Northwest Natural Holding Company (NWN): Price and Financial Metrics

Northwest Natural Holding Company (NWN): $43.12

-1.36 (-3.06%)

POWR Rating

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  • NWN scores best on the Value dimension, with a Value rank ahead of 70.18% of US stocks.
  • NWN's strongest trending metric is Stability; it's been moving up over the last 52 weeks.
  • NWN's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 6.89% of US stocks).

NWN Stock Summary

  • NWN's went public 31.7 years ago, making it older than 84.07% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • Of note is the ratio of Northwest Natural Holding Co's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; merely 0.36% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for Northwest Natural Holding Co is higher than it is for about 91.92% of US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to NWN, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are GLOP, MGEE, ATCO, IDA, and FRO.
  • NWN's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Northwest Natural Holding Co's official web site, go to

NWN Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Utilities stock, NWN's price/sales ratio is 9.52% lower, now standing at 1.9.
  • NWN's price/sales ratio has moved up 0.8 over the prior 243 months.
  • Over the past 243 months, NWN's price/earnings ratio has gone up 3.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for NWN.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
NWN 2021-09-01 1.9 1.7 17.2 14.3
NWN 2021-08-31 1.9 1.7 17.0 14.2
NWN 2021-08-30 1.9 1.7 17.0 14.2
NWN 2021-08-27 1.9 1.7 16.9 14.2
NWN 2021-08-26 1.9 1.7 16.7 14.1
NWN 2021-08-25 1.9 1.7 17.0 14.3

NWN Growth Metrics

  • Its 2 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 221.39%.
  • Its year over year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -96.2%.
  • The 5 year price growth rate now stands at 29.93%.
NWN's revenue has moved up $102,792,000 over the prior 70 months.

The table below shows NWN's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-09-30 826.583 179.403 90.185
2021-06-30 818.42 180.954 92.928
2021-03-31 804.474 180.421 88.8
2020-12-31 773.679 146.219 76.781
2020-09-30 760.67 179.425 61.474
2020-06-30 757.703 190.613 60.085

NWN's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • NWN has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 40.41% of graded US stocks.
  • NWN's asset turnover comes in at 0.219 -- ranking 50th of 105 Utilities stocks.
  • WEC, ES, and RGCO are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with NWN.

The table below shows NWN's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.219 0.403 0.046
2021-03-31 0.218 0.402 0.046
2020-12-31 0.206 0.388 0.041
2020-09-30 0.207 0.374 0.037
2020-06-30 0.213 0.374 0.038
2020-03-31 0.218 0.378 0.041

NWN Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of NWN, see our NWN price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $56.50 Average Broker Recommendation 1.88 (Hold)

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NWN Price/Volume Stats

Current price $43.12 52-week high $56.75
Prev. close $44.48 52-week low $41.71
Day low $43.07 Volume 235,000
Day high $44.26 Avg. volume 210,386
50-day MA $46.27 Dividend yield 4.34%
200-day MA $50.99 Market Cap 1.32B

Northwest Natural Holding Company (NWN) Company Bio

Northwest Natural Gas Company stores and distributes natural gas in the United States. The local gas distribution business, referred to as the utility segment, serves residential, commercial, and industrial customers in Oregon and southwest Washington; and the gas storage business, referred to as the gas storage segment, provides storage services for utilities, gas marketers, electric generators and industrial users from storage facilities located in Oregon and California. The company was founded in 1859 and is based in Portland, Oregon.

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Latest NWN News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Northwest Natural Holding Co that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate NWN as an investment opportunity.

NWN vs. OGS: Which Stock Is the Better Value Option?

NWN vs. OGS: Which Stock Is the Better Value Option?

Yahoo | November 29, 2021

Reasons to Add Northwest Natural (NWN) to Your Portfolio Now

Northwest Natural Holding (NWN) makes a solid case for investment, given steady customer growth, well-chalked out capital spending and its ability to serve customers more effectively.

Yahoo | November 19, 2021

Calculating The Intrinsic Value Of Northwest Natural Holding Company (NYSE:NWN)

Today we'll do a simple run through of a valuation method used to estimate the attractiveness of Northwest Natural...

Yahoo | November 19, 2021

Eugene council votes to explore banning natural gas in new buildings

It’s a long way from a done deal, but Eugene leaders on Wednesday took a step toward banning natural gas connections in new buildings, which would be a first in Oregon. The City Council voted to “direct the city manager to schedule work sessions to discuss changes to the city code that would require all newly constructed commercial and residential buildings to be electric only beginning Jan. 1, 2023.” Activists who favor an “electrify everything” approach to energy decarbonization called it a victory that would lead to Eugene and more communities rejecting new gas infrastructure.

Yahoo | November 18, 2021

NW Natural Releases Report Detailing Goal of Carbon Neutrality by 2050

PORTLAND, Ore., November 17, 2021--NW Natural today released Vision 2050: Destination Zero, an in-depth scenario analysis illustrating options to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050 for the energy services it provides to its customers.

Yahoo | November 17, 2021

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NWN Price Returns

1-mo -6.44%
3-mo -15.54%
6-mo -18.23%
1-year -7.21%
3-year -28.13%
5-year -11.14%
YTD -2.53%
2020 -35.52%
2019 25.46%
2018 4.48%
2017 2.82%
2016 22.21%

NWN Dividends

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