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

Northwest Natural Holding Company (NWN): $39.39

0.52 (+1.34%)

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Industry: Utilities - Domestic




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NWN Price/Volume Stats

Current price $39.39 52-week high $49.08
Prev. close $38.87 52-week low $34.95
Day low $38.09 Volume 223,613
Day high $39.52 Avg. volume 283,889
50-day MA $38.09 Dividend yield 5.34%
200-day MA $40.04 Market Cap 1.45B

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  • NWN scores best on the Value dimension, with a Value rank ahead of 72.73% of US stocks.
  • NWN's strongest trending metric is Quality; it's been moving down over the last 26 weeks.
  • NWN ranks lowest in Quality; there it ranks in the 6th percentile.

NWN Stock Summary

  • NORTHWEST NATURAL HOLDING CO's stock had its IPO on March 26, 1990, making it an older stock than 84.83% of US equities in our set.
  • Of note is the ratio of NORTHWEST NATURAL HOLDING CO's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; only 0.17% 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 92.75% of US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to NWN, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are IDA, LNT, MGEE, ALE, and UTL.
  • NWN's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit NORTHWEST NATURAL HOLDING CO's official web site, go to

NWN Valuation Summary

  • NWN's price/sales ratio is 1.2; this is 33.33% lower than that of the median Utilities stock.
  • NWN's price/sales ratio has moved down 0.2 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for NWN.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
NWN 2023-12-27 1.2 1.2 14.8 11.4
NWN 2023-12-26 1.2 1.2 14.8 11.4
NWN 2023-12-22 1.2 1.2 14.8 11.4
NWN 2023-12-21 1.2 1.2 14.6 11.3
NWN 2023-12-20 1.2 1.2 14.5 11.2
NWN 2023-12-19 1.2 1.2 14.6 11.3

NWN Growth Metrics

    Its 3 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -13.95%.
  • The 3 year price growth rate now stands at -29.08%.
  • Its year over year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -19.37%.
NWN's revenue has moved up $319,592,000 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
2022-12-31 1,037.353 145.191 86.303
2022-09-30 956.19 125.731 78.895
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

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)

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.

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Yahoo | December 18, 2023

NW Natural Once Again Among Regional and National Leaders in Customer Satisfaction

PORTLAND, Ore., December 06, 2023--For the fourth consecutive year, NW Natural scored second-highest in customer satisfaction among large utilities (500,000 or more customers) in the Western United States, according to J.D. Power’s Gas Utility Residential Customer Satisfaction Study.

Yahoo | December 6, 2023

Energy Sector Caution: 3 Natural Gas Stocks Not Worth Holding

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Rick Orford on InvestorPlace | November 29, 2023

Northwest Natural Holding Company (NYSE:NWN) is largely controlled by institutional shareholders who own 76% of the company

Key Insights Given the large stake in the stock by institutions, Northwest Natural Holding's stock price might be...

Yahoo | November 28, 2023

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Yahoo | November 20, 2023

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NWN Price Returns

1-mo 2.28%
3-mo 9.38%
6-mo 1.56%
1-year -14.38%
3-year -6.40%
5-year -28.20%
YTD 2.44%
2023 -14.45%
2022 1.49%
2021 10.26%
2020 -35.52%
2019 25.46%

NWN Dividends

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