Portland General Electric Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.38 (+0.76 %)
(As of 04/16/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $50.52
50-Day Range
MA: $46.49
52-Week Range
Now: $50.52
Volume313,768 shs
Average Volume696,427 shs
Market Capitalization$4.53 billion
P/E Ratio27.61
Dividend Yield3.29%
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 six thermal plants; seven hydroelectric plants; and three wind farms. As of December 31, 2020, it owned an electric transmission system consisting of 1,269 circuit miles, including 287 circuit miles of 500 kilovolt line, 414 circuit miles of 230 kilovolt line, and 568 miles of 115 kilovolt line. The company has 27,939 circuit miles of distribution lines. It also purchases and sells wholesale natural gas in the United States and Canada. The company serves approximately 908 thousand residential, commercial, and industrial customers in 51 cities. Portland General Electric Company was founded in 1889 and is headquartered in Portland, Oregon.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Electric services
Sub-IndustryElectric Utilities
Year FoundedN/A



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.12 billion
Cash Flow$8.41 per share
Book Value$28.99 per share


Net Income$214 million


Market Cap$4.53 billion
Next Earnings Date4/30/2021 (Confirmed)


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Overall MarketRank

1.86 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

42nd out of 280 stocks

Electric Services Industry

17th out of 78 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.2Community Rank: 1.6Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
+0.38 (+0.76 %)
(As of 04/16/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Portland General Electric (NYSE:POR) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Portland General Electric a buy right now?

9 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Portland General Electric in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 4 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 drop in short interest in March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 882,800 shares, a drop of 33.6% from the March 15th total of 1,330,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 706,200 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.3 days. Currently, 1.0% 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, April 30th 2021.
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How can I listen to Portland General Electric's earnings call?

Portland General Electric will be holding an earnings conference call on Friday, April 30th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were Portland General Electric's earnings last quarter?

Portland General Electric (NYSE:POR) released its earnings results on Thursday, February, 18th. The utilities provider reported $0.57 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.42 by $0.15. The utilities provider earned $556 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $553.33 million. Portland General Electric had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 9.97% and a net margin of 7.67%. The business's revenue was up 1.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.69 EPS.
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How has Portland General Electric's stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

Portland General Electric's stock was trading at $54.09 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, POR shares have decreased by 6.6% and is now trading at $50.52.
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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, February 17th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, March 25th will be given a dividend of $0.4075 per share on Thursday, April 15th. This represents a $1.63 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.23%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, March 24th.
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Is Portland General Electric a good dividend stock?

Portland General Electric pays an annual dividend of $1.63 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.29%. Portland General Electric has been increasing its dividend for 14 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of Portland General Electric is 68.20%. 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 61.98% 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 FY21 earnings guidance on Friday, February, 19th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $2.55-2.70 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $2.60.

What price target have analysts set for POR?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Portland General Electric's shares. Their forecasts range from $38.00 to $49.00. On average, they anticipate Portland General Electric's share price to reach $43.78 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 13.3%.
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Who are Portland General Electric's key executives?

Portland General Electric's management team includes the following people:
  • Ms. Maria MacGregor Pope, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 56, Pay $1.81M)
  • Mr. John Teeruk Kochavatr, VP of Information Technology & Chief Information Officer (Age 47, Pay $629.78k)
  • Ms. Lisa Ann Kaner, VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Compliance Officer (Age 60, Pay $610.63k)
  • Mr. John Carter McFarland, VP of Customer Solutions & Chief Customer Officer (Age 40, Pay $689.14k)
  • Mr. James A. Ajello, CFO & Treasurer (Age 67)
  • Ms. Kristin A. Stathis, VP of Operations Services (Age 57)
  • Christopher Liddle, Director of Investor Relations & Treasury
  • Mr. William David Robertson, VP of Public Affairs (Age 54)
  • Ms. Anne Frances Mersereau, VP of HR, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (Age 58)
  • Ms. Nora E. Arkonovich, Corp. Sec.

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.

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), 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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (0.96%), Miller Howard Investments Inc. NY (0.75%), Redpoint Investment Management Pty Ltd (0.03%), Trust Co. of Vermont (0.01%), Hexavest Inc. (0.01%) and Huntington National Bank (0.00%). Company insiders that own Portland General Electric stock include Bradley Young Jenkins, Kristin Anne Stathis 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 Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Miller Howard Investments Inc. NY, and Trust Co. of Vermont.
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Which major investors are buying Portland General Electric stock?

POR stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Redpoint Investment Management Pty Ltd, Hexavest Inc., Global Retirement Partners LLC, and Huntington National Bank.
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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 $50.52.

How much money does Portland General Electric make?

Portland General Electric has a market capitalization of $4.53 billion and generates $2.12 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $214 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.39 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 4/17/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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