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

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$48.25 +0.48 (+1.00 %)
(As of 11/16/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$48.25
Today's Range$47.95 - $48.56
52-Week Range$39.02 - $49.85
Volume598,125 shs
Average Volume983,159 shs
Market Capitalization$4.23 billion
P/E Ratio21.07
Dividend Yield3.06%
Beta0.19
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, 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
SectorUtilities
Current SymbolNYSE:POR
Previous Symbol
CUSIP73650884
Phone503-464-8000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.86
Current Ratio0.90
Quick Ratio0.79

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio21.07
Forward P/E Ratio20.62
P/E Growth6.17

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.01 billion
Price / Sales2.14
Cash Flow$6.2744 per share
Price / Cash7.69
Book Value$27.86 per share
Price / Book1.73

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.29
Net Income$187 million
Net Margins10.34%
Return on Equity9.05%
Return on Assets2.81%

Miscellaneous

Employees2,906
Outstanding Shares89,250,000
Market Cap$4.23 billion
OptionableOptionable

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, October 24th. Investors of record on Wednesday, December 26th will be paid a dividend of $0.3625 per share on Tuesday, January 15th. This represents a $1.45 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.01%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, December 24th. View Portland General Electric's Dividend History.

How were Portland General Electric's earnings last quarter?

Portland General Electric (NYSE:POR) issued its quarterly earnings results on Friday, October, 26th. The utilities provider reported $0.59 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.50 by $0.09. The utilities provider earned $525 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $527.63 million. Portland General Electric had a net margin of 10.34% and a return on equity of 9.05%. The firm's revenue was up 1.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.44 earnings per share. 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, February 15th 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 FY18 earnings guidance on Friday, October, 26th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $2.25-2.40 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $2.33. Portland General Electric also updated its FY 2018 guidance to $2.25-2.40 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for POR?

8 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Portland General Electric's stock. Their forecasts range from $39.00 to $48.00. On average, they expect Portland General Electric's share price to reach $42.8125 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 11.3%. View Analyst Price Targets for Portland General Electric.

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

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Portland General Electric in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 6 hold ratings and 1 buy rating 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?

Media coverage about POR stock has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Portland General Electric earned a coverage optimism score of 1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the utilities provider a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term.

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 Transmission & Distribution (Age 59)
  • Mr. William David Robertson, VP of Public Policy (Age 51)
  • Christopher Liddle, Corp. Fin. & Investor Relations Mang. & Assistant Treasurer

Who are Portland General Electric's major shareholders?

Portland General Electric's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (8.12%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (5.00%), Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc. (3.21%), Alliancebernstein L.P. (2.28%), FMR LLC (2.28%) and Renaissance Technologies LLC (2.26%). 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 Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, FMR LLC, BlackRock Inc., American Century Companies Inc., Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc. and TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Portland General Electric company stock in the last year include Bradley Young Jenkins 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 Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB publ, Man Group plc, Teachers Advisors LLC, Monarch Partners Asset Management LLC, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., FIL Ltd and Russell Investments Group Ltd.. 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 $48.25.

How big of a company is Portland General Electric?

Portland General Electric has a market capitalization of $4.23 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.

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:  246 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  469 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  715
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 11/17/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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