On 2016-07-08, Northwest Natural Gas Company (NYSE:NWN) confirmed the dividend disbursement of $0.468 a share to shareholders as on record 2016-07-29. The firm will release dividend on 2016-08-15 while ex-dividend date is reported to be 2016-07-27.
The shareholders who will hold their stock holding till the ex-dividend date will receive payout. Last year, Northwest Natural Gas Company (NYSE:NWN) paid a total of $0.468 per share in dividends. This figure stood at $0.468 a share in the same period a year ago indicating a deviation of 0.9485%.
Analyst Opinion The sell-side market experts layering the stock estimates have established a price target of $51 on the stock. This figure is the average of recommendations offered by 3 brokerages. The brokerages had set bullish as well as bearish price estimates, which stands at $51 and $51, respectively.
Taking the mathematical rating formula, the price for Northwest Natural Gas Company (NYSE:NWN) stands at 4. Earnings Review Northwest Natural Gas Company (NYSE:NWN) will report its quarterly earnings for the period ending on 2016-09-30 by 2016-11-01. For the period ending on 2016-09-30, experts are expecting EPS of $-0.28.
Coming to the quarter ending on 2015-12-31, Northwest Natural Gas Company (NYSE:NWN) recorded EPS of $0.07. The reported numbers came lower than the analysts’ estimates of $0.08, demonstrating a miss of $-0.01 as against reported figures.
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