VP||Sell||618||$40.47||$25,010.46||896|| |
|11/7/2017||David Geophry Tafel||Director||Sell||120,000||$0.07||$8,400.00|
|10/24/2017||David Geophry Tafel||Director||Sell||60,000||$0.06||$3,600.00|
|10/19/2017||David Geophry Tafel||Director||Sell||75,000||$0.05||$3,750.00|
|5/16/2017||Campbell A Henderson||VP||Sell||3,000||$45.01||$135,030.00||20,424|| |
|5/16/2017||William O Nicholson||Insider||Sell||6,000||$45.10||$270,600.00||16,313|| |
|4/7/2017||David Geophry Tafel||Director||Sell||51,000||$0.07||$3,570.00|
|3/14/2017||Maria M Pope||Insider||Sell||10,838||$44.07||$477,630.66||11,425|| |
|5/9/2016||Maria M Pope||VP||Sell||13,500||$41.60||$561,600.00||13,585|| |
|11/3/2015||William O Nicholson||VP||Sell||5,700||$36.69||$209,133.00||12,398|| |
|10/1/2015||Jerry Anthony Minni||Director||Buy||3,000||$0.08||$240.00|
|9/30/2015||Jerry Anthony Minni||Director||Buy||10,000||$0.08||$800.00|
|9/18/2015||Jerry Anthony Minni||Director||Buy||5,000||$0.08||$400.00|
|9/4/2015||Jerry Anthony Minni||Director||Buy||1,000||$0.08||$80.00|
|9/2/2015||James F Lobdell||CFO||Sell||8,955||$33.47||$299,723.85||16,849|| |
|9/2/2015||William David Robertson||VP||Sell||2,226||$33.69||$74,993.94||8,139|| |
|8/26/2015||Jerry Anthony Minni||Director||Buy||30,000||$0.08||$2,400.00|
|5/18/2015||Maria M Pope||VP||Sell||8,451||$35.00||$295,785.00|| |
|3/6/2015||Arleen N Barnett||VP||Sell||8,660||$35.62||$308,469.20|| |
|5/16/2014||Maria Pope||VP||Sell||8,367||$32.80||$274,437.60||18,882|| |
|9/13/2013||Arleen Barnett||VP||Sell||2,200||$27.80||$61,160.00||12,137|| |
|3/13/2013||William David Robertson||VP||Sell||2,100||$29.82||$62,622.00|| |
Portland General Electric (NYSE POR) News Headlines
|PGE opens up bidding for new renewable energy|
www.bizjournals.com - May 25 at 8:28 AM
|Free Post Earnings Research Report: Portland General Electric's Earnings Beat Estimates|
finance.yahoo.com - May 24 at 8:29 AM
|Five Things to know for Wednesday: And a champion shall lead the Starlight Parade|
www.bizjournals.com - May 23 at 5:26 PM
|PGE Seeks 100 Average Megawatts of New Renewable Resources|
finance.yahoo.com - May 22 at 5:02 PM
|Portland General Electric (POR) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages|
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 21 at 11:35 AM
|Short Interest in Portland General Electric (POR) Increases By 51.9%|
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 16 at 3:14 AM
|Petition drive set for tax on Portland retailers to fund green programs|
www.bizjournals.com - May 9 at 5:24 PM
|Portland General Electric (POR) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Hold|
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 2 at 12:26 PM
|Portland General Electric Company 2018 Q1 - Results - Earnings Call Slides|
seekingalpha.com - April 30 at 5:06 PM
|PGE to Host Summit Focused on Diversity, Inclusion and Equity on May 23|
finance.yahoo.com - April 30 at 5:06 PM
|Portland General Electric (POR) Tops Q1 EPS by 5c, Miss on Revenues; Affirms FY18 EPS Guidance|
www.streetinsider.com - April 28 at 5:06 PM
|Edited Transcript of POR earnings conference call or presentation 27-Apr-18 3:00pm GMT|
finance.yahoo.com - April 28 at 8:44 AM
|Portland General Electric (POR) Releases Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.05 EPS|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 27 at 5:40 PM
|Portland General Electric (POR) Updates FY18 Earnings Guidance|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 27 at 9:50 AM
|Portland General Electric Company Reports Drop In Q1 Earnings|
www.nasdaq.com - April 27 at 8:43 AM
|Portland General Electric beats by $0.05, misses on revenue|
seekingalpha.com - April 27 at 8:43 AM
|PGE: 1Q Earnings Snapshot|
finance.yahoo.com - April 27 at 8:43 AM
|Portland General Electric (POR) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Analysts|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 26 at 12:08 PM
|Portland General Electric Increases Dividend|
finance.yahoo.com - April 26 at 8:26 AM
|Portland General Electric (POR) Plans Quarterly Dividend of $0.36|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 25 at 6:52 PM
|KeyCorp Weighs in on Portland General Electric's Q1 2018 Earnings (POR)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 20 at 7:20 AM
|Portland General Electric (POR) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Friday|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 20 at 1:20 AM
|Portland General Electric (POR) Short Interest Down 38.2% in March|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 18 at 1:20 AM
|Hardie resigns as PUC chair, Brown appoints replacement|
www.bizjournals.com - April 14 at 8:36 AM
|Portland's CENTRL Office rides co-working wave to new cities|
www.bizjournals.com - April 12 at 8:55 AM
|Portland General Electric (POR) Price Target Raised to $42.00|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 10 at 10:57 AM
|Portland General Electric (POR) Given New $48.00 Price Target at JPMorgan Chase|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 4 at 1:23 PM
|Portland General Electric (POR) Short Interest Up 59.9% in March|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 3 at 1:04 AM
|Comparing Portland General Electric (POR) & Pattern Energy Group (PEGI)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 2 at 3:12 PM
|Portland General Electric (POR) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 1 at 11:38 AM
|Portland General Electric (POR) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 31 at 12:49 PM
|Portland General Electric's (POR) Hold Rating Reaffirmed at Guggenheim|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 30 at 8:56 PM
|It’s the No. 1 power source, but natural gas faces headwinds|
www.bizjournals.com - March 29 at 8:40 AM
|Portland General Electric (POR) Price Target Lowered to $41.00 at JPMorgan Chase & Co.|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 27 at 8:45 AM
|Portland General Electric (POR) Lowered to "Sell" at Zacks Investment Research|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 26 at 7:08 PM
|Portland General Electric Schedules Earnings Release and Conference Call for Friday, April 27|
finance.yahoo.com - March 26 at 5:08 PM
|Portland General Electric (POR) Lowered to "Underperform" at Bank of America|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 24 at 11:24 AM
|Ex-Dividend Alert: Portland General Electric Has Raised Dividend for 12 Consecutive Years; Will Trade Ex-Dividend on March 23, 2018|
finance.yahoo.com - March 22 at 8:39 AM
|Portland General Electric (POR) Expected to Announce Earnings of $0.69 Per Share|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 16 at 11:08 PM
|Portland General Electric (POR) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 7 at 11:14 AM
|PacifiCorp OK'd to build EV charging stations as part of $4.6M transportation plan|
www.bizjournals.com - March 7 at 8:30 AM
|Bank Of America Downgrades Portland General Electric On Capex Concerns|
finance.yahoo.com - March 7 at 8:30 AM
|Oregon solar industry predicts contraction after incentive loss|
www.bizjournals.com - March 6 at 5:32 PM
|Portland General Electric (POR) Shares Bought by Mackenzie Financial Corp|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 6 at 12:08 PM
|Huber Capital Management LLC Has $15.53 Million Stake in Portland General Electric (POR)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 6 at 9:54 AM
|Portland General Electric (POR) Position Raised by Sei Investments Co.|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 5 at 7:36 AM
|Centenus Global Management LP Takes Position in Portland General Electric (POR)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 5 at 5:40 AM
|BlackRock Inc. Has $406.70 Million Stake in Portland General Electric (POR)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 5 at 5:08 AM
|California Public Employees Retirement System Acquires 14,941 Shares of Portland General Electric (POR)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 4 at 5:15 AM
|Eaton Vance Management Acquires 8,004 Shares of Portland General Electric (POR)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 3 at 5:42 AM
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Portland General Electric (NYSE:POR) Income Statement, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow Statement
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