Stock To Watch: Northwest Natural Gas Company (NYSE:NWN)


The leading market experts have placed a mean price target of $55.50 on Northwest Natural Gas Company (NYSE:NWN) stock. This price level, which is estimated to be attained in one-year indicates the mean of stock opinions given by the companies included in the First Call survey. The renowned research firms have predicted earnings of $1.09 a share for the upcoming quarter and $2.08 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 $63.91, and stock is hovering -0.08 or -0.13% distant from $63.91. It is noted that the 200-day MA is $55.87, and Northwest Natural Gas Company C stock is $7.96 or +14.26% off from this point. Northwest Natural Gas Company (NYSE:NWN) 52-week high is $66.17 and the 52-week low is $42.00. This explains if the stock moves $-2.34, it will post a 52-week high. In event of $+51.98% points decline, a 52-week low will be hit. Taking the Valuation Aspect To emphasize the valuation of Northwest Natural Gas Company C, shareholders can apply financial tool known as price-to-earnings ratio. This financial ratio assesses stock’s valuation by considering the relative expense of the stock. Following this ratio, Northwest Natural Gas Company (NYSE:NWN) ratio came in at 28.47. The stock last ended the trading session at $63.83 and registered a market cap of $1.76B. To appraise firm’s growth, the shareholders take help of the Price-to-Earnings-Growth ratio. When a stock has a higher PEG ratio, it is suggestive of lower stock appreciation in approaching sessions. A stock comes in the group of undervalued stocks when its PEG ratio falls in between 0 and 1. Northwest Natural Gas Company (NYSE:NWN) PEG ratio is at 7.73.

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