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NYSE:POR

Portland General Electric - POR Stock Forecast, Price & News

$52.65
+0.17 (+0.32%)
(As of 08/8/2022 01:04 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$52.60
$52.99
50-Day Range
$45.40
$52.68
52-Week Range
$45.02
$57.03
Volume
8,909 shs
Average Volume
860,241 shs
Market Capitalization
$4.70 billion
P/E Ratio
19.65
Dividend Yield
3.45%
Price Target
$52.67

Portland General Electric MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
0.2% Downside
$52.67 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
3.19% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
-0.03mentions of Portland General Electric in the last 14 days
Based on 13 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.

2.32 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

34th out of 107 stocks

Electric Services Industry

11th out of 54 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 Down 0.4 %

Shares of POR opened at $52.48 on Monday. The firm has a 50 day simple moving average of $49.11 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of $50.80. The company has a market cap of $4.68 billion, a P/E ratio of 19.58, a P/E/G ratio of 4.98 and a beta of 0.51. Portland General Electric has a one year low of $45.02 and a one year high of $57.03. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.31, a current ratio of 0.87 and a quick ratio of 0.77.

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

Portland General Electric Announces Dividend

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, October 17th. Shareholders of record on Monday, September 26th will be issued a dividend of $0.4525 per share. This represents a $1.81 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.45%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, September 23rd. Portland General Electric's payout ratio is 67.54%.

Analysts Set New Price Targets

POR has been the topic of a number of research reports. The Goldman Sachs Group raised shares of Portland General Electric from a "neutral" rating to a "buy" rating and boosted their price objective for the stock from $49.00 to $52.00 in a research report on Thursday, June 2nd. Credit Suisse Group began coverage on Portland General Electric in a research report on Monday, April 25th. They set an "underperform" rating and a $55.00 price target on the stock. Mizuho cut shares of Portland General Electric from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating and cut their price target for the company from $56.00 to $50.00 in a research note on Tuesday, June 28th. Wells Fargo & Company raised their price objective on shares of Portland General Electric from $53.00 to $58.00 and gave the stock an "equal weight" rating in a research report on Tuesday, April 19th. Finally, Bank of America lowered 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. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company's stock. According to MarketBeat, the stock currently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $52.67.

Insider Buying and Selling at Portland General Electric

In related news, Director Dawn L. Farrell purchased 4,000 shares of Portland General Electric stock in a transaction on Thursday, May 26th. The shares were purchased at an average price of $48.52 per share, for a total transaction of $194,080.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 9,223 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $447,499.96. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Corporate insiders own 0.52% of the company's stock.

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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
8/08/2022
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
+0.0%
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
$7.27 per share
Book Value
$30.28 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
88,779,000
Market Cap
$4.70 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.51














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 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Portland General Electric's shares. Their POR stock forecasts range from $49.00 to $58.00. On average, they expect the company's share price to reach $52.67 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 0.1%.
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How has Portland General Electric's stock price performed in 2022?

Portland General Electric's stock was trading at $52.92 at the start of the year. Since then, POR shares have decreased by 0.4% and is now trading at $52.72.
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Are investors shorting Portland General Electric?

Portland General Electric saw a decrease in short interest in July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totaling 2,830,000 shares, a decrease of 33.3% from the June 30th total of 4,240,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,190,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.4 days. Approximately 3.2% of the company's shares 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, 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 results on Thursday, July, 28th. The utilities provider reported $0.72 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.40 by $0.32. The utilities provider had revenue of $591 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $531.67 million. Portland General Electric had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 8.87% and a net margin of 9.73%. The company's revenue was up 10.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.36 earnings per share.

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 Friday, July 22nd. Shareholders of record on Monday, September 26th will be given a dividend of $0.4525 per share on Monday, October 17th. This represents a $1.81 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.43%. 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 3.45%. 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 issued an update on its FY 2022 earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 4th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $2.74-$2.89 for the period, compared to the consensus 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 shareholders include Anchor Capital Advisors LLC (1.37%), Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (0.88%), Miller Howard Investments Inc. NY (0.86%), Brown Advisory Inc. (0.86%), Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC (0.82%) and Victory Capital Management Inc. (0.75%). 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 $52.72.

How much money does Portland General Electric make?

Portland General Electric (NYSE:POR) has a market capitalization of $4.70 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?

Portland General Electric 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 8/8/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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