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NWN NORTHWEST NATURAL GAS COMPANY StockScouter® Report

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StockScouter® Score

NORTHWEST NATURAL GAS COMPANY, a small cap growth company in the public utilities sector, is expected to perform in line with the market over the next six months with less than average risk

10 is the best possible rating. Learn more.

Summary

Positives

  • Short-term relative price momentum exhibits meaningful strength. Postive
  • One or more less experienced analysts has modestly increased quarterly earnings estimates for NWN. Positive/Neutral

 

Concerns

  • The most recent quarterly earnings report was significantly lower than analysts’ consensus forecast. Negative
  • The enterprise value-to-sales ratio is higher than the average for comparably-sized companies in the StockScouter universe. Negative

 

Short-term Outlook

Over the next 1-2 months, StockScouter forecasts that small cap stocks will be in favor, growth stocks will be neutral, and public utilities stocks will be in favor.

Expected Risk/Return

Progress: 20% done.
Progress: 60% done.
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Core Model Grades

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C

Previous Ratings

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