NYSE:POR - Portland General Electric Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$47.37 +0.10 (+0.21 %)
(As of 08/17/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$47.37
Today's Range$47.13 - $47.51
52-Week Range$39.02 - $50.11
Volume1.43 million shs
Average Volume715,400 shs
Market Capitalization$4.08 billion
P/E Ratio20.69
Dividend Yield3.11%
Portland General Electric logoPortland 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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Electric services
Sub-IndustryElectric Utilities


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.86
Current Ratio0.73
Quick Ratio0.60


Trailing P/E Ratio20.69
Forward P/E Ratio20.24
P/E Growth6.23

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.01 billion
Price / Sales2.10
Cash Flow$6.3841 per share
Price / Cash7.42
Book Value$27.12 per share
Price / Book1.75


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.29
Net Income$187 million
Net Margins9.74%
Return on Equity8.59%
Return on Assets2.66%


Outstanding Shares89,240,000
Market Cap$4.08 billion

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 announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, July 25th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, September 25th will be given a dividend of $0.3625 per share on Monday, October 15th. This represents a $1.45 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.06%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, September 24th. View Portland General Electric's Dividend History.

How were Portland General Electric's earnings last quarter?

Portland General Electric (NYSE:POR) released its earnings results on Friday, July, 27th. The utilities provider reported $0.51 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.42 by $0.09. The utilities provider earned $449 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $460.72 million. Portland General Electric had a return on equity of 8.59% and a net margin of 9.74%. The company's revenue was up .0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.36 EPS. View Portland General Electric's Earnings History.

When is Portland General Electric's next earnings date?

Portland General Electric is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, October, 26th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Portland General Electric.

What guidance has Portland General Electric issued on next quarter's earnings?

Portland General Electric issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Friday, July, 27th. The company provided EPS guidance of $2.25-2.40 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $2.25.

What price target have analysts set for POR?

9 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Portland General Electric's shares. Their predictions range from $39.00 to $45.50. On average, they anticipate Portland General Electric's share price to reach $42.0625 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 11.2%. View Analyst Price Targets for Portland General Electric.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Portland General Electric?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Portland General Electric in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 6 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Portland General Electric.

Who are some of Portland General Electric's key competitors?

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 articles about POR stock have been trending somewhat negative this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Portland General Electric earned a news and rumor sentiment score of -0.03 on Accern's scale. They also gave news headlines about the utilities provider an impact score of 47.98 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. View Recent Headlines for Portland General Electric.

Who are Portland General Electric's major shareholders?

Portland General Electric's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (8.34%), Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc. (3.29%), FMR LLC (2.51%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (2.36%), Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC (1.69%) and Commonwealth Bank of Australia (1.63%). Company insiders that own Portland General Electric stock include Bradley Young Jenkins, Campbell A Henderson, David Geophry Tafel, Maria M Pope, William David Robertson and William O Nicholson. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Portland General Electric.

Which institutional investors are selling Portland General Electric stock?

POR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including American Century Companies Inc., Millennium Management LLC, Bank of Montreal Can, Bank of America Corp DE, Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, First Trust Advisors LP and Wells Fargo & Company MN. Company insiders that have sold Portland General Electric company stock in the last year include Bradley Young Jenkins, David Geophry Tafel and William David Robertson. View Insider Buying and Selling for Portland General Electric.

Which institutional investors are buying Portland General Electric stock?

POR stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc., FMR LLC, Personal Capital Advisors Corp, BlackRock Inc., First Quadrant L P CA, Segall Bryant & Hamill LLC and Bank of New York Mellon Corp. 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 $47.37.

How big of a company is Portland General Electric?

Portland General Electric has a market capitalization of $4.08 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]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Portland General Electric (NYSE POR)

Community Ranking:  1.7 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  231 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  442 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  673
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Portland General Electric and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe POR will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe POR will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 8/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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