Northwest Natural Gas Company (NYSE:NWN) 50-day Moving Average At $61.4871


The leading market professionals have retained a mean price target of $57.0000 on Northwest Natural Gas Company (NYSE:NWN) stock. This target, which is estimated to be touched in one-year, is computed mean of stock calls given by the analysts during the First Call survey. The renowned research firms have predicted earnings of $1.1000 a share for the upcoming quarter and $2.0800 for the current fiscal.

Technical View

The technical analysis of Northwest Natural Gas Company C plainly substantiates that the 50-day moving average of Northwest Natural Gas Company C is $61.4871, and stock is trading $-0.2929 points away or -0.4764% from its 50-day moving average of $61.4871. Further it is trading $3.2022 or +5.5218% away its 200-day moving average of $57.9920. Northwest Natural Gas Company (NYSE:NWN) 52-week high is $66.1700 and the 52-week low is $44.0300.

This explains if the stock moves $-4.9758, it will post a 52-week high. In event of +38.9830% decline, a 52-week low will be hit.

Northwest Natural Gas Company (NYSE:NWN) P/E ratio came in at 27.2945. To know more about a firm’s stock price, investors can compute what’s recognized as a price to earnings ratio. This ratio is a reflection of how pricey or inexpensive a stock is depending on future or current earnings growth. The computation implicates dividing the existing market value of an equity, or the equity price, by the mean earnings per share recorded in the previous four quarters. When financial earnings projections are obtainable, the trailing EPS can be swapped with forecasts for upcoming earnings performance.

A proper P/E ratio in one industry might not be an appropriate level in another sector, so investors should assess the P/E ratios of one equity to others in a similar industry. Also, the broad stock market value is demonstrated in the P/E ratio of the renowned S&P index that signifies some of the largest firms in the stock market. By evaluating a stock’s P/E ratio with index, an investor can know how an equity is perceived compared to the rest of the market.

Northwest Natural Gas Company (NYSE:NWN) PEG ratio is at 7.1100. The stock closed at $61.1942 in last trading session and so current market cap is $1.69B.

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