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

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$53.65 +0.18 (+0.34 %)
(As of 05/27/2019 09:07 AM ET)
Previous Close$53.47
Today's Range$53.47 - $53.88
52-Week Range$39.60 - $53.88
Volume378,703 shs
Average Volume411,265 shs
Market Capitalization$4.79 billion
P/E Ratio22.64
Dividend Yield2.70%
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 seven thermal plants; seven hydroelectric plants; and two wind farms. As of December 31, 2018, it owned an electric transmission system consisting of 1,256 circuit miles, including 287 circuit miles of 500 kilovolt line, 410 circuit miles of 230 kilovolt line, and 561 miles of 115 kilovolt line. It has 27,627 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 885,000 residential, commercial, and industrial customers. The company was founded in 1930 and is headquartered in Portland, Oregon.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Electric services
Sub-IndustryElectric Utilities



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.99 billion
Cash Flow$6.6563 per share
Book Value$28.08 per share


Net Income$212 million


Market Cap$4.79 billion
Next Earnings Date7/26/2019 (Estimated)

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, April 24th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, June 25th will be paid a dividend of $0.385 per share on Monday, July 15th. This represents a $1.54 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.87%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, June 24th. This is an increase from Portland General Electric's previous quarterly dividend of $0.36. View Portland General Electric's Dividend History.

How were Portland General Electric's earnings last quarter?

Portland General Electric (NYSE:POR) posted its quarterly earnings results on Friday, April, 26th. The utilities provider reported $0.82 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.76 by $0.06. The utilities provider earned $573 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $520.05 million. Portland General Electric had a return on equity of 8.84% and a net margin of 10.67%. Portland General Electric's quarterly revenue was up 16.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.72 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, July 26th 2019. 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 FY19 earnings guidance on Friday, April, 26th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $2.35-2.50 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $2.45. Portland General Electric also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $2.35-2.50 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for POR?

5 analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Portland General Electric's stock. Their forecasts range from $42.00 to $52.00. On average, they expect Portland General Electric's share price to reach $45.80 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 14.6%. View Analyst Price Targets for Portland General Electric.

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

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Portland General Electric in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating and 4 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Portland General Electric.

Has Portland General Electric been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about POR stock has trended positive on Monday, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Portland General Electric earned a news impact score of 2.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the utilities provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future.

Are investors shorting Portland General Electric?

Portland General Electric saw a increase in short interest during the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totalling 775,754 shares, an increase of 44.6% from the April 15th total of 536,412 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 573,202 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.4 days. Approximately 0.9% of the company's shares are sold short. View Portland General Electric's Current Options Chain.

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), NVIDIA (NVDA), Synchrony Financial (SYF), Celestica (CLS), Netflix (NFLX), PepsiCo (PEP), Micron Technology (MU), Paypal (PYPL), Alibaba Group (BABA) and salesforce.com (CRM).

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 54)
  • Mr. James F. Lobdell, Sr. VP of Fin., CFO & Treasurer (Age 60)
  • Mr. William David Robertson, VP of Public Policy (Age 52)
  • Mr. John Teeruk Kochavatr, VP of Information Technology & Chief Information Officer (Age 45)
  • Ms. Lisa Ann Kaner, VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Compliance Officer (Age 58)

Who are Portland General Electric's major shareholders?

Portland General Electric's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (7.90%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (4.50%), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (3.05%), AJO LP (3.02%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (2.56%) and Northern Trust Corp (2.09%). Company insiders that own Portland General Electric stock include Bradley Young Jenkins, David Geophry Tafel, Larry Neal Bekkedahl and William David Robertson. 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 BlackRock Inc., Commonwealth Bank of Australia, FMR LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB publ , Morgan Stanley, Monarch Partners Asset Management LLC and Man Group plc. Company insiders that have sold Portland General Electric company stock in the last year include Bradley Young Jenkins, Larry Neal Bekkedahl 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 Principal Financial Group Inc., Acadian Asset Management LLC, ExodusPoint Capital Management LP, AQR Capital Management LLC, Scout Investments Inc., AJO LP, Great West Life Assurance Co. Can and Rothschild & Co. Asset Management US Inc.. 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 $53.65.

How big of a company is Portland General Electric?

Portland General Electric has a market capitalization of $4.79 billion and generates $1.99 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $212 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.37 on an earnings per share basis. Portland General Electric employs 2,967 workers across the globe.

What is Portland General Electric's official website?

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

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:  273 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  539 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  812
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 5/27/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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