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Portland General Electric Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.07 (-0.17 %)
(As of 01/22/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $41.79
50-Day Range
MA: $41.99
52-Week Range
Now: $41.79
Volume441,527 shs
Average Volume687,716 shs
Market Capitalization$3.74 billion
P/E Ratio22.84
Dividend Yield3.89%
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, 2019, it owned an electric transmission system consisting of 1,264 circuit miles, including 287 circuit miles of 500 kilovolt line, 423 circuit miles of 230 kilovolt line, and 554 miles of 115 kilovolt line. The company has 27,755 circuit miles of distribution lines. It also purchases and sells wholesale natural gas in the United States and Canada. The company serves approximately 895,000 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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Overall MarketRank

1.98 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

41st out of 272 stocks

Electric Services Industry

17th out of 78 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.2Community Rank: 1.6Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Electric services
Sub-IndustryElectric Utilities



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.12 billion
Cash Flow$6.95 per share
Book Value$28.99 per share


Net Income$214 million


Market Cap$3.74 billion
Next Earnings Date2/19/2021 (Confirmed)
-0.07 (-0.17 %)
(As of 01/22/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Portland General Electric (NYSE:POR) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Portland General Electric's stock price 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 (WHO). Since then, POR stock has decreased by 22.7% and is now trading at $41.79.
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Is Portland General Electric a buy right now?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Portland General Electric in the last twelve months. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street 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?

Wall Street analysts have given Portland General Electric a "Hold" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Portland General Electric wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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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.

When is Portland General Electric's next earnings date?

Portland General Electric is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, February 19th 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, February 19th 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) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, November, 4th. The utilities provider reported ($0.19) EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.33) by $0.14. The utilities provider had revenue of $547 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $491.74 million. Portland General Electric had a net margin of 7.67% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 9.97%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up .9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.61 EPS.
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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, October 28th. Investors of record on Monday, December 28th will be given a dividend of $0.4075 per share on Friday, January 15th. This represents a $1.63 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.90%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 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 3.89%. 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 issued an update on its FY 2020 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Friday, October, 30th. The company provided EPS guidance of 1.40-1.60 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.53.

What price target have analysts set for POR?

9 equities research analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Portland General Electric's stock. Their forecasts range from $38.00 to $52.00. On average, they expect Portland General Electric's share price to reach $44.11 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 5.6% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Portland General Electric?

Portland General Electric saw a decrease in short interest during the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 1,090,000 shares, a decrease of 23.8% from the December 15th total of 1,430,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 742,200 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.5 days. Currently, 1.2% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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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).

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 55, Pay $1.81M)
  • Mr. James Fay Lobdell, Sr. VP of Fin., CFO & Treasurer (Age 61, Pay $879.99k)
  • Mr. John Teeruk Kochavatr, VP of Information Technology & Chief Information Officer (Age 46, Pay $629.78k)
  • Ms. Lisa Ann Kaner, VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Compliance Officer (Age 59, Pay $610.63k)
  • Mr. John Carter McFarland, VP of Customer Solutions & Chief Customer Officer (Age 39, Pay $689.14k)
  • Ms. Kristin A. Stathis, VP of Operations Services (Age 56)
  • Christopher Liddle, Director of Investor Relations & Treasury
  • Mr. William David Robertson, VP of Public Affairs (Age 53)
  • Ms. Anne Frances Mersereau, VP of HR, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (Age 57)
  • Ms. Nora E. Arkonovich, Corp. Sec.

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 investors include Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC (1.14%), Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (1.13%), Redpoint Investment Management Pty Ltd (0.03%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%), First Hawaiian Bank (0.01%) and OLD National Bancorp IN (0.01%). Company insiders that own Portland General Electric stock include Bradley Young Jenkins, Kristin Anne Stathis, Larry Neal Bekkedahl 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, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC, Redpoint Investment Management Pty Ltd, and Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Advisors LLP MA.
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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 OLD National Bancorp IN, Rowland Carmichael Advisors Inc. ADV, Kestra Advisory Services LLC, and First Hawaiian 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.

What is Portland General Electric's stock price today?

One share of POR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $41.79.

How big of a company is Portland General Electric?

Portland General Electric has a market capitalization of $3.74 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. Portland General Electric employs 2,949 workers across the globe.

What is Portland General Electric's official website?

The official website for Portland General Electric is 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]

This page was last updated on 1/23/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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