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NYSE:POR

Portland General Electric - POR Stock Forecast, Price & News

$53.59
-0.55 (-1.02%)
(As of 08/11/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$53.41
$54.48
50-Day Range
$45.40
$54.14
52-Week Range
$45.02
$57.03
Volume
478,488 shs
Average Volume
951,244 shs
Market Capitalization
$4.78 billion
P/E Ratio
20.00
Dividend Yield
3.34%
Price Target
$52.67

Portland General Electric MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
1.7% Downside
$52.67 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
2.82% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
-0.04mentions of Portland General Electric in the last 14 days
Based on 3 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.

2.26 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

34th out of 87 stocks

Electric Services Industry

12th out of 44 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 Trading Down 1.0 %

Shares of NYSE:POR traded down $0.55 during midday trading on Thursday, reaching $53.59. 478,488 shares of the company's stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 853,044. The firm's 50 day simple moving average is $49.47 and its two-hundred day simple moving average is $50.86. Portland General Electric has a fifty-two week low of $45.02 and a fifty-two week 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. The stock has a market cap of $4.78 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.00, a P/E/G ratio of 5.11 and a beta of 0.51.

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

Portland General Electric Dividend Announcement

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, October 17th. Shareholders of record on Monday, September 26th will be paid a $0.4525 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, September 23rd. This represents a $1.81 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.38%. Portland General Electric's dividend payout ratio is currently 67.54%.

Wall Street Analyst Weigh In

A number of research firms have commented on POR. Barclays cut their price objective on shares of Portland General Electric from $53.00 to $49.00 and set an "equal weight" rating for the company in a report on Monday, July 18th. Wells Fargo & Company raised their target price on Portland General Electric from $53.00 to $58.00 and gave the stock an "equal weight" rating in a research note on Tuesday, April 19th. The Goldman Sachs Group upgraded Portland General Electric from a "neutral" rating to a "buy" rating and lifted their price target for the stock from $49.00 to $52.00 in a report on Thursday, June 2nd. Credit Suisse Group started coverage on shares of Portland General Electric in a report on Monday, April 25th. They issued an "underperform" rating and a $55.00 price objective for the company. Finally, Mizuho lowered shares of Portland General Electric from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating and decreased their target price for the company from $56.00 to $50.00 in a report on Tuesday, June 28th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company. According to data from MarketBeat, the stock currently has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $52.67.

Insiders Place Their Bets

In related news, Director Dawn L. Farrell bought 4,000 shares of the company's stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, May 26th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $48.52 per share, with a total value of $194,080.00. Following the transaction, the director now directly 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 the SEC website. In related news, Director Dawn L. Farrell acquired 4,000 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction on Thursday, May 26th. The stock was bought at an average price of $48.52 per share, for a total transaction of $194,080.00. Following the completion of the purchase, the director now directly owns 9,223 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $447,499.96. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. Also, VP John Teeruk Kochavatr sold 2,000 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, August 10th. The stock was sold at an average price of $53.72, for a total value of $107,440.00. Following the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 14,112 shares in the company, valued at approximately $758,096.64. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 0.52% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

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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
8/12/2022
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
-1.7%
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
$7.17 per share
Book Value
$30.68 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
88,779,000
Market Cap
$4.78 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 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 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 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for Portland General Electric's shares. Their POR share price forecasts range from $49.00 to $58.00. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach $52.67 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 1.7%.
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How have POR shares performed in 2022?

Portland General Electric's stock was trading at $52.92 at the beginning of the year. Since then, POR stock has increased by 1.3% and is now trading at $53.59.
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Are investors shorting Portland General Electric?

Portland General Electric saw a decrease in short interest in the month of 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 daily volume of 1,190,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.4 days. Approximately 3.2% of the shares of the company are sold short.
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When is Portland General Electric's next earnings date?

The company 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) released its earnings results on Thursday, July, 28th. The utilities provider reported $0.72 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.40 by $0.32. The utilities provider earned $591 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates 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%. Portland General Electric's revenue was up 10.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last 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 dividend yield of 3.38%. 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 3.34%. 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 earnings per share 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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include JPMorgan Chase & Co. (3.36%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (2.03%), Anchor Capital Advisors LLC (1.37%), Nuance Investments LLC (1.34%), Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (0.88%) and Miller Howard Investments Inc. NY (0.86%). 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 $53.59.

How much money does Portland General Electric make?

Portland General Electric (NYSE:POR) has a market capitalization of $4.78 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?

The company 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 8/12/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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