Northwest Natural Holding Co (NYSE:NWN) insider Kimberly A. Heiting sold 4,000 shares of Northwest Natural stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, March 8th. The shares were sold at an average price of $64.00, for a total value of $256,000.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink.
NYSE NWN opened at $63.97 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.93, a quick ratio of 0.49 and a current ratio of 0.58. Northwest Natural Holding Co has a twelve month low of $55.35 and a twelve month high of $71.81. The company has a market cap of $1.86 billion, a P/E ratio of 27.45, a PEG ratio of 6.54 and a beta of 0.40.
The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, February 15th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, January 31st were issued a $0.475 dividend. This represents a $1.90 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.97%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, January 30th. Northwest Natural’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 81.55%.
Several research firms recently weighed in on NWN. Zacks Investment Research lowered Northwest Natural from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Saturday, November 17th. TheStreet upgraded Northwest Natural from a “c” rating to a “b-” rating in a research report on Friday, March 1st. Finally, Wells Fargo & Co lifted their price target on Northwest Natural from $65.00 to $67.00 and gave the company a “market perform” rating in a research report on Monday, March 4th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $64.00.
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Northwest Natural Company Profile
Northwest Natural Holding Company, through its subsidiary, Northwest Natural Gas Company, provides regulated natural gas distribution services to residential, commercial, and industrial customers in Oregon and Southwest Washington. It is also involved in the gas storage activities, water businesses, and other investments and activities.
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