Portland General Electric Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.46 (-0.92 %)
(As of 09/16/2021 11:21 AM ET)
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Volume925 shs
Average Volume583,441 shs
Market Capitalization$4.45 billion
P/E Ratio27.51
Dividend Yield3.43%
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About Portland General Electric

Portland General Electric Co. is a vertically integrated electric utility company, which engages in the generation, purchase, transmission, distribution, and retail of electricity. The firm sells electricity and natural gas in the wholesale market to utilities, brokers, and power marketers. It also serves residential, commercial and non-residential customers. The company was founded by Edward L. Eastham and Parker F. Morey in 1888 and is headquartered in Portland, OR.


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Overall MarketRank

2.18 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

51st out of 122 stocks

Electric Services Industry

21st out of 54 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.1Community Rank: 3.3Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 3.3Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Portland General Electric (NYSE:POR) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Portland General Electric a buy right now?

8 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 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" Portland General Electric stock. 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 stocks does MarketBeat like better than Portland General Electric?

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Are investors shorting Portland General Electric?

Portland General Electric saw a increase in short interest in July. As of July 30th, there was short interest totaling 1,290,000 shares, an increase of 20.6% from the July 15th total of 1,070,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 550,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.3 days. Currently, 1.5% of the company's stock are sold short.
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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, October 29th 2021.
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How were Portland General Electric's earnings last quarter?

Portland General Electric (NYSE:POR) issued its earnings results on Thursday, July, 29th. The utilities provider reported $0.36 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.37 by $0.01. The utilities provider had revenue of $537 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $484.01 million. Portland General Electric had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 9.86% and a net margin of 7.25%. The company's revenue was up 14.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.43 earnings per share.
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How has Portland General Electric's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Portland General Electric's stock was trading at $54.09 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, POR shares have decreased by 7.1% and is now trading at $50.25.
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How often does Portland General Electric pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Portland General Electric?

Portland General Electric announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, July 28th. Stockholders of record on Monday, September 27th will be given a dividend of $0.43 per share on Friday, October 15th. This represents a $1.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.42%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, September 24th. This is a boost from Portland General Electric's previous quarterly dividend of $0.09.
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Is Portland General Electric a good dividend stock?

Portland General Electric pays an annual dividend of $1.72 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.43%. The dividend payout ratio of Portland General Electric is 62.55%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Portland General Electric will have a dividend payout ratio of 60.78% next year. This indicates that Portland General Electric will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has Portland General Electric issued on next quarter's earnings?

Portland General Electric updated its FY 2021 earnings guidance on Friday, August, 6th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $2.700-$2.850 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $2.660. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

What price target have analysts set for POR?

8 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Portland General Electric's shares. Their forecasts range from $39.00 to $52.00. On average, they expect Portland General Electric's stock price to reach $48.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 4.5%.
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Who are Portland General Electric's key executives?

Portland General Electric's management team includes the following people:
  • Maria MacGregor Pope, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • James A. Ajello, Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer
  • John T. Kochavatr, Chief Information Officer & Vice President-IT
  • Lisa Ann Kaner, VP, General Counsel & Compliance Officer
  • Brett Sims, VP-Strategy, Regulation & Energy Supply

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

40 employees have rated Portland General Electric CEO Maria Pope on Glassdoor.com. Maria Pope has an approval rating of 82% among Portland General Electric's employees.

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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 variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (10.08%), BlackRock Inc. (8.50%), Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc. (5.07%), FMR LLC (4.63%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (3.85%) and Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (2.42%). Company insiders that own Portland General Electric stock include Bradley Young Jenkins, James P Torgerson, John Carter Mcfarland, John Teeruk Kochavatr, Larry Neal Bekkedahl, M Lee Pelton, William David Robertson and William O Nicholson.
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Which major investors are selling Portland General Electric stock?

POR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Royal Bank of Canada, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., BlackRock Inc., and Allianz Asset Management GmbH. Company insiders that have sold Portland General Electric company stock in the last year include Bradley Young Jenkins, John Carter Mcfarland, John Teeruk Kochavatr, Larry Neal Bekkedahl, M Lee Pelton, and William David Robertson.
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Which major investors are buying Portland General Electric stock?

POR stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, FMR LLC, HITE Hedge Asset Management LLC, LSV Asset Management, Principal Financial Group Inc., Vanguard Group Inc., Victory Capital Management Inc., and Mackenzie Financial Corp.
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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 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 $50.25.

How much money does Portland General Electric make?

Portland General Electric has a market capitalization of $4.49 billion and generates $2.15 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $155 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.75 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Portland General Electric have?

Portland General Electric employs 3,639 workers across the globe.

What is Portland General Electric's official website?

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

Where are Portland General Electric's headquarters?

Portland General Electric is headquartered at 121 SW SALMON STREET, PORTLAND OR, 97204.

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 9/16/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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