Are Things Looking Up For Portland General Electric Co (NYSE: POR)?

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The company is listed on the NYSE and operates within the Utilities – Regulated Electric industry segment. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $41.95 and fluctuated between $42.08 as its day high and $41.48 as its day low. The current market capitalization of Portland General Electric Co is $4.25B. A total of 0.67 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 982.19K shares.

In the most recent transaction, Bekkedahl Larry Neal sold 2,027 shares of POR for 40.26 per share on Feb 15 ’24. After the transaction, the Sr. Vice President now owns 28,765 company shares. In a previous transaction on Feb 14 ’24, Mersereau Anne Frances sold 440 shares at 40.03 per share. POR shares that Vice President owns now total 9,269.

Among the insiders who sold shares, Mersereau Anne Frances disposed of 10,891 shares on Aug 25 ’23 at a per-share price of $44.16. This resulted in the Vice President holding 7,071 shares of POR after the transaction. In another insider transaction, Mersereau Anne Frances sold 1,071 shares at $46.83 per share on Aug 04 ’23. Company shares held by the Vice President now total 17,962.


The dividend paying company demonstrates a positive outlook for investors and helps them generate immediate cash. Portland General Electric Co pays an annual dividend of $1.90, resulting in a dividend yield of 4.53%, and it has a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 17.96. POR’s most recent ex-dividend date was 3/21/2024 when it declared a $0.4750 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 4/15/2024. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 1/15/2024 with an ex-dividend date of 12/22/2023. The POR stock dividend was $0.4750 per share in cash.

It has been observed that price targets are rarely accurate, but they can exert some influence from time to time, and are often accepted as valuable in the market. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, POR has a high of $51.58 and a low of $38.01.

As of this writing, POR has an earnings estimate of $0.99 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 6 estimates, with a high estimate of $1.08 per share and a lower estimate of $0.9.

Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly

An equity investor’s investment can be viewed on a balance sheet by looking at what assets and liabilities the company has. Investors can determine the company’s prospects by calculating its financial ratios based on this information. POR’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $52.00M in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2021. There were $3.58B in debt and $768.00M in liabilities at the time. Its Book Value Per Share was $32.81, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $2.71B.

Analysts Opinion

There may be slightly higher risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading than during regular market hours. Due to the fact that issuers often announce critical financial information outside of regular trading hours, extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular securities. Currently, 0 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for POR is Buy with a score of 4.11.

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