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

Northwest Natural Holding Company (NWN): $43.38

-1.53 (-3.41%)

POWR Rating

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  • NWN scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 95.07% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for NWN is in Growth, which has been heading down over the past 177 days.
  • NWN's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 5.85% of US stocks).

NWN Stock Summary

  • Of note is the ratio of NORTHWEST NATURAL HOLDING CO's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; only 0.45% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • For NWN, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 90.55% of US equities we're observing.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, NWN is more volatile than just 6.13% of stocks we're observing.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to NORTHWEST NATURAL HOLDING CO, a group of peers worth examining would be IDA, UTL, ALE, PNW, and KNOP.
  • Visit NWN's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

NWN Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Utilities stock, NWN's price/sales ratio is 15% lower, now standing at 1.7.
  • Over the past 243 months, NWN's price/earnings ratio has gone up 5.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for NWN.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
NWN 2022-09-23 1.7 1.4 21.0 14.8
NWN 2022-09-22 1.7 1.4 21.1 14.8
NWN 2022-09-21 1.7 1.4 21.1 14.8
NWN 2022-09-20 1.8 1.4 21.4 14.9
NWN 2022-09-19 1.8 1.4 21.7 15.0
NWN 2022-09-16 1.8 1.4 21.4 14.9

NWN Growth Metrics

    Its 2 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 14.17%.
  • Its 2 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -21.05%.
  • Its 4 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -15.62%.
NWN's revenue has moved up $211,236,000 over the prior 52 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
2022-06-30 940.798 143.777 77.827
2022-03-31 894.755 145.466 75.388
2021-12-31 860.4 141.494 78.666
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

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 $43.38 52-week high $57.63
Prev. close $44.91 52-week low $43.07
Day low $43.29 Volume 275,884
Day high $45.17 Avg. volume 246,703
50-day MA $50.09 Dividend yield 4.3%
200-day MA $50.66 Market Cap 1.49B

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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Bob Ciura on InvestorPlace | September 16, 2022

NW Natural Holdings Issues 2021 Environmental, Social and Governance Report

PORTLAND, Ore., September 08, 2022--NW Natural Holding Company (NYSE: NWN) has released its 2021 Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) report, providing in-depth coverage of the company’s progress on its ESG goals.

Yahoo | September 8, 2022

Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc -- Moody's announces completion of a periodic review for a group of North American Utilities issuers

Announcement of Periodic Review: Moody's announces completion of a periodic review for a group of North American Utilities issuersGlobal Credit Research - 30 Aug 2022New York, August 30, 2022 -- Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") has completed a periodic review of the ratings -and other ratings that are associated with the same analytical units for the rated entity(entities) listed below.The review was conducted through a portfolio review discussion held on 23 August 2022 in which Moody's reassessed the appropriateness of the ratings in the context of the relevant principal methodology(ies), recent developments, and a comparison of the financial and operating profile to similarly rated peers. A possible outcome from periodic reviews is a referral of a rating to a rating committee.Th...

Yahoo | August 30, 2022

Another natural gas rate wallop appears on the way in Oregon

Oregon’s three natural gas distribution utilities — all investor-owned companies regulated by the Public Utility Commission — have filed for double-digit rate increases to take effect this November as they pass along rising wholesale prices. The hikes come on top of big increases last year and an impending general rate increase of nearly 10% for NW Natural (NYSE: NWN), which serves around 80% of natural gas customers in Oregon. The Citizens’ Utility Board, which represents residential ratepayers, said the cumulative increase for NW Natural customers would amount to 42.4% since last October.

Yahoo | August 5, 2022

Northwest Natural Holding Company (NWN) Q2 2022 Earnings Call Transcript

News media may contact David Roy at 503-610-7157. Speaking this morning are David Anderson, president and chief executive officer; and Frank Burkhartsmeyer, senior vice president and chief financial officer.

Yahoo | August 5, 2022

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NWN Price Returns

1-mo -8.88%
3-mo -19.79%
6-mo -14.83%
1-year -1.86%
3-year -31.54%
5-year -20.40%
YTD -8.43%
2021 10.26%
2020 -35.52%
2019 25.46%
2018 4.48%
2017 2.82%

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