NYSE:NWN - Northwest Natural Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: $53.60
  • Forecasted Upside: 3.38 %
  • Number of Analysts: 5
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 4 Hold Ratings
  • 1 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
$51.85
▼ -2.73 (-5.00%)

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Analyst Price Target for NWN

Analyst Price Target is $53.60
▲ +3.38% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 5 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Northwest Natural in the last 3 months. The average price target is $53.60, with a high forecast of $0.00 and a low forecast of $0.00. The average price target represents a 3.38% upside from the last price of $51.85.

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Current Consensus is Hold

The current consensus among 5 contributing investment analysts is to hold stock in Northwest Natural. This rating has held steady since April 2022, when it changed from a Buy consensus rating.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 1 buy ratings
  • 4 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
1/11/2021
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 1 buy ratings
  • 3 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
4/11/2021
  • 0 strong buy ratings
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  • 3 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
7/10/2021
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 3 buy ratings
  • 1 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
10/8/2021
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 2 buy ratings
  • 1 hold ratings
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1/6/2022
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 2 buy ratings
  • 2 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
4/6/2022
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 1 buy ratings
  • 4 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
6/5/2022
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 1 buy ratings
  • 4 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
7/5/2022

Latest Recommendations

  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 1 buy ratings
  • 4 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings

Display Ratings By
DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/24/2022Bank of AmericaUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Neutral$53.00High
4/14/2022Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector Perform$49.00 ➝ $50.00Low
4/4/2022Maxim GroupLower Price Target$74.00 ➝ $62.00Low
2/28/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$51.00 ➝ $54.00High
1/20/2022GuggenheimUpgradeSell ➝ Neutral$49.00Low
11/8/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$56.00 ➝ $51.00High
8/6/2021Maxim GroupReiterated RatingBuy$74.00Medium
5/6/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$49.00 ➝ $58.00Medium
4/23/2021Williams CapitalReiterated RatingBuyLow
12/17/2020Stifel NicolausInitiated CoverageBuy$61.00High
9/24/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyUpgradeUnderweight ➝ Equal Weight$46.00Low
9/10/2020Bank of AmericaLower Price TargetUnderperform$53.00 ➝ $47.00Low
7/22/2020UBS GroupUpgradeSell ➝ Neutral$60.00 ➝ $56.00Medium
7/21/2020Bank of AmericaLower Price TargetUnderperform$86.00 ➝ $50.00Medium
6/17/2020Bank of AmericaInitiated CoverageUnderperform$52.00High
5/11/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyLower Price TargetUnderweight$63.00 ➝ $60.00Medium
4/8/2020Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$59.00High
4/1/2020UBS GroupLower Price TargetSell$61.00 ➝ $56.00High
3/3/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyDowngradeSellHigh
3/3/2020UBS GroupLower Price TargetSell$62.00 ➝ $61.00High
1/8/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyDowngradeEqual Weight ➝ Underweight$66.00High
11/7/2019Maxim GroupReiterated RatingBuy$79.00Low
11/6/2019Williams CapitalUpgradeHold ➝ BuyLow
11/6/2019Siebert Williams ShankUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$70.00Low
10/29/2019Williams CapitalInitiated CoverageHold$70.00Low
9/20/2019Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector Perform$67.00 ➝ $69.00Medium
8/7/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingHoldMedium
8/5/2019Maxim GroupReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Buy$72.00 ➝ $79.00Medium
6/6/2019Maxim GroupReiterated RatingBuy$72.00Low
5/8/2019Maxim GroupSet Price TargetBuy$72.00Low
3/4/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$65.00 ➝ $67.00High
1/8/2019Maxim GroupInitiated CoverageBuy ➝ Buy$72.00High
1/7/2019GuggenheimReiterated RatingSell$49.00High
7/23/2018GuggenheimReiterated RatingSell$51.00Low
3/5/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Market Perform$52.00High
2/27/2018Hilliard LyonsUpgradeUnderperform ➝ NeutralMedium
2/27/2018Bank of AmericaInitiated CoverageUnderperform ➝ UnderperformLow
2/26/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyLower Price TargetUnderperform ➝ Underperform$62.00 ➝ $52.00High
1/8/2018SidotiDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$63.00Low
1/2/2018GuggenheimDowngradeNeutral ➝ SellHigh
12/19/2017Royal Bank of CanadaInitiated CoverageSector Perform$63.00High
12/18/2017Wells Fargo & CompanyDowngradeMarket Perform ➝ UnderperformHigh
(Data available from 7/5/2017 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

1.22 (Buy)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

News Sentiment Over Time

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  • 7 very positive mentions
  • 1 positive mentions
  • 0 negative mentions
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12/7/2021
  • 3 very positive mentions
  • 1 positive mentions
  • 0 negative mentions
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1/6/2022
  • 8 very positive mentions
  • 3 positive mentions
  • 0 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
2/5/2022
  • 7 very positive mentions
  • 8 positive mentions
  • 1 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
3/7/2022
  • 5 very positive mentions
  • 4 positive mentions
  • 1 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
4/6/2022
  • 6 very positive mentions
  • 5 positive mentions
  • 2 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
5/6/2022
  • 5 very positive mentions
  • 6 positive mentions
  • 0 negative mentions
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6/5/2022
  • 5 very positive mentions
  • 3 positive mentions
  • 0 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
7/5/2022

Current Sentiment

  • 5 very positive mentions
  • 3 positive mentions
  • 0 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions

Recent Stories by Sentiment

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Northwest Natural logo
Northwest Natural Holding Company, through its subsidiary, Northwest Natural Gas Company, provides regulated natural gas distribution services to residential, commercial, industrial, and transportation customers in Oregon and Southwest Washington. The company also operates 5.7 billion cubic feet of the Mist gas storage facility contracted to other utilities and third-party marketers; offers natural gas asset management services; and operates an appliance retail center. In addition, it engages in the gas storage, water, non-regulated renewable natural gas, and other investments and activities. The company provides natural gas service through approximately 786,000 meters in Oregon and southwest Washington; and water services to a total of approximately 80,000 people through approximately 33,000 water and wastewater connections in the Pacific Northwest and Texas. Northwest Natural Holding Company was founded in 1859 and is headquartered in Portland, Oregon.
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Today's Range

Now: $51.85
Low: $51.27
High: $54.19

50 Day Range

MA: $51.98
Low: $47.27
High: $55.72

52 Week Range

Now: $51.85
Low: $43.07
High: $57.63

Volume

240,010 shs

Average Volume

320,692 shs

Market Capitalization

$1.78 billion

P/E Ratio

22.55

Dividend Yield

3.54%

Beta

0.47

Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Northwest Natural?

The following Wall Street sell-side analysts have issued stock ratings on Northwest Natural in the last year: Bank of America Co., Guggenheim, Maxim Group, Royal Bank of Canada, StockNews.com, TheStreet, and Wells Fargo & Company.
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What is the current price target for Northwest Natural?

0 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Northwest Natural in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $53.60, suggesting a possible downside of 1.8%.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Northwest Natural?

Northwest Natural currently has 4 hold ratings and 1 buy rating from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Hold." A "hold" rating indicates that analysts believe investors should keep any existing positions they have in NWN, but not buy more shares or sell existing shares.
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How do I contact Northwest Natural's investor relations team?

Northwest Natural's physical mailing address is 250 S.W. TAYLOR STREET, PORTLAND OR, 97204. The utilities provider's listed phone number is (503) 226-4211 and its investor relations email address is [email protected] The official website for Northwest Natural is www.nwnatural.com. Learn More about contacing Northwest Natural investor relations.