NYSE:NWN - Northwest Natural Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: $53.80
  • Forecasted Upside: 24.42 %
  • Number of Analysts: 5
  • Breakdown:
  • 1 Sell Ratings
  • 3 Hold Ratings
  • 1 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
$43.24
▲ +0.32 (0.75%)
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Analyst Price Target for NWN

i We calculate consensus analyst ratings for stocks using the most recent rating from each Wall Street analyst that has rated a stock within the last twelve months. Each analyst's rating is normalized to a standardized rating score of 1 (sell), 2 (hold), 3 (buy) or 4 (strong buy). Analyst consensus ratings scores are calculated using the mean average of the number of normalized sell, hold, buy and strong buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. Each stock's consensus analyst rating is derived from its calculated consensus ratings score (0-1.5 = Sell, 1.5-2.5 = Hold, 2.5-3.5 = Buy, >3.5 = Strong Buy). Our consensus price targets are a mean average of the most recent available price targets set by each analyst that has set a price target for the stock in the last twelve months. Our consensus ratings and consensus price targets may differ from those calculated by other firms due to differences in methodology and available data.
$53.80
▲ +24.42% 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 $53.80, with a high forecast of $61.00 and a low forecast of $46.00. The average price target represents a 24.42% upside from the last price of $43.24.
Hold
The current consensus among 5 investment analysts is to hold stock in Northwest Natural. This rating has held steady since May 2020, when it changed from a Buy consensus rating.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 1 buy ratings
  • 1 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings
8/1/2019
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 2 buy ratings
  • 2 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings
10/30/2019
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 3 buy ratings
  • 2 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
1/28/2020
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 3 buy ratings
  • 3 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
4/27/2020
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 3 buy ratings
  • 3 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings
7/26/2020
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 3 buy ratings
  • 3 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings
10/24/2020
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 1 buy ratings
  • 3 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings
12/23/2020
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 1 buy ratings
  • 3 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings
1/22/2021

Latest Recommendations

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

DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
12/17/2020Stifel NicolausInitiated CoverageBuy$61.00High
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9/24/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyUpgradeUnderweight ➝ Equal Weight$46.00Low
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9/10/2020Bank of AmericaLower Price TargetUnderperform$53.00 ➝ $47.00Low
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Rating by Richard Ciciarelli at Bank of America Co.
7/22/2020UBS GroupUpgradeSell ➝ Neutral$60.00 ➝ $56.00Medium
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7/21/2020Bank of AmericaLower Price TargetUnderperform$86.00 ➝ $50.00Medium
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Rating by Richard Ciciarelli at Bank of America Co.
6/17/2020Bank of AmericaInitiated CoverageUnderperform$52.00High
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5/11/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyLower Price TargetUnderweight$63.00 ➝ $60.00Medium
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Rating by Sarah Akers at Wells Fargo & Company
4/8/2020Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$59.00High
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4/1/2020UBS GroupLower Price TargetSell$61.00 ➝ $56.00High
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3/3/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyDowngradeSellHigh
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Rating by Sarah Akers at Wells Fargo & Company
3/3/2020UBS GroupLower Price TargetSell$62.00 ➝ $61.00High
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1/8/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyDowngradeEqual Weight ➝ Underweight$66.00High
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11/7/2019Maxim GroupReiterated RatingBuy$79.00Low
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11/6/2019Williams CapitalUpgradeHold ➝ BuyLow
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11/6/2019Siebert Williams ShankUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$70.00Low
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10/29/2019Williams CapitalInitiated CoverageHold$70.00Low
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9/20/2019Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector Perform$67.00 ➝ $69.00Medium
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8/7/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingHoldMedium
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8/5/2019Maxim GroupReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Buy$72.00 ➝ $79.00Medium
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Rating by Tate Sullivan at Maxim Group
6/6/2019Maxim GroupReiterated RatingBuy$72.00Low
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Rating by Tate Sullivan at Maxim Group
5/8/2019Maxim GroupSet Price TargetBuy$72.00Low
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Rating by Tate Sullivan at Maxim Group
3/4/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$65.00 ➝ $67.00High
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1/8/2019Maxim GroupInitiated CoverageBuy ➝ Buy$72.00High
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1/7/2019GuggenheimReiterated RatingSell$49.00High
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7/23/2018GuggenheimReiterated RatingSell$51.00Low
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3/5/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Market Perform$52.00High
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2/27/2018Hilliard LyonsUpgradeUnderperform ➝ NeutralMedium
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2/27/2018Bank of AmericaInitiated CoverageUnderperform ➝ UnderperformLow
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2/26/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyLower Price TargetUnderperform ➝ Underperform$62.00 ➝ $52.00High
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1/8/2018SidotiDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$63.00Low
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1/2/2018GuggenheimDowngradeNeutral ➝ SellHigh
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12/19/2017Royal Bank of CanadaInitiated CoverageSector Perform$63.00High
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12/18/2017Wells Fargo & CompanyDowngradeMarket Perform ➝ UnderperformHigh
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6/19/2017SidotiReiterated RatingBuy$68.00 ➝ $75.00Low
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2/1/2017Wells Fargo & CompanyInitiated CoverageMarket PerformN/A
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12/20/2016UBS GroupInitiated CoverageSell$49.00N/A
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11/3/2016GuggenheimInitiated CoverageNeutralN/A
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5/26/2016Hilliard LyonsDowngradeNeutral ➝ UnderperformN/A
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4/25/2016SidotiInitiated CoverageBuy$66.00N/A
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(Data available from 1/22/2016 forward)
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. It is also involved in gas storage activities, water businesses, and other investments activities. It serves approximately 2.5 million customers in approximately 140 communities through 760,000 meters. The company was founded in 1859 and is headquartered in Portland, Oregon.
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Today's Range

Now: $43.24
$41.71
$43.28

50 Day Range

MA: $46.28
$42.44
$51.71

52 Week Range

Now: $43.24
$41.71
$77.26

Volume

496,348 shs

Average Volume

367,053 shs

Market Capitalization

$1.32 billion

P/E Ratio

21.51

Dividend Yield

4.47%

Beta

0.44

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., Royal Bank of Canada, Stifel Nicolaus, TheStreet, UBS Group AG, Wells Fargo & Company, and Zacks Investment Research.

What is the current price target for Northwest Natural?

5 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Northwest Natural in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $53.80, suggesting a possible upside of 24.4%. Stifel Nicolaus has the highest price target set, predicting NWN will reach $61.00 in the next twelve months. Wells Fargo & Company has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $46.00 for Northwest Natural in the next year.

What is the current consensus analyst rating for Northwest Natural?

Northwest Natural currently has 1 sell rating, 3 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.

What other companies compete with Northwest Natural?

Other companies that are similar to Northwest Natural include ONEOK, Atmos Energy, UGI, National Fuel Gas, New Jersey Resources, Southwest Gas, South Jersey Industries and Chesapeake Utilities.

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.